Monthly Archives: March 2015

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5 Brilliant Playroom Ideas for Organization

The playroom – it can quickly go from being a fun place for your kids to get creative into a giant whirlwind of chaos. With small toys, stuffed animals, crayons, markers and all other manner of supplies designed to keep your little one engaged and entertained for (hopefully!) more than five minutes, it’s not difficult to see how your kids’ playroom can quickly morph into a disaster area. Continue reading

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4 Fun Beach Games for Kids

As any avid beach-goer knows, beach days are a blast, but the waves and lounging on the sand can get a little monotonous after an hour or two. But if you don’t live near the beach, driving 30 minutes or an hour to get there, only to leave an hour and a half later because the kids are bored just isn’t a possibility. And that’s where beach games come into play. Continue reading

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Smocked Spotlight: Cool Stuff for Kids This Week

It’s time for our monthly roundup of cool stuff for kids, and this week, we’ve found all kinds of neat things! From cool kids bedroom decor to perfect playroom accessories and everything in between, we’ve looked high and low for the coolest kids tech, toys, and accessories to make life easier and more fun. Here’s what we love this week: Continue reading

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DIY Kids Craft: Build Skills with a Marshmallow Sculpture

If you’ve been doing this mom thing for a while now, you’ve undoubtedly picked up a few tricks to keeping your kids happy and entertained. But as we all know, the Cheerio necklaces of yesterday may not charm the demanding toddler of tomorrow. Lucky for you, we’ve got some more DIY kids craft ideas up our sleeves! Continue reading

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Our Sunday Best: Cute Easter Outfits for Kids

It’s almost Easter, and here at Shrimp and Grits Kids, that’s one of our favorite times of the year because it means cute Easter outfits for Sunday morning! In fact, Easter Sunday is one of the top formal holidays for kids clothing, and there’s a number of precious dresses, shortalls, longalls, and accessories that are perfect for the occasion. Continue reading

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Kid Friendly Recipes: Fruit Roll Up Fortune Cookie

If you’re looking for a healthy snack, this ain’t it parents. What it is though, is part kid friendly recipe and part craft activity – both of which equal a whole lot of fun for kids and parents alike. We found this great recipe on the She Knows hub, and wanted to share it with ya’ll. Continue reading

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Tips from the Trade: How to Store Hand Me Downs

Parenting is a learning experience, and one that takes time and practice to figure out. For example, when you have your first child, no expense is spared. Outfits are bought for every occasion; you think nothing of spending a small fortune on a wardrobe that will fit for a solid four weeks (they’ll never be that age again!). Then child number 2 comes along, and jumping on all of those new outfits seems, well, frivolous. And every subsequent child that arrives? Forget it. You can consider the day a success if you manage to throw together a summer camp t-shirt, some neon leggings, and a pair of mismatched socks. Continue reading

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Lowcountry Lowdown: Family Fun at the Lowcountry Cajun Festival

It’s FINALLY getting warmer here in Charleston after a few weeks of bitter cold (well, at least bitter cold to us Southerners), and that means it’s time to head outdoors and get into the festival spirit. If there’s one thing we Charlestonians love, it’s our festivals. And we’ve got one kicking off in a few weeks that’s going to be fun for the whole family. Continue reading