Super Simple Halloween Costumes Ideas for Young Kids

I don’t know about your kids, by my boys (ages 2 and 5) don’t like masks on their faces, nor do they like to wear long-sleeve polyester costumes (likely because it’s usually hot in Florida on Halloween) and my goal each year is to find costumes that are super...

Creating Lasting Memories for your Holiday Table

I was inspired by several stories highlighted this past year about people using their tablecloths as a mural to memorialize family attendees each holiday meal. Some people created these for Christmas or New Year’s, but we decided to start it for Thanksgiving.  Here is how we started our family...

Kid’s Weekend Favorite: Easy Banana Bread

My boys typically have simple and relatively healthy requests for breakfast in the morning – oatmeal with blueberries, Cheerios with bananas, yogurt with granola, or a (whole grain) waffle with fruit. However, they have a favorite for “special occasion weekends” – banana bread. I define “special occasion weekends” as whenever...

Liebster Award 2017

What is the Liebster Award? The Liebster Award is an award that is given to new bloggers from other bloggers. It is a way for new blogs to gain a bigger audience and to get to know fellow bloggers. Blogging is HARD and having a support system of people...

What our Dog Taught our Son About Bravery and Kindness

When my husband and I met, we each brought dogs to the relationship. My husband brought Kodiak, and I brought a Boston Terrier and a mixed breed dog. My two dogs were energetic small dogs who were always trying to kiss everyone and jump on people. Kodiak would tolerate...