Author Archive | Amanda

Birthday Party Resource

Party Invitations, Decorations and Supplies for the Best Birthday Yet

Birthday planning doesn’t need to be all characters and themed sets (though no one can blame you for the easy party planning!) when there are so many amazing birthday party resources in San Antonio and at your fingertip on the internet. Here are some of my favorite places to find birthday party necessities that are […]

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Potty Training Mommy

My 2-year-old is a precocious and independent little soul. She has very strong opinions, a fierce sense of self and can be quite demanding. So, when she decided 3 weeks or so ago that it was time to potty train – it was TIME TO POTTY TRAIN. But wait! Don’t I get to decide when […]

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Spring Time Random Acts of Kindness

Random acts of kindness are a wonderful way to brighten someones day – and sometimes it seems that after the winter holiday season passes the enthusiasm for RAKs (as random, or planned, as they may be) dies down. Vivi is learning to give (and loving it) and I want to nurture that. We’ve “Egged” our […]

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Preserving Family Memories – The Easy Way

The summer between sophomore and junior year in college, my roommate Katie and I scrapbooked our summer away. In between summer school classes, we’d marathon-watch movies and cut, glue, embellish, and tape our memories from the last year onto 12×12 pages and put them in our three post binders. We spend a LOT (like, a […]

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Free Last Minute Printable Valentines

Even though I’ve been looking forward to it since Christmas and started decorating at the end of January – I feel like Valentine’s Day totally snuck up on me this year. Raise your hand if you feel the same way. See? I’m glad I’m not alone! Here are three printable, easy, and sweet Valentine’s for […]

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Updating a Christmas Classic : Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt dough ornaments are one of those rights-of-passage crafts that every kid should get to enjoy – and every parent should get to experience on the “other side”. Salt dough is easy to make, super inexpensive, and practically indestructible. Give the old classic a modern twist with metallics, glitter or a monochromatic scheme. Preheat your […]

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