HOW I GOT MY TODDLER TO SLEEP AT BEDTIME

When it came to putting my 15-month-old daughter to bed, the struggle was real. She is very high energy and very strong willed. Bed time was an ongoing struggle and seemed to drag on for hours some nights. If I put her down she would scream in protest. What I didn’t realize; I was contributing …

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 …

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 …