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Disney Dinner & Movie Night…. with Menus!

"Disney Dinner & Movie" Nights have become a family favorite tradition in our house. It all started many years ago when the animated classic "Lady and the Tramp" was celebrating an anniversary release on DVD and I thought it would be fun to have a spaghetti dinner to go along with a viewing. It's since… Continue reading Disney Dinner & Movie Night…. with Menus!

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Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion – Disney Villain Style

(This post contains affiliate links to Amazon for the craft supplies. If you purchase from them, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you, so thank you. ๐Ÿ˜Š) "Is this blog post actually stretching...? Or is it your imagination?" My Disneyland fans should appreciate that opener and this craft. ๐Ÿ’€ When you… Continue reading Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion – Disney Villain Style

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Johnny Appleseed Day

(This post contains affiliate links to Amazon. If you purchase any recommended books or DVDs from these links, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you, so thank you. ๐Ÿ˜Š) I love celebrating this random little day in September for a few reasons: itโ€™s officially fall (whether Mother Nature is on board… Continue reading Johnny Appleseed Day

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Let’s Chew on This

Do your kids ever get in the car after school and you instinctively ask, โ€œHow was your day?โ€ and they seem to answer obligatorily, โ€œFine.โ€? Or does that scene play out during dinner instead? Maybe dinner time is filled with some awkward silences or just the opposite โ€“ itโ€™s filled with the arguments and whines… Continue reading Let’s Chew on This

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Kids Eat the Rainbow

(This post contains affiliate links to Amazon. If you purchase any recommended books from these links, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you, so thank you. ๐Ÿ˜Š) Iโ€™m a sucker for themes. You may already have figured that out. Almost nine years ago, I had the idea to help encourage my… Continue reading Kids Eat the Rainbow

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Mothers’ Day

Happy Mothers' Day weekend to all women! I wanted to write this post specifically for every woman out there. Mothers' Day can be a day of mixed emotions. Some women relish the opportunity to be doted upon by their children and look forward to calling their own mothers to thank them for the gift of a… Continue reading Mothers’ Day

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Making Plates More Personal

I'm nearing the end of "birthday season" right now (with my three boys' birthdays falling within four weeks of each other), and I wanted to share with you a little tradition our family has. We have a special Birthday Plate that I pull out when we're celebrating a birthday in our family. It's a simple… Continue reading Making Plates More Personal

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Valentine Mailboxes & Tokens of Love

The month of LOVE is almost here!! It's hard to believe that it's almost February, isn't it? Valentine's Day, and the two weeks leading up to it, is quickly becoming my children's "second favorite holiday" (according to them). I think it's because of this tradition I've established with them throughout the last several years which… Continue reading Valentine Mailboxes & Tokens of Love