Category: Fun Ideas

Here are some fun ideas to try at home! I try to keep all my activities simple, with items readily found at home or easily purchased online!


Tiny Tot Tuesday: Easter Egg Craft!


Welcome to what's probably my favorite category of posts. The heart and soul of why I wanted to write this blog. . . To share simple ideas that families can try at home. I like to keep it easy and affordable.  First off, I need to confess something to you...

Tiny Tot Tuesday: Stickers!


Welcome to Tiny Tot Tuesday: Stickers edition! As a pediatric occupational therapist (who is currently staying home with my tiny tots), I am always on the lookout for little activities that will support good fine motor development in my kids. I like to keep most activities pretty simple, with minimal...

10 Ideas for Indoor Days with Little Ones


The excitement from the holidays has died down, and now we've entered the "boring" phase of winter where we stay indoors most of the time. The flu and stomach bug are making some vicious rounds in our area, so we're on Operation: No Public Places for a couple weeks. I'm...

Baked Scotch Egg Bites with Dijon Sauce


I don't know about you, but after all the delicious sweets from the holidays, I am craving something hearty! I get a little sugared out after Christmas. I made cookies, fudge, and divinity with my mom and daughter before Christmas and ate more than my share of them! Once I...

Did you know Santa has texting?


I try really hard to always be truthful with my daughter. If she asks me a question, I give her an age-appropriate answer. She is very intelligent, so if I give her a rational explanation for something that happens, she'll usually accept it and move on. She has an extremely...

A Pirate Parrrrrty!


We threw a party for our little swashbuckler for his first birthday! I made approximately zero of the decorations, his invites were sent by Facebook, and I didn't cook a thing, but I thought the party ended up pretty cute and very doable! I bought the pirate themed decorations from...

Kansas City for Toddlers


My husband travels pretty frequently for work. Sometimes it's a quick overnight trip, but every now and then, he has a conference that is a few days long and just a drive away. When it works out, the kids and I like to tag along. It's fun to make a...

The Teal Pumpkin Project


Halloween is less than a week away, and if you're like me, you're about to buy Halloween candy for the third time. . . The first time I buy it is when the stores first put it out (Oooh! It's on sale, I'd better stock up for the trick or...

5 Must-Pack Items for Travel with Little Ones


This post contains affiliate links for items that I have personally used and love, purchased from Amazon.com. You can find my disclosure policy here. When it comes to travel, being the mom means anticipating what every single person could possibly need every single day of your trip. I mean, that's basically...

The Multi-Project Pumpkin! Part 2 of 5


Welcome to Part 2 of the Pumpkin Project Series! If you missed out last week, we gave our pumpkins a bath to prep them for all of our fun activities. This week, we're turning our blank canvases into faces! Roo has a couple copies of a sticker book that has animal...