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Flamingo Hand Keepsake

Supplies: Blue and Pink Paper Pink Feathers Black Pen Scissors and glue Instructions: Begin by tracing the outline of your child’s hand. Have them hold their fingers close together while you are tracing them. Next cut out the outline of their hand. Draw and cut out a flamingo head. Glue the head onto your blue […]



Rainbow Craft

Create an adorable sunshiny rainbow with your littles! Supplies: Crepe paper (red, yellow/gold, green, blue & purple/pink) Paper plate Yellow & pink paint Paint brush, black marker, scissors and glue Yellow construction paper Instructions: To begin fold your paper plate to create a straight line (see image). Fold it about 2/3 of the way down […]


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Boredom Buster Jar

Supplies: Acrylic Paint Pens Large Popsicle sticks Jar to keep your boredom sticks in Permanent pen to write your boredom buster (I used a thin-line permanent marker) Directions: Paint one end of your stick. Do this part of the activity with your kiddos so they can have fun creating too! They can make stripes, themed […]


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Paper Flowers

Supplies: Large colored paper plate Small paper plate Scissors Brad Long wooden stick (we used a long skewer) Green paint, pain pens, or marker Two green paper leaves Begin by cutting even lines all around your plates, leaving a small circle at the center. We cute the rim off the small plate to make it […]


Creative Parenting

5 Fun Water Games

Beach towel balloon toss Waterballoons Beach towels Make two teams of minimum 2 people on each team. The objective is toss the water balloons from one beach towel to the other. It’s a hilarious game with water balloons flying everywhere! It’s perfect for a birthday party or family gathering. And you only need a couple […]


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Come Parlare del Sesso con i tuoi Figli

Il sesso è un argomento delicato. Magari quando i tuoi figli iniziano a fare domande o quando c’è un commento sulla TV ti senti in imbarazzo perché non sai come rispondere o cosa dire. Forse pensi che sia meglio evitare o stai aspettando per fare il grande discorso sulla vita. Forse hai ricordi traumatici dalla […]


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About me

Hi, I’m Dolceamericana, or Carli to my friends. I am so glad you are here! I am a Mamma of 3, who loves baking, crafting and creating events! I am here to help with all your creative needs and dilemmas! I have lots of party planning suggestions, printables for all your hosting needs, and fool-proof recipes. You will also find fun activities for your special event, or to do with your littles at home. And of course, creative parenting tips and a snapshot of my Italian life.



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