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How To Make A Treasure Map!

Create this authentic looking treasure map for your spouse or kids!

With Summer rapidly approaching and Father's Day, I am going to give you a fun easy way to make a cute and authentic looking treasure map! This is perfect for doing something fun for Dad for Father's Day or just to make your kid's Summer Vacation a little more exciting. You can also use it in our Pirates of the Caribbean "Not Your Ordinary Movie" Date found RIGHT HERE! So here are the simple steps it takes to make those treasure hunts even cuter and more fun.
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Color Me Yours

Color Me Yours a homemade playdoh family date night ideas

Playdough Family Fun!
"Thursday Thrills!" That's what my mother called our bonus family night during the middle of the week.  Oh, the memories!  What will your kids remember about family time when they're grown?  These moments are most unforgettable when you can find a way to laugh together - and if you have little kids, this family fun idea is not only easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy, but it's perfect to include them!

Leprechaun Play Dough
Gather everyone 'round...

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A Ramen Noodle Secret!

A Ramen Noodle secret recipe your family will love.

This post was contributed by our honorary diva, Charlene. Here she is:
We are a small family living on a college budget, so lets just say that we've eaten our share of Costco size bundles of Ramen noodles!

 But I have a secret..... Many have tried to guess and many have failed. You are dying to know aren't you! Okay, here I go! It's as simple as pie! Boil the water,

add the noodles (like normal). Let cook on high until noodles start to get tender.

Drain...

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Family Fun: Candid Photoshoot

How to plan a candid family photo shoot!

A photo says a thousand words and freezes time for just one moment.

When was the last time you had family pictures taken?  At my house it has become a yearly tradition.  Every Fall we capture very special, extremely candid moments.  Some of my favorite photos end up being the ones we weren't even posing for!  How fun would it be to take this idea one step further by creating a family video. That is just what this inspirational blog did (love this)!...

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Easter Jelly Bean Trail

The Jelly Bean Trail

My husband had a tradition in his family when he was little that Easter morning the Easter bunny would always leave a trail of jelly beans, toys, and candy leading to his Easter basket. The story is that the Easter bunny has a hole in the basket and things are dropping out as he goes. So to keep the tradition alive we started to do this last year for our daughter and she loved it. She was excited to see the jelly beans and then thrilled when they...

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