GIANT EASTER EGG HUNT: PERFECT FOR TODDLERS

My daughter, Libby, is just close to a year and a half. With Easter coming up I wanted to do something special for the egg hunt this year. When I was a kid we would find hard boiled eggs around the house. This can be stinky if you end up forgetting about one. Plastic eggs are …

GROWING EASTER LOLLY POPS

Easter is right around the corner. That means it’s time for jelly beans. We are going to take some of those jelly beans and grow some lolly pops. This fun activity can be done with as little as two dollars. Both the jelly beans and lolly pops came from the dollar store. To grow lolly …

TODDLER SENSORY ACTIVITY: GOLD COIN HUNT IN GREEN RICE

If you are a mom of a toddler and own a Pinterest account, then you  probably have  come across Rice Sensory Play. I always stumble upon these types of pins. When I was out shopping last week, I picked up a few items to celebrate the month of March, and “Leprechaun” season. You can check out …

HOW TO GROW A RAINBOW

  It’s Leprechaun season! Happy March first. I guess that also means it’s time for a “March, You’re Perfect,” glory list as well. February has a way of just slipping right on by. Not to mention my husband and I have been doing lots of home renovations. We are updating our  kitchen, finally! Anyways, last …

BEST EASTER EGG HUNT FOR SIBLINGS

If you have young children, or children with siblings, here is a great way to make Easter fun for everyone. Assign each child their own color. Coordinate their Easter grass to match the egg color they are supposed to find. This helps so that everyone gets a fair shot at finding their eggs. You can …

Delicious Festive Peeps Hot Cocoa

Hot cocoa is the perfect kick off drink to the Christmas season. For me, it brings back fond memories of cold Decembers and long winters. When my mom and I would be watching tv around by the light of the christmas tree or after opening presents Christmas morning, we would often sip on this cocoa.  As kids …

Easy Snowman Cinnamon Rolls

“Do you want to build a snowman?”   Well, you are here, so I would say, “Yes!” These were super easy and make for a great surprise for the kids. You can chose to make the cinnamon rolls from scratch but I used the store bought ones that rhyme with “Shmilspery.”  Okay, okay, it’s Pillsbury. …

25 Christmas Movies to Watch

“Look, Daddy. Teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” – ZuZu Bailey I love a good Christmas Movie, better yet, when the tree is glowing and there is warmth radiating from the fireplace. My husband and I have unintentionally made it a tradition to watch an old black and white …

The Value of a Memory

“Sometimes you will never know the value of something, until it becomes a memory.” ― Dr. Seuss How do so few words come together so simply, but so powerfully? It’s so easy to get caught up in the overwhelming-ness of life.   Sometimes we forget to stop and take a moment to be in the present …