Are you ready for a new year? After the holidays, I often work on getting my house in order. It’s also fun to stock up on stylish essentials such as buying colorful socks! Here are some of my family’s go-to basics that are helpful year round!
Tag: family fun
The holidays are a fun time to try new recipes, make yummy snacks and mix up delicious hot beverages. It’s also fun to treat your family to some special treats like mixed nuts and holiday cookies. We’ve partnered with Sam’s Club to share some easy holiday ideas you can use at your next party. This post is sponsored by SheSpeaks, Inc and the Simply Orange Juice Company.
Learning how to swim is a great skill kids can use year round. We love going to the lake in the summer and visiting our indoor community pool in the winter. If you are going to be around pools and hot tubs, it’s especially important to teach kids how to be safe around water. Sun Tail Mermaid fins are a fun way to encourage kids to learn how to swim and feel comfortable in the water.
My kids love collecting tiny toys. They enjoy adding to sets they already have and they love setting up little play sets and making up story lines. My girls loved checking out the details of these miniature Little Sprouts play sets and also discovering which surprise creatures were inside their Egg Babies!
The winter holidays are my favorite time of the year. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are wonderful opportunities to create memories with my family, establish traditions and throw festive parties! Don’t miss our ideas for kids’ styles and fun holiday activities.
Apple pie is a classic dessert for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any time of year, really! Bite-sized mini apple pies not only boast the delicious taste of apple pie, they are a gorgeous addition to a dessert buffet table and the perfect size for kids too! These mini apple pies are just as easy to make as a regular apple pie.
Every mom with young kids dreams of their children being able to play nicely together by themselves. Well, at least I do if that’s any indication. My kids are ages 2, 3 and 5 — all of which struggle with attention span, self control and sharing. We regularly practice playing together and enjoying independent play in the next room over. While I’m making their snack, my kids get the chance to play nicely with their interactive toys and preschool activities. They also enjoy exploring the outdoors and my older girls love dressing up! Here are some fun ideas and gear for indoor and outdoor play and creative healthy snacks!
My kids love playtime activities that are interactive and creative! Kids can dress up with Wild Things Animal Blankets, play with homemade glitter slime or create art on a chalkboard table to make the shortened fall days a little more interesting.
Whip up pretty holiday decor in minutes with these easy DIY apple candles! All you need is a handful of unblemished apples and small tea lights. DIY apple candles are gorgeous accents for a holiday table and Thanksgiving buffet spread. I’m excited to share how I made these pretty fall decorative accents in minutes!