Dominos Cut and Paste

Dominos are super versatile activity! You can use them to match – letters: same case or different -numbers: match the numbers, match the number with the word, or match the number with a representation (dots, tally marks, pictures) -colors -shapes…

Chicken Pot Pie Muffins

I love these chicken pot pie muffins. Easy, delicious, and freeze well. I usually use Pacific Food‘s Cream of Chicken soup. I have, also, made my own biscuits using the dumplings in this recipe. If you make your own, make…

Salad Spinner Painting

This was fun but I didn’t get the results I was expecting Cut paper into a size that fits in your salad spinner. Put paper in the salad spinner and squirt some paint on the paper. I tried thinning out…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Go make this! Right now. It’s that good. This is a big win over here every time we make it. The kids love it. The adults love it. The leftovers are delicious. I have made it in the slow cooker…

Free books!

And they are good too! Did you know Dolly Parton gives away a ton of free books??? Every month from birth to age 5 your kids can get a book FOR FREE. And they are some of my favorites the…

Favorite Printable Sites

Here is a list of sites I have had great success with for printables. Coloring, cut and pastes, matching, and so much more! Let me know your favorites so I can add them to my list! These are so great…

Pasta with Peas and Sausage

This was a success with both kids! Modifications: I used tricolor spirals I subbed 1 cup of milk and a few tablespoons of butter for the cream because we were out. I added some spinach because I had some to…

Breastfeeding Tips

When I was pregnant with our first, I had 2 goals (read demands). I was not going to have a c section (um… About that) and I was going to breastfeed for exactly one year (also, about that). I ended…

Water painting

Super easy set up. Super low mess. Kids were entertained with minimal support. Woot woot!!! supplies: Cups for water. I have ones like these but I like these better because they have a lid to save the paint. We aren’t…

Dishwasher Color Matching

G knew her colors when we did this but was still working in identifying her letters and numbers. This was a cool way for me to sorta be involved while working on other stuff while she worked. I taped Construction…