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Easy, DIY, No-Sew Halloween Shirt

Easy no-sew DIY Halloween shirt

I don’t know about you guys, but October has been super busy around here! We’ve been packing our weekends with fall festivals, pumpkin festivals, apple picking, and all sorts of fall fun.  My kids have already had a couple opportunities to wear their costumes, but for those times when they want to be festive and […] Read more…

Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Non candy Easter basket ideas

Can you believe Easter is in two weeks? I feel like this school year has gone by in a flash. Easter weekend is also the beginning of April vacation for my husband and me, so I’m looking forward to it even more than usual. For me, Easter always stands as a symbol of Spring. It […] Read more…

3 Year Old Girl Gift Guide

December is here and that means gift guides!  Yesterday I shared my gift guide for 3 year old boys, and today I’m sharing one for 3 year old girls.  I have 3 year old twins, a boy and a girl, so these are real ideas from a mom with 3 year olds! Affiliate links are […] Read more…

3 Year Old Boy Gift Guide

I can’t believe it’s December!  Are you looking for gift ideas?  I put together a gift guide for 3 year old boys (aka my son’s wish list) for anyone out there shopping for a little boy this Christmas! Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  This means I may earn a small amount if you […] Read more…

DIY Birthday Shirt Tutorial

DIY birthday shirt tutorial from Sweet Maple Lane

Hi friends!  My two little pumpkins turn 3 today!  We had a birthday party for them Saturday, and I made them some special birthday shirts to wear.  If you have a little one with a birthday coming up, these shirts are super cheap, super easy, and super adorable! DIY Birthday Shirt Tutorial Affiliate links are included for […] Read more…

How to Save Money on Holiday Clothes for Kids

We all know kids clothes are expensive.  They grow so fast it seems like every season they need a whole new wardrobe! Around the holidays especially, it can really pinch financially, because we’re budgeting for entertaining and gifts on top of the expense of fancy clothes for holiday dinners, parties, church, etc. What if I told […] Read more…

Fall Books for Toddlers

Fall books for toddlers roundup from Sweet Maple Lane

It’s officially fall!  Fall is my favorite season: the clothes, the food, the decorating, I love it all!  And nowhere is fall more magical than here in New England.  We’ve been reading a lot of fall-themed books around here, so I thought I’d share some of my favorites for toddlers.  Grab a cozy blanket and […] Read more…

5 Things I Love About Having Twins

When I was 9 weeks pregnant, I went in for a sonogram, and the doctor said I was having twins! I was so, so shocked, but also immediately happy. My husband is a twin, and has a very close relationship with his brother.  He was so happy he cried! Having twins certainly comes with its […] Read more…

Top 10 Summer Must Haves for Toddlers

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links.  This means that I may earn a small commission if you purchase through the link.  Please know that I only recommend products I have used and loved.  Read my full Disclaimer for more information. Isn’t summer the best?  Swimming, barbecues, travel, and lots of time outside.  As […] Read more…