Birthday Balloon Wake-Up Call

Another idea I gleaned from one of MANY Pinterest posts… fill your kid’s room with balloons on the eve of her birthday as she sleeps.  Imagine the excitement when she wakes up and sees the balloon wonderland! Bob and I used the air compressor to blow up 100 balloons.  We actually blew them up a … Read more

Olympics for Kids – Craft and Activity Ideas

Our house is PUMPED for the upcoming 2012 Summer Games in London.  My favorite part of any Olympics is the opening games, followed by a bunch of the actual events, including gymnastics and equestrian competitions. Be sure to check out my Olympics Fun Pinterest Board for all SORTS of craft, activity and snack ideas to … Read more

Summer Activities for Kids

The heat is cranking up here in the Northeast!  I spent some time today pinning some fun warm weather activities for kids.  Lots of them include water play – perfect for cooling down during the summer’s many heat waves. Be sure to follow my Summer Activities for Kids Board on Pinterest so you see everything … Read more

The Nature Jar

Lily likes to bring me all sorts of treasures from the great outdoors. Sticks, dandelions and rocks are among her favorites. I had to put my foot down when I found her trying to slough a bucket of fresh mud into the kitchen. Our nature jar was born.  I used a quart sized ball jar … Read more