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10 Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make With Your Kids

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DIY christmas ornaments to make with kids

Looking for DIY Christmas Ornaments you can make with your kids? Look no further! Get ready to get glittery! Next week all 4 kids will be home. If everything works out as planned, I'll have the majority of the week off and we can get crafting. We have had our Christmas tree up for a while, but just now got our ornaments down. By far, my favorite Christmas ornaments are the … [Read more...]

Family Christmas Fun: Trains at North Park Mall

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Christmas Family Fun Trains at NorthPark Dallas, TX

Each year, we make a list of the fun things we want to do for Christmas in Dallas. First I introduced you to Sparkle at the Hilton Anatole, now I want to introduce you to the Trains at NorthPark. Trains at NorthPark In it's 16th year at NorthPark Center, The Trains at NorthPark offer 1,600 feet of track and take you on a journey of America. We had taken our 2 older kids when … [Read more...]

Just Dance 2015 Will Get Your Kids MOVING!

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Just Dance 2015 Review

I'll be the first to admit, my kids can be LAZY. We kick them outside and find them sitting on the curb watching other neighbor kids play video games on their iPads. I have a feeling that we aren't alone in this fight to get our kids moving. One sure fire way that I've found to get the kids exercising is the Just Dance 2015 game. Our copy of Just Dance 2015 arrived in … [Read more...]

Family Christmas Fun: Sparkle at Hilton Anatole Dallas

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I am one of THOSE people, you know the ones that want to celebrate Christmas for 3 months out of the year, GUILTY! If my husband would just get the trees down from the attic, I would have them up by now.  I just love this time of year. Each year, I start a master list of things I want to do with the family during the Christmas season. This lists everything from decorating … [Read more...]

Tech Gift Ideas: STEM Toys for Kids

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STEM Gift Ideas

STEM Toys are a hot item this year for Christmas - but let's talk about STEM (actually, I should say S.T.E.M.). STEM stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  STEM Toys encourage learning, playing, thinking in each of those elements. Two of our boys are already showing interest in engineering. Our oldest son, after watching a Rube Goldberg machine on … [Read more...]