How To Build An Awesome Baked Potato Bar

You all know it is hard for me to resist a do-it-yourself or build-you-own style food bar.  I love them!  I love how they appeal to a variety of tastes and can be customized to each person's own opinion of greatness.  Maybe it just comes from having (or being) a picky eater, but I love when you can … [Read more...]

Get Ready for a Fun Game Night at Home with Escape the Room

(This post contains affiliate links.) Have you heard about all the "Escape the Room" locations opening up around the country?  I have been aching to try one but we haven't made it yet.  So I was thrilled when my friend handed me this game and said we must play it! It is Escape the Room for home … [Read more...]

How to Make an Awesome Hot Wheels Parking Lot from a Tray

Do you have a Hot Wheel loving kid?  Here is an easy craft to make for your child or to give as a gift. Months ago, a friend gave me this unfinished tray that she didn't want.  (This tends to happen when you're crafty or throw a bunch of parties.  People want to get rid of the stuff they'll never … [Read more...]

How to Help Your Kids Memorize Large Portions of Scripture

Nearly five years ago a deal was struck.  My kids had been wanting pets but my husband, never having owned an indoor pet himself, was not eager to introduce hair, odor and more chaos to our home . . . especially when we were planning to build a new house.  Thinking he could postpone the inevitable, … [Read more...]

Fun Ideas for an Emoji Party

Are your kids into emojis and emoticons?  At the beginning of August, we celebrated my daughter's eighth birthday.  She is crazy about emojis and sends her daddy lots of text messages filled with hearts, funny faces and smiling piles of poo.  So it was not a surprise when she asked if she could have … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Homemade Honey Granola and Craft

September is just about here and do you know what that means?  National Honey Month!  We're celebrating with homemade honey granola and a honeycomb-inspired craft.  Plus, I'm sharing other ways to celebrate and have fun with honey. Join me at Motherhood On A Dime where I am guest posting today. … [Read more...]

After-School Kids’ Peanut Butter Trifle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpWithPost #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias Can you believe it?  It is that time of year.  Summer has flown by as usual and we are officially back to school.  But even if your kids … [Read more...]

GROWING FRIENDSHIPS: A Book That Every Kid Should Read

(This post contains our affiliate link.) It was unanimous.  We all agreed that every kid should read this book on friendship.  Go grab it now because you will love what and how it teaches your child about being a friend. The book is Growing Friendships:  A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping … [Read more...]

How to Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School with Two Daily Questions

Changing schools is rough [understatement of the year].  After experiencing it ourselves last year, my heart aches for the kids who are about to walk into that new classroom for the first time, not knowing a single kid, recognizing a teacher's face or even knowing where the bathroom is in their new … [Read more...]