Easter is this weekend and I don’t know about you but my little one is counting the days until the Easter Bunny comes. We love to celebrate this joyous day with lots of family time and, of course, egg hunts, baskets overflowing with yummy goodies, and a few fun family activities. I just added this East Bingo to our Etsy shop and it’s on sale so grab it while you can! [Read more…]
One of my favorite household cleaning hacks is the Magic Eraser. You can clean just about anything in your home with it including permanent marker stains! Today on the blog we’re sharing this list of 20 Household Items You Can Clean with a Magic Eraser!
I use Magic Erasers to clean just about everything in my house— they’re easy and affordable and there’s no hassle. Over the years, I’ve found that they work on just about any surface. This tiny sponge may feel soft in your hands but it’s designed to remove the toughest of stains. When using a Magic Eraser, always remember to use gloves and do a test spot if you want to avoid a problem. [Read more…]
St. Patrick’s Day is this week so I’m sharing one of my new favorite traditions with you because I just love how cute this St. Patrick’s Day Lucky Basket is.
As the mom of a 7-year-old boy, I just love making every holiday as special as possible so why stop at St. Patrick’s Day? In the morning, I make rainbow pancakes or waffles topped with whip cream, lucky charms, and sprinkles. The night before, I make green lemonade and rainbow ice cubes to go with breakfast. [Read more…]
If you’re a loyal follower, you know that we shared a great post with some different techniques on how to teach your child their phone a few years back. Back then I was showering thawed for printable worksheets to go along with my homeschooling efforts. But today I’m happy to be sharing my own printable worksheet that you can download to help when teaching your little one their own phone number(s). At the end of this post, you can find a link to our Test page which has this I Know My Phone Number Printable. [Read more…]
Today we’re sharing a fun St. Patrick’s Day Puffy Paint Craft! That’s right…puffy paint you can make at home or in the classroom because it’s super easy and only needs 2 ingredients.
This is a great activity for big and little kids who love to use their imagination through sensory play. Parents and teachers will love it because it’s inexpensive to put together and loads of fun. [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 love simple DIYs that have a big payoff, put these DIY Dryer Balls at the top of your project list! They’re made from wool yarn which helps save money on energy costs by shortening your laundry’s drying time. Go ahead and ditch those costly dryer sheets because these will help soften your fabrics and reduce wrinkles. You can also add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to give your laundry a fresh scent! [Read more…]
I’ve always loved gardening whether it was vegetable gardening or tending to houseplants. Like most moms, I’ve never had as much free time as I would have liked to spend cultivating my backyard oasis, but with more time at home because of Covid, I’ve managed to step up my green thumb game. Whether it’s gardening, crafting, cooking, or any other hobby or task, the process is always more productive and satisfying when you have the right tools to accomplish your goal. These 5 Must-Have Gardening Tools will make your gardening time more constructive and enjoyable. [Read more…]
Succulents have been popular with house plant lovers for quite a while. What’s not to love? They’re beautiful, interesting, and come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Still, it seems like a lot of plant enthusiasts have a love/hate relationship with these green gems. When I profess my love for succulents, I usually get at least one or two, “I always kill my succulents” or “I just can’t grow those”. Succulents are actually simple to care for if you follow a few basic guidelines. Read these tips on How To Care For Succulents and start growing healthy plants right now:
Microgreens have become so popular lately. It seems like I see or hear about them everywhere. Microgreens are baby vegetable greens (or plants) that are harvested about two weeks after sprouting from their seeds. This is just after the first set of leaves develops. After I looked into what these greens were, I bought some at my local health food store. These amazing little plants are so healthy and tasty that I started growing them on my own. [Read more…]