Is Clutter Taking Over Your House? Get it Organized with The Complete Book of Home Organization!

Having a toddler in the house has inspired me (mostly out of necessity) to get the house organized. My little guy enjoys emptying everything, all the time! Every single time I put away something that he’s dumped out, I notice all of the things that we don’t use anymore or that should be in a different space–but I always push it off til another time, thinking it will take forever. Organizing the entire house with a toddler around is a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be with Read More…

Totally Cool Science Experiments for Kids

These colder months can get rough for a mom of a preschooler and a toddler. When we can’t just run outside or play at the park, we start to go a little stir crazy! We like to (NEED to) fill our days with fun activities and my favorites are the ones that keep the kids entertained while they’re learning. Again, I headed back to the Animal Jam Academy to get some great ideas! I partnered with them to bring you these totally cool science experiments for kids… perfect for the colder months!

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Recycling Tips to Make it a Habit #TurnItGreen!

We’ve always been good about recycling as much as we can, limiting waste, and reusing when possible. I mean, we both have environmental related degrees (his in engineering, mine in the sciences) so what can you expect?! There are all kinds of tips and tricks out there to teach your kids about recycling, but I think learning by doing is the best way! Kids will grow up doing what they know. If recycling is always a part of our lives, it will be a part of theirs—because it’s just what you do. I partnered

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Gift Giving Tradition: the night before the night before Christmas

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When I was a kid, my brother and I always got to open one present on Christmas Eve. It was usually a new pair of holiday pajamas! Now that my husband and I have two kids of our own, we continue the tradition! Except for one major problem… our Christmas Eve is SO busy! We spend it with my parents first and then we head to his parents’ house. By the time we get home

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DIY Flower Holiday Place Cards & Decor

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with LOTS to be thankful for! Right now I’m thankful for a long holiday weekend to get ready for the NEXT festive celebration! 😉 It’s cold and snowy outside, so I gathered the kids to help me make some fun holiday table decorations and place card flowers. They’re DIY Carnation Lollipop Flowers that would be fun for any party or event!

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5 ways to celebrate fall

It’s crazy how much I love fall because I’m totally a flip-flop-wearing, beach-loving, summer sunshine kinda girl. But it’s just so…. cozy! I love hoodies and fuzzy blankets, I love warm coffee cups and hot chocolate, I love soups and pumpkin EVERYTHING. So, as we head into October, here are 5 easy & fun tips to celebrate fall.

The only reason I have not yet fully decorated our home for fall is because the boxes of decor were put underneath lots of other heavy decor boxes (for other seasons and holidays!) and

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DIY ladybug rocks & educational fun with insects!

With two toddlers we’re always busy! I mean… THEY’RE busy and I have to try to keep up 😉 The best days are the ones filled with activities we can do together, where I can watch my little ones learn about the world. I’m always looking for new things to do with them!

Educational Fun: learning about insects and making ladybug rocks!

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We have landscaping full of rocks so we’re always using them for our crafting!

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