Printable Bedtime Routine Charts

Before Josh and I had kids, we would come home from work at the end of the day, fix something for dinner (or order out), chat about the day, watch a little TV or go on a walk and then head to bed to get a good night’s sleep. Did you catch the key phrase “before kids?” These days, our evenings are a bit more structured. They have to be. My kids thrive off structure and routine. Do yours, too? Today {Read More}

Vanilla Cheesecake Bird Nests

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. I’m always looking for light and delicious desserts. Aren’t you, too? After dinner, I just need a taste of something sweet. It doesn’t have to be large and extravagant – just a taste will do. That’s why I love individually portioned desserts like these Vanilla Cheesecake Bird Nests. How is it that Easter is just around the corner? It’s really early this year, so maybe that’s why I feel like I’m already {Read More}

10 Tips to Prepare for Your Family’s First Trip to Disney World

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Our family is planning something big and I wanted to let you in on it today. We are planning our very first trip to Disney World! This is something we’ve been talking about for years and it’s finally happening! If you’re in the same boat, you’re in the right place. Join me as I share 10 Tips to Prepare for Your Family’s First Trip to Disney World! I think the biggest challenge for {Read More}

100+ Favorite Christmas Cookies

Have you guys started your holiday baking yet? If you have, there’s probably a good chance you won’t have anything left by Christmas. Unless you’re freezing it all. That’s an idea, I suppose. If you haven’t, well then I have JUST the thing for you! Me and my blogging buds are sharing 100+ Favorite Christmas Cookies today! Can you believe it? Over 100 tried and true recipes worthy of some real estate on your cookie platter this year. Have fun browsing through all of this {Read More}

100 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. How’s everyone doing with their Christmas shopping? Believe it or not, I didn’t go shopping on Black Friday this year. The truth is, I haven’t gone since the kids were born. I do most of my Christmas shopping online. Why? Because it’s just easier and I can do it from the comfort of my own home. So, today, is one of my favorite days of the year. . .Cyber Monday! And that’s {Read More}

Glitter Friendship Bracelets

Oh, our little Cora. She just turned four at the end of September and it’s been such a joy to watch her learn and grow. Our neighborhood is filled with little girls, and they play together whenever they have the chance. Around here we do a lot of coloring, dressing up and pretend play. We have wands and tiaras and lots and lots of costume jewelry.  In addition to all of the “garb,” Cora has fallen in love with Little Charmers {Read More}

Polar Bear Cookie Treats

This post has been sponsored by Airheads. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   I may be getting a bit ahead of myself with these Polar Bear Cookie Treats, but let me explain. It’s been cold here. . .and then warm (warm = not freezing at night) and then cold (cold enough to kill the plants on my deck) and then warm (warm enough that the kids don’t need to wear their winter coats to school) and then cold (cold {Read More}

10 Spooktacular Halloween Ideas

Halloween is this weekend! Are you ready? If not, I’ve rounded up 10 Spooktacular Halloween Ideas from the blog to help get you in a spooky spirit and put a ghoulish smile on your face! All of the treats and drinks I’m sharing are so easy to make and the projects are quick and simple, too! So, what are you waiting for? Let’s BOOgey and start perusing through all of these spooktacular ideas for Halloween!  DIY Spider Lantern Witchy Caramel Apples

Gummy Worm Jello Shooters

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure.  Halloween is just a little over a week away and we’ve been busy getting our costumes ready, planning our Trick-or-Treating route and creating some fun treats. . .like these Gummy Worm Jello Shooters. Now let’s get one thing straight right away, these are kids treats, so they’re non-alcoholic. Pause. Just waiting for those visitors looking for adult treats to close out my post and go back to Google search so they can find what {Read More}

Glowing Fairy Bottle

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. What a strange autumn we’re having. The leaves turned colors really late this year, October has had temps in the mid-70’s. . . yet this weekend, there’s a possibility we’re going to see some snow. With weather as crazy as this, I don’t know how to dress the kids or myself! So, this past weekend we decided to ditch the clothes for our Halloween costumes and ran around the house like a {Read More}