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This handy Hanging Clothes Organizer for Kids will make it as easy as ABC to get ready on school mornings. Find our easy DIY tutorial here and make your own today!

Back-to-School Hanging Clothes Organizer for Kids …

This article is sponsored by Target - all ideas & opinions here are my own. If your children haven't already started back to … [read more]

You're not the only one who's tired and may struggle with health issues. Here's one mom's story.

Health Challenges and Changes …

This is one of those posts where I draw back the curtain and throw the Pinterest perfect pictures away. (And no, that's not me in the … [read more]

Children won't even realize they're learning as they enjoy these playdough shape mats! Perfect for at-home play or preschools, this simple activity helps with dexterity too. Download your free printable shape mats for kids here:

Preschool Learning with Playdough Shape Mats …

This article is sponsored by Childtime Learning Center, but all ideas here are my own. Children are like sponges - they're … [read more]

Here's the perfect Scissor Cutting Practice for Preschoolers. Even older kids will enjoy this fun activity as they fine-tune their scissors skills! Grab your Free Printable Activity Packet here:

Scissors Cutting Practice for Preschoolers …

Disclosure: I’m a Fiskars Kids Scissors sponsored partner, but all ideas here are my own. I've often felt like I've neglected my … [read more]

With no refined sugar, this simple chocolate protein balls recipe is a great way to enjoy a guilt-free chocolate fix. Plus it's so tasty, even the kids will love it as a healthy snack

Chocolate Protein Balls Recipe …

We've gone gluten free (is that how you say it?) and I've been in the kitchen more than ever as I try new recipes.  I've … [read more]

This free printable activity for fall is so much fun! Roll-a-Scarecrow is a great way to learn numbers and get creative.

Free Fall Printable: Roll-a-Scarecrow …

Fall is my absolute favorite season. And, honestly, no matter what the calendar says, once we've started school (like we did two weeks ago) … [read more]

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This handy Hanging Clothes Organizer for Kids will make it as easy as ABC to get ready on school mornings. Find our easy DIY tutorial here and make your own today!

Back-to-School Hanging Clothes Organizer for Kids ...

This article is sponsored by Target - all ideas & opinions here are my own. If … [read more]

Keep your kids' shoes organized with this easy DIY shoe organizer. Since each child has their own space, it'll eliminate messy shoe piles and fighting. Grab your free printable labels too!

Easy Shoe Organizer for Kids ...

This post is written in partnership with Rack Room Shoes, but all opinions & ideas are … [read more]

How to Make a Pencil Case from Felt

How to Make a Pencil Case from Felt ...

I'm trying to stretch the days of summer, I really am.  The last 2 weeks have been … [read more]

This simple DIY Lunch Box Note & Treat Holder is a great way to upcycle an old tin, plus your children will love the little notes & treats you send them as they head back to school!

Lunch Box Note & Treat Holder ...

  While some may want to hold onto summer as long as possible, others are counting … [read more]

Dry Erase Back to School Evening Checklist

Dry Erase Back to School Evening Checklist ...

This article is sponsored by Target; all ideas & opinions here are my own It … [read more]

The simple way to make your own inexpensive bookcase out of materials you probably have around the house. (No DIY skills required!)

Make Your Own Bookcase for Under $10 ...

This post is written in partnership with Put Me in the Story books, but all opinions & … [read more]

Easy-to-make and inexpensive, this DIY personalized Travel Snack Cup is a hit with both kids and moms!

Easy DIY Travel Snack Cup ...

  This post is written in partnership with Horizon Organic Snacks, but all opinions … [read more]

Tired of your DVDs taking up so much space on the shelf? Or not being able to find the movie you want? You won't want to miss this easy efficient method for DVD organization where you can fit all your movies into a small organized space!

DVD Organization: How to Fit a Lot of Movies Into a Small ...

This article was written in partnership with The Maids; all ideas & opinions are my … [read more]

DIY Back to School Denim Notebook - Musings From a Stay At Home Mom

DIY Back to School Denim Notebook ...

I'm finding it so hard to believe that it's time to think back to school already.  I … [read more]

Recipes

With no refined sugar, this simple chocolate protein balls recipe is a great way to enjoy a guilt-free chocolate fix. Plus it's so tasty, even the kids will love it as a healthy snack

Chocolate Protein Balls Recipe ...

We've gone gluten free (is that how you say it?) and I've been in the kitchen more … [read more]

This tasty recipe for Ginger Chicken and Snowpeas is easy to make and ready in less than 20 minutes - a delicious dinner after a busy day!

Easy Ginger Chicken and Snow Peas Recipe ...

Life has been crazy busy around our house lately. It feels like we just returned home from … [read more]

10 Asparagus recipes that will make your mouth water

10 Asparagus Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water ...

Asparagus is one of those veggies that gets no love. It's not used in every recipe like … [read more]

This quick-and-easy Scrambled Eggs & Cheese Monster is a fun breakfast with a cheesy twist. You'll love that this recipe for kids is packed with protein and they'll love creating their own "monster" with delicious fresh fruit!

Scrambled Eggs & Cheese Monster for Kids ...

This is a sponsored article, but all opinions are my own. It's not always an easy … [read more]

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Lettuce Wraps are a perfect lunch or quick and easy dinner; you'll love how spicy and tangy this deliciously low carb recipe is!

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Lettuce Wraps ...

 Disclosure: This is a sponsored article, but all ideas here are my own. Buffalo … [read more]

Treat yourself to this tasty Sweet Chili Asian Shrimp Stir Fry recipe for a quick and easy, healthy dinner. You'll love the flavorful honey sauce (there's no sugar!) combined with vegetables and shrimp. Yum!

Sweet Chili Asian Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe ...

It's easy to get stuck making the same meals over and over, right? And sometimes you … [read more]

Savory Ground Turkey & Quinoa One Pot Dinner Recipe - This hearty dinner is healthy, gluten free, and loaded with vegetables and savory seasoning with a light tomato sauce.

Savory Ground Turkey & Quinoa One Pot Dinner Recipe ...

I have a long list of favorite meals I regularly cook for my family but I've been slowly … [read more]

How I Quit Caffeine with this 1 Simple Trick, Plus the Amazing Benefits of Honey Lemon Water {reduces sugar cravings, carb cravings, helps weight loss, improves digestion, and much more!}

How To Quit Caffeine With This One Simple Trick ...

I quit caffeine (aka coffee) in February and I haven't looked back. I feel healthier, … [read more]

Grilled Cheese "Sushi" Rolls are a delightful cheesy twist on the classic sandwich that both kids and adults love. They're fairly simple to make and are great for lunch or snack or even a fun dinner - the kids won't mind!

Grilled Cheese “Sushi” Rolls ...

I love creating new recipes and fun food for my kids to enjoy. Even though they may not … [read more]

Activities for Kids

Children won't even realize they're learning as they enjoy these playdough shape mats! Perfect for at-home play or preschools, this simple activity helps with dexterity too. Download your free printable shape mats for kids here:

Preschool Learning with Playdough Shape Mats…

This article is sponsored by Childtime Learning … [read more]

Here's the perfect Scissor Cutting Practice for Preschoolers. Even older kids will enjoy this fun activity as they fine-tune their scissors skills! Grab your Free Printable Activity Packet here:

Scissors Cutting Practice for Preschoolers…

Disclosure: I’m a Fiskars Kids Scissors sponsored … [read more]

This free printable activity for fall is so much fun! Roll-a-Scarecrow is a great way to learn numbers and get creative.

Free Fall Printable: Roll-a-Scarecrow…

Fall is my absolute favorite season. And, honestly, no … [read more]

These fun free printable matching games will keep preschoolers busy as their older siblings head back to school. Whether homeschool or traditional, kids will love this fun activity pack!

Free Printable Matching Games for Preschoolers Activity Pack…

It's back-to-school time and we are actually starting … [read more]

Play dough fun with a free printable pretend play set for learning about emotions.

Playdough Fun with Emotions + Free Printables…

We absolutely love playdough and play with it ALL.THE.TIME! … [read more]

Chore Sticks - the SIMPLE chore system for kids that works so well, they'll beg you for more work to do! Find out how here, plus pick up your free printables!

Chore Sticks : The Simple Chore System for Kids That Works…

Aren't we always trying to get our kids to do … [read more]

Get a free printable Chore Chart for Kids, plus find practical ideas for getting kids to do chores!

Practical Ideas for Getting Kids to Do Chores + A Chore…

Disclosure: This article is sponsored by O-Cedar, but all … [read more]

How to Make Minion Stick Puppets Featured

How to Make Minion Stick Puppets…

One of the most anticipated movies of the summer is Minions! … [read more]

49+ Brilliant Ideas for ENJOYING (not just surviving) a Road Trip with Kids - from DIY games and activities to free printables, good behavior motivators, genius travel hacks and more, this list will not just save your sanity, but turn your trip into a fun family memory!

49+ Brilliant Ideas For Enjoying a Road Trip with Kids…

With most of our family living out of state, we've taken a … [read more]

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