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Recycling Crayons

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You know all those crayons you’ve collected over the past several years that are in useless pieces in a bucket somewhere? This is a fun way to bring new life to them. And the kids can help!

Step 1: Pre-heat your oven to 250 degrees.Step 2: Take all the paper off the crayons and break them into tiny pieces. Two things you’ve been telling your kids to NOT do for years and years.

Step 3: Put the pieces into a silicone mold. Look at these cute Spring molds we found!

Step 4: Place the mold on a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil {just in case…} and “bake” them for about 15 minutes.

Our Lovely Lucy's Origami Portrait

Last September we decided to get a rescue puppy. My husband did his research and found out that Labs and Beagles were on The (Top 10) Most Popular Family-Friendly Dogs list. That same morning, he found a Lab/Beagle mix online. It was fate (I guess). Our then 3-year old daughter kept changing her mind on [...]

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DIY Finger Paint and Palette

Well…summer is finally here which means you are probably looking for fun ways to keep your kids occupied. What little one doesn’t love to get her hands messy with some finger paint? Using simple ingredients from around the kitchen you can whip up an assortment of kid-safe (even edible) colors. Recycle an egg carton and [...]

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The Story Behind Box Play for Kids featured in “The New York Times Style Magazine”

“As all parents of toddlers know, there are two things the kids can’t get enough of: stickers and empty boxes.” Big shout out to T Magazine, The New York Times Style Magazine, for sharing the story behind our brand and for showcasing some of our favorite stickers!

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