Knuckle Pumpkin Art

  Ahh, do you smell it? You know the smell I'm referring to. The smell of FALL! The air is crisp, and there's hints of pumpkin, cinnamon and apple everywhere! Although the temperatures are dropping to numbers I'm not particularly fond of, I do consider fall my favorite season. Bar. None. One of the reasons why I adore fall so much is because it's the beginning of the ... Read More

Learning All About the Sun with the Build-Your-Own Luci Solar Light Kit! | STEM Project for Kids

We were sent the Build-Your-Own Luci Solar Light Kit from MPOWERD in exchange for this post. All opinions are our own. Bella and I are loving science experiments lately. STEM is such a vital part of our every day lives. Yes, numbers, letters, colors and shapes are important for early education, but to learn how something works is the start of something "more". We were sent ... Read More

DIY Elmo Party Cups! – Easy + Affordable Dollar Store Project

I'm having so much fun crafting cute little DIY projects for my youngest daughter's first birthday party. It started out as a necessity since I couldn't afford pre-made decorations, but now that I'm in the midst of it, I'm glad I chose to make my own decorations! As mentioned in my previous DIY Elmo Birthday Party post, I'll be sharing a tutorial for everything that I'm ... Read More

DIY Elmo Party Plates – Easy, Affordable Dollar Store Party Idea!

This year has been a hard one for me. After one financial blow to another, I found myself grasping at straws as to what to do for Juliana's first birthday party. I knew it wasn't an option NOT to have a party. I started searching online and brainstorming my own ideas to come up with the best DIY Elmo birthday party ideas. The first DIY Elmo birthday party project I'm going to ... Read More

Four Ways to Make a Child’s Birthday Special When You Can’t Be There

Four Ways to Make a Child’s Birthday Special When You Can’t Be There A birthday is the perfect time to celebrate your child! That often means throwing a party, showering them with presents, and getting them a cake. Unfortunately, that’s all stuff that’s nearly impossible to do when you can’t be with your child on their special day. Whether your job takes you far away ... Read More

Paper Plate Earth Day Craft

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Earth Day holds a special place in my heart. I do my best to be environmentally conscious due to the fact that we only have one Earth, and it won't be here as we know it if we don't take care of it. I've been instilling my love of science and the Earth into my daughter in hopes that she will grow to love the Earth and all ... Read More

Creating New Thanksgiving Traditions with Our Thankful Tree!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links for products included in this craft tutorial. Purchasing through these links at no extra cost to you helps this blog stay running. Thank you! Thanksgiving is often relegated to being the ugly stepchild of the mainstream holiday trifecta. Everyone goes so nuts over Halloween and Christmas that they seem to forget about ... Read More

13 Ocean Themed Crafts for Kids!

Arts and crafts has taken over my life ever since my daughter was old enough to pick up a marker and a paint brush. Now that she's 7, she's become a mini craft queen. Always wanting to do a dozen and a half crafts during the weekend! She's shown interest in ocean animals, so I thought I would browse for ocean themed crafts for kids that seem easy enough to do. Here are 13 ... Read More

7th Birthday Interview with Bella + FREE Birthday Interview Printable!

We celebrated Bella's SEVENTH birthday this past Wednesday. My, how time flies. I created this blog when Bella was just 10 months old, and now she's 7. Unreal. I saw this birthday interview floating around, and I thought it would be a clever way to treasure memories and for her to look back on in years to come. I plan to come back to these questions every year to see which ... Read More