15 Great Halloween Board Books


The first thing that comes out each holiday is our stash of movies and books. They are always packed right on top and the kids enjoy seeing their favorite characters celebrating just like they are. Sawyer's still enjoying all his Halloween Board Books that we've accumulated over the last few years and we wanted to share with you some of our favorites. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey's Halloween … [Read more...]

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins {Fun Crafts with Mom}


I'm so excited it's officially October! It means I can finally pull out all the Halloween decorations and start to get festive for the string of upcoming holidays! I thought I'd have the boys make these Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins to get them excited too! Making these are pretty simple and don't many supplies. You probably have most of them on hand already. SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

15 Fun Fall Children’s Books


It's now officially fall and I've pulled out the sweaters and hoodies. The leaves have begun to change color and fall from the trees and we're lining our schedules with corn mazes and pumpkin patches and these fall children's books are perfect for this time of year! Leaf Jumpers Paperback / Hardcover Graceful, poetic text celebrates the beauty of autumn leaves, while the simple text at the … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Children’s Books


Tomorrow I'm heading to our first pumpkin patch of the year and I'm so excited! My favorite photos of the boys every year come from the pumpkin fields so to get Sawyer ready we've been reading lots of Pumpkin Children's Books! He doesn't really remember prior years so the books have been pretty helpful! Some of the older books have been great for Gavin to read to him and tell him his past memories … [Read more...]

Handprint Garden Stepping Stones You Can Make Yourself {Fun Crafts With Mom}


If you follow my social sites like Instagram or Facebook (which I hope you do!) you'll know I'm really big about my gardens. Next year we're doing a big overhaul and they will be 6x the size it is now. I've been having the kids make Handprint Garden Stepping Stones to place along the walk ways of all the raised beds. There are several ways to make these and we've been making all different … [Read more...]

Sign Up & Start This Years Summer Reading Challenge!


School just ended making it the perfect time to sign up for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Even though we haven't even had a full week off of school I don't want my kids forgetting the importance of reading! Gavin just finished 3rd grade and is the top reader for his entire grade! He worked really hard to get there and letting his reading level slide because school is out is … [Read more...]

Make Shopping Fun with your Little One!


Most people look for every opportunity to go shopping without children but I'm the oddball who waits and goes with mine. Sawyer is my little sidekick and behaves well and I enjoy his company, so I always figure why spend my free time on errands? Make shopping fun for little ones too! We just had our Walmart transformed into a Super Walmart last year and it's been so helpful on getting everything … [Read more...]

Taming Wild Toddler Girl Hair With SoCozy


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SoCozy. All opinions are my own and not edited by the sponsor. Right after Lola was born and they placed her on my chest, I marveled at her hair. It was thick, dark and had a perfectly fun curl too it. Not corkscrew, but not straight either. She had my hair and I was over the moon. I was expecting her to be born with zero hair. Instead, she … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Umbrella Preschool Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}


We have had a pretty dry spring which is uncommon here in Massachusetts but recently we've had a few long strings of rainy days. I wonder now how we survived the long winter months cooped up inside because just two days in we were climbing the walls. I thought to help move the time along I'd do a fun rainy day inspired craft. I remembered seeing a cute project one of my awesome contributors show … [Read more...]

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