Homemade Easter Gifts for Kids

It's hard to believe that Easter is next weekend.  It's so early this year!  I never got around to bringing up the Easter decorations from the basement and in fact I think there are a few stray Christmas decorations still out around the house (oops). I have a hard time figuring out gifts for my kids… Continue reading Homemade Easter Gifts for Kids


Energy Bites

My kids love these energy bites from Super Healthy Kids.  I've made them several times in the past year.  They are really easy to prepare and can be customized to individual tastes. Energy Bites by Super Healthy Kids These energy bites have simple ingredients - oats, honey, peanut butter and a dash of vanilla.  Chia… Continue reading Energy Bites


You Rule Valentine!

For preschool valentines this year I showed my son a bunch of ideas on Pinterest and let him pick one.  Last year we did the "Have a Ball Valentine!", which I chose.  This year he chose "You Rule Valentine!".  And although there were several really cute printables already out there, Benzo made a new simple… Continue reading You Rule Valentine!


Kool-Aid Dyed Play Silks

Play silks are exactly what they sound like - big pieces of silk you play with.  I ran into the idea when I was searching for non-toy gift ideas for toddlers and preschoolers in December.  I found a great list on Nourishing Minimalism, and #16 was play silks.  I had never heard of play silks… Continue reading Kool-Aid Dyed Play Silks


Preschool Valentines

Valentine's Day is Saturday which means preschool Valentine's Day party is Thursday.  Last night we let our older son stay up a little later after dinner to help put together his valentines for his classmates.  I knew I wanted to do a no-candy valentine and there are tons of ideas on Pinterest.  I also knew… Continue reading Preschool Valentines