Rosemary Flax Parmesan Crackers

rosemary flax parmesan crackers

Kids frequently want to share whatever their moms happen to be eating and it is sometimes a challenge to find healthy snacks that work for tiny hands and teeth and also nourish moms. This is especially true when it comes to things like crackers, pretzels, and nuts. This recipe makes a perfect snack for moms and toddlers alike and might even make it onto the table at your next cocktail party!

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DIY Growth Chart Ruler

 Recording your child’s milestones can also turn into a memorable piece of wall decor for everyone to see and reminisce about. This can be achieved in a simple afternoon DIY project, and a small monetary investment compared to buying similarly handmade from a retailer.

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Cinnamon Zucchini Muffins

zucchini muffins

Sometimes the best recipes are a result of ingredients in the fridge which taunt you with “use me!” every time you open the fridge. These easy, sugar-free muffins are one such recipe and are a great one to make with your kids in the kitchen. Plus, the recipe lends itself to whatever “tweaking” you and your little chefs might want to make!

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Ten At Home Dates for After Bedtime

The kids are finally asleep, the dinner dishes are cleaned up, and the nightly chores are complete.  You are exhausted and find yourself slumping backwards into the soft envelope of your couch cushions where you likely spend the next few hours zoned out in front of the television.  Sound familiar?  If you and your partner have slipped into a rut after the kids have gone to bed, read on for ten date night ideas that you can do without having to call the babysitter.

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Maple Cinnamon Animal Crackers

maple cinnamon animal crackers

There’s a certain kind of animal cracker that comes in a red box with zoo animals on it which finds its way into many diaper bags for on-the-go snacks. Unfortunately, these animal crackers also come with corn syrup and the always-mysterious “natural and artificial flavors,” making them more of a sometimes snack instead of an all-the-time snack.

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DIY Yarn Wrapped Monogram Wall Decor

 Are you looking for the perfect addition to your nursery, or child’s room, but aren’t digging the look of a decal monogram initial for a wall? Or perhaps you are renting, and looking for the ideal decor item that can be easily moved from one place to the next. Look no further than this easy DIY craft with super unique and customizable results.

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Affordable, Candy-Free Halloween Treats

 

There are many reasons to avoid the handing out sugar this Halloween. Many children can’t have candy due to allergy restrictions or age. Or, if you don’t allow your children to eat  these types of treats, it makes no sense to hand it out to other children. But don’t worry, the kids won’t notice the difference! We have cooler options than the boxed raisins and pretzels.

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Easy DIY Baby Laundry Detergent

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You can help protect your baby’s skin by laundering his clothes with detergent containing just the most basic ingredients. That means without questionable additives like sodium laurel sulfate (which shows up even in many baby detergents) or other possible irritants. Plus, making your own detergent is quick and cheap! Check out the recipe and tips below to make laundry day greener.

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Homemade Teething Biscuits

homemade teething biscuits

Seasons of teething can be stressful enough without worrying about what might be in those store-bought biscuits. However, it’s also not a time when you want to be spending a long time in the kitchen. This easy recipe includes just a few ingredients, can be thrown together quickly, and allows you to save even more time time by using store-bought purees. It results in a biscuit that your little one can happily gnaw on for some time!

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DIY Mom Survival Kit

Nothing is worse than when you are running errands with your kids and disaster strikes. The baby has a diaper blowout and you don’t have any diapers with you. Your toddler trips on the sidewalk, skinning their knee, but you can’t find a bandaid. You’re stuck waiting for car repairs with no good distraction for your antsy child. These are situations you can avoid with a few dollars and a few minutes of planning and prep-work to create the ultimate Mom Survival Kit.

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How to throw an unforgettable halloween party

Halloween is fall’s favorite lighthearted, easy holiday. There’s not a big meal to prepare for and cook, and no presents to worry about buying and wrapping, Halloween is a stress-free, fun holiday — and isn’t just for kids! It’s the perfect time to throw a party. Grab a some friends, and follow these steps and you’ll have an awesome Halloween party that no one will forget!

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