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#blog4cause: be inspired by the generosity of others
November 25, 2012 4 comments

#blog4cause: be inspired by the generosity of others

We’re so pleased with the results of the #blog4cause campaign, and we’re only on week three. At this point, we have talked with, tweeted with, facebooked with, pinned with, Instagrammed ...

wooden thank you trays: recycled toy love
November 21, 2012 3 comments

wooden thank you trays: recycled toy love

This year, because I know just how much time, effort, and energy goes into preparing a meal for tons of family members, I wanted to do something a little special ...

my new fave holiday cards: minted (and $100 giveaway!)
November 19, 2012 44 comments

my new fave holiday cards: minted (and $100 giveaway!)

Holiday cards are a big deal for me. In fact, I love them. So when I find a company who really does holiday cards well, I, well, kinda want to ...

kids baking for a cause: Shot@Life #blog4cause, week 2
November 17, 2012 4 comments

kids baking for a cause: Shot@Life #blog4cause, week 2

Week three has come and gone of our #blog4cause campaign, and we couldn’t be more thrilled at our participation! We know that as we move further into the holiday season, ...

teachmama's holiday gift guide for kids and family 2012
November 13, 2012 9 comments

teachmama’s holiday gift guide for kids and family 2012

I’m not a big gift-guide gal, and I’ve only ever created my first holiday gift guide for kids and families back in 2010.  And two years seems like forever ago. ...

#blog4cause: family giving ideas, week 1
November 10, 2012 No Comment

#blog4cause: family giving ideas, week 1

Welcome to #blog4cause: * November & December 2012 * We’re one week into our #blog4cause, and it’s clear through the ideas already linked up and the conversations we’ve had on ...

5 cool ways to use halloween candy (other than eat all it immediately)
November 4, 2012 1 comment

5 cool ways to use halloween candy (other than eat all it immediately)

We all want to eat our kids’ Halloween candy. At least I do. But we can’t. So here are 5 cool ways to use Halloween candy–other than eating it all ...

teach your children about giving this holiday: #blog4cause
November 3, 2012 16 comments

teach your children about giving this holiday: #blog4cause

Welcome to #blog4cause 2012! * November & December 2012 * Inspiring speakers and a little conversation between creative minds at EVO Conference this summer has led us to #blog4cause, and ...

halloween learning ideas -- silly and scary literacy, math, and science
October 13, 2012 6 comments

halloween learning ideas — silly and scary literacy, math, and science

Halloween is in the air, and though we’ve just gotten around to decorating our house, we never do a lot of scary Halloween over here. We always stick to the ...

no-sew, not-so-spooky, totally cute halloween scarf
October 5, 2012 11 comments

no-sew, not-so-spooky, totally cute halloween scarf

Most of my friends and family know that I’m not a huge fan of anything even a little bit scary, so I work hard to make Halloween especially fun and ...

olympic torch game for kids
August 1, 2012 1 comment

olympic torch game for kids

Have you been busy keeping up with the Olympics? Sure, they have only just begun, but if your kids are anything like mine, they’ve been hit with the Olympic FEVER! ...