23 May, 2024

Top Posts in 2015

You arrived on SmartyPantsMama and what did you read? According to Google Analytics, the following 10 pages were my most read in 2015.  How to Make a Photo Booth for a Barbie Party DIY Microwave Popcorn Turning a Stinky Sponge Into a Clean Sponge DIY Idea for a PVC Towel Rack The Easiest Yummiest London […]

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Setting Goals with Kids

I sat in the Herbert Wertheim Performing Arts Center to watch this year’s TEDxFIU. The theme was Always Forward. Eight individuals took time on the stage and stood on the big red dot to share their story, their experience, their passion to live “always forward.”  Setting Goal of Living Always Forward The speaker I was […]

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Norwegian Escape for Family Cruising

There are several things to consider when selecting a cruise for the family vacation. Itinerary is understandably important, as is price and specifically what you get for the price. Beyond that, my experience has shown me that it is very important to consider the following three things within the actual cruise ship you may travel upon. […]

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Pasta-ful Fun

Those days creep up on us. A day when the kids are home from school. It might be a holiday, a weekend, a snow day – whatever it might be – they are home.  Finding activities for them that will not only take up some time of the long day but might actually teach them […]

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Flash Sale for Waldorf Orlando & Hilton Bonnet Creek

Rates drop to as low as $99 for the Hilton Bonnet Creek and $159 for the Waldorf Orlando! Huge savings!  For a super limited time you need to book at the Waldorf Orlando or the Hilton Bonnet Creek to take part of their FLASH sale! See details below! Do you remember how last month we spent an incredible weekend […]

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Ready, Set, Go! Road Trip Games for Fun

Who is heading on a road trip this summer? I get exhausted with the “Are We There Yet?” pleas/whines. With so many digital devices available and built-in DVD entertainment system in so many family cars, one would think that kids could patiently sit for hours. LOL! We all know the truth! (Let’s not even get […]

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