Decluttering · parenting

Teaching Your Kids To Purge The Mess!

Yes, you read the title to this post correctly!  Children, as young as 2 or 3 years old, are more than capable of helping you to clean up and even declutter the home.  2 year olds can place their dirty clothes at the end of the day in their laundry basket, take their plastic dishes… Continue reading Teaching Your Kids To Purge The Mess!


Hand Print Christmas Crafts

There is something so special about your little ones handprint.  They will never be this small again and one day we will look back and won’t believe our child’s hands were so tiny!  This is why there are SO many crafts that use your child’s handprint.  Here are some of our favorite, and easy, ones… Continue reading Hand Print Christmas Crafts


5 Easy Homemade Ornaments For Children

In our home we have two trees.  One in the living room that I get to decorate and one in the playroom that they girls can go crazy with.  Every year they love to make their own ornaments to hang on their special tree.  The ornaments come out every year and they bring back such… Continue reading 5 Easy Homemade Ornaments For Children


Salt Dough Ornaments You Can Make Today

Making salt dough ornaments is a family tradition in many households and for good reason.  You can make them with three simple ingredients that you most likely already have; flour, salt and water.  Watching the little ones knead the dough, use the cookie cutters to cut the shapes, bake them, decorate them and then hang… Continue reading Salt Dough Ornaments You Can Make Today


Fun & Easy Christmas Crafts

Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees:  I think my daughters are their friends had just as much fun creating these trees as they did eating them!  Turn ice cream cones upside down and cover with green frosting.  We added green food dye into our frosting until we got just the right shade.  It doesn’t matter if… Continue reading Fun & Easy Christmas Crafts

Christmas · Gift Guide · Sugar Body Scrub

Homemade Sugar Body Scrub-The Perfect Gift

The Holiday Season is upon us and with that comes gift giving to teachers and neighbors.  The children have their main teachers, teacher aides, a student teacher, Principal, art, technology, PE, music, dance, keyboard, Spanish and swim teacher.  All of these people pour endless amounts of attention onto my children in order to help me in… Continue reading Homemade Sugar Body Scrub-The Perfect Gift

Christmas · Gift Guide · Stocking Stuffers

Best Stocking Stuffers For 2016

Its that time of year again when Santa and his Elves are getting all of the presents ready.  The children spend time making their Christmas lists which usually consist of the toys that go under the tree or in their Christmas sacks.  Stocking stuffers are a place where Santa and his Elves can go off… Continue reading Best Stocking Stuffers For 2016

Colored Rice · Letters

Wooden Letters Activities

We love our Wooden Alphabet Blocks (click here to purchase through Amazon) and get so much use out of them.  Our 3 year old has learned all of her letters mainly through this puzzle.  My daughter, like lots of other children, is a hands on learner and these activities allow her to hold the letters and… Continue reading Wooden Letters Activities