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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Slime


So the kids want to make slime – and you want to make sure it’s decent and easy? We’ve got you covered! Just three simple ingredients to make this awesome slime for St. Patrick’s Day!…

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Over the Over-the-Top Holidays


I’m not saying we shouldn’t have fun celebrating occasions. Bake a leprechaun trap. Build a gingerbread city. Buy your family gifts when you want to. But let’s make sure we’re doing these things because they bring us joy, and create family memories, and match up with our values. Not because we feel pressured to perform. Let’s also keep that in mind when we share our stories. Not everyone can afford the same gifts or create the same experiences. Let’s post photos of smiling faces and the people we’re spending time with, not the things that surround us. You can be proud of providing for your family without broadcasting it to the world.

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Green Pasta Necklaces for St. Patrick’s Day


We made these lovely green pasta necklaces for St. Patrick’s Day, but you can use the same method for any occasion! In my opinion, this is best done as a two-day process. Dye the pasta,…

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun


We’re celebrating everything Irish, green, and silly with these St. Patrick’s Day fun ideas for March 17!   Fun Treats To Eat We’ll be starting the day the easy way – a bowl of Lucky…

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St. Patrick’s Day Painting


Texture painting is a hit every time! Find a few objects that have – or can be used to make – a shamrock shape and start experimenting. Did you use potatoes to paint as a…

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Rainbow Scavenger Hunt


A Rainbow Scavenger Hunt is a quick way to turn your house into an imaginative playground! My kids and I had a great time with this colourful hunt – and it’s so fun and easy,…

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