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Our American Girl Initiation

November 15, 2013 in All Posts, Kindergarten, Play, Preschool, Sponsored Posts

This week we were so excited to get a sneak peek of the brand new American Girl store that’s opening this weekend at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. I’m not totally sure why we were so excited because neither my daughter nor I had ever actually seen an American Girl doll in person […]

Christmas Coaster Craft

December 21, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate, Christmas, DIY, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Art, Preschool, Preschool Art, Toddler Activities, Toddler Art

Hey y’all! (No, I am not from Texas, but that’s the kind of mood I’m in today). Just wanted to share that we have an activity doing double duty as a holiday gift and DIY craft over at Kids Activities Blog that you will definitely want to check out – especially if you are tapped […]

New Home For The Holidays

December 19, 2012 in All Posts, Sponsored Posts

The holidays are crazy: trying to finish up last minute projects at work, trying to check everyone off on your holiday gift list, being up to your eyeballs in sticky baked goods messes.  Most people try to simplify during this hectic time, but I – of course – decided to throw more on my pretty […]

CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT. This Week: Covet Modern Memory Keepsakes

July 14, 2012 in All Posts, CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT.

This week I’ve been coveting modern memory keepsakes, like this vintage-inspired modern take on the memory book from San Francisco-resident artist, author & designer, Lorena Simonovich :  Be sure to check out Simonovich’s Petit Collage and Studio websites, which are filled with beautifully simple nursery decor, wood prints, mobiles, books, gifts, and fabulously designed children’s products with a delightful vintage-modern feel. You […]

{Craft} Yarn Wrapped Letters Nursery Gift

May 8, 2012 in All Posts, DIY

Need inspiration for a different take on the DIY monogram or a homemade nursery gift for a newborn? How about these Yarn Wrapped Letters: To give you an idea of how long it takes me to get around to doing any of the projects on my Crafty Bucket List, I was inspired by this, made […]

{Celebrate} Valentine’s Day | Stained Glass Heart Cookies

January 24, 2012 in All Posts, Bake, Celebrate, Popular

I’m so excited to be a part of the Valentine’s Day Craft Series hosted by Erin at How to Nest for Less this week! I’m sharing my recipe for Valentine’s Day Stained Glass Heart Cookies today, so head over to Erin’s blog for the full tutorial on how to make these sweet Valentine’s Day treats! […]

{Celebrate} Pirate Themed Gift Ideas

January 4, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate

After the Make Your Own Monster Gift Kit post, which featured some monster-themed gift ideas, some of you asked what themed gifts Sam received for his pirate-themed birthday party, so here you go! My favorite was this awesome set of pirate-themed gifts from our young hipster couple friends who picked up this cool booty from local […]

{Live} All I Want For Christmas

December 23, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting, Sponsored Posts

Thanks to Walgreens for underwriting this post. I was paid as a member of the Clever Girls Collective, but the content is all mine. Visit My name is Chrissy and I’m a drugstore junkie.  I’ve been hitting up drugstores since I was in sixth grade.  It began with me scouring the shelves for the […]

{Play} Family Memory Game

December 22, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

I’m so excited to be sharing with you the activity for Day 23 of the Creative Christmas Countdown:  Play A Card Game!   One of Jane’s favorite games is the iPhone Toy Story 3 Memory App.  She’s already mastered the Easy Level and isn’t fazed at all by the Medium Level.  To break her away […]

{Craft} Homemade For The Holidays | Sequin Frames & Ornaments And A Sparkly Treasure Box #Elmer’s Holiday #GlueNGlitter Giveaway

December 15, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, DIY, Giveaways, Sponsored Posts

Well, we’re continuing on our homemade kick this holiday season with a Sequin Picture Frame, some Sequin Ornaments,and a Sparkly Treasure Box!   Sequin Picture Frame You know I love glitter and sequins are just glitter amplified, so I LOVE sequins!  This gift was so simple to make and my favorite because of the bright colors. I used […]