To the Older Couple at Chick-fil-A

To the Older Couple at Chick-fil-A:I'm not in the habit of speaking poorly of my elders, so I'm actually glad that I didn't have a chance to respond to you. I'm glad that a smile and a nod was all the response you needed. And, I'm so thankful for the lesson you taught my family (even though you didn't mean to).Today was a typical Saturday with our family ....more

How to Throw a 4th of July Party for Kids

The Aquafresh brand has compensated me in connection with the statements made in this post.The 4th of July happens to be my second son's birthday so we love to go all out when it comes to celebrating this holiday. ...more

How to Throw a 4th of July Party for Kids

The 4th of July happens to be my second son's birthday so we love to go all out when it comes to celebrating this holiday. The kids are always involved with planning activities and love to make their own decorations. We typically keep it a family event, but this year my son has requested a 4th of July party for all of his friends. As we're planning for the big celebration, I wanted to share some of our favorite decorations, activities, and party foods with you!...more

Dinosaur Books for Toddlers and Preschool

With the release of The Good Dinosaur, my 3-year-old has become obsessed with all things dinosaur! Since I like to follow along with their interests whenever possible, we did a Dinosaur Theme with the daycare kids. These books were a huge hit with the kids and they are still requesting them even though we've moved on to our Flower and Garden theme! ...more

Easy Easter Bunny Basket Spring Treats from Aquafresh®

Easter is the perfect time for sweet treats and making memories in the kitchen! As a child, I remember making all sorts of desserts with jelly beans, chocolates, and marshmallows this time of year - and now I get to share those recipes with my own children. I love seeing their eyes light up as I pull out bags and bags of Easter candy for our creations! ...more

Bunny Basket Spring Treats for Kids to Make

Easter is the perfect time for sweet treats and making memories in the kitchen! As a child, I remember making all sorts of desserts with jelly beans, chocolates, and marshmallows this time of year - and now I get to share those recipes with my own children. I love seeing their eyes light up as I pull out bags and bags of Easter candy for our creations!...more

Recycled Easter Bunny Craft for Kids

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Debt Jar Update - How We Paid Over $1,000 Off Last Month

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Dr. Seuss Wocket in my Pocket Creation Station

This is another fun Dr. Seuss activity that we did last year as part of our Read Across America Week. I wish that I could be one of those bloggers that completes projects WAY ahead of the holidays and then has time to write them up for everyone to see ....more

Easy Snow Play Idea for Toddlers and Preschool

It seems that Winter is planning to stick around for awhile in our area and we're making the most of it! The kids have spent quite a bit of time out in the snow this winter building snowmen and sledding, but our recent snow/ice storm made our usual snow activities a little more difficult. The kids have had so much fun breaking up the ice on the way to the bus stop lately that I thought we'd spend part of the morning doing just that...and they LOVED it!!I have a house full of destructive active little boys and this activity was fabulous for channeling some of that excess energy ....more
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