If you have young children that don’t naturally like to color or draw, color by numbers worksheets are a great tool to help get your child interested in coloring— an activity that helps develop some much-needed skills for their future. After noticing this issue with my son, I sparked his interest in coloring by finding color by number themes he likes. It’s also why I’ve created this [Read more…]
Now that my son is old enough we’re having some real fun on New Year’s Eve, starting with this 2021 Time Capsule for Kids! [Read more…]
You can make all kinds of fun things with a Cricut machine and, if you’re the slightest bit crafty, they’re a must-have. You can start with just a machine and the essential tools and build your collection over time. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite Cricut essentials in case you’ve got someone on your holiday shopping list in need of some must-have Cricut tools and some just plain fun ones too. [Read more…]
As we, as a society, continue to look at screens more and more, I think it’s safe to say it’s not always comfortable for long periods of time. Computer screens at work, cell phones in our free time – the bright blue light can be so harsh on the eyes, causing headaches and keeping us awake at night. [Read more…]
Baked zucchini is a great side dish with just about any meal. We like to eat it with chicken, turkey burgers, and even just as a snack by itself. One of my favorite and more go-to ways to serve roasted zucchini is tossed in olive oil, with a little parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. I thought I’d try making it a bit different and it turns out, these Mini Zucchini Pizzas were a hit! Even my 6 year old loved them. [Read more…]
If you’re looking for a clean and healthy breakfast that’s easy to make, check out this deliciously Easy Baked Chocolate Oats. Its base is made with nutritious and filling ingredients including oats, nut butter, and banana. You can adjust the fillings or toppings to your liking. My favorite is almond butter with chocolate chips. It tastes like dessert for breakfast! [Read more…]
If you’re like me, you’ve been looking forward to gift giving season and have probably bought at least a few items already. The kids and/or grandkids have, most likely, already have been dropping hints and circling items in the Christmas Amazon catalog. I’m always going to get my people a lot of what’s on their special list, but whether or not they’re on the list, books are always going to be part of my holiday giving. I’ve read many, many books over the years to my kids and grandson, as well as donating them to children in need, and these are some of my favorite.
If you follow us on Instagram then you know I’ve been sharing my Halloween Kids Lunch Ideas since the beginning of October. I’ve had so much fun putting these together that I want to share some of my ideas and links so you can make your own Halloween-themed kids lunches!
Let me preface this post with my 6-year-old is a great eater and almost always tries new things but also tends to eat a lot of the same foods! So, when it comes to packing his school lunch, I just rotate the things I know he will eat and stick to experimenting at dinnertime. [Read more…]
It’s Fall ya’ll! That means warm sweaters, pumpkin spice, and yummy soups that warm your soul. This Lentil Stew is one of my family’s favorite go-to recipes when the cool weather starts to roll in. I like to serve it with warm biscuits or bread for a more fulfilling meal. Check out this delicious recipe below. [Read more…]
With Halloween just around the corner and on a weekend this year, I’m always on the hunt for fun activities to make a fun day out of the spooky holiday. This week’s Halloween Jello Rescue is the perfect sensory activity that combines fun and learning without a huge mess. [Read more…]