Open Me: Connecting Sisters For The Holidays

Connecting Sisters For The Holidays | @mamamissblog #sisterhood #openmecards

I wanted to do something extra special this Christmas to really let my sister know how much I love her & appreciate her, I chose Open Me to help me.

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little picasso: DIY little artists gift box

DIY little artists gift box | @mamamissblog #DIYgift #kidart #giftidea

Create a DIY little artists gift box for the little artist in your life – great for a birthday, holiday, or any day that needs a little color!

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Creativity Inducing Gifts For Preschoolers

Creativity Inducing Gifts For Preschoolers | @mamamissblog #preschoolergifts #christmas #holidaygiftguide

A comprehensive guide for Creativity Inducing Gifts, primarily for preschoolers, but ideally can be enjoyed at any age.

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sweets: Double Chocolate Chip Cake with Penuche Frosting

Double Chocolate Chip Cake with Penuche Frosting | Mama Miss #chocolatecake #dessert #yum #birthdaycake

The magnificent simplicity of this double chocolate chip cake does not even compare to the amazing and delectable result.

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Blogiversary and Bento Giveaway!

Win one of two bento boxes or submit your fun kid food picture in a photo contest to win @mamamissblog birthday bash!

Mama Miss is a year old!!  Let’s celebrate with a super fun giveaway!

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My {FAVORITE} Books and Toys for Preschoolers

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Around the holidays I often get asked by friends about gift ideas for kiddos.  My favorite gift is ALWAYS a book, but I will let in the educational toys every now & then ;)  So, today I’ve complied for you, with visuals of course, my favorite books & toys that are currently scattered about our […]



celebration: Arts-N-Crafts Birthday Activities

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Yesterday I shared with you how V started off her third birthday – with a balloon spectacular!  Today, I am sharing with you all the activities we did at little miss V’s birthday party. Her birthday theme was Arts-N-Crafts.  I knew a while ago, because she enjoys doing crafts, painting, & coloring, that this would […]



kiddo craft: Paper Plate Portraits

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This activity is super fun to do, for you & the kiddos.  When we did this at V’s third birthday – I do believe the ADULTS had more fun than the kids (through fits of giggles – I think my brother made like five of them).  It really came down to – how silly can […]



little picasso: Cornstarch Spray Paint

Cornstarch Spray Paint

This super easy concoction was originally intended to be used outside, but we brought it inside on such a chilly day.  I mean, c’mon, who lets kids have spray bottles of paint in the house?  Ummm…me, apparently ;)  This requires just a couple of simple ingredients that you most likely will already have around the […]



celebration: Birthday Balloon Surprise – A Mission of Joy

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  This past Saturday was V’s 3rd Birthday (yikes – I can’t believe I am a mama of a THREE YEAR OLD)!  All this week I will be sharing all the little details that went into her arts–n-crafts themed birthday party :)  The activities, the food, & the favors! ♥ One of my favorite things […]



celebration: DIY “little man” birthday tie wreath

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I adore wreaths!  I even have a Pinterest board titled “wreaths, wreaths, and more wreaths!” with 50 54 pins :)  Now, you would think that because I do adore them I might indeed have a new wreath every month.  Well, I don’t wanna burst the bubble buuuuut…my Christmas wreath sat on my door well into […]



celebration: 1st Birthday Cake – Chocolate Vegan Cake with Homemade No-Fuss Whipped Cream

This cake is my go-to cake for first birthday cakes.  Call me a tad obnoxious (I am definitely more relaxed with #2 ;), but I had no desire to get one of those extremely fattening, who knows what is in it (except a large quantity of sugar), over butter-creamed cake :)  Oh, I know you […]



celebration: Little Man Birthday

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Little T turned the big ol’ 1 year old on Friday and we celebrated it with all things “little man” on Saturday with family and friends. I still cannot believe he is ONE already! Man, with the second baby it’s like time literally flies…it grew wings & flew away ;)  With V I felt like […]



genius mama moment: Paint Palette

Paint Palette as Cupcake Decorating Station {mama♥miss} ©2012

This cupcake decorating station is the perfect thing for an artist’s paint palette.

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