Fall Activity for Families

Fall Activity for Families

I am someone who loves traditions. Holiday or seasonal traditions are some of my fondest memories as a child and it is something that I knew was important and something I wanted to continue when I started my own family. Traditions are such a great way to for the family to get closer together, have [...]

How I Rediscovered Happiness in Motherhood

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    I have been absent from this blog for a long time. The truth is there is a lot that I have been absent from in my life. See, I had my second baby 9 months ago and it has really thrown me for a loop and has caused me to question everything I [...]

Beach Pirate Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt Ideas for kids

Ahoy Matey! Summer be endin soon but me be wantin to get in some last minute beach fun. We were heading out to the beach for a family trip and I was thinking what would be fun for the little ones on the beach when they need a break from the water. What kid doesn’t [...]

Candy House Spring Activity

Easter Bunny House Activity

I ran across this Easter Bunny House Kit for a few dollars while I was grocery shopping. I thought it was super cute, I had never even thought about making something similar to a gingerbread house for other holidays. It opens up a whole new door. Halloween candy house? I think so! Although Easter is [...]

Spring Bucket List With Free Printable

Spring bucket list for families

We love making bucket lists as a way of organizing the most important things that we would like to as a family in a given season. We have done one for summer, fall, and Christmas. Here is our Spring bucket list! Here is a free printable with the list. 1. Visit a farm and see [...]

Tell a Fairy Tale Day with Magic Fairy Wand Craft

Fairy Wand

Once Upon a Time, There once was a mommy who loved her family more than anything in the world. Sometimes she felt the day-to-day monotony could put a damper on her and her family’s mood. To overcome this, she became determined to bring some fun and whimsy into their everyday lives. One way she did [...]

{Dinosaur Week} 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Field Trips

Field trip tips for kids

To enhance and expand on what we have been learning about dinosaurs this week, we decided to take a field trip to our local Natural History Museum. I thought that this would help my daughter’s interest and understanding of excavation since we are going to do a dinosaur excavation sensory project later in the week [...]

Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt for kids

What is more fun for a kid then going on a hunt to find “treasures”? This is a super fun scavenger hunt tailored for Valentine’s day. It is great because it serves as a fun activity but you can also use the items you hide as your child’s Valentine’s Day gift and/or items for a [...]

Opposite Day {Celebrate the Fun}

Opposite Day

The first Holiday we are celebrating as part of our {Celebrate the Fun} series is Opposite Day! The nice thing about this holiday, and the other holidays that I will be sharing as a part of this series, is it doesn’t matter if you celebrate on the “official” day. You can celebrate Opposite Day whenever [...]

{Celebrate the Fun} Silly Holiday Series

Fun Family Traditions

I am SUPER excited to announce a new series on my blog: Celebrate the Fun. Each month I will be featuring on my blog an obscure, bizarre, silly, and fun Holiday and what my family did to celebrate. I thought this would be a fun way to bring some excitement and whimsy into our lives. It is [...]

Christmas Tradition: Gingerbread House

Gingerbread house

We started a new tradition this Christmas; Decorating gingerbread houses. Decorating a gingerbread house with a toddler is a little bit different experience than I remember. Something I have learned since becoming a parent is to just go along for the ride and don’t take anything too seriously. In this case, I let go of [...]