Every year we put Christmas shopping off until the 15th of December. It’s not that I like to shop last-minute, it’s that we never seem to have money for Christmas gifts. In the Fall comes back to school clothing and gear. There are Fall festivals to do as a family. It’s also the time of … Read More about 3 Things You Need to do Today to Spend Less and Save More
Last week, I went to Florida to visit family while my husband was attending the Microsoft conference in Orlando. We had a super fun week. We also added a couple of extra days at the end of the week to make time to visit Universal Orlando, which was near the hotel we were staying. But, … Read More about Everything you need to know to start a blog
This weekend is Labor day weekend. The unofficial end of summer. A day each year that we get to celebrate the hard workers of our nation. Its’ also the official everyone go back to school. And in that aspect, it is a celebration of sorts if you are excited for your kids to get back … Read More about Good-bye to Summer Drinks
They’re excited! Traveling by plane is new and exciting. Most kids can’t sit still while waiting to board the plane, never mind expecting them to sit in a seat for hours. And for me sitting in a cramped spot for a number of hours with my fidgety children doesn’t exactly top my list of my … Read More about Flying with Kids? Activities to Keep Them Busy (And Happy!)
Whether camping or at home, kids and adult love card games. When you’re camping, packing light is ideal. Yet, you need to be able to still play games with your kids. Here are 6 games you can play with a deck of cards. I’ve included a link to each game for more detailed instructions if … Read More about 6 Best Card Games For Kids
Finding new ways to enjoy foods that we would cook in the oven at home is part of the fun of camp cooking. Here cinnamon rolls meet oranges! Let me back up and tell you we tried cooking cinnamon rolls on a piece of tin foil over our charcoal grill, twice. Each time we ended … Read More about Cinnamon Rolls meet Oranges on a Grill
I have to share this great app that my four-year old son absolutely loves. It’s called Dreamdays HD – Countdown to the Days that Matter by Guxiu Design Inc. He loves to know how many more days to dad’s birthday, how many more days until the Easter Bunny, how many more days until we go camping, how many more days… … Read More about Countdown to….
What can you do with a few sheets of construction paper, a whole puncher, stickers and some left over ribbon? My four-year old son and I found a great way to make some easy Valentine’s together to decorate our windows. We needed something fun to do together, so I ransacked my craft area and brought out … Read More about Valentine Decorations – So Easy Your Preschooler Can Make Them!
Baby, it’s getting cold outside! Winter is finally upon us and although the days are shorter with days ending in darker sooner than the warmer months, it can still seem like a long day if I don’t have some activities to keep my preschooler busy. I wanted to share with you some activities my … Read More about Craft Ideas to Keep Little Ones Busy
Grow a Sweet Potato from a Sweet Potato? Yes! Exactly! Ever wonder how to grow a sweet potato when they don’t have any seeds? I did! And so I took pictures from start to finish so I can share my discovery with you. This is such a great project to do with your kids or on your … Read More about Grow Sweet Potatoes From A Sweet Potato?
It’s the four o’clock witching hour in our home daily. I’m tired and I need to make dinner. The kids are on me because how dare I do something other than have food on the table waiting for them. It’s the time of day that my youngest is crying over every little thing such as why … Read More about Best Knife For Those Little Hands
On a whim, I one day purchased a box of glass marbles. At first thought when I took them out of the bag at home, I was thinking, I must be out of my mind to bring 60 marbles into the house with two active boys. This could only lead to chaos – complete mayhem. I … Read More about Marbles – Math or Mayhem?