Flour. Oil. Water. Salt. Kool-Aid. All a recipe for a mess. It is also a recipe for fun times, happiness and hours of fun. These 5 items when mixed together make an amazing DIY play dough. While I have a love/hate relationship with play dough (love the fun and creativity, hate the dried into the… Read More DIY Kool-Aid Playdough
Aldi… How many of you shop there? It is wonderful. Great prices, good selection of food and the fact that the carts seat not one but TWO kids is genius! However, bringing my own bags…. (heavy sigh) I always forget them. I have them they are so pretty and they are super easy to use…… Read More Steps to Creating a Paperbag Octopus
Bubbles. Ahh just saying the word it makes me think of being outside and fresh air. It comes with the territory of having young children and playing outside. (But admit it, you love bubbles just as much!) I love bubbles and my daughters are no different. However, we all know what happens with those little… Read More Bubbles Tried and True DIY
Whew! These days go by quickly. I feel like I have been very lazy these last couple days because the weather has been… yuck! Lets bring back summer!!! (I have a three year old daughter… frozen quotes are inevitable). One of the things I am very grateful for is our schedule. Each day is a… Read More DIY Daily Ice Cream Schedule
I don’t know if you have noticed but the month of May has left a lot to be desired here on the east coast. I feel as though they need to change the poem to May showers bring June flowers or something. With all the rain we have been having along with the wind I… Read More Whoosh… went the wind
Calendar Time, better known as the best time of our day, gives my girls and I a chance to look ahead at our day and talk about different things that we will be doing or not doing. We never miss calendar time. It takes a maximum time of 10 minutes depending on how focused my… Read More Best Time of Our Day..
Chalkboard DIY projects are EVERYWHERE! I find them super neat but often times do not want to find the time to chalk paint my labels and stick them to all my jars. However, I did want to create a chalkboard wall in my house for my girlies. We have a kitchen where the one… Read More The 1 Chalkboard DIY that Changed My Life
For the last 6 months my husband has been deployed. Thankfully it was over the winter time and I didn’t really have any to-do list items for him. BUT, now that he is home and it is almost summer I have a list a mile long. One being I want a garden. The idea of… Read More Honey Can you?
“Don’t pick where the dog pees” yet another phrase that I never saw myself saying. My daughter loves picking flowers and on our walk she often stops to smell (and pick) the roses (which are dandelions, weeds and buttercups). Our dog goes ahead and pees on every single item that is above ground level. Today… Read More Don’t pick where the dog pees
We are back home now but I am still thinking back on our trip and all that we accomplished. The fact that we traveled with a nursing baby and a potty training preschooler is enough to make my head spin. We certainly were able to see a lot but I think one of our biggest… Read More New Orleans here we come…