Tag: kids

100 Enriching Activities for Kids

I don’t think I need to explain why I am writing this post right now.  Summer camps have been canceled, pools are closed, I pulled my kids out of baseball this summer because people don’t know how to wear masks in public, and Target is totally wiped out of ” […]

 

DIY Montessori Snack Station

 Thank you to Entenmann’s Little Bites for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are entirely my own.  #LoveLittleBites and #LunchboxGoals All of our kids attended Montessori preschool, and we have loved what the Montessori learning method has done for our children.  One of my favorite things about Montessori is that it teaches […]

 

Cedar Valley Birthday Party Guide

After living in the Cedar Valley for six years, and hosting my share of birthday parties in the area, I decided to put together this birthday party guide for you, as I didn’t feel that there was a great resource online.  I love organizing events, and I now consider myself […]

 

Caramelized Onion Chicken Dip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Nexium24HrGameReady ​ #CollectiveBias Here I am sitting 15 years past my senior year in college, and still, every fall, my husband and I get together with our friends during our college’s homecoming game. A lot […]

 

15 Places for Family Fun in The Cedar Valley

Since initially writing this post, my family has moved away.  If you have anything else you would like me to add to this list, please feel free to contact me.  My e-mail is makethebestcrafts @ Gmail. com  This post may contain affiliate links  I loved raising my family here in […]

 

Instant Pot Applesauce To-Go

This post may contain affiliate links Because we just started school, I am feeling ambitious, and I wanted to come up with some fun lunch box snacks that are healthy, and that don’t have a bunch of sugar or artificial colors. Homemade applesauce is super easy and only uses a […]

 

Hot lunch ideas for your child’s thermos

There are several good reasons to pack a hot lunch for your child in a thermos. It’s Healthier- My kid’s cafeteria actually has a decent menu with lots of fruits and vegetables, but still, there is nothing as healthy as a home-cooked meal.  One thing that I am starting to notice […]

 

After school car snack station

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Betty Lou’s, Inc., but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BettyLousAtWalmart  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV I have a few ” mom confessions” for you today. 1) The back of my minivan is like the wild west.  […]

 

5 ways families can save time

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MeatlessMac #PickUpCheesyGoodness​ #CollectiveBias When it comes to raising kids isn’t getting more time with them the most precious thing of all?  We have so many modern conveniences that help us save time. For […]

 

DIY Brunch Gift Box

This post may contain affiliate links  I know we’re a few months from and after Christmas, but I know that mothers day/fathers day and graduation will be coming up in the coming months and I wanted to share this gift idea for you. About two years ago, I started getting […]

 

Snow Day Activity Ideas

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. There is something so magical about waking up to those big pillowy snowflakes swirling and whirling outside.  Every time it snows my kids run downstairs with excitement as if it were the first […]