Halloween Treat Bucket


I was provided free product from Expressions Vinyl to complete this challenge.  All opinions are 100% my own. Halloween is one of my most favorite holidays to celebrate each year, especially now that we've got kids.  I mean, how fun is it to dress up and walk around your neighborhood with your little ones?  I've already started getting our family costumes together for Halloween this year and … [Read more...]

Garden Grown Recipes & Gift Ideas


At a loss as to what to do with all those veggies and herbs that grew in your garden this year?  I've got a couple easy, not to mention delicious ideas for you... Dried Basil Chocolate Zucchini Bread Easy Refrigerator Pickles Basil Infused Olive Oil All of these ideas would be perfect for a quick gift for a neighbor, co-worker, friend, or family member OR you could keep them all for … [Read more...]

Monster Birthday Party Ideas


Over the past few weeks I've enjoyed sharing all of the monster themed birthday party ideas that I incorporated into my middle child's first birthday party.  Here they all are, in one easy to find spot! Torn Fabric Birthday Banner Monster Eye Birthday Celebration Wreath Monster Eye Mobile Monster Bubble Wand Party Favors Color a Monster Party Activity Birthday Memory Book Easy Party … [Read more...]

Homeschool Lesson Plan Book Plus Free Printable Plan Pages


This year I've decided to truly make a commitment to begin homeschooling our oldest little guy.  He just turned 3 in July and loves to learn.  He often asks if he can "do his work" and loves to get out educational toys that this one time teacher has managed to save and accumulate over the years.  Just like when I taught, I've searched long and hard to find a lesson plan book to fit my needs with … [Read more...]

Five Keeping It Real Potty Training Tips


Today’s post is sponsored by Pull-Ups, but my love for their Big Kid Academy option is all my own! Today we're going to talk potty training.  That dreaded time in all parent's lives when your entire home basically becomes a toilet, and your precious little one can at any moment mark his or her territory without any warning whatsoever.  I'm here to talk to you today as a survivor of potty training … [Read more...]