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We’re Going to Disney Social Media Moms 2013! #DisneySMMoms

We’re Going to Disney Social Media Moms 2013! #DisneySMMoms

Everyone’s favorite mouse has been kind enough to host my family on his newest cruise ships the last two years. This year, after a very rough late fall / early winter for me health-wise, I received a little pixie dust in my e-mail…an invitation to the Disney Social Media Moms celebration! I couldn’t be more thrilled to learn more, hang out with lots of cool bloggers, and enjoy the parks with my family. Pin It (Button designed by … Read entire article »

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Hot Air Balloon Craft – Inspired by American Girl Saige

Hot Air Balloon Craft – Inspired by American Girl Saige

Pin It My daughter is really enjoying her Saige American Girl of the Year doll. She’s been reading the second book, Saige Paints the Sky. So, we decided to make a hot air balloon craft, inspired by Saige! Materials: inflated balloon glue, diluted with a few drops of water tissue paper yarn fishing wire plastic container raffia   Directions: Pin It 1. Tear or cut your tissue paper in strips.   Pin It 2. Coat the balloon with the slightly diluted glue mixture. Pin It 3. Cover the balloon (except a small circle … Read entire article »

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What Do Mayflowers Bring? Pilgrims!

What Do Mayflowers Bring? Pilgrims!

Pin It We’ve been reading a lot of Thanksgiving books about feasts and Turkeys and about that perilous Atlantic journey in the Mayflower.  My daughter is fascinated by ships and we looked for a few pictures of what the Mayflower may have looked like online.  So, we headed outside to gather materials to make our own Mayflower. I came up with this craft as we went along so hopefully I can be more or less coherent in … Read entire article »

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