5 Ways to a Simpler Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day can be so fun, especially with kids and I love keeping it simple! I have compiled some of my favorite ways to celebrate this holiday without all the extreme mushy gushy bits. 1. Sweets + Treats I love baking + always whip up something fun for the week. This week Ryker helped me make heart shaped rice krispie treat that we decorated with pink icing + sprinkles. It was messy and oh...

5 Thanksgiving Inspired Snack Ideas

This is truly my favorite time of year. I love trying to incorporate new traditions and of course pull out my tried and true ones. I consider it a tradition to make snacks themed around the holidays we celebrate each month. I believe it brings a silly, whimsical energy into the season and sparks a little magic for the day in our kid's eyes. And it's just FUN! Now please don't think these snacks...

Halloween Stew

Happy Halloween! Recently on Instagram, in a lot of my posts and stories I have talked about my goal to live a life each day that I love. A few months back, I found myself living for Friday. For the weekends. For that next BIG thing. Do you know what I'm talking about? Maybe so. So I took my life into my own hands and wrote out a list of activities and tasks that I love and that fill up my cup....

Family Movie Night: Monster Pizza

At the beginning of the year we pretty much stopped watching television and we saw a huge improvement with behavior. We still love spending time together to watch a good family movie so Family Movie Night began! We started at the end of August and I am excited about this new tradition. Since Riggs was so young he never got into TV and still doesn't have much of an interest in movie night so he...

Monster Treats

These are such an each treat to make and let me tell you how much they impressed the boys! We are all things spooky scary this Halloween and these little guys made a hit! +++ Start out with a normal Rice Krispy recipe and add in some green food coloring. I think I might try doing some pumpkins with orange next time or you could leave out the coloring and shape the treats into ghosts. Really the...