I've been looking forward to making homemade chalk paint with Dylan this summer and today was the day we did it! I got this idea from Come Together Kids. Simple, inexpensive and a bit messy but that's what summer time activities are about for us! You will need cornstarch, water, various paint ... Read More about Sidewalk Chalk Paint
We've been getting lots of carrots with our CSA this past month. Here are some ideas that we've been doing with our carrots. Maple Glazed Carrots Wash, peel and chop up the carrots. Add a little water to cook the carrots. When tender, add in a tablespoon of butter and a swirl of maple syrup. ... Read More about Carrot Recipes
I've made whipped cream plenty of times but never butter. It was quite amazing to watch the transformation of cream into whipped cream and then into butter right before our eyes. This is such a super easy activity, you have to try it! What you will need: 1 jar with a lid Heavy Cream 1 ... Read More about Make Butter!
I was trying to make dinner. I had one child on my left hip and the other at my heels looking for something to do. I had checked out the Clorox's Recipe for Fun site quite a few times and had the Magic Milk Paint on my mind for something to do. Why not? I grabbed a few baby bowls and filled each ... Read More about Magic Milk Paint
For our area in Massachusetts, we normally get quite a bit of snow but not this year but that doesn't mean we still can't make a snowman! Okay, it's not your typical outside snowman but inside fun with cotton balls, scissors and glue. Today, we each drew three circles on a piece of paper and ... Read More about Cottonball Snowmen
We co-sleep with our son and love it. Okay we love it 98% of the time. There are times that he tosses and turns and tumbles and kicks through out the entire night that make me wish he slept in his own bed. Maybe he would sleep longer in his own bed or maybe I would be up every night out of my bed ... Read More about We co-sleep