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The Sleepover Guide

Tweet I used to live directly across the street from the Carnegie Museum of Art while I was going to college. Living there was magical. At night, as I did my homework I could watch fancy parties in the museum’s glass lobby. There was a fountain that made soothing noises in the afternoon and every [...]

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The Cupcake Sleepover Guide

Tweet Just as with hosting a sleepover for boys, keep the group small (3-5 girls) and plan the party for a Friday night. A girls sleepover can be tons of fun with a CUPCAKE THEME! Here are some ideas for your own Sweet Dreams Sleepover! • Before the party, get a pair of cool socks [...]

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The Sleepover Guide

Tweet Part Three: Hosting a Sleepover for a Group of Boys I’ve been on a mission to find out what makes a good sleepover party for boys. I am not a boy, so I’ve resorted to asking all of my male friends what they did at sleepovers when they were young. Sadly, each time the [...]

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Sushi Slicing Box Play Set

5 Wholesome Benefits of Pretend Play Food That Might Surprise You!

Tweet I spend the bulk of my time at Growing Tree Toys researching and writing about the new products that we put on our website. Like those descriptions of each toy that you see all the product pages. Some of the toys pique my curiosity and I want to learn more. Recently it happened with [...]

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The Sleepover Guide

Tweet Oh, so you made it back! Welcome to part two of Growing Tree’s five part Sleepover Guide. If you missed it, last Wednesday I discussed some positive developmental aspects of sleepovers. Today I’m offering some guidelines to help identify when a child is ready for a sleepover away from home and how to prepare [...]

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Pizza Ingredients

Plan a Pizza Party for a Fun Family Night

Tweet Kids help with dinner. Minimal cleanup. And fun… on a weeknight? Plan a pizza party! The best part – each person gets their own pizza just the way they like it. Step 1: The dough. Of course you could prep the dough in advance: freeze balls of dough in individual servings, or parbake rounds [...]

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