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Little House Book Club Activities ~ Christmas

Little House Book Club Activities ~ Christmas

The Little House on the Prairie series is a timeless treasure for kids of all ages. It offers many insights into the late 1800s in a relatable and interesting way. For the holiday season we read A Little House Christmas and recreated activities from the book for our “little girl” book club. A Little House(…)

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Gingerbread Man: A Book & A Big Idea

Gingerbread Man: A Book & A Big Idea

In this classic tale, the Gingerbread Man escapes from the oven and has to outrun all the creatures that try to catch him! There are so many fun activities to go along with this story. From spelling and writing, to crafting and coloring your children can enjoy all the excitement of this story. Run, run(…)

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Gift Giving Ideas Round-Up

Gift Giving Ideas Round-Up

At this time of year gift giving is on everyone’s mind. It can often be hard to find the right gift. Whether you are looking for a friend, on a budget, or for a specific category of gift, I have compiled a list of Gift Giving Ideas to help you narrow your search for the(…)

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100 Stocking Stuffers for Teens

100 Stocking Stuffers for Teens

The season is upon us for filling stockings and wrapping presents. Teens can typically be a tough crowd to buy for. Even my own teenager found it difficult to help me come up with 100 Stocking Stuffers For Teens!! So here is what we came up with. There are things that are too expensive for(…)

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5 Days of Christmas Books: Twas the Night Before Christmas

5 Days of Christmas Books: Twas the Night Before Christmas

This is the last day in my 5 day series: 5 Days of Christmas Books. I started with the 12 Days of Christmas. Then I covered The Polar Express, Frosty the Snowman, and A Christmas Carol. Today’s book is Twas the Night Before Christmas. This is one that sparks happy dreams in the heads of(…)

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5 Days of Christmas Books: A Christmas Carol

5 Days of Christmas Books: A Christmas Carol

This is day four in my 5 day series: 5 Days of Christmas Books. So far we have done 12 Days of Christmas, The Polar Express, and Frosty the Snowman. Today’s book is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. This book is a true holiday classic that has been done and redone many times over(…)

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5 Days of Christmas Books: The Polar Express

5 Days of Christmas Books: The Polar Express

This is day two in my 5 day series: 5 Days of Christmas Books. Today’s book is The Polar Express. While this is a newer selection than yesterday’s classic – The 12 Days of Christmas – it is one that has inspired wonder and awe in kids everywhere. From the book to the ever popular(…)

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5 Days of Christmas Books: 12 Days of Christmas

5 Days of Christmas Books: 12 Days of Christmas

This is day one in my 5 day series: 5 Days of Christmas Books. Today’s book is The 12 Days of Christmas. One of the things I love about this book is all the fun variations that have been made of it.   Because we have loved so many variations of the 12 Days of(…)

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5 Days of Christmas Books with Activities

5 Days of Christmas Books with Activities

Welcome to my 5 Days of Christmas Books with Activities! Over the next five days I will share 5 Christmas books, along with one or more activities to go along with each book. 5 Christmas Books: 1. The 12 Days of Christmas This is a classic at Christmastime. Enjoy some fun trying to create your(…)

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10+ Gifts for Horse Loving Girls

10+ Gifts for Horse Loving Girls

My youngest daughter is a huge horse loving girl! She started out riding lead line a few years ago and has been riding on her own for over a year now. Pretty much anything with a horse on it is fair game in her book. Since I know there are many others with horse obsessed(…)

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Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop

Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop

If you loved The Art of Fall: Mixed Media Workshop for Kids then you are sure to love this Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop! I am super excited about this one because it includes fabulous Christmas gifts, crafts and decorations to make! At this time of year we love to make homemade gifts and decorations(…)

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