My Isabella loves reading. We like to visit the library close to her private school and check out books and more books. She is a book worm, and I am very happy for that. When I was her age, I too loved reading, and books were a frequent gift during the holiday season. Do you have a book worm at home too? Chalk of the Town has this really fun customizable tote bag for kids. The I'M READING Chalkboard Tote Kit is such an affordable and awesome gift idea for the book lover in your life. You need … [Read more...]
Need a Milk Bath Recipe? Here are 3 Simple Recipes!
Milk baths are a luxurious way to care for your skin. Cleopatra was said to use milk and honey baths to achieve her historically famous complexion. The lactic acid in milk is a form of alpha-hydroxy-acid which breaks down the dead skin on your body helping it wash away leaving your skin soft and smooth. While you can buy milk bath products it is just as easy to make them at home and you can have full control over what goes into your milk bath. Honey Oatmeal Milk Bath An oatmeal milk bath … [Read more...]
Make Slime Recipes with the Slime Sorcery Book
Isabella is hooked on making slime recipes. She is always searching for how to make slime on YouTube kids and trying any recipe she can get a hold of. That's why when I was asked to review Slime Sorcery, I knew she'd want this book badly. I like when we can find slime without borax, and this book has 97 borax-free recipes! Slime Sorcery 97 Magical Concoctions Made from Almost Anything - Including Fluffy, Galaxy, Crunchy, Magnetic, Color-changing, and Glow-In-The-Dark Slime By Adam … [Read more...]
Get Outside! Backyard Kids Obstacle Course Ideas
My kids love making obstacle course races in our backyard. They've been doing it for the last few years. They will pull outdoor toys from the garage and set them up. They grab the tablet, turn the stop watch feature on, and try to be the fastest. An obstacle course race is a great outdoor activity for kids. Do you remember being sent outside, all the time, when you were a kid? I know I do. Now that we are finally starting to get Spring weather, I am giving my kids no choice. They must go … [Read more...]
Moms, are your traveling with the kids? Make this Travel Kit!
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreMomentsWithExcedrin #CollectiveBias My husband and I have been planning our summer vacation for 2017. We keep going back and forth if we want to take a road trip or fly next summer to San Diego. We've made our list of pros and cons, and we still can't seem to decide. If we get there sooner, we have more time with family on the beach. If we take our time, we can build road trip … [Read more...]
Bible Journaling for Kids
When I started journaling in my ESV Journaling Bible, my daughter thought that was pretty cool. She was very interested in trying it on her own. I haven't seen a journaling Bible made especially for kids yet, but I thought if I got her a small journal she could start journaling favorite verses from her Bible. She LOVED that idea. Of course, when I wanted to look for affordable places to purchase supplies, I immediately thought of Oriental Trading. There is so much in-stock, at great prices, that … [Read more...]
Keeping Carpet Clean in the Fall is Not Easy!
Fall is such a fun time of year for us in the Pacific Northwest. The colors are unimaginably beautiful. We get misting rain, fog, and sunshine that can steal your breath away. It’s still warm enough to wear a rain coat and rain boots outside and be comfortable and in the evening you can have a warm drink and cookies and just listen to the rain hitting the glass of the sky lights. It is, quite possibly, my favorite time of year. Back to school, my birthday, Halloween, and Thanksgiving are all … [Read more...]