Snack Healthy With Musselman’s Squeezables Sours #SqueezablesSours

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This summer, I was determined to give my kids some new healthy habits. We were screen free from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and outside most of the day. I poked around in my garden while the kids enjoyed their bikes, inflatable water slide and our trampoline. https://www.instagram.com/p/BIvOS7RArnr/?taken-by=momspotted While my kids were out having a classic 1980’s summer, I started brainstorming new … [Read more...]

The Mayflower – A Massachusetts State Flower Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We were recently challenged to make our State Flower the Mayflower and participate in a blog hop to Tour the World by Flower with Playground Parkbench and we thought game on! If you don't know the state flower for Massachusetts it is the Mayflower. Here is a photo for your reference: To make the craft you'll just need a few basic craft supplies: white construction paper small star … [Read more...]

Have a Summer Water War with these DIY Sponge Bombs {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Here in New England we might have had a hard winter but it's surprisingly hot here already. Yesterday alone was 90 degrees! I love the heat but my kids get cranky if they don't have a great way to cool off. The boat isn't yet ready, as parents we don't want to deal with the waterslide and we don't have a pool. I've seen these fun sponge bombs all over Pinterest and a few weeks ago I picked up some … [Read more...]

Green Sparkle Leprechaun Slime {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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Looking for a fun last minute idea for a festive Happy St. Patrick's Day? Try this Leprechaun Slime! It's simple to make, only takes a few minutes and lasts for many uses! Ingredients Needed: Bowl One: 2 Cups White School Glue 1½ Cups Warm Water ¼ Cup Green Glitter ¼ Cup Gold Glitter 20 Drops Green Food Coloring Bowl Two: 1⅓ Cups Warm Water ¾ Teaspoon of Borax (also … [Read more...]

How We Celebrated Halloween 2014 #WW

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I hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween! I can't believe another Halloween has passed! We had a whole week of holiday fun! First we had the challenge of getting Sawyer to put on his Halloween costume. Of course with his deep love of Mickey we only thought it would be fitting that he get a Mickey costume. We found this awesome one at Babies R Us! How cute is he once he was convinced putting it … [Read more...]

DIY Mosaic Fall Vase {Easy Mod Podge Autumn Craft Tutorial} #FunCraftsWithMom

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  I'm running a little late getting my house all decorated for fall but it doesn't mean I'm not thinking about it. I'm not there yet because I've been trying really hard to declutter. Along with the decluttering I ended up with a box of glass I didn't want any longer. I was about to donate them until I remembered an old craft I loved to do when I was younger and thought one of the boys … [Read more...]

2014 First Day Of School {3rd & 8th Grade}

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I can't believe it is September! I feel like summer just started but instead it's ending. I'm sitting here thinking of all the things I said would be done by now and all the things I want to get done this fall. It just seems like the seasons go faster and faster and time just never sits still anymore. It's another school year starting today here and my boys have grown so much! Johnny is the … [Read more...]

2014 Annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Road Race

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Last weekend was our annual St. Patrick's Day Road Race here in Western MA. Almost 8 thousands runners come to run this race! It's known as one of the hardest ones around since it's on lots of hills. Every year we all go down to our family business that just happens to be located right across from race headquarters to watch the fun and hang out with friends and family. We have multiple … [Read more...]

Our Christmas 2013

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Talk about a late post! Things have been super crazy around here but I really wanted to make sure to share our Christmas. I love looking back through the years at special moments with my children and I would be sad to have no memory of our Christmas together on my blog. We received MANY Christmas cards. Three times this much. Next year I need to find a new system or at least another one … [Read more...]