Summer Break: Teacher Edition

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It’s that time of year again. It’s been a challenging 270 days (but who’s counting), and now, it’s finally summer break! As teachers, we tend to enjoy these three-ish months just as much, or even more than our students! This is our personal time to decompress from the school year and just enjoy some free [...]

Memorial Day BBQ Party

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Huge thanks to Hostess with the Mostess for providing this excellent blog about throwing the perfect Memorial Day BBQ! Looking for a creative way to celebrate Memorial Day… or another outdoor summer get-together? Good! Because we have a new Summer BBQ theme for you today, complete with ideas for a Make-it-Yourself hot dog station (which keeps things easy on the host!), creative [...]

Last Minute Graduation Party Ideas

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Big thanks to Gretchen at Three Little Monkeys Studio for this amazing post! It happens to the best of us. You have an event coming up and think you’re OK on time, but then you get busy with work and kid activities, so party planning takes a back seat. And then one day you look [...]

Nature Walks

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There is a lot of beauty to be found in this world. Sometimes at first glance it can be easy to forget, but when we really take the time to look closely, it becomes much easier to see. One of the best ways to experience the true beauty of our world is to go on [...]

Walkie-Talkie Games

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“Commence operation Soaring Eagle. 10-4. Over and out. ROGER!” These are just some fun expressions you may get to use once you start playing walkie-talkie games! In today’s technological world full of iPhone’s and Facebook, walkie-talkies have started to fall at the wayside. Kids just aren’t as enamored with them as they once were back [...]

Toddler Fun Outdoors

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As the old adage goes, nothing beats the good ole outdoors! Spring is in full force, and that means it’s time we all get our shorts on start heading outside. We spend all year long looking forward to the beauty of spring, and it’d be a shame to just let it slip through our fingers. [...]