Kid Approved Healthy Halloween Appetizers!

Halloween Fruit Appetizers

With Halloween just a week away we are having Halloween Parties everywhere! Neighborhood get-togethers, school parties, city celebrations and last week we had a family dinner that was Halloween themed. My sister made Mummy Quesadillas, my mom made a spider web bean dip and I made these adorable healthy Halloween appetizers made from fresh fruit! And not… [read more]

Ideas for 100+ DIY Halloween Costumes!

DIY Halloween Costumes - Over 100 Ideas!

I’d be preaching to the choir if I told you that buying costumes at the store is expensive for an outfit worn an average of one time. Not to mention that they are usually poorly constructed and mass produced so you’re likely to be a multiple at that party. But that’s why you’re here isn’t… [read more]

My Favorite Christmas Card Designs and Precious Holiday Birth Announcements!

Minted holiday card designs - foil pressed card

Disclosure: As a thank you for posting about their holiday card designs, I will receive product from Minted which is pretty awesome because I’ve always loved their holiday cards! As my husband and I drove along the beautiful Red River here in northwest Louisiana yesterday, it occurred to me that it’s time to start picking out… [read more]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas + Free Fathers Day Printables

Father's Day Gift Ideas and Printables Perfect for Dad's Love Language

Did you know, we appreciated Mother’s 58 years before Father’s Day received national holiday status in 1972?  I often wonder why I don’t spend as much time planning and preparing Father’s Day as I do a month earlier. My mom always let us know it was coming, leaving us hints so we know what she… [read more]

Unique and Memorable Handmade Mothers Day Gifts

DIY Mosiac Garden Balls - Handmade Mother's Day Gift

It seems like I’ve gotten in a rut with my Mother’s Day gifts as of late. Handmade Mothers Day gifts are always a hit, but one can only have so many popsicle stick picture frames, you know what I mean? With Mother’s Day just one week away I went to the all knowing Pinterest to… [read more]

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Frijoles Charros Recipe + Giveaway!

Traditional Mexican Recipe, Frijoles Charros

Disclosure: Thank you to El Monterey for sponsoring this post.  All opinions and content are my own. One week until Cinco de Mayo! Before you ask “What the heck is Cinco de Mayo celebrating anyway?” here is a little blurb about my favorite Mexican holiday: Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army’s… [read more]

Allergy Friendly, NutFree Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs #Recipe

Nut free Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs filling

When he was about 15 months old we found out that Big Brother (now almost 7) was allergic to nuts…among other things.  Because we have so many food allergies and sensitivities in our house we are on a never ending quest for delicious foods to substitute for our once favorite sweets, treats, and meals. In… [read more]

Fabulous Fun Easter Egg Decorating Ideas for Kids!

Dye Free Polka Dot Easter Eggs

Here comes Peter Cottontail, Hopping down the Bunny Trail, Hippity Hoppity, Easter’s on its way! -Gene Autry It’s true – and he’ll be sneaking eggs in every nook and cranny of your home soon enough.  Speaking of eggs, aside from finding them, dying eggs is one of childhood’s favorite memories. This year, venture outside the… [read more]

Fun Facts about Dr. Seuss You Probably Didn’t know – Free Printable!

Fun Facts about Dr. Seuss - Dr. Seuss Free Printable

This Sunday the world will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 110th birthday!  In honor of the man who contributed so much to the lives of children everywhere I’ve created this free printable of Fun Facts about Dr. Seuss!   If you’d like to print out these fun facts about Dr. Seuss simply click on the image or… [read more]

5 Fun and Easy St. Patricks Day Activities for Kids + Free Printable

easy St. Patricks Day craft fruit loops

Whew!  I know how you feel. By the time March rolls in, I’ve just regained my balance from Thanksgiving and Christmas tripping over themselves. And then, was that New Year’s and Valentine’s Day that just whirled by?! Sometime these little holidays don’t seem worth the trouble, and can tug at your time and attention. Well,… [read more]

Sweet Heart Ponytail for Valentines Day – Hair Tutorial

sweetheart ponytail

With Valentines Day coming up next month I knew I just had to find some cute way to do my daughters hair.  I tried a couple different ideas and this one was a simple and adorable way to dress up the casual ponytail making it into a heart!  So here it is!  The Heart Ponytail! Supplies… [read more]

Be Just Like Mom with the Graco Duo Jogger Toy Stroller – Holiday Gift Guide Review

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Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. Is your daughter anything like mine–she wants to be just like mommy?  She love to help in the kitchen, pretend dress-up or carry a purse just like I do.   I’m… [read more]

Cabbage Patch Kids – Holiday Gift Guide

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Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. While growing up, every year for Christmas I received a doll.  It was a tradition, and I loved receiving them.  My mom loved  Cabbage Patch Kids so those are… [read more]

Candy Decorated Christmas Trees – Egg Allergy Friendly

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Finding holiday treats for kids with egg allergies can be a challenge.  For the last few years all I have wanted to do is decorate gingerbread houses with my kids.  But since they have egg allergies I never attempted it…until last year.  We were invited to our friends house to build gingerbread houses. My friend said… [read more]