Archives for January 2013

Valentines Made Completely by Your Child~ Easy enough for a 2 year-old!

I absolutely love it when kids make valentines completely on their own! There’s just something so memorable about them. I was going through some old photos of Lucy from when she was about 2 1/2 and was reminded of just how special homemade valentines are, especially when there is minimal help from adults. What I […]

Valentine’s Day Sensory Box (and a cute children’s book about love)

Today was the perfect day to get our Valentine’s Day themed sensory box ready~ it was a sunny day, and I had time and energy to get errands done~ always a fun combo! I headed off to Target and, because our sensory boxes seem to lose the fillers quickly, bought 8 pounds of white rice […]

Banana Ice Cream with Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough {recipe}

One of my best friends bought me an ice cream maker a while back, and it’s been one of the best gifts ever! The kids and I love using it to create any type of frozen yogurt or ice cream flavor we can come up with. We had a bunch of overripe bananas sitting around […]

Sidewalk Chalk Paint

RECIPE~ cornstarch & water (1:1 ratio), food coloring The End

Reusable Baby Wipes and Baby Wipes Solution

When Theodore was born my husband and I decided we wanted to use reusable baby wipes with homemade baby wipes solution for diaper changes. I had been trying to avoid lots of chemicals in our house by making my own cleaners, so I was interested in doing the same thing with baby wipes. I wasn’t […]

Banana Chip Breakfast Bars {recipe}

I’m so excited about this recipe for breakfast bars (basically soft granola bars)! I’ve been searching and experimenting with different ones, and this is my favorite by far! And it really lends itself to many different substitutions to fit any special dietary needs or just to use up what you already have in the kitchen. […]