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Preschool Handprint Craft: Bunch of Carrots (Great for Easter!)

Easter is just around the corner, and we’re up to our elbows in fun Easter crafts!

And when I say elbows, I mean elbows. 

A fun Easter handprint craft for preschoolers. Make a bunch of carrots using your child's whole arm!

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10 Creative Ways to Use Peeps #Peepsonality

This post about Easter crafts featuring Peeps was brought to you by…Peeps! I received samples to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and 100% honest.

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You might be surprised to see Peeps popping up here on my page. Yes, we’re a dye-free household, but there’s no denying that some foods – especially seasonal ones – can have tons of nostalgic value. Nothing reminds me of my Dad and my childhood Easter celebrations more than a pack of brightly colored marshmallow Peeps, and honestly it just wouldn’t be Easter without them! So, what do we do? We get crafty!

Peeps Crafts Easter #Peepsonality

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Macaroni Lace Hearts (and embracing the imperfect craft)

As any mom of a preschooler knows, craft hour can save the day.

And, as any mom of a preschooler also knows, the less you spend on crafts, the more you can spend at the wine store on groceries. Continue reading

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Easy Felt Food Tutorial: Bow Tie Pasta

What’s cool among the 11-month-old crowd? Snacks, milk, naps…all good stuff. But if you ask my little girl, she’ll tell you: It’s all about the wooden kitchen.

She will knock around in that kitchen with her brother or by herself for what seems like hours. We have pots, pans, plates, a toaster…but what we’re really missing is the food. We have some felt food, but a bigger variety would definitely make playtime more fun. So I’m putting my grandmother’s old box of felt and sewing box to use for baby girl’s upcoming birthday! Handmade, FTW!

We’re starting with bow-ties! (Or, as we call them, felt farfalle!) Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Lower Your Energy Costs #ProjectEnvolve #GetEnvolved

I’ve written this post as an ambassador for Project Envolve™ (sponsored in part by PPL Electric Utilities) . Project Envolve supplied me with materials to help weatherize my home along with tips for living an energy-efficient lifestyle.

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It’s getting cold in here, so pile on ALL your clothes!

Yeah, I changed the words. Have you been outside lately? It’s freezing! Continue reading

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