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15 No Candy No Junk Easter Basket Ideas

15 No Candy No Junk Easter Basket Ideas -by amber's hands-

I don’t know about you, but it feels like every time I turn around there’s another event that involves someone giving candy to my children. Anybody else feel that way? I feel like the constant influx of candy makes it difficult to reduce the overall intake of sugar around here. I also don’t want to be the bad guy who doesn’t let their kids have the candy given them. So what’s a mama to do? I’ve decided to make a concerted effort this Easter to fill their Easter baskets with awesome things that aren’t candy. And I thought you might like that idea, too, so I’m sharing with you 15 no Candy, no Junk Easter basket ideas.

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Life Changing Cleanup Hack: Clean it in four minutes or less

Life Changing Cleanup Hack -by amber's hands-

This one, four-minute daily activity has saved my sanity. I don’t know about you, but I’m not exactly the most naturally tidy person, and now that I have tiny humans living with me, things easily spiral out of control. A mom friend of mine told me about something she does with her family, and it took me months before trying it out for myself. And then I could’ve kicked myself for waiting so long because this is a seriously life changing cleanup hack. LIFE. CHANGING. (more…)

Advent Activities

Free Printable Advent Calendar Activities -by amber's hands-

Tomorrow marks the first day of Advent, and with it all the traditions the come along with the celebration of Christmas. A few years ago, we bought an Advent calendar to use with LM, but I knew I didn’t want to put candy in it, I wanted something more meaningful. So we made ours an Advent activities calendar.

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Happy Halloween! Where’s Waldo Costumes

Where's Waldo Costumes -by amber's hands-

Happy Halloween

From my family to yours. My husband agreed to dress up with us this year, so it had to be documented. Have fun and be safe! ❤️
Love, Waldo, Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard, and Woof

Costume Details:

Waldo:
Striped Shirt with Hat and Glasses
Cane

Wenda:
Wenda’s shirt and skirt were thrifted finds.
Hat and Glasses
Red and White Striped Tights

Wizard Whitebeard:
Wizard Whitebeard’s red robe was a thrifted find. His hat and beard were made from felt. His staff is white PVC pipe with red and blue duct tape stripes.

Woof:
Hat and Glasses
Red and White Striped
Pajamas
Woof’s tail was made from a thrifted red and white striped sock. We attached white ears that were from a cat headband to the hat.

Find out how to create a Where's Waldo costume for the whole family! #halloween #waldo #family #costume

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