🍎Homemade Apple Pie Play Dough🍎 Easy recipe & fall activity...

🍎Homemade Apple Pie Play Dough🍎 Easy recipe & fall activity...

Do you suppose she’s a wildflower? 🌼 Bc she’s certainly...

Do you suppose she’s a wildflower? 🌼 Bc she’s certainly...

First days of so many things! 🍎 First Grade Harper...

First days of so many things! 🍎 First Grade Harper...

Happy 🖐🏻 Birthday, Ethan! We celebrated E turning a whole-hand-years-old...

Happy 🖐🏻 Birthday, Ethan! We celebrated E turning a whole-hand-years-old...

Kicking off the weekend after the first full week of...

Kicking off the weekend after the first full week of...

Wrapping up a summer of sunshine filled memories & sweet...

Wrapping up a summer of sunshine filled memories & sweet...

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DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint

DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Sidewalk chalk will forever be an outside must-have for my kids from the first sign of spring until the driveway is covered in snow! Every spring starts with one of those giant, million-count boxes of crisp and clean new chalk. They always gravitate towards our colorful bucket of sidewalk chalk whenever we are spending time outside and I end up refilling it many times throughout the summer! Here's ...

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Homemade Bird Feeder

Homemade Bird Feeder

A homemade bird feeder is an easy activity to make with little nature lovers that they will enjoy far beyond craft time! As the weather starts cooling down in the fall and trees start to lose their leaves, we love taking care of our backyard bird friends. This five minute craft is a resourceful way to reuse cardboard tube to create a DIY bird feeder. Some seed choices ...

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Easy Science Experiments for Kids: 5 STEM Activities to Do at Home!

Easy Science Experiments for Kids: 5 STEM Activities to Do at Home!

Incorporate STEM activities for kids into their day by putting together a simple experiment like one of these! Many items can be found right in your own pantry. These hands-on, engaging, and easy science experiments for kids are a fun way to learn scientific concepts through play. Take a look below and save these 5 favorite easy science experiments that kids can do at home. How To Make Slime Check ...

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Lego Birthday Party – Ethan’s Block Party!

Lego Birthday Party – Ethan’s Block Party!

Every year my kids get to choose a theme for their birthday party. Even though the last two years have led us to changing up our typical big birthday plans, my kids have kept the tradition of picking one of their favorite things as inspiration for a special day to celebrate them. This year, Ethan chose celebrate #5 with a Lego birthday party! Party supplies are linked throughout ...

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Back to School Clothes for Little Girls

Back to School Clothes for Little Girls

Here I am, 30-something years old, and still looking forward to Back to School clothes & supplies shopping! I was so excited to plan a day out with my big first grader as we get her ready to go back to school! She'll be back in person this year and her closet definitely needs a refresh after a year of at home learning. I planned a Mommy & ...

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Back To School Scaries & How to Ease First Day Jitters

Back To School Scaries & How to Ease First Day Jitters

It's August; cue the Back to School Scaries. Along with the excitement of a new school year comes changes to normal routine and the build-up of anticipation anxiety. If you didn't know, before becoming a mom, I was a preschool teacher, so I have experienced a whole lot of first days and seen the range of emotion kids go through! Whether it is starting a new school, ...

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Favorite Kids Backpacks for Girls in 2021

Favorite Kids Backpacks for Girls in 2021

Harper is jumping back into first grade in person this year and- a girl after my own heart- she is so excited for Back to School shopping! I always do a little browsing beforehand to give us a head start with some choices that I think she'll like. Here are my favorite kids backpacks for girls this school year! My picks are full of bright colors, magical prints, ...

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Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids

One of our favorite activities to do together is taking my little ones on an outdoor scavenger hunt. It's something that I can do with 3 kids of various ages; Josie stays content in the stroller or Ergo while the big kids work on finding everything on their lists. I have noticed that adding a task like this keeps them engaged with their surroundings and typically means we ...

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Paper Plate Craft for Kids: Emoji Masks

Paper Plate Craft for Kids: Emoji Masks

The often exaggerated emotions of an emoji make them a fun way to visualize and discuss feelings with children. And, let's be honest, their cute little dramatic yellow faces oftentimes match the big feelings of my own children 😆which I think makes them even more relatable! This paper plate craft for kids is a fun invitation-to-create where children can either recreate their favorite emoji or come up with ...

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Celebrate World Emoji Day with Kids!

Celebrate World Emoji Day with Kids!

World Emoji Day is July 17- how fun! I mean, who doesn't love an emoji? They have a way of adding a little something extra-extra and even help to improve conversation by adding an expressive touch to plain text. Emojis took on a whole new level at our house this year as Harper completed a year of virtual Kindergarten. It didn't take long for her and the rest ...

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Homegrown Garden First Birthday Party

Homegrown Garden First Birthday Party

A whole year with our little homegrown pandemic baby - whew! We made it! If nothing else, this year is definitely one to celebrate. The shiny silver lining to an otherwise difficult year was pressing the pause button on life and spending every single moment of slow living at home with Josie. Watching her grow and soaking it all in because by now I know how quickly it ...

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First Birthday Gift Ideas

First Birthday Gift Ideas

Be sure to hit the pin button to save these first birthday gift ideas for later! This guide is full of First Birthday Gift Ideas made up of tried and true one-year-old favorites in our house as well as some new items that I found this year that I knew Josie would enjoy opening on her first birthday! Unicorn 3-in-One: Well I think this is just about the cutest ...

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