• 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for 5-6 Year Olds | www.thevegasmom.com
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    2020 Holiday Gift Guide for 5-6 Year Olds

    Today is my last children’s gift guide. We are ending with my 2020 holiday gift guide for 5-6 year olds. As my children get older I will add more ages; however, for now we are going to end the children in the five and six year old range. Tomorrow I’ll be moving on to my women’s gift guide. 1 Tock The Learning Clock $24.99 2 Story Magic Unicorn Tea Party Playset $23.99 3 Nintendo Super Mario Deluxe Mushroom Castle Playset $39.99 4 Playmobil Scooby-DOO! Mystery Machine $49.99 5 Kids Science Experiment Kit w/ Lab Coat $24.99 6 The Floor is Lava $19.95 7 Botley the Coding Robot 2.0 Activity Set…

  • 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for 3-4 Year Olds | www.thevegasmom.com
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    2020 Holiday Gift Guide for 3-4 Year Olds

    It’s time for my second gift guide of the year! This is my 2020 holiday gift guide for 3-4 year olds! This is my favorite category this year, because Brooklyn is three (almost four). DJ is five, so I’m excited for tomorrow’s gift guide as well. Hopefully, you find some awesome gift ideas for the three and four year olds in your life.   1 Step2 Flip and Doodle Desk with Stool Easel $79.99 2 Melissa & Doug Peg Puzzle Bundle $17.99 3 Radio Flyer Classic Red Tricycle $59.99 4 Melissa & Doug Palace Pals Hand Puppets $19.99 5 Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register $39.99 6 Trolls World Tour Friendship…

  • 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for 0-2 Year Olds | www.thevegasmom.com
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    2020 Holiday Gift Guide for 0-2 Year Olds

    It’s officially the time of year for my Holiday gift guides! These are some of my favorite posts to do every year. I love searching for my favorite gifts for each age group. As per usual I am starting with newborn to two year olds. This group is always so tricky, because truthfully it’s for the one to two year old range more than anything. Either way, I hope you find it helpful. This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission off of your purchase at no additional cost to you. 1 Little Tikes Activity Garden Baby Playset $89.99 2 Melissa & Dour Soft Activity Baby Book –…

  • 5 COVID Safe Things to do this Halloween Season in Las Vegas | www.thevegasmom.com
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    5 COVID Safe Things to do this Halloween Season in Las Vegas

    We are in the midst of Halloween season; however, this year is much different from normal. Usually, I’m getting ready to go to trunk or treats during the month, and trick or treating on Halloween night. Halloween is even on a Saturday this year. I figured it would be a long day of on and off trick or treating. Unfortunately, COVID is still a problem. In addition, we have a few high risk people in our family to worry about. I wanted to find some things we could do that are still safe to participate in.  We will be skipping trick or treating all together. I won’t even be handing…

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    5 Halloween Books to Read with Your Kids

    TI have rounded up five Halloween books for you to read with your kids just like yesterday’s six cute Halloween movies. All of these books are available in a physical book and on Kindle Unlimited. Personally, I love a good mix of physical books and on my Kindle app. These books are geared for kids from as little as two up until ten. Hopefully you find a book on here to read with your child, niece, nephew, etc. 5 Halloween Books for Kids Corduroy’s Best Halloween Ever by Jean Palmer At the Old Haunted House by Helen Ketteman When the Clock Strikes on Halloween by Lisa Ferland Sammy’s Spooktacular Halloween by…

  • Cute Halloween Movies to Watch with Your Kids This Fall | www.thevegasmom.com
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    6 Cute Halloween Movies to Watch with Your Kids This Fall

    Halloween is right around the corner! Once it is October I will be playing Halloween movies and shorts non-stop for DJ and Brooklyn. There are plenty of Halloween movies that are way too scary for kids. In addition, the Halloween movies for kids are scattered through all different platforms. I wanted to compile a list of six cute Halloween movies for you to watch with the kids in your life. I’ve linked them to exactly where you can watch them. You’ll find these movies on Netflix, Disney+, and Amazon Prime. I have watched all of these movies over the years, and they are all so adorable. 6 Cute Halloween Movies…

  • Things to Help Keep You in the Halloween Spirit | www.thevegasmom.com
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    Things to Help Keep You in the Halloween Spirit

    Halloween is right around the corner, but with COVID this year is going to be different. I know there are people who are comfortable taking their kids trick-or-treating; however, my husband and I are not. Instead we are going to be throwing the kids a Halloween party. Halloween is on a Saturday, which means I have an entire day to fill with fun stuff. I figured there are other people like me and my husband. That is why I compiled a list of things to help keep you in the Halloween spirit this year. There is a good mix of snacks, decor, crafts, and even party ideas. Things to Help…

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    Rice Creeper Treats

    DJ recently had his 5th birthday party, and it was Minecraft themed. One of the snacks that I made for the birthday party I named Rice Creeper Treats. They were pretty simple to make, and were such a huge hit. I wanted to share them with you to make for a Minecraft loving child in your life. The first thing I did was melt the butter and marshmallow together. Once it was all melted and gooey I added in several drops of green food coloring until it was a bright green color.  After the marshmallow was green I mixed in all the Rice Krispie cereal. It wasn’t as green as…

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    DJ’s 5th Birthday

    I cannot believe DJ is officially five. I don’t know where the time has gone. It feels like just yesterday I was holding a brand new newborn in my arms. Now he’s a big boy. I am so proud of everything he’s learned and done in the last five years. DJ’s 5th birthday party was Minecraft themed. He was in heaven. He’s currently Minecraft obsessed. This year was definitely a little different from normal since we are in the middle of a pandemic. I still wanted him to have a great birthday either way. My main goal was to make sure I had green every where. In addition, I wanted…

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    16 Instant Pot Recipes to Try This Month

    It is hot here in Las Vegas. It’s going to stay hot until at least the end of September. The last thing I want to do is be cooking in the oven or standing over a hot stove. My Instant Pot has made it so I can have delicious and fast dinners, without making my house get even hotter. In addition, school is starting soon. I know most families are doing distant learning, but that is still time consuming. DJ is only going to be starting kindergarten, and I’m going to be needing to be with him the whole time. In addition to kindergarten, DJ also has two acting classes a…