Toddler Christmas Tree

img_7947Our family will be putting up our Christmas Tree next weekend. I have a wild rambunctious 20 month old and a VERY strong willed three year old. The tree is going to be so fun for them this year. It may also get pushed over, yanked on, climbed on….I’m a bit nervous to say the least. I was browsing Facebook several months ago and saw that someone made their kids a felt Christmas Tree that could be decorated by the children. I stored that idea away in my head and decided to bust it out this weekend. I’m hoping that if the kids have their own tree, they MAY be less destructive of the big tree. Here’s hoping! Either way, they will love playing with their own tree.

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DIY Fancy Farm Kitchen

I haven’t posted much in a while, because my husband and I have been taking on the largest project of our lives. For the last eight weeks we have been remodeling our kitchen entirely ourselves. Working around our kid’s nap schedule and my husband’s work schedule has made this project much longer than we thought, but our hard work was well worth it. I now have the kitchen of my dreams on the budget of my husband’s dreams. Introducing my FANCY FARM kitchen.

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“Pin-Spired” Play Kitchen

“Pin-Spired” Play Kitchen – Guest Post by Layne Watkins

I, like many moms with a Pinterest account, was itching for the opportunity to put together a play kitchen for our daughter (hopefully something our son will also enjoy when he gets a little older). Here are some of the images and tutorials I saved for inspiration:


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