Back to School Breakfast Ideas

School is starting soon and that means the morning routine is about to begin.  I'm always secretly excited for school to start and no--not just to get a break from round the clock parenting, but because I just love that time of year.  I love when it gets a little cooler outside and I love having a routine again.  But breakfast duty is not my favorite, especially when I was pregnant.  Let's just say my kids have eaten a lot of cereal in the last … [Read more...]

Kids Spring Cleaning Bingo Game

I love spring so much--the weather warms up and everyone starts going outside.  And then the sun shines in your house and you see how dirty your house got all winter.  Ha!  I made a helpful spring cleaning list a few years ago, but who wants to do that all by themselves?  Have your kids get involved in the spring cleaning and make the jobs go faster. I actually love getting my kids to work around the house because not only does it help me, … [Read more...]

25 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids

St. Patrick's Day is just fun, isn't it? I'm almost sad that Easter in in March this year because it's taking over St. Patrick's Day, so let's not forget all the fun things we can do with this holiday! Here are 25 easy St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids! … [Read more...]

10 Indoor Activities For Kids

The groundhog didn't see its shadow this year.  That means an early spring, right?  I'm actually hopeful because it's slowly warming up a little and the snow is melting a bit.  But we still have lots of indoor days ahead of us.  So I'm trying to think of some fun indoor activities for kids--and here's ten! We love to play a little game and follow it up with a treat. Our favorite treat for winter is TruMoo Chocolate Marshmallow milk--you can … [Read more...]

20 Brilliant Toy Storage and Organization Ideas

I have had this toy storage idea in the works for about six months now (story of my life, projects that take for-freakin'-ever) but it got put on hold for various reasons. I'm hoping to finish it within the next few weeks though and I can't wait to share it because it's pretty amazing, if I do say so myself (let's just tease you with "bookcase sawn in half"). In the meantime, let's get inspired by all these brilliant toy storage and organization … [Read more...]

Sharpie Watercolor Book Bags

It's back to school after the holidays and I want to encourage my kids to start reading more.  I have always enjoyed reading and my own mom always heavily encourage it as well.  In this world of screens, it's so great to see your kid choosing to read a book.  But my kids have been reluctant, mostly because I think they don't know what to read. So it's off to the library!  I like the idea of going to the library, but in reality it hasn't … [Read more...]

Airheads Hot Chocolate Mugs

This post was sponsored by Airheads, all opinions are my own. Christmas crafting is the funnest...I think it's the time of year when I see most of my friends actually taking the time to make things.  And what's even more fun than crafting is crafting with candy!  Making gingerbread houses, yes, but have you ever thought beyond that?  How about Airheads hot chocolate mugs? I thought it would be super fun for my kids and I to make these … [Read more...]

25 Kids Turkey Crafts

I didn't really understand Thanksgiving as a kid...it seemed like this random holiday smashed in between Halloween and Christmas that involved a lot of food. But now it's one of my favorite holidays! Here are 25 fun kids turkey crafts you can help your kids with to get them excited for Thanksgiving! 1. Thanksgiving Advent Calendar 2. Thanksgiving Turkey Pinecone 3. Turkey Handprint Craft 4. Fruit and Veggie Turkey Snack 5. Cereal … [Read more...]