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}

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}