Category Archives: Activities

Candy Cane Cocoa for Classmates + Free Printable

Project Real Mom: Candy Cane Hot Chocolate makes a great gift for classmates!
Each year my kiddos want to give a gift to their classmates before they depart for the Christmas break. With two kids in school, and A LOT of kids in their classrooms, that can get to be pretty expensive! We also have the added complication in our school district that students are not allowed to […]

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Dress Up Your Entryway with Holiday Greens!

Project Real Mom: Festive holiday greens dress up your front door.
It always depresses me when I have to take the flowers out of my beautiful pots around the front door. I like to leave them in as long as possible but Mother Nature usually makes the decision for me on when to take them out. It seems we always have an early frost (or earlier than […]

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The Advent Calendar Gets a New Look with Books

Project Real Mom: Advent Calendar - Unwrap a book each night to read with your children!
The holidays have arrived! As we pull out our old advent calendars or look to buy a new one in the store, consider shaking things up a bit. Sure my kids like getting a little piece of candy in their advent calendar, but this year we’re doing something a little different. I actually started this […]

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All Things Halloween!

Project Real Mom: Ghost cupcakes for the whole family to enjoy!
Halloween is just around the corner and I wanted to share some of our tricks and treats that we’ve been working on this week!  Tasty Treats for Classmates & Trick-or-Treaters We tend not to hand out candy for Halloween. (BUT, I am thankful for those of you that do because then I get to raid my kids’ […]

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S’mores Get a Makeover

Project Real Mom: Taking s'mores to a whole new level of AMAZING!
Fall has officially arrived in Minnesota. The leaves are turning the most magnificent shades of yellow, orange and red. The nights are getting crisp and there’s a chill in the air. It’s the PERFECT weather for snuggling up to a nice, warm bonfire! And with bonfires come s’mores!   Sure, you might think it’s hard […]

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