Kid-Planned Ice Cream Sundae Party

Kid Planned Ice Cream Sundae Party #SundaeFundae

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Don’t want to miss any posts? Get posts delivered to your email. Thanks for visiting!I love the laid-back days of summer. Trips to the park and play dates with friends fill our days, but eventually they have to end. While I love […]

5 Hands-on Learning Activities

5 Hands-On Learning Activities for Kids

If you’ve been around here long enough, by now you know I’m all about hands on learning. Kids need hands-on learning activities to make the learning stick. Kids can manipulate the materials (tactile) and see (visual) the results. In a nutshell, hands-on learning involves more of the senses making it a multi-sensory experience–a great thing! […]

DIY Preschool Dress-up Corner

This DIY Dress-up Corner for kids makes it easy to keep the dress up clothes organized and easier for kids to play with independently. Use Command Hooks for a quick and removable DIY project. #ProjectAmazing #CollectiveBias (ad)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions and ideas are mine alone. #ProjectAmazing #CollectiveBias My kids love to play dress-up. Give them a cape or a hat and they’ll pretend they’re someone else and enter the land of make believe. As we’ve added to the dress-up clothes and […]

Build-a-Minion Busy Bag

DIY Build-a-Minion Busy Bag using felt. Super easy to make and perfect for the little minion lover in your life.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias Has Minion Mania hit your house? Ours too. My kids are in full-out Minion mode and they haven’t even seen the newest movie yet! The Minions are everywhere, so my kids are on the hunt to […]

5 Recipes for Summer Entertaining

5 Recipes for Summer Entertaining. Make summer parties a breeze with these simple and fresh ingredient recipes!

Seems like summer is the time we entertain the most. Probably because you can throw something on the grill and toss something fresh in a bowl and call it a meal. Summer entertaining is easy and fun. Fresh ingredients take center stage and a meal on the porch makes clean up easy. Two thumbs-up from me. […]

6 Clever Crafts to Keep Little Hands Busy

6 Clever Crafts to Keep Little Hands Busy

My youngest son is a busy little guy. He’s been that way since he was born. I have to stay a few steps ahead of him and keep him engaged or else he’ll seek out trouble. On days when I engage him first thing in the morning, I can tell a difference in the rest […]

Our Homeschool Curriculum 2015-2016

Homeschool Curriculum Choices-third grade and early preK

It’s hard to believe that it’s already getting close to time for Back to School, or in our case, (NOT) Back to School!  I recently started organizing our homeschool curriculum and preparing the weekly folders, so I’ve had school on the brain. Add in the school supply sales I’ve seen, and I’m in full-out planning mode. […]

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake

piece of Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone and I sure hope you give this Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake a try! #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias Last week I was reminded of the birthday cake my mom made for my surprise 16th birthday MANY years ago. The cake was […]

6 Fun and Safe Summer Tips and Activities

6 Fun and Safe Summer Tips and Activities

It’s hard to believe that we’re already in July! I hope you are having a fun and safe summer with your family. I love to see the creative activities that are linked up to the Good Tips Tuesday Linkup. There are endless ideas that inspire me every week, but this week we’re featuring 6 Fun […]

Candy Shark Jello Snacks

Candy Shark Jello Snack Cups--perfect for an easy summer treat during Shark Week, a pirate birthday party, or the beach.

Every time Shark Week rolls around, I think about the birth of our oldest son. As we snuggled our new baby boy in the hospital, we enjoyed all the cable channels we didn’t have at our house. After flipping through all the available channels, Mr. Happy Brown House would settle on watching Shark Week–he couldn’t […]