14 Days of Love for Valentines Day

Here’s a super simple way to celebrate Valentines with your kiddos this year. Simple little love notes taped to their doors each night after they’re asleep will give them something to look forward to leading up to the big Day O Love… These can be something you cut out of construction paper if you already ... Read More

Got Snow? Make Snow Ice Cream!

I don’t know about you but one of my favorite things about snow when I was a kid was making “Snow Cream.” Of course living in the DEEP South kept us from enjoying this treat often, but it’s one of those things that we had just enough that I remember it and look forward to ... Read More

Recipe: Yummy Hot Cocoa

Who doesn’t love hot cocoa when the temps dip below freezing?  Here’s a yummy recipe to try that is sure to warm up those tiny humans! INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup boiling water 3 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup ... Read More

Reindeer Cookies

We couldn’t really label this as a “recipe” since we used store bought dough (but you certainly could use your favorite sugar cookie recipe, like this one we use for Valentine cookies…) So, we’re going to call this an edible craft, perfect for all ages or anyone who just likes to eat cookies.  The prep ... Read More

Family Gratitude Jars

This is one of the sweetest family traditions I have ever heard of. It is so easy, so simple, and so cheap. There is no reason why every family shouldn’t have one of these this month! This craft won’t only help you get a glimpse inside your families heads, it will most importantly bring you ... Read More

Recipes for Leftover Halloween Candy

Halloween 2018 is in the books and I don’t know about you, but we’ve got a serious amount of candy. While we love us some mini snickers, sometimes we like to mix things up a bit. Here are a few recipes for you when you’re tired of eating all that candy in it’s original form! ... Read More

Spooky Cinnamon Sugar Crisps

We love a good Halloween themed snack or treat this time of year – try these yummy and SUPER easy Cinnamon Sugar Crisps! What you need: 4 Flour Tortillas 1/2 Cup Sugar 3 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 butter, melted What you’ll do: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray cookie ... Read More

Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas

It’s that time again! Time for us to agonize over packing healthy, perfect lunches! To avoid sending little Junior to school with a Slim Jim and a fruit roll-up (not that there’s anything wrong with that, we all get busy….) Read on for a few ideas! Fruits of course, but here are a few twists ... Read More

Recipe: Fun with S’mores

S’mores are a summertime favorite for most, and we love them just as much as the next family. While at the grocery check out a couple of weeks ago, waiting to check out with our standard S’mores supplies, Graham Crackers, Marshmallows and Hershey Bars, you know, the quintessential s’mores ingredients, one of my girls asked ... Read More

Craft Ideas for Summer Fun!

Summer is full of fun and sun, beach and pool days, but every year when we make our summer fun lists, crafts always gets added because it makes a great rainy day/down day option and bonus, we still get to mark something off of our list! Here are some ideas for crafts you can do ... Read More