how to make play dough

play dough

  Play dough is one of the best entertainment sources for toddlers! There are some secrets I’ve found, however, to making perfect play dough, I’ve had my share of mishaps either too sticky or to dry and I think I … Continue reading

5 day meal planner plus printable grocery list

  Rice, Cheddar & Spinach Pie Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 3 cups cooked instant or quick-cooking brown rice 1 … Continue reading

taking time for nothing

morning out our kitchen window

I am admittedly SO bad at this. I was always a “busy body” but since becoming a mom I feel like I’ve turned into busy body hyper overdrive. Yikes. Case in point at this very moment my daughters are both … Continue reading

Toddler Treasure Map and Scavenger Hunt Printables

Toddler Treasure Map

Imaginative play is starting in full swing for Gemma as she approaches three years and I am trying to help her have fun in her newfound adventureland. I came up with a cute idea, somewhat out of end of summer … Continue reading

7 day meal planner plus printable grocery list

  So, I do this anyway, I thought I would share it with you.. if you are busy maybe this can help you for the next week. Here are 7 recipes plus my grocery list for all of the meals … Continue reading

Watercolor with Kids


  One of my favorite hobbies is watercoloring. It is really relaxing to make different blends with watercolor on paper. The great thing about this hobby is that it is inexpensive and it can be shared with children. Gemma really … Continue reading