Activities to Keep You & Your Family Occupied During Social Distancing

No distance between these two!! I’m so thankful they have each other during this time of social distancing. Staying home is tough, especially with kids, and while it’s going to be a long couple of weeks, I want to make sure we’re doing our part to help flatten the curve. So… in we will stay. […]

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Rainbow Toaster Pastries

Another day leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, another rainbow treat to enjoy. The kids and I made these cute pastries a couple of days ago and we enjoyed creating and filling and topping them together. We of course had to take turns because both the kids needed my help with some of the steps […]

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Watercolor Rainbow Craft

Happy March, friends!! I’ve never been big on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, but I do enjoy having corned beef and cabbage the day of and of course, a handful or two of Lucky Charms. But with the kids, it’s been fun to do special things for each holiday. Last year, we made these Lucky Charm […]

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Monster Marshmallow Treats

The time is near to start booing our friends!! We’re looking forward to dropping treats off at their doors and ringing the doorbell. Last year, Peyton got quite sad when we would drop off the treats and not say hi, so this year, I’m prepared to tell her that we’re kind of acting like ghosts […]

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Patriotic Watermelon Fruit Pizza

This summer has greeted us with incredible weather so far. We’ve enjoyed being able to eat outside, go to parks and just spend our weekends outdoors. One of my favorite parts about this cool summer weather is being able to keep our windows open throughout the day. There’s something about that summer breeze flowing through […]

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Our 2019 Summer List

Brett and I have been together for over ten years now and our first summer together, I came up with this brilliant idea to create a summer list with all of things we wanted to do and places we wanted to visit together. Brett acted like he was on board, but looking back on it […]

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Chick in Egg Pancakes

I have this ongoing note in my phone with recipes I come up with on a whim. Whether I’m in the grocery store and see a food I’d like to use in a recipe, or if I’m at a restaurant and become inspired by a dish I’m eating, I’m always adding to the list. I […]

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Rainbow Greek Yogurt Bowl

A little fun fact about me: I was Dorothy in my middle school’s production of Wizard of Oz in sixth grade. It was by far the highlight of my childhood and really sparked my love for music and singing even more. My love runs deep for the Wizard of Oz and all things Judy Garland, […]

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Gerald the Giraffe Bananas

Alright… it has snowed for the millionth time in the suburbs of Chicago and I am going CRAZY!!! I feel so bad for our kids because things have started to get pretty boring indoors and we could all use some fresh air and sunshine. Sure, we can get out of the house and run around […]

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Valentine’s Day Friendship Bracelets

Every once in a while, I like to walk through the craft store to see if anything spark my creativity and gives me ideas for crafts for the kids. The other day, I went through the bead and jewelry section, and all of the colors, shapes and pretty pieces made me think about the fun […]

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