How to Make Peanut Butter & Jelly Sushi Rolls (Video)

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sushi

It’s Foodie Friday and we are sharing a quick video about how to switch up the boring peanut butter and jelly sandwich to make it fun. My kids love pb&j but they do get bored with the same square sandwich day after day. So, when we need to add a little fun to their lunch,… Read More

10 Ways to Decorate with Instagram Pictures


If you’re like me, your Instagram pictures reflect some of the sweetest moments and memories your family has shared. It may seem silly, but Instagram pictures really do serve as a sort of time capsule, perfectly capturing that moment in time. Plus, with the fabulous filters, each photo is turned into an amazing piece of art.… Read More

Wooly Little Lamb Spring Art Project

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Have your littles discovered this book? It’s a favorite of ours and has been for years now. I’ll admit I almost have it memorized … as do my two kids. Through a sweet little rhyme you hear the story of cute little animals and their corresponding sounds. The darling little lamb is always a big… Read More

Easter Crafts Round Up

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I don’t know about you, but my house looks so bare after putting away my Christmas decorations. I wasn’t on the ball with Valentine’s Day decor, and we’re not much of a Saint Patrick’s Day family. So I am itching to get some colorful Easter / spring decorations around the house! What’s better, at least… Read More

50+ Easter Printables

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Spring has sprung and Easter is here! It’s a time to celebrate with family, put on your Easter dress, and go hunting for eggs. There are so many fun traditions associated with the holiday, and so much to buy and prepare, it can make a mom a little crazy. Well, we are here to simplify… Read More

St Patrick’s Day Crafts For The Kids

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St Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so to celebrate this fun holiday, here are 7 St. Patrick’s Day crafts your kids will love! You could hang these up in your home to get in the Irish spirit or send them to a loved one- the choice is yours!   Paper Plate Leprechaun- All… Read More

The Ultimate Oscar Party Planning List


So you wanna throw an Oscar Party? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Whether it’s decor, appetizers, desserts, games, or printables you are looking for, we’ve got you covered with our Ultimate Oscar Party Planning List.   Decor Black, gold and white is always a classy combo for your Oscar Soiree. Try spray painting glass… Read More

Presidents’ Day Crafts


With Presidents’ Day right around the corner, we’ve gathered up some fun craft ideas for you to do with your littles. Some are edible, some are cute, but all of them will teach your children about our country’s amazing leaders!   Masks From Our Crafts N Things. Make these Presidents’ Day masks and have your… Read More

Celery Paint Stamp Love

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In our home, art projects range in excitement. I get an “ok” if I propose a craft with crayons and a “yay!” if markers are brought to the table. But, if I say the word “paint” it’s like heaven on earth. Paint is the secret sauce for popular craft projects around here! We’ve appled our hearts… Read More

Printable Valentines for Your Favorite Geek

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Doctor Who. Star Wars. Lord of the Rings. Harry Potter. Seriously, guys. I’m obsessed. If you are like me and are happily raising a family of geeks, or maybe you just married one, these printables will say I love you in the nerdiest way possible. The Best Printable Valentines Your Favorite Geek. Printable Doctor Who Valentines from Rachelle… Read More

The Machine We Forget to Clean


I am not a super mom by any stretch of the mind, but I do have a side kick. This trusty pal has been with me through many adventures, fighting off villainous scum and conquering evil. I could not imagine life without this buddy by my side, however, like most heroes, I’ve taken my sidekick… Read More

Two Easy Busy Bag Crafts


I shared a few weeks ago that my son and I participated in a busy bag swap with our local mommy and me group. To recap- our busy bag swap was where each mom made the same busy bag activity, enough for each participant, and then we swapped with one another.  We walked away with… Read More

10 Cent, Personalized Valentine’s Day Cards

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My 4 year old and I homeschool for preschool, but that doesn’t mean we don’t incorporate the tradition of Valentine’s Day cards. Nope! We embrace them – big time – and like coming up with simple (but fun and cheap) ways to share our love with her little friends and our family. When all was said… Read More

8 Valentine Gift Ideas For Your Child’s Classmates


Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite times of year. I love all things love, plus my birthday is the day after, so it’s always been a holiday I look forward to! If you’ve got kids in school that need to bring gifts to their classmates, you’re in luck. Today we’re rounding up some fun,… Read More

DIY Gel Sensory Bag


As a new mom, I was on the hunt to meet other moms with babies around my son’s age.  I joined a play group over this past summer that has been awesome so far. The babies range from 6-18 months, but my son seems to be on the younger end of the group. We recently did a… Read More

DIY Craft: How to Make Paper Snowflakes


It’s all the rage in the grade schools this winter to make paper snowflakes. Not just the simple cut a flat snowflake out of a sheet of paper type but an elaborate 3D craft that kids like to hang around the house as decoration. While these snowflakes look complicated, my 9 year old daughter showed… Read More

5 Sensory Activities For Toddlers


Happy New Year! If one of your goals is for more hands on activities with your toddler- fear not! We’ve rounded up awesome sensory activities that your little one is going to love! These activities are not only fun, they are great learning tools that you can complete in the comfort of your own home. I… Read More

DIY Pom-Pom Drop for Toddler Fine Motor Skills


I’m always looking for easy ways to help my toddler develop his fine motors skills.  I wanted to share a mini-project that I recently assembled that does an excellent job at addressing just that. Hold onto your hats… this one’s a doozy.  First, you’ll need a package of pom poms.  They can be purchased at any craft… Read More

10 Christmas Activities to Do With Your Kids


1) Participate in a Polar Express inspired train ride or create your own at home <<< this is the greatest idea EVER. And free 2) Make ornaments! These are my favorite, of course, but Pinterest is booming with kid-friendly ornament ideas. Just search “DIY ornaments” and you’ll be feeling crafty for days. 3) Visit Santa … and… Read More

Homemade Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments

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Our tree is simple and sweet this year – white lights, a ribbon garland and homemade cinnamon ornaments. These ornaments are the perfect Christmas craft and ensure that your home will billow the scent of Christmas all December long! Earlier this week my daughter and I mixed the cinnamon dough in our trusty KitchenAid and… Read More