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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins of the week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! It’s fun. Plus you’ll find cool pins like these, daily   1. Adorable DIY wall art idea. 2. Fun ways to keep your kids looking stylish this fall. 3. Ingenious kids’ room design for small spaces. 4.  Great ideas for easy Halloween costumes that require little to no work. (We’re busy!) 5. Yeah, we’re kind of drooling over this boozy cold weather drink recipe...

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Our favorite Pinterest pins of the week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like this every day from our site and beyond.   1. Super cute teacup craft for kids from one of our favorite craft bloggers. 2. Baby shoes to make you squee. (Well, we did.) 3. The hilarious kids’ t-shirt that every child in the world needs. 4.  Best ever free app for organizing your child’s artwork. 5. A designer handbag for fall that we’re crushing on. Hard. That...

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Web Coolness: The Portlandia cookbook, how to get the most for your old iPhone, and tips for taming after-school clutter

Here’s what we found on the Internet this week. Hope you like them too.   We can’t wait to get our hands on the upcoming Portlandia cookbook! (via Laughing Squid) This travel guide for chocolate lovers has us drooling. We can’t believe our friend, fellow blogger and former Cool Mom Picks contributor Rebecca Woolf’s twins have turned three. Her birthday post to them is lovely. 9 questions moms are tired of answering, from our own Nicole Blades. Get the very most money for your old iPhone (as in $200 for an iPhone 4!). How fun are these DIY headboards for kids? A helpful...

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins this week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these from our sites and around the web.   1. This funny mug does double duty. We want one! 2. Because every baby needs their own Millennium Falcon. 3. Here’s what parents should know about the new iPhone 6 and iOS 8. (Psst: You can pre-order today). 4.  Love these kid-designed bandages that help heal boo boos — and fight pediatric cancer too. 5. Such a creative way to use gorgeous fall leaves. Better than raking...

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Web Coolness: Big Apple news, DIY popsicle stick dolls, and how to start the school year off strong

Here’s what we’ve been reading around the Web this week. Hope you like them too.   What moms need to know about the new iPhone 6 (and the 6 plus. Yes, there are two). Smart advice for starting the school year off strong, especially if you have older kids. Ever wonder the best way to remove temporary tattoos? This adorable video from our friends at tatt.ly is perfect. Sometimes, just PB&J is good enough for the kids (or sun butter, if you’ve got nut allergies!). DIY popsicle stick dolls, perfect for little hands (at top) Powerful short documentary on the Great Boatlift Rescue on 9/11....

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins this week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these from our sites and around the web   1. Terrific printable lunchbox notes we’ve downloaded for our own kids. 2.  Ooh, hot boots for fall. And you can actually walk in them. 3. School lunch ideas beyond sandwiches. 4.  A beautiful new app for kids that’s stunning–and soothing. 5. The t-shirt every parent needs. And probably one for the kids,...

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Web Coolness: Women who’ve changed history, life-saving nail polish, and how to talk to kids about tragedy

Here’s what we’ve been reading around the Web this week. Hope you like them too.   Jell-O Rainbow playdough recipe-o. What fun colors! Should you trash all your parenting books? 2014: The year fashion smoked crack. One word: Overalls. Bookmark this: A website that helps you figure out all those long ingredients you can’t pronounce. Our editor Kristen rounds up 5 entrepreneurs leading this year’s back to school trends.   From roller girls to rebel fighters: photos of women who have changed history. Limited edition cashmere hoodies for your kids. Does this mean winter is coming? Ack. The nail polish that can save...

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins of the week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins every day from our site and beyond.   1.  We are so crushing over this chic fall look. 2.  Could this free printable be the school morning lifesaver we’re looking for? 3.  If your kids haven’t started school yet, here’s a simple, fun first day of school photo idea. 4. Tech meets fashion in a most clever way. 5. Ninja pencils. That is all.   For plenty of help of all kinds, as we head into back to school season and beyond, be sure to follow our parents’ life...

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Web Coolness: Back to school giveaway, a babysitter sharing controversy, and Ryan Gosling wallpaper

Here’s what we’ve been reading around the Web this week. Hope you like them too.   Our Back to School Shopping Guide series is up now, have you seen it? And don’t miss that huge giveaway! The science activity our kids are begging us to do again and again, and we don’t even mind. Remembering Robin Williams with our staff’s favorite movie clips. Did yours make our list? What would you do if someone asked for your best sitter’s number? Interesting comments. Here’s how to take the perfect back to school photo of your kids Hint: This free printable can help. Leave...

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins of the week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these from our site and beyond.   1.  The awesome boots we’re coveting when we start to wean off sandals. 2.  It’s a healthy back to school snack idea, but we want to eat it too. 3.  Love the look of this new custom photo book service. 4. That’s one seriously hot look for fall. 5. The baby photo to make everyone go awwwww…...

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins of the week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these every day from our site and beyond.   1. The cutest new collection of kids’ fall clothes gets us less sad about summer wrapping up. 2. Mmm nice summer appetizer idea. 3. Awesome natural cleaning tip FTW! 4.  A tech gadget on Etsy that will make you smile every time you see it. 5.  Now that’s a sangria recipe!  ...

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins this week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like this every day from our site and beyond.   1. A quote we all need to hear more often. 2. The outrageous playroom our kids wish they had. 3. It’s not a lip balm – it’s better. 4. A perfect (and easy) DIY for kids for the summer months 5. We need to eat this. Immediately. Maybe...

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Web Coolness: Grumpy Cat pancakes, a high-fashion rainbow loom dress, birth photos on Facebook, and more.

Here’s what we’ve been reading around the web this week. Hope you enjoy them too.   Cracking up over these Grumpy Cat pancakes. Download: Dan Zanes’s first ever greatest hits album. A beautiful letter to a child about finding balance as a mom. Going viral: 99 texting acronyms every parent should know Congrats to our editor Liz, one of Mom.me’s Top 50 mom bloggers. Very well deserved. (Also, she has some thoughts on lists like this–and who was left out.) Copycat Kandinsky paintings with your kids. Easy and we love the results. Another kind of crafting: could a rainbow loom dress be worth $250,000? (And you know...

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Join Cool Mom Picks and Martha Stewart in the #SavorSummer project. It’s easy!

If you haven’t yet noticed from the humidity, the complaints about the humidity, and the abundance of ice cream requests to beat the humidity, summer is in full force. So we are so excited to be partnering with the one and only Martha Stewart as one of the site’s official bloggers for their Savor Summer project. Think of it like a big online crafting party. And you don’t even have to bring us a bottle of chilled wine or anything. On Martha Stewart, on our own site, and on other excellent blogs, you’ll find all sorts of cool crafts, projects and DIY inspiration...

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins of the week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these daily.    1. The designer shoes we’ve woken up dreaming about. Not even kidding. 2. Love this decor idea for a kids’ bathroom. 3. Holy Mojito recipe! 4. Coolest looking babyproofing idea for your outlets. 5. Need a laugh? This should do it.   Are you a type geek? Check out our new typography and design board for lots...

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Web Coolness: Pantone skin colors, the case for handwritten lists, and the one-ingredient ice cream everyone is buzzing about.

Here’s what we’ve been reading around the Web this week. Hope you enjoy it too.   Pantone skin colors. [via DesignMom] Good news for pregnant women over 33. Our editor Liz’s beautiful love letter to her daughter on her birthday. Get the tissues. Oh Joy’s video series on how to dress your bump and still look great. The perfect earrings for active summer days   The one-ingredient ice cream that’s taken the Internet by storm. The exploding spices video: Show your kids, they’ll love it. How NOT to prepare your kids for a big move. Would you use this way to keep...

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Web Coolness: Where to watch the fireworks, the PSA everyone is talking about, and a very unorthodox way to unplug with the family.

Here are our favorite links we’ve been reading around the Web this week. Hope you like them too.   If your Fourth of July plans get rained out or you just need to get babies in bed, here’s where to watch the fireworks in NYC–or Boston, Chicago, or DC right from home. Too funny: What if Independence Day never happened? [via designmom] We chatted with the Washington Post about some fun, inexpensive or free things to do with kids this summer that they’ll actually love. Yum: Delicious Red, White & Blue treats that we think will be good long past the 4th. The perfect cocktail napkins for summer entertaining...

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5 of our favorite Pinterest finds of the week

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these every day.   1. Some of the best Instagram photos of kids and what we can learn from them. 2. Words every tween and teen daughter should read. 3. Healthy, yummy homemade popsicle recipe. Yes please! 4. Gorgeous kids’ room decor inspiration 5. Shoes to live in this summer....

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5 of our favorite Pinterest pins this week: Summer’s Here!

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find fun pins like this every day.   1.  Pro tips for building better sand castles. 2. Perfect recipe to bookmark for summer cooling off. 3. Our new favorite fashion accessory: If you have a phone, you need this. 4. Check out these sexy summer shoes for date night. 5. A no-frizz hair solution we swear by this time of year.   Ready to get some Vitamin D? Our Outdoor Play Pinterest board has lots of toys and...

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Our top 5 Pinterest pins of the week: Father’s Day Edition

Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! You’ll find cool picks like these every day from our site and beyond.   1. Look what these vintage action figures have become. 2.  Probably the most beautifully designed free printables for Father’s Day we’ve seen. 3. We’ve been waiting for this Star Wars book sequel. 4. Great last minute gift idea for Dad from the kids that’s easy and free. (Two things we like together, a lot.) 5. If you don’t make your own video for him, play this Father’s Day video for a dad in your life.  Tissues optional, but recommended.   Want more ideas?...

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