Printable Morning Routine Charts

Printable Morning Routine Charts – Free printable kids morning routine charts to help teach kids independence and provide guidance for their morning routine! Charts for boys and girls! Today we’re talking about getting up in the morning. If you’re visiting today, you’re probably here to snag these printable morning routine charts for your little kiddos. Before you do, hear me out for a second. As adults, you might agree that it’s not always easy to just pop out of bed in {Read More}

Caring For Your Real Christmas Tree

Caring for Your Real Christmas Tree – Tips on caring for a natural Christmas tree so it lasts all season long! Even if it’s your first real tree ever! Year after year when it’s time to start decorating the house for Christmas, Josh pulls out our Christmas bins from the rafters in the garage and starts piling them all into the house. . .including a humongous box that houses our artificial Christmas tree. He puts it together branch by branch (with a {Read More}

Caramel Apple Carving & a $50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway!

Caramel Apple Carving – Try your hand at some simple apple carving! Use mini cookie cutters to create shapes for delicious dipping fun! It’s officially fall y’all! I surprised you with a pumpkin dessert this month (shocking if you’re aware of my relationship with pumpkin. . .it’s non-existent), and today you’re in for more autumn fun! I’m sure that at some point in your life you’ve carved a pumpkin for Halloween, right? Well, today, we’re thinking a little outside of {Read More}

How I Finally Got My Preschooler to Sleep

How I Finally Got My Preschooler to Sleep – If you feel like you’ve tried everything to get your little one to sleep, I have one more idea for you! I remember when the kids were infants and Josh and I wondered if we’d ever sleep again. As the years went by, sleep schedules continued to improve. . .especially for our son, Dane. Our daughter, Cora, was a bit of a different story. As a toddler she’d often wake during {Read More}

Do I Need a Stroller for My Preschooler at Disney World?

Do I Need a Stroller for My Preschooler at Disney World? – Make sure your trip to Disney World is a magical one with minimal crying and whining. Our stroller rental was a lifesaver at Disney World! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Disney World. . .the most magical place on Earth.  Our family just returned from our very first Disney vacation this past weekend. We surprised the kids with a land and sea package, meaning, we spent {Read More}

Summer Popsicle Party With Free Printables

Summer Popsicle Party With FREE Printables! What a cute idea and party theme for summer! SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER! This past week Dane finished 1st grade and Cora wrapped up preschool. They’ve been counting down the days to summer break and looking forward to lots of fun in the sun! Aren’t we all?! I thought the perfect way to kick off the start of summer was by throwing a popsicle party! There’s nothing better than enjoying a cold, delicious ice pop {Read More}

Free Printable Picnic Invite

Free Printable Picnic Invite – Surprise your kids with a picnic at a favorite park or right in your backyard. A perfect idea for families looking to spend more quality time together! Spring is here, the birds are singing and the weather is finally shaping up a bit. In the Midwest you never know what you’re going to get in the spring. I never pack away the kids’  hats and snow pants until at least mid-May. Sad, I know. The {Read More}

Pretzel Butterflies

These Pretzel Butterflies are only four ingredients and so much fun to snack on! Fruit Roll-Ups bring color to the wings and give a gorgeous stained glass effect. So pretty when held up to the sun! Isn’t it about time for a fun snack idea? I mean, spring is FINALLY here. We’re still wearing our coats around here and the furnace is still running in the mornings. . .but we’re making progress. And I really can’t complain too much because you {Read More}

How to Make Magnetic Slime

How to Make Magnetic Slime -Wondering how to make slime with magnetic qualities? This step-by-step tutorial is so helpful and even includes a video! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Spring break this year was a little boring – at least for my son. My husband was off bass fishing in Texas with a buddy, my daughter was at daycare (like usual) and Dane stayed at home with me while I worked. Although he said that the days {Read More}

Kids Squeeze Ball

Kids squeeze ball, stress ball, squishy ball. . .whatever you’d like to call it. This toy keeps kids busy for hours and they are so simple to make! Here’s how to make a kids squeeze ball! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. What’s a Kids Squeeze Ball you ask? Apparently it’s the coolest thing ever, according to my 7 year-old, Dane. You may have also heard them called exercise balls, squishy toys, relaxable balls, stress balls, isoflex balls, stress relievers. . {Read More}