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10 Awesome Thanksgiving Finds

Hey there!  Wow, can you believe how fast the holidays are coming right up?  A couple months ago I was begging time to go faster to relieve me of my first trimester and the terrible heat; now I am wondering how everything is moving so fast.  The season is in full swing with family visiting, gift planning, travel plans finalized, and finalized dinner menus.  This truly is a joyous time; my absolutely favorite time of the year.  The summer is great and all, but nothing beats these holiday months; atleast for me.  However, I am still waiting for Little Debbie’s Christmas Tree Cakes to hit the shelves; I can’t help but chow down on those little white Christmas trees! While I…

5 Great Activities for a Preschoolers at Halloween!

As Halloween comes to a close, I want to take a moment and reflect on how much fun we had.  We really made the most of October this year, and that means something to me. I want Munchkin to enjoy and engage in the excitement and activities different seasons and holidays have to offer.  It is something I value, and I hope he will as well.  As everyone gets ready to go trick-or-treating I wanted to share some of the great things we did this Halloween to keep on file for next year.   5 Ways (Besides Trick or Treating) to Enjoy the Halloween Season with a Preschooler!   1. Decorate!         2. Have a Halloween Party!     3…

How to Throw your Kids a Halloween Party on a Budget!

  It’s Halloween weekend!!  Is anyone else as excited as I am about this? Halloween is my favorite holiday, next to Christmas.  Back when, before I started making tiny humans, I was the queen of Halloween.  I always hosted the best Halloween party I could afford; it was awesome.  I would spend whatever I needed to on my costumes because it was the one time during the year I really went big on something.  I was very creative too; it was so much fun. Well, now it’s my little man’s turn to enjoy Halloween.  Today is wear your costume to school day; he was so excited.  And, of course, so was I!  Getting him into a costume has been…

A Different Kind of Bedtime

Bedtime is normally a pretty easy ordeal in my household; my son is wonderful with routine.  We brush our teeth, go potty, wash our hands, feed the fish, let the dogs out, put our PJs on, and read a book; it works.  Munchkin falls asleep with me sometimes since I am pregnant and go to bed insanely early; it’s fine. I am not stressing out about all the parenting rules I am breaking or anything.  Everyone is OK. Well, last night was a very different kind of bedtime.  After we read our story, my son got this crazy burst of energy converted into a need for knowledge.  There were so many questions he had for me about animals; what they eat, what they…

Homemade Gak Kids Will Love!!

A recipe for a DIY Gak that kids will LOVE…

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