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Printable Puzzles to Keep Your Kids Busy

Summer is in full swing and I am guessing the excitement of school vacation is starting to wear off.  Is "Mom, I'm bored" starting to become a popular phrase in your household? If that's the case, we have just the activity for you! "Personal Creations" shared these cute printable puzzles that will keep your little ones out of you hair (at least for a little bit). The six word searches are organized by level. There are two puzzles each for beginner, intermediate and advanced. With every level ...

Oahu’s Only Waterpark – Wet ‘N’ Wild Hawaii

I know when you hear Hawaii images of beaches and palm trees swaying come to mind.  I doubt you think "waterpark".  Yes, Hawaii is home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches.  And yes when you visit or live on the islands you will definitely find yourself at one of our world famous beaches, it's what we're known for!  But when you have kids to entertain, and even if you don't, a waterpark maybe just what you need.  Hence a trip to Wet 'N' Wild Hawaii is a good choice. Wet 'N' Wild ...

Easter Neighborhood Game – You’ve Been Egged – FREE Printable

Here comes Peter Cottontail! Hippity Hop! Easter Sunday less than 2 weeks away.  It's a good time to start this fun Easter sharing game in your neighborhood, office, school, or anywhere else you want to share some Easter treats with friends and family. As everyone knows our family loves holidays and celebrate everyone! And we love these You've Been...games.  We think it's a great way to teach young children about sharing.  They love to help make treat baskets!  It's also a great time to ...

Mom’s Night Out at The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot, a fondue restaurant, does a monthly ladies night where they donate a dollar for every person that attends to the monthly charity.  For the month of February the charity was the American Heart Association. I planned my first Mom's Night Out at The Melting Pot, it was a great success.  I had a turn out of seven moms.  Depending on what state you are in the prices average about $25-$30 a person.  They have a special set menu for the event, it includes one fondue of your ...

Mom’s Night Out Ideas – Favorite Things Party

I recently volunteered to be the Mom's Night Out Coordinator for my local  Mom's Club.  This position has been replaced as far as I know about 4 times now.   The biggest complaint I heard was that it's hard to make everyone happy. I decided that I would compose a list of ideas for Mom's Night Out, take it to the Mom's club, and let them choose what they would be more likely to attend.  Here's what we came up with: -Wine Tasting -Comedy Club - Spa Day - Coffee House and Book ...

Apple Watch not for Active Moms

When the Apple Watch first came out in Spring 2015 I was so excited that something was finally invented that could help make the busy life of a mom easier. My husband per-ordered the Apple Watch Sports Edition for me for my birthday so I was one of the first people to get one.  I loved it.  I could answer my phone without having to fumble for it in my diaper bag, I could monitor my activity throughout the day and see how much more steps I needed to reach my calorie goal, I could also send ...

Toddler Friendly Valentines

My 2 year-old toddler Jett goes to a daycare where unfortunately they do not celebrate any holidays.  This is unfortunate for us because we love to celebrate every single holiday imaginable!  With Valentine's being around the corner, it's hard to resist buying all these cute Valentines!  Fortunately Jett attends a couple other places that is crowded with toddlers so we were able to get some goodies! We went to Target the other day and were in search of allergy-friendly Valentine giveaways...

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

Jett, my 2 year-old toddler is one of Mickey's biggest fans, so this weekend we headed off to Denver to see the newest Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic.  They were coming to Colorado Springs on Sunday but I worked so we went to the Denver show, at 11AM. This year's show features 25 Disney characters with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy exploring scenes from Cinderella, Snow White, Toy Story, Rapunzel, Tinkerbell, and Aladdin. We were a little late so we missed the ...

Breckenridge With A Toddler

A few weeks ago I had some guest in town, Colorado Springs. They really wanted to see snow, but of course because they did, there was no snow in site.  I asked around and heard about Breckenridge, a ski town.  We are not skiers but heard it was a great place to visit.  Breckenridge offers more than skiing, Gondola rides, sledding, shopping, and lots of food!  Breckenridge is about 2 hours and 40 minutes from Colorado Springs. We were on our way to Breckenridge with a toddler! There are ...

Teach My Learning Kit Review

Every parent wants to find something fun and educational for their toddler. The problem is holding a toddler's attention for more than five minutes. We started watching educational TV shows, but I felt guilty letting him sit in front of the TV and didn't feel that he was getting enough. I did some digging and came across the Teach My Learning Kits. They offer three kits, Teach My Baby, Teach My Toddler, and Teach My Preschooler. (Affiliate Links) Photo courtesy of Amazon.com - affiliate ...