This morning I turned my daughter’s hair into an octopus for crazy hair day. It was quite the hit at school this morning and only took me about 15 minutes. I wish I had taken step by step photos, but I was in quite a rush, but I will describe how I did it as… Continue reading Crazy Hair Day Octopus
My daughter’s last day of Kindergarten is this Thursday! I can’t believe how quickly this year went, or how well we all adjusted. I was so nervous for my first baby to go off to school! Lucky for us, it was an enriching experience for her, and her siblings and I did just fine while… Continue reading Summer Bucket List
My kids LOVE fun pancakes. These were super easy to make, just one circular pancake, and I loved how much fruit was incorporated into them. If I’d had them, I would have used blueberries for the eyes, but I only had chocolate chips on hand. They had so much fun this morning, my daughter first… Continue reading Lions and… Lions and… Lions… Oh my!
Or, if you aren’t pronouncing them like my 4 year old, “Caterpillar Pancakes” My kids get so excited when I make their pancakes into shapes. We are at the point where when I make plain, circular pancakes, they are disappointed. I’ve tried the method where you use a cookie cutter and fill it with pancake… Continue reading “Cadder-pidder” Pancakes
I will confess that my kids eat waaaaay too many breakfasts that include maple syrup. We are really good about healthy lunches and dinners, but we are in such a rush every morning before school that they have been eating too many toaster waffles. I’ve been making an effort to be more purposeful about feeding… Continue reading Teddy Bear Toast
Every year at Easter, the Easter bunny leaves footprints throughout our house, all the way from the front door, down the hallway, through the kitchen, and into the living room where the Easter baskets are. The kids love this and it really helps to make the Easter Bunny real to them. Here is what… Continue reading Easter Bunny Footprints
Did you know that if you plant jelly beans in dirt over the week of Easter that lollipops will grow in their place? It’s true, just ask my kids and this magic only works at Easter time. First, let your kids pick out some jellybeans. I let mine choose 5 each to plant. Then, find… Continue reading Planting Jelly Beans at Easter