Dream, Pack, Travel!

Summer is almost upon us and the excitement is starting to build for our upcoming trips to the pool, camping trips, and other special summer activities! It’s no secret around here…we love summer! The only part that isn’t exactly my favorite is all the packing and unpacking that it takes to do all the summer […]

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Hop ’til You Drop…

Let’s face it. Kids can have a LOT of energy some days….or most days…or even every day! 😉 I find this can be especially tricky to deal with in the long, cold winters…or even on the rainy days or weeks now during the warmer months. So…that means that it’s time to get creative and find […]

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Gardening for Kids! ~ GIVEAWAY!

One of the summer activities that I always look forward to in spring is gardening! I grew up working alongside my parents in the garden and although I didn’t necessarily enjoy it very much as a kid, it must’ve “grown on me” somehow because now, when spring arrives each year, I’m thrilled about having my […]

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Spring Gifts & Goodies!

Spring is here…and we are absolutely thrilled!! Spring is that time of year when we can finally start dreaming about enjoying hot summer days at the pool, outdoor birthday parties, and of course, we love that spring brings new life…cute baby animals, and the ‘awakening’ of life (except for those mosquitos! They could stay asleep […]

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Sew Many Monkeyz! ~Giveaway!

I love creativity. I wish I had more of it flowing in my veins, but for now, I’m contented to just appreciate the creativity of others and to follow Pinterest pins and instructions in order for me to recreate the ideas I fall in love with! And there are so many ideas out there, I […]

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LEGO + Easter Baskets = Success!!

Many families love to do some extra special things for their children, grandchildren, nieces/nephews, etc….especially when there’s a holiday coming up! Easter is just about here, and it is one of those times when we enjoy setting  an egg hunt, and putting together an Easter basket or a few special Easter gifts for our kids. […]

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Purr-fect Paper Cats ~ GIVEAWAY!

I grew up with cats…and I have to admit…cats are one of my favorite pets. However, I will also admit that I am not a big fan of indoor cats in my own house. Outdoor cats are perfect though. 😉 Recently we found some indoor kitty’s that our kids can enjoy though…they’re not the kind […]

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Nouwee the Second!

If you have been following Andrea’s post, you’ll have read her review on Nouwee back at the beginning of January.  Now, truth be told, I was supposed to review what I got at the same time. However, there was a minor issue with my package being delayed for awhile. Methinks it fell out of a […]

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Tell the Time with Superman!

Do you have early risers in your house? We have a bunch of little munchkins that all love to get up early…realllllly early! And by early I mean 6am…or once in a while, even earlier. The thing is…I’m not quite ready to crawl out of bed at 6am, so we’ve come up with  a solution […]

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Gnoments! Cute, fun, and relationship-building!

Lookit those two critters! Aren’t they just the cutest!? When I got an email asking if I’d like to review the Gnoments, how could I say no?? They really are stinkin’ cute! I love the size of them. Also, as my 4 year old says, “Mommy, why are their bums so heavy?” – they’re weighted […]

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