We pulled up Pinterest the other day and I asked the boys to each pick one Halloween activity that we could do together. Of course, they both pick desert related ideas. So, we made vampire and mummy cookies. I wanted to get these up before Halloween because they were really easy to make with only… Read More Spooky Cookies
Hey Everyone! Here is my article that was published on Red Tricycle last week! If you haven’t already, would you PLEASE click this link: http://redtri.com/7-tips-for-camping-with-kids/ This will help me tremendously! And if you are so inclined, share the article to your social media accounts. I just found out yesterday that one of my articles (here)… Read More 7 Tips for Camping with Kids
Last year the kids were all skeletons for Halloween. These costumes were really fun to make and the kids were able to get involved. Supplies Black legging/pants and shirt. I got these at Wal-mart for $3.88 each. White fabric pant. I used white puffy pant. It didn’t really come out “puffy” because of how we… Read More DIY Skeleton Costume
Over the years, I have really enjoyed making the kids costumes. We’ve purchased a few – buzz light year, spiderman and superman but I’ve had fun making the others. The following are my favorites from the last 5 years. I sewed a few little things but they could all be made without sewing. Each one… Read More 5 Simple DIY Halloween Costumes
Just a quick little note about birthdays as a mom. Yesterday I turned 36. I’m too busy these days to get into any philosophical discourse about what it feels like to be getting older so that’s probably a good thing! Lately I am pretty bad at making plans, especially when it comes to any “free”… Read More Birthday Work
It’s been a while since I’ve done a post about what’s been going on lately. So, here goes. This is a long, random one! If you follow my instastories, you will have seen a lot of this before. We lost our little dog, Dakota on Labor Day. She was 15 years old and we’d had… Read More Life Lately
Let me share one of the lovely things that has happened to my body since it has been home to 4 babies in 7 years. If you are squeamish, stop reading. In order for your stomach to expand to accommodate those little lovelies, your stomach muscles separate. This is called diastasis recti. I have heard… Read More Just Breathe
Are you familiar with Game of Thrones? or GOT as us nerds call it? Well, just in case you aren’t, let me give you a very brief synopsis relative to what I want to share today. Daenerys Targaryen, the rightful queen of the Seven Kingdoms has been in exile in Westeros her entire life. Her… Read More Is He Ruggedly Handsome?