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Get your Garden Started with these Easy Tips

I’ll admit, gardening is something that intimidates me, but something I still find myself wanting to do every spring.. The weather has been perfect, the kids love digging in the dirt, so grab a shovel and follow some of these simple guidelines to get your garden started and you’ll have some yummy Summer Vegetables before ... Read More

Homemade Bubbles

How to Make Homemade Bubbles

Longer days and warmer weather have arrived and that means kicking the tiny humans outside and locking the door… Ok, maybe not locking the door, per se,  but strongly encouraging them to play outside rather than destroying your freshly cleaned house 5 minutes after you put the broom away. My kids go through chalk and ... Read More

Leprechaun Food

How to Make Leprechaun Food

St. Patty’s Day is just around the corner, here’s a fun and easy recipe you can make with the kids or for  surprise lunchbox or after school treat! What You’ll Need: Lucky Charms (original, right? Give us a break, we said it was easy) Vanilla Chex Mix (If you haven’t tried this yet, welcome to ... Read More

King Cake Made Easy

Celebrating Mardi Gras is fun, even if you can’t road trip it down to New Orleans or Mobile! Here’s a way to celebrate with your own homemade King Cake that is super easy and super yummy too! What You Need: 1 (13.9-ounce) can bread sticks 1 (1-inch) heat proof plastic baby 1 (12-ounce) can whipped ... Read More

Recipe: Best Valentines Day Sugar Cookies EVER

**ALERT** Call everyone you know. I have done the impossible. I have concocted THE BEST sugar cookie recipe I have ever tested. I had an aunt when I was younger who always made cookies with me and let me decorate them for fun. I looked forward to it every single holiday and I have so ... Read More

Out of the Box Valentine Ideas

Valentines Day will be here before you know it.. Get ahead of the game with one of these Out of the Box ideas! Lips and Mustaches: This might be my favorite for this year! Use red craft foam for lips, black craft foam for the Mustache. Use a template or free hand lips and mustaches ... Read More

Recipe: Peanut Butter Snowball Cookies

Here’s an easy no bake cookie recipe that will be perfect for snacking at your next playdate or to leave out for Santa! What You’ll Need: 2 cups Rice Krispy Cereal 1 cup mini marshmallows ½ cup peanut butter (we used crunchy) 12 oz white chocolate melting chip ¼ cup mini chocolate chips What you’ll ... Read More

Recipe: Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

This may be the most delicious variation of pecan pie I have ever eaten- and I don’t think I will ever be able to eat pecan pie without chocolate in it again. This has Christmas dessert written all over it. I made it for Thanksgiving and I am going to make it like this from ... Read More

Ideas for a Grinch Family Night

I can’t think of anything more fun than staying home on a cold December night with my family. Even as a teenager- who normally wanted to be as far away from my parents as possible- I really enjoyed all of our family traditions throughout the holiday season. Now that I am grown up with a ... Read More

Lazy Parent Snack Ideas

How many times per day do your kids ask you for something to eat? Somewhere around 1,000? As soon as you get all cleaned up and recover from one snack session it’s time for another one.. Kids are bottomless pits- and eating snacks are important and it’s our job to try and keep snacks healthy ... Read More