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Five Fun Outdoor Projects For The Family

Outdoor Rooms

No matter what the season, there’s nothing better than spending some quality time outdoors with your family. One of the best ways to enjoy time in your backyard is beginning a project. Not only will the whole family love getting involved, but you can also save a lot of money by working on things yourself. Here’s just five fun ways to add something nice to your backyard. 1. Refurbish your deck Every backyard needs an attractive, even slab of concrete. {Read More}

Backyard Fun and Games: Five Easy Weekend Projects Your Kids Will Love

The days are beginning to get warmer and longer, and now is the perfect time to begin planning ahead for a backyard weekend landscaping project. According to a Cincinnati landscaping company, if you’re like most homeowners, you tend to clean up the yard every spring, add a few new flowerbeds, maybe plant some grass and call it a day. Have you ever thought about doing something a little more fun? By starting a fun, creative backyard landscaping project you can create {Read More}

Keeping Kids Creative ~ Step2 Creative Projects Table Giveaway

Step2 Creative Projects Table

The last week of September has been Nationally designated as “Keep Kids Creative Week”. While this week is often celebrated in schools with many fun activities to help stimulate kid’s creativeness, parents can also take advantage of this week to do some really fun things at home. Many parents struggle with finding time to fit creativity in but there are lots of products out there to help us with getting those creative juices flowing. Mama-Nibbles and Life With Two Boys {Read More}

How To Juggle Working At Home With Kids In Summer

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If you are one of us who works from home, you understand the approach of summer vacation is one of fear and difficulty.  You love the sounds of your kids home, the fun trips to the beach and of course the vacation as a family.  The problem lies n How To Juggle Working At Home With Kids In Summer.  They want to go constantly and do something, and you need to concentrate on your work.  We have come up with {Read More}

Interview With Children’s Show Creator Angela Santomero

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I had a chance to sit down and chat with the creator of a few of the most popular cartoons in the US and discuss her newest projects.  Angela Santomero is the mastermind behind the television shows: Blue’s Clues, Super Why, and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.  As I prepared, I sat down in my thinking chair to think, think thiiiiiiink (but more on ridiculously catchy songs later) and ask her about Creative Galaxy and the new children’s shows exclusive to Amazon Prime. Shows created by {Read More}

Cloud B Dragon Twilight Buddy Giveaway {Canada Only}

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Twilight Buddies™ are ultra-cuddly friends that help ease children’s fear of the dark by projecting a starry night sky onto bedroom ceilings and walls. Hidden within the soothing starry projection are the moon and 3 constellations! Little ones find instant soothing companionship with the fun and cuddly animal collection that can travel with them wherever they go. Features: Cuddly companion projects a starry night sky Eases fear of the dark Projects actual star constellations Light timer and features 45 minute {Read More}

Watch Doozers on Hulu starting April 25! + Hulu Plus Giveaway

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Doozers is the first Hulu Original for kids! The CGI animated preschool series comes from The Jim Henson Company (Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid) and DHX Media (Yo Gabba Gabba, SuperWHY!). Watch Doozers on Hulu at http://hulu.tv/i7M. The animated preschool series DOOZERS focuses on four Doozers kids, a team of best friends who live in Doozer Creek, a fantastical, modern, and eco-friendly community. Dubbed “the Pod Squad,” Spike, Molly Bolt, Flex, and Daisy Wheel bounce from one fabulous kid {Read More}

Remodeling To A Greener Home

A Greener Home

What is it is about spring that causes people to suddenly want to deep clean and remodel their homes? Perhaps it’s the way that spring, with its blooming flowers and new baby animals that makes you feel like starting anew. Or perhaps it’s simply that after being cooped up in the house all winter, watching Netflix, by the time Spring rolls around you feel a burst of energy as the weather gets nicer and you come out of hibernation mode. {Read More}

Mr. Peabody & Sherman Home Depot Kids Workshop Announcement + Mr. Peabody & Sherman Giveaway

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Have you heard? Mr. Peabody and Sherman will be the theme for the next Home Depot Kids Workshop on March 1. Now if you have never attended one of these events with your children, I can tell you that you are missing out one some fun and creative moments. The kids get to get in their and build something with their own hands. I don’t know about you but my three sure enjoy bringing projects to life. Also before I forget, the workshop {Read More}

How to Build a Simple Toy Chest

How to Build a Simple Toy Chest DIY

If you’re interested in building a unique toy box for your child to store playthings in, look no further. For those who are already confident with DIY tasks, a more complex design might be worth considering. This simple guide will show you how to construct 3ft by 2ft toy chest. What Will I Need? -          Seven pieces of plywood, measuring half an inch in thickness -          Two gas struts -          18 chipboard crews -          Two 95 degree concealed hinges -          {Read More}

Top 5 Design Software Programs for Beginners

Google (Trimble) SketchUp

There are many CAD programs suitable for beginners that cost nothing or will only incur minimal cost. Try them all out until you find the one that suits your needs. CAD is an industrial art form that is used in industries ranging from shipbuilding, aerospace, architecture, prosthetics and the automotive industry. After conquering these beginner programs, you can then progress to more complicated software programs. You will find the whole CAD learning experience stimulating and enjoyable. IMSI TurboFLOORPLAN Instant Architect {Read More}

Holiday Celebration Ideas for College Students Staying at School

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If you decided not to leave college campus for the holiday break this year, there are actually many advantages that you can take advantage of on campus. This post features ideas for spending the holidays on campus and covers some ideas you can take advantage of when the campus is not so full and busy. If you are staying on campus, here are some ways to make the most of the holidays with fellow students, local students, and faculty for {Read More}

Züpers Leggings Giveaway {4 winners}

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Züpers Kickster Blast Giveaway Organized by Mom Powered Media If there is one every parent will tell you, little girls are constantly on the go and into just about everything. As they are out exploring, it isn’t too uncommon for them to get into little accidents, leading to ripped pants and tears. As a parent or relative, this can be heartbreaking since we are left powerless and wishing there was some way we could make life easier for them. What {Read More}

Workplace Charity Fundraising Events

Fundraising Events

Fundraising for charities doesn’t have to be all about organizing races or getting someone to sit in a bath of beans. There are plenty of easy ways to raise money for your chosen charity that everyone can join in with and that can be a lot of fun, too. Of course, the best type of fundraiser is one where a lot of people join in. But, unless you are at the heart of your community and involved in everything from {Read More}

Getting Ready for Summer (and the Following Fall)

Questions for your Kids

When your kids come home from school on that last day of the school year, it’s okay to let them spend a few days reveling in their new found freedom. Let them run around the house and yard and be excited about schedule-less, homework-less, teacher-less days for a little bit. When they’re starting to show signs of being bored, get to work. Your kids have undoubtedly accumulated a lot of “stuff” throughout the school year: projects, notes from friends, favors {Read More}