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    Melanie Martin
    Melanie Martin
    Melanie Martin

    Melanie Martin

    Walking is so important for your baby. If he can walk, let him walk! Learn more in post.

    No mess painting for kids. Put paint in baggies and tape to windows. Talk about the changing colors and have them write letters/draw shapes in the paint.

    5 Things to do with Your Baby to Make Potty Training later on Easier

    {Learning Activities} 19 Ways to Use a Zigzag Learning Maze

    Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe! ~ from {this crockpot orange chicken recipe is so easy... and SO delicious!! Go grab your Slow Cooker!} #slowcooker #recipes #thefrugalgirls

    Struggling to keep all those stuffed animals out of sight? Why not keep them in sight -- your child will thank you.

    balloon power boat – blow up the balloon through the tail pipe, then let it go in the water.... cute and loads of fun for the #kids

    Industrial Lamp | Click Pic for 26 DIY Living Room Decor on a Budget | DIY Living Room Decorating Ideas

    Ana White | Build a Sail Boat or Ship Sandbox | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans - cute backyard project for toddler or kids! covered top sail for shade, covered sandbox

    Child proofing hack: Pool Noodle Door Stop - keeps those tiny fingers from being smashed!!

    We're gushing over this adorable Peter Pan DIY costume. Your toddler will look so cute this Halloween dressed as one of our favorite Disney characters. All he needs now is a Tinker Bell, Wendy, and Captain Hook to trick-or-treat with!

    Bo's Bowl: Baked Ziti with Italian Sausage and Ricotta

    Recipe for a healthy, natural skinny shake that tastes like a Wendys frosty! Use something besides banana, maybe cashew butter?

    Crunchy Asian Ramen Noodle Salad -- made with fresher ingredients, and ready to go in 10 minutes! |


    This is such an awesome way to recycle old furniture and make something super special for your kids! - - - Make a kids kitchen set

    Everything in Moderation: FAST AND FURIOUS FRIDAY- Ground Beef Stroganoff Oh my goodness...absolute perfection! I used fresh garlic instead of powder, and I used a bit extra sour cream. The soup needs to be ready-to-eat, our add milk. I also reduced the noodles to 12 ounces because that was the size bag I had, and added in some sauteed zucchini, carrots, and mushrooms...mmmmmmmmmm!

    DIY Chalkboard Kid’s Table -- Cute idea for a college apartment! Let your friends draw on the table :)

    10 awesome DIY Splash Park Hacks! Great way to get the kids outdoors this summer! Great water activities for kids!

    Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers!!! You have to try these at your next cookout!! |

    A Well-Traveled Mom's Guide - 30 Smart Tips For Flying With a Baby. Luckily for me and Brian our families (my mother being the exception) all live within a 12 hour drive radius. I really think if I have babies my mom would come to me because it's easier that way.

    Tips for a Great Day at the Beach with Kids & SuperV Sweepstakes! | Burlap & DenimBurlap & Denim

    Coral Bells, (Heuchera) 'Peach Crisp' - attracts hummingbirds and butterflies - Thanks, needed some border plants, wanted variety/color and LOVE the hummers who usually just zip by on the way to the neighbor's feeder!

    This could entertain for hours!! Hardware Store Bath Toys DIY {Bath Toys}

    A make-up bag repurposed as a restaurant kit for dining out with kids. The blog has all the details on the contents for a 6 month old and 2 year old, plus suggestions for older kids. {blue i style}

    Blueberry + Chickpeas | 27 Easy DIY Baby Foods. Never would have thought of this combination #baby #babyfood #weaning