Busy Binder

I got adventurous and made a busy binder. It took a LONG time. G hasn’t been the most into it. Maybe M will be when he’s older? I have used some of the pieces to hide around the room or…

Scrambled Eggs

We love scrambled eggs around here. Quick, easy, filling, customizable. What more could you ask for in a food? Here is my process: -crack eggs into a bowl (tip: crack the eggs on a flat surface so you are less…

Carpet Cleaner

Let me start by saying I hate carpet. But we have carpet on a good chunk of our house. I hope to change that one day. carpets + kids = stains. And some stains are rough. Like this one. I…

Card sort

This activity was ready in about 2.5 seconds. I cut a slit in an empty oatmeal can and gave M some cards. He has a great time with this. Once he’s older, I can make 2 cans and make the…

Tomato Sauce

In 2020 we bought a house and decided we needed a garden. Three months into gardening and I am obsessed. We finally started getting some tomatoes so I have been finding ways to use them up. The joys of this…

Fostering Independence

Look… I am kind of a lazy mom. If I can have the kids do something so I don’t have to, I am going to make sure they can do it. However, I don’t push them into anything. I don’t…

Movie Night

Sometimes it’s ok to stay up late. Sometimes it’s ok to miss bedtime by a lot. For me to say that is a BIG deal. I am, usually, a pretty big stickler when it comes to G’s bedtime. I know…

Cupcakes

My parents’ birthdays are a week apart but we didn’t get to see them on their birthdays. We did dinner with them a few weeks later and made cupcakes for them. G LOVES to bake. And she did an excellent…

Nursing Woes

“Nursing is the most natural thing. Your body was made for it” Ok cool… Maybe… But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. For a lot of moms, it’s not. I was really lucky with G. We had some pain at the…

Coffee Mugs

We have a blast making gifts for people. For my parents’ birthdays, we decided to make them coffee mugs to go with their gifts. We have done mugs a few ways. Pens are fun but being able to do hand…