Make Your Summer at Home with Kids Count (+ LOTS of Practical Ideas!!) - Thriving Home
Read my much more updated post called “Make Your Summer at Home Count with Kids” here. With my kindergartener finishing school TOMORROW, plus a 2-year-old and 4-old-year old at home already, I’ve been gearing up for my summer at home with these three very active little people. With over two months all together at home, […]
27 Beautiful Baby Monthly Milestone Pictures to Inspire You
Baby monthly milestone pictures are great way to see how your baby grows up. It's great to look back on baby pictures and see how little they once were and share with family and friends. We found 20+ baby monthly milestone pictures to inspire you.
Childrens Play Area
Children’s Play Space As older parents, we wanted to keep our space separate from our child, but still wanted to be in the same room together without having their toys all over the place. The…
Make sure your kids pull their weight by turning these dollar-store staples into chore baskets.
Even good kids need a nudge in the summer. Learn more here.
Freezer Friday: I made freezer meals, now what?!! Freezer Inventory
A blog with ideas for freezer meals, home decor and holiday decorating.
A Well Stocked Kitchen
To keep meals simpler, we recommend stocking your kitchen with staples and essentials. That way, when it's dinnertime and you call on a r...
5x7 Flat Stationery Cards | Shutterfly
Celebrate every special occasion with unique 5x7 flat stationery cards customized by you. Whether you're sending Happy Hanukkah greetings, Christmas cheer, or celebrating the new year, Shutterfly offers a vast collection of flat stationery cards that can be personalized to suit your style. Adding your own sentiment and photo to a holiday greeting card tells your recipient that your card could only come from you. Your custom card will turn any holiday or special occasion into a keepsake to…
Giant Board games - A girl and a glue gun
Part 2 of my daughter’s party with Oriental Trading is….GAMES! What’s more fun than games…? GIANT GAMES! I have a couple super fun ones for you! They are perfect for a backyard party! We hung them on the fences and side of the house…but we could totally find a blank wall in the house […]
Monthly Pictures of Babies - There's a Shoe for That
9 months old It seems crazy to be thinking about monthly baby pictures for baby #2, but I can remember my panic after having Little Dude to find an idea that I was going to be happy with. I remember spending tons of time deep into the night searching Pinterest for inspiration and will likely do the same this time, but starting to think about it more than a week before I need to actually take the picture will hopefully alleviate a bit of pressure. With Little Dude I had no idea where to begin…
Ward off your kid's nightmares with "nightmare spray."
"My six-year-old son was having awful nightmares, so I bought a bottle of inexpensive lavender body spray, removed the label, and replaced it with one that read: 'Nightmare Spray: Guaranteed to Ward Off Closet Monsters, Creepy Crawlies, and Things That Go Bump In the Night!' A couple sprays and he sleeps like a log."— Shannon Eckleberry, Facebook
Make your own Movie Theater Snack Box! -
Make your own Movie Theater Snack Box, super quick, super fun, and super awesome DIY craft to make your own movie theater snack box in 5 minutes
How to Afford Becoming a Stay at Home Parent
If you've been dreaming of staying at home with your kids, money doesn't have to hold you back. Here's how you can afford to be a stay at home parent.
A birthday tradition to start now: A Birthday Bucket
Who doesn't love to celebrate their birthday? Or in my husband's case his 'birthday week'. Years ago, wanting to make birthdays fun and exciting without breaking the bank, we started a birthday tradition by making this Birthday Bucket or 'party in a bucket' as our friends have referred to it as. It's a bucket that contains all the things you need to decorate for your special birthday morning without any planning or ever having to run to the store Birthday Tradition with a Birthday Bucket A…