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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 […]


Creative Parenting

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 […]



A Mother’s Day Gift

This mother’s day, use salt dough to make an extra special ornament for Mom! There are two different ways to make these adorable keepsake ornaments: a fingerprint family, and a fingerprint heart. Both are adorable and will capture Mom’s heart! If you want to surprise Mom completely then the fingerprint heart is the way to […]


Girl’s Parties

Wizard of Oz Birthday Party

“A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others” L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz  Some where over the rainbow the cutest little Dorothy decided to celebrate her birthday with a Wizard of Oz theme. The Wizard of Oz theme is so fun […]


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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 […]


Girl’s Parties

Glow Party: Games & Activities:

To have an amazing glow party you will need black lights. You can calculate how many you will need per square foot to light up your room and create the right effect. Start with a photo booth! Set out a bunch of glow supplies like bracelets, headbands and glasses and some glow in the dark […]


Girl’s Parties

Glow Party: Photo Booth

To make your own glow party photo booth you will just need a few simple supplies. Black poster board Glow in the dark tape (we got ours on Amazon) Fun glow in the dark props like glow sticks, glow bracelets, and glasses and headbands and glow int he dark face paint too Set out a […]


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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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