Thrifting has been part of my life since I was a kid. My grandmother was dedicated to checking thrift stores. I loved going with her to find the next treasure. When I was in college, thrifting was how I maintained a wardrobe and stocked my dorm room. I love going into the local stores, talking… Continue reading The Art of Thrifting
Saturday mornings, as a kid for me were when Adventures in Odyssey came on the RADIO. I know right, the radio! As my oldest has gotten older I started looking for things for him to listen to during his quiet or for in the car. I complied a list of Podcast and Audio Book Resources for kids, Mama's and Families:
Discovery Toys 2018 Toy Guide: Great educational toys for your kids.
Stockings. Every year, for some reason stocking gifts seem to be a last-minute panic shop for me. All my other shopping for the holidays will be done a month in advance, but then the week before Christmas I realize, oh yea, I need to get stuff for the stockings. In hope of being prepared this… Continue reading 2018 Stocking Stuffers for Kids & Small Gift Ideas
Now that summer is apon us, we are in yard playing everyday. One of the first thing little man says after he gets up is "outside, Mom?" and then he is headed off to find his shoes and get outside and play.
My boys love being outdoors, so I want to equip them with gear that helps themto explore while protecting them from the elements.
My Big Man wasn't much of a little artist. He didn't prefer the feel of finger paint, or anything that got on his skin. He loved the dry erase markers because well he could use the eraser. Now my little man, he is all in. He has no fear of any textures. The minute his big brother pulls out the art bin he wants to be right in there with him. Crayola My First has been a wonderful fit for us.
Big man LOVES GAMES. Luckily for him we have a fantastic friend with young kids who loves games of all ages, and shares those games with us.
because we often live a life on the go, we pack a lot of food with us for when we are running errands, sitting in the ferry line (yea that is a real thing), traveling or heading out to the beach for the morning.
Great magazines for toddler and young kids.