Each Summer I create a “What do we do in the Summertime” jar with fun ideas for the boys and I. I started this tradition because I use to feel like the whole summer passed us by before we knew it and before we had done any of the fun things I was planning. My…

I can not believe that Easter is over already! I feel like I never got a chance to even get into the spirit of Easter before it was over! We did put up a little Spring decor… Free printables from here and here! As far as celebrating goes we attended a Easter egg hunt on…

  I can’t believe we are just about a month away from all the Easter Egg hunts, candy and fun!! I got thinking that this year, it would be fun to come up with a fun tradition to have the cousins do a different type of Easter Egg Hunt then we’ve done before.  So, a…

Happy Valentine’s Day!!!! Hope you are all feeling the love today! I’m going to share with you today a game that my family LOVES! This game was a staple in my house growing up! As kids we loved it! The best part is its so easy and it never seems to get old for kids!…

BIRTHDAYS!  Birthdays are so much fun!  Now that my boys are getting older and really understanding what a Birthday is all about I decided that this year I wanted to start some little extra traditions to do on their Birthday.  For the most part – all the ideas I’m going to share aren’t too much…

Sometimes you find the greatest ideas on Pinterest! This one is so simple and will definitely be a new tradition for me. Instead of buying a card for a baby shower buy a book and write your message inside the cover of the book. Not only is it about the same price as a nice…

Growing up my Mom had her box of “doo dads” as she called them, that she used as the tags on our presents each year. They may not be the most fancy wrapping but they bring back such fond memories! She used all sorts of ornaments and had special ones that even had our names…

My boys books came for this year! I love giving them a book each year that has pictures of them throughout the year but that also says nice things about them that will help build them up and help them feel loved. This year the theme was “Mommy’s wishes for you.” I wrote all about…

Thanks to Pinterest my eyes have been opened to so many new and clever twists on the traditional gingerbread house. Here are my top 12 fun ideas for decorating food with kids at Christmas time! Decorated Christmas trees using upside down ice cream cones by Coupon Clipping Cook. Make a Nativity instead of a Gingerbread…

When I was a girl scout in Brownies we made candy trains for one of our activities. My Mom loved them so much she saved the pattern all these years later. We made them every couple years growing up but when the grand kids came along she started doing it each year that she had…