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Disney Packing: 7 Overlooked Items You Should Have In Your Bag

Packing for a Disney vacation can be a bit overwhelming. I’m sure you have all the basics covered, but how about those things that can take you to Disney Packing Pro status?

We have a list of 7 overlooked items you should have in your bag before heading to Disney.

You’ll be glad you did!

7 Overlooked things you should have in your bag before heading to Walt Disney World

 

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DIY American Girl Doll Holder {or 18 inch doll holder}

Looking for a way to organize your little one’s dolls? Store your 18 inch dolls up off the floor with this easy DIY American Girl Doll Holder.

Display your little lady’s dolls up on the wall instead of strewn all over the floor.

It’s easier than you think!

DIY American Girl Doll Holder - make your own holder for 18 inch dolls

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Stardust Book Series: Inspire a Love of Science in Children

 

Introduce your children to the wonder of science. Combining cute stories, gorgeous illustrations, and science children can understand is the Stardust Book Series

These book are written by a father-daughter (age 12!) team with a love of science they want to share with young children with ideas they can understand. In addition, the books are stunning and sure to be something your kids will love.

Stardust book series second book: Stardust Explores the Solar System

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Mudroom Built In Cubbies: Hidden Storage and Mudroom Organization

These mudroom built in cubbies have so much room for storage!

Hidden storage behind the doors, hooks on the front for easy hanging, and plenty of space for off-season clothing and household items.

We’re so excited to reveal our new mudroom to you!

Mudroom Built In Cubbies - Hidden Storage and Mudroom Organization for kids and families

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Airplane Valentines – DIY Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Treats

Think outside the box of the traditional candy and card Valentines this year. These Airplane Valentines are so easy and a very fun candy alternative!

All you need are some airplane party favors or small toys, a printer, and some adorable washi tape.

This is so much better than candy!

Airplane Valentines - Fun DIY Non-Candy Class Treat with cute airplane sayings

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Winter School Preparation: Tips for Sending Kids to School in the Winter

Whether you live in a place with snow for the winter or not, it’s helpful to make sure a few things are taken care of when the kiddos go to school in the winter. Winter school preparation is all about thinking ahead and having plenty of options.

Here in Minnesota, that means a complete overhaul of what we are sending to school. For us, it’s extra snowpants, boots, mittens, hats, etc. Sending them in boots means you also MUST remember to pack some extra shoes. It’s crazy!

Here are some helpful hints so your kiddo has everything they need for school this winter.

Winter School Preparation - Tips for Sending Kids to School in the Winter

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How to gift experiences so they’re just as exciting as toys

Need some ideas for how to gift experiences so they’re just as exciting as toys? We have some! Everything from the simple for last minute to specific ideas for different experiences.

Find creative ideas for giving gift cards, smaller gifts to represent a bigger experience, and how to use other materials or create your own to gift experiences.

How to Gift Experiences so they're just as exciting as toys

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People NOT to forget when sending Christmas Cards!

It can be easy during the busy holidays to have big plans and run out of time. Keep it simple with this reminder and the people NOT to forget when sending Christmas cards.

We’re sitting down with some cookies, creating some cards, and remembering everyone we’d like to acknowledge.

People NOT to forget when sending Christmas cards this year

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Santa Bear Hot Chocolate Melts: Add a holiday touch to your cocoa or coffee

A quick, easy, and completely adorable holiday treat! Santa Bear Hot Chocolate Melts are the perfect family activity. They are also great as gifts, add-ins for a hot chocolate bar, or just a fun holiday treat for your cocoa or coffee!

Santa Bear Hot Chocolate Melts - Add a Holiday touch to your cocoa or coffee

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National Geographic Kids Book “Hey Baby!”

When kids are first reading, there is typically a lot of excitement. It’s important for us as parents to encourage a love of reading. What better way to do that than with a book about baby animals! Our kids love this National Geographic Kids Book, Hey Baby!: A Collection of Pictures, Poems, and Stories from Nature’s Nursery.

We got this book through Moms Meet and our kids are loving it! Read about why we love it, why it would make a great gift, and how you can win a copy!

National Geographic Kids book - Hey, Baby! A Collection of Pictures, Poems, and Stories from Nature’s Nursery - baby animals and reading

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