Cake & Ice Cream in one bite on a sugar cone?! Yes Please! Since it’s National Ice Cream Day, I wanted to show you this Ice Cream Cone I make and we love! All you need is your favorite Ice Cream, Cupcakes & Sugar Cones to create one awesome: Cake Cream Cone! I used Vanilla […]

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  • July 22, 2014 - 6:41 am

    Jamie - These cones look like a kid’s dream! What’s not to love about a little cake and ice cream?
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  • August 4, 2014 - 5:23 pm

    Carly Kozak - This is my favorite post!!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 5:26 pm

    Monica - Love love this. I am making muffin brownies with a scoop if Ice cream on top!!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 5:37 pm

    Abby - Now THIS is ice cream.ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 6:01 pm

    Laura - I love this !!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 6:20 pm

    Cathryn - Are you kidding!? This might be what I would have for my last meal if I was ever faced with the choice. Favorite postReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 8:08 pm

    Julie - Cake and icecream was such a cute post! Love a fabulous icecream cone!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 8:23 pm

    Nina - Favorite blog post! For the round robin giveaway on Instagram :) ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 10:11 pm

    Jackie Sill - Favorite blog post! Ice cream!ReplyCancel

It’s time for yet another amazing giveaway in celebration of Kids Fashion and Playtime. Some of my all time favorite brands have agreed to sponsor and join us on this amazing giveaway. Ever since Aries became a toddler, I became more interested in kids fashion, awesome new toys and kids related trends. This giveaway is […]

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  • July 19, 2014 - 1:21 am

    tiffany - I grew up in a small town in the country and can honestly say it was amazing. Safety was never an issue and there was so much freedom to be a child and explore. My favourite part would honestly be the exposure to the outdoors and nature…I crave and physically need that connection on a daily basis to preserve my sanity!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 4:16 am

    Jennifer D - My favorite part of childhood is endless playing. I had cabbage patch dolls, Barbue galore, and school supplies to play teacher to occupy my growing brain. The imagination I had as a child was endless.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 5:49 am

    Rachel Harding - My favorite part of growing up was playing with my twin sister. We used to play with our my little ponies + other toys always saying, “Pretending that….” My family stills remembers us saying that all the time. We are still very close.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:26 am

    Callie B. - My wonderful childhood I have to contribute to my wonderful parents…playing in the backyard…building forts and camping outside….going to the beach…playing at the pool…running through the sprinklers…my parents placed importance on us spending time as a family and now my siblings are some of my dearest friends. Just being together are where my best memories were created.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:27 am

    Abby Carter - My favorite part of childhood was swimming for hours and the the summer reading club at the library.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:31 am

    Kaeleigh K - Childhood was the best, it’s hard to beat limited responsibilities, summers off, riding bikes for hours, and playing outside till the sun went down. My favorite part of childhood has to be my best friend, we became best friends in 2nd grade and now we’re both 22, live 1000 miles apart, and I have a daughter now, but I know I could call her up or text her and she’d be there for me. Nothing better than that!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:34 am

    C.V. Savage - My favorite part of childhood was riding horses at my grandmother’s house and summer trips to the coast. Now every day is my favorite with my little one’s childhood. Thanks!
    C.V. Savage recently posted..Messenger Bag- Raccoon Bag – Small Wool Bag- Kids Purse- Woodland Bag by SavageSeedsMy ProfileReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:42 am

    Kayla - I loved to play when I was little. Bike riding, roller blading, fort building, was what we did all day long.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 10:23 am

    Kayla C. - My favorite part of childhood was living on so much land and being able to spend so much time outdoors. I also loved gathering for dinner every night to talk about how our day went.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 10:35 am

    Jessica w - I love baking and cooking with my mom
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  • July 19, 2014 - 10:35 am

    Rachel Rich-Shea - Playing with my sister and going on family vacations!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 10:38 am

    Shelly F - Growing up with siblings and having built in playmatesReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 11:46 am

    Gina Hiskes - My grandparents lived on a lake and we each got to spend a week with them during the summer. It was definitely the best days of my life. My Oma would cook an amazing breakfast and we’d spend the day swimming or tubing behind the boat. My Opa took me out for lunch or dinner, always to a Chinese buffet, and I would get a huge plate of mashed potatoes even though there were 50 options. I’d come home exhausted and tan, but feeling so loved.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 12:15 pm

    Michelle - My favorite part of childhood was spending it with my brother. Playing, using our imagination. Life was much easier then!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

    Haley - When we were little and the electricity would go out my mom would set up the candle and lanterns and we would have coloring contest and the winner would be decided once the lights were back on. If it was on a weekend we would all get to sleep in the living room even if the lights came back on.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 1:13 pm

    Melissa Stephens - I loved playing outside having fun no responsibility just the fun of being young! I want my kids to have the same!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 1:22 pm

    Keyona Wilson - My favorite part of my childhood was Spice Girls, Furbies , Polly pocket and inflatable furniture. Nothing els mattered lol :) ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 1:34 pm

    Jessica - I loved camping with my family. I was always an adventure and so much fun!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 2:19 pm

    Leigh Anne Borders - My childhood memories–I have fond memories of going to Lake Jackson with my grandparents. Spending many summers there fishing.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 2:31 pm

    Allison Cooley - My favorite memory was summer time! We used to go camping every weekend to a different place! I hope to one day bring my children to some of those same places!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 3:08 pm

    Jasmine R - My favorite part of childhood was playing dress up and playing with barbies. It’s great that now I can still play those things with my daughter :) ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 3:43 pm

    Tabitha - My favorite part was being worry free.
    I’d never had to worry about evil people or how bills would get paid!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 4:36 pm

    Kristen - I love all the fun family times we had, going on drives and although annoying at the time, my dad stopping at every historical site sign he could find!ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 4:53 pm

    Ashley Bree Perez - I loved playing teacher and I would have imaginary students.(:ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 4:54 pm

    Diana cote - My favorite part of childhood was playing pretend. Another was playing board games with the family and eating dessert. :) ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 5:50 pm

    even carrizalez - My favorite childhood was playing outside with friends and neighbors till dark or untill dinner was done and my parents yelled out that dinner was served…ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:06 pm

    Jamie Z - Love all these shops. Great giveaway.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:08 pm

    Jamie Z - Childhood is great because it makes me to want to have our kids enjoy what we did.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2014 - 9:16 pm

    Melody - My favorite part of childhood was riding my bike around the neighborhood & visiting with all of my little friends.ReplyCancel

  • July 20, 2014 - 12:53 am

    Jennifer L - My favorite part of my childhood was being able to host baseball games on my street with all my neighbors! it was a great block with friends and fun :) ReplyCancel

  • July 20, 2014 - 7:30 am

    Jannelle - My favorite childhood memories are those of my parents taking all of my siblings and myself into the backwoods on horses and camping. I’m sure it wasn’t easy but the memories will last forever.ReplyCancel

  • July 20, 2014 - 9:38 am

    Kelly D - My favorite part was playing outside with my brother and friends.ReplyCancel

  • July 20, 2014 - 10:00 am

    tina mccallum - My favorite part of childhood was playing Barbies with my younger sister. Such a blast.ReplyCancel

  • July 20, 2014 - 10:42 am

    Nicole U - Being able to play make believe and not having a worry about any thing. Thanks for the chance to win!!ReplyCancel

  • July 20, 2014 - 11:17 am

    Meghan Finley - Playing with my cousinsReplyCancel

  • July 20, 2014 - 3:29 pm

    Randi S - My favorite part of childhood was simply spending time with my sisters :)
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  • July 20, 2014 - 7:28 pm

    Tonia Jeffery - I loved spending summer days with my grandma playing and eating watermelon.
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  • July 21, 2014 - 6:34 am

    andrea aguirre - the best part of my childhood: loved spending time in my grandpas beach house, eating coco, mango, and grapes.. I grow up in Venezuela so was so much fun with a lot of cousins, mango trees, no phone no technology.. miss those years! hope my baby enjoy her childhood as much I enjoyed mine!ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 9:22 am

    Yesenia Payan - Favorite part of childhood was my summer days! Playing all day outside and not have to worry about anything but being a kid!ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 1:09 pm

    christine j - my favorite part about childhood was playing in the outdoors with my siblings. I love being outdoors.ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 2:20 pm

    Angela Y - My favorite memory is playing outside until dark with all the neighborhood kids.ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 4:08 pm

    Michelle C - I loved having the freedom to spend my time however I wanted… playing outside, reading, creating art, etc. I had parents and grandparents who encouraged my interests.ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 6:50 pm

    Ashley C - My favorite childhood memories are running around in the woods with my friends. We spent hours playing in the creek, and I’m pretty sure I’d never let my kids do that now!

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  • July 21, 2014 - 8:02 pm

    Mandi Lloyd - Playing outside in the summer from sun up to sun down in a bathing suit. Going from blow up pool to blow up pool down our street.
    Mandi Lloyd recently posted..{Sophie in a special dress} Salt Lake City, Utah Child PhotographerMy ProfileReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 9:10 pm

    alvina castro - favorite part would have to be growing up with my brother and sister :) ReplyCancel

  • July 22, 2014 - 10:55 am

    Jamie - My favorite part of growing up was taking road trips to California every summer with my family. We really had the best time just being together playing car games and listening to music.ReplyCancel

  • July 22, 2014 - 11:04 am

    Patricia - My favorite part of growing up was spending time with my grandparents everyday. We got off the bus at their house and learned so many lessons from them that other kids our age would never know. Not to mention being introduced to some of the best classic country music around.ReplyCancel

  • July 23, 2014 - 6:25 am

    Gina Robinson - I loved growing up on a lake and I also looked forward to our summers in PA with our family at the cabin!ReplyCancel

  • July 23, 2014 - 11:47 am

    anna pry - running around the neighborhood unsupervised all day long was greatReplyCancel

  • July 23, 2014 - 1:54 pm

    Rebecca Laredo - My favorite part of my childhood was the time I spent with my family. I loved playing with my 3 siblings without a care in the world. I love the time I spent with my dad, too, and will always cherish our moments together (he is no longer with us).ReplyCancel

  • July 23, 2014 - 5:49 pm

    courtney b - i loved living across from disneyland in anaheim and being able to walk there on the weekends. so funReplyCancel

  • July 23, 2014 - 6:19 pm

    Heather Hayes Panjon - The Favorite Part Of My Childhood Was Family Trips To Our Favorite Theme Park Kings Island! Great Memories!ReplyCancel

  • July 23, 2014 - 6:58 pm

    Anna P - Art classes including making batik fabrik art and painting and drawing. And I loved ballet classes.ReplyCancel

  • July 23, 2014 - 9:55 pm

    amy pugmire - I loved feeding the ducks with my grandparents a few times a month.ReplyCancel

  • July 24, 2014 - 11:24 am

    Sandra - Summer days. I would always be out rollerblading! I miss those days.ReplyCancel

  • July 24, 2014 - 11:53 am

    Bethany Haugen - my favorite memories are playing in the woods and exploring a new frontier with my sisters and cousins!ReplyCancel

  • July 24, 2014 - 11:53 am

    Tahzeeb - Making paperboats and plaing with them in rain water.ReplyCancel

  • July 24, 2014 - 2:06 pm

    amanda whitley - my favorite part of my childhood was spending my summers at camp.ReplyCancel

  • July 24, 2014 - 3:52 pm

    Evelyn - Family game night once a week with pizza and a movie was my favorite part of my childhood. :) ReplyCancel

  • July 24, 2014 - 4:24 pm

    Shirley Chia - Hi I am from Singapore, never had a chance to live in kampong (village)… I stay in flat when I was born. My favourite part of my childhood was playing with paper dolls. I enjoyed design, drawing, cutting, colouring dresses, top, skirts and accessories for my paper dolls! Now I am mother of 3 girls and my girls love paper dolls same like me! It bring back my childhood memories too!ReplyCancel

  • July 24, 2014 - 7:52 pm

    Cassandra Eastman - My favorite part of childhood was playing outside with the neighbor kids, so many great memories!ReplyCancel

  • July 25, 2014 - 1:16 pm

    Ana Reyes - I loved to be outside exploring anything that could be explored, with my 5 dogs in tow absolutely everywhere I went. <3ReplyCancel

  • July 25, 2014 - 7:56 pm

    Lisa Beran - spending the summer in my bathing suit spending the night at a different friends house each night ReplyCancel

  • July 26, 2014 - 9:46 pm

    Nichol Durand - My favorite part of childhood was going camping, fishing and swimming in the summer. It holds so many good memories of time spent with my parents, grandparents and brother.ReplyCancel

  • July 27, 2014 - 9:13 am

    Lellany - Sleeping in, Climbing trees, no worries!:)ReplyCancel

  • July 27, 2014 - 9:29 am

    Summer Crosbie - My favorite part about childhood was having no worries, playing outside and family trips.ReplyCancel

  • July 27, 2014 - 10:08 am

    Macquel DeWitt - My favorite part of childhood was spending time outside with my sister. We aren’t very close anymore so I really miss those days sometimes.ReplyCancel

  • July 28, 2014 - 6:36 am

    Sarah Blevins - Gettting lost in books all day!
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  • July 28, 2014 - 4:37 pm

    Jas - Waking up early on Saturday mornings, just to watch the morning cartoons with my older siblings and my father, is one of my favorite memories. Other than Saturday mornings we never got to watch tv. We were always too busy running around the neighborhood getting hockey games together with the other kids.ReplyCancel

  • July 28, 2014 - 5:48 pm

    Tyanne Riddle - Using our imaginations! No iPads!! Lucky if we got a sega that we could play on weekends and only watching tv as a FAMILY! I think it’s fabulous there are still things like tepees, dress ups and other pretend play props to keep kids imaginations alive in what’s becoming a technology obsessed world :/ Nothing’s more fun then a tea party in a teepee with my original cabbage patch kid and my child doll with my girls!!! Precious memories of play- not the latest app!!ReplyCancel

  • July 31, 2014 - 2:31 pm

    Maricel Morales - Living a somewhat carefree life! And growing up and spending time with all of my cousins, now that we’re all adults and some of us have children of our own it’s not easy to make time for a get together ☺️ReplyCancel

  • July 31, 2014 - 3:33 pm

    Michelle T - My favorite part of childhood was posting outside with my sisters and the rest of the neighborhood gang. I knew we were going to play and skate and bike and climb, maybe even get hurt. It was going to be a fun time no matter what day it was. I miss always knowing I was going to fit in, to be listened to, always assuming i was going to have fun.ReplyCancel

  • July 31, 2014 - 7:33 pm

    Karen Ramos - My favorite part of my childhood was spending time with my cousins.ReplyCancel

  • July 31, 2014 - 10:08 pm

    Emi Emery - I loved doing adventures with my brother. Like, We “ran away” from home to our grandparent’s house 5 min away.ReplyCancel

  • July 31, 2014 - 11:22 pm

    Kendsie Niederriter - My favorite part of childhood was Disney …just truly believing with all your heart that magic does exist and the good always wins.I love watch my two toddlers now pretend and discuss magical princesses and fairy God mothers brings back so many memories.ReplyCancel

  • August 1, 2014 - 8:32 am

    Paula - I loved dressing up when I was a child. I have one sister and we would set up photo shoots all the time. I think I will do that today with my girls! I haven’t done that with them yet and I think they would love it. Thank you for all the inspiration!

    <3
    PaulaReplyCancel

  • August 3, 2014 - 9:00 am

    allie - I loved staying up late in the summertime and watching meteor showers!ReplyCancel

  • August 3, 2014 - 12:15 pm

    carol clark - mine was finding my real father and surving the truth of it all and knowing he had amenisa helped so much and i felt so bad for him when i found out i never had hard feeling towards him just wanted to know whyReplyCancel

  • August 3, 2014 - 9:59 pm

    Veronica V - My favorite art about childhood was being carefree and not having to make big life changing decisions.ReplyCancel

  • August 3, 2014 - 11:08 pm

    Amanda S - My favorite part of childhood was the summer. I am summer baby, and each summer always held something special, from traveling to exploring to just spending time with family. I miss being a kid and having no responsibilities in the summer!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 12:40 am

    Kendra - Imaginative play with my sisters. We had great adventures together without ever leaving the house.ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 1:57 pm

    Beth P-R - My favorite part of childhood was building forts in the back yard with my neighbor friends!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 7:22 pm

    Sarahanne - Love the teepeeReplyCancel

    • August 4, 2014 - 7:25 pm

      Sarahanne - I loved making forts in my woodsReplyCancel

  • August 5, 2014 - 12:05 pm

    Marlene Acevedo - Being able to play and have fun without a worry in the world!ReplyCancel

  • August 5, 2014 - 12:05 pm

    Melanie - My hands down favorite childhood memory was playing with my younger brother outside. I remember for one Martin Luther Kinh Jr. Day we decided it was a cause for celebration and turned on the hose and made mud pies in commeration. We made the biggest mess when we brought them inside, but to this day we still laugh when we talk about it.ReplyCancel

  • August 5, 2014 - 12:07 pm

    Elisa Gonzales - My favorite was making tents inside the house and making popcorn having movie nights!!!ReplyCancel

  • August 5, 2014 - 4:16 pm

    Lisa - My favorite childhood memory would have to be when I went to NY. I was about 6 years old & we got to see the statue of liberty. I was really scared to go inside, but once I reach the top. It felt amazing!ReplyCancel

  • August 5, 2014 - 11:29 pm

    Suzy sanft - Exploring my neighborhood with my brothers!ReplyCancel

  • August 6, 2014 - 9:22 pm

    Andrea L - My favorite part of my childhood was living in a small town in the middle of nowhere, and being friends with all the kids on my street. We would walk to each others’ houses and play outside all day during the summer. We were pretty carefree.ReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 10:09 am

    Amanda - Going camping with my grandparents :) ReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 10:51 am

    Angela Potenti - My all time favorite childhood memory is going to the San Francisco zoo on a field trip! I remember my mom took the day off of work to go with my class and I felt like the luckiest kid in the world. :) ReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 11:19 am

    Jennifer Bothel - I loved to play outside. I have vivid memories of climbing trees, swinging on our play set, and digging in our sand box. I used to drive our motorized jeep around the neighborhood like a boss (lol). I want Liv to have those same memories, detatch from the TV and evectronics, and enjoy the world around her.ReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 11:29 am

    Elizabeth - I live these brands! Good choices!!!ReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 11:31 am

    Hayley Elliott - My favorite parts of my childhood would have to be being with family, especially outdoors. I have a ton of memories of camping, fishing, hiking, biking, swimming, and catching lightning bugs/frogs/grasshoppers. Oh, and roller skating!ReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 12:34 pm

    Lily - Being able to play with with my sisters and the neighborhood kids all day.ReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 4:16 pm

    Apollina - My favorite part of my childhood is spending time with my 3 sisters. We were homeschooled and moved a lot so we were always together – in good times and bad! Now we are scattered all over the country and I miss them every day:(
    p.s. this giveaway is da bombReplyCancel

  • August 7, 2014 - 4:58 pm

    Evelyn - <3 Family game night once a week with pizza and a movie was my favorite part of my childhood <3ReplyCancel

Let’s get on the bandwagon with the fruity trends this summer: Watermelon & Pineapple.  I create two cute bags for my little Aries so she could play around the house and she fell in love with them. Aries loves to carry a bag everywhere she goes to carry her favorite toys. Even at home, she […]

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  • August 5, 2014 - 6:15 am

    Jenna M - These are great! I feel like I could even make them!ReplyCancel

  • August 5, 2014 - 6:50 am

    Aimee - Sooo cute!! I love that it’s no see! This would be perfect for a library class for kids!!ReplyCancel

Hello Little Inspiration readers! For my first post as a contributor I’d like to share a yummy recipe with you all. I don’t know about you but I’m a chip + dip person. I get more excited over appetizers than actual meals. I don’t know why? I just do. So today I’m sharing one of […]

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  • August 4, 2014 - 5:22 pm

    Amy Dellinger - Cannot wait to try this!!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 5:28 pm

    Misty Hall - This recipe looks like the bomb! Definitely my fave blog post of yours!!!ReplyCancel

Flower crowns have been trending, it can add so much flair and can make any outfit stand out. I love it even more on little girls, and if the flowers are fresh, even better! I wanted to go with all natural while crafting this fresh flower, using nothing but flowers but it was a complete […]

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  • July 17, 2014 - 2:40 am

    Little Miss Alba - Beautiful, love the floral headbands and you made them yourself – WOW – need to practice our DIY skills AxReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 5:22 pm

    Robin - I love this idea….so beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 5:26 pm

    Lia Hayes - Love this post for the round robin IG contest! I’m going to make on for my wedding this weekend!ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 5:49 pm

    Olivefaa - I like ur blog ReplyCancel

  • August 4, 2014 - 6:32 pm

    Brooke Kinderman - Love this post! Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • August 5, 2014 - 6:40 am

    Katelynn - Hi thank you for sharing this DIY! I love flower crowns on little girls especially fresh ones! I just had pictures done for my little nieces and they wore fake flowered crowns but I’m going to try this next!ReplyCancel