Tag: kids

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

  I have a few ” mom confessions” for you today. 1) The back of my minivan is like the wild west.¬† Like, I don’t know everything or anything that is back there.¬† I almost don’t even want to know. 2) I shamelessly pay my kids to pick up wrappers […]


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‚Äč #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 […]


five ways to start your morning off right

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.¬†#NatureMadeHeartHealth¬†#CollectiveBias My. Mornings. Are. So. Important. They set the mood for the rest of the day. I think I have mentioned before,¬†that I LOVE to wake up early and be productive hours before my […]


Triple Decker Peanut Butter and Jelly Bento Box

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jif¬ģ and Smucker‚Äôs¬ģ. All opinions are mine alone. #BetterTogetherPBandJ #WeAreBetterTogether #CollectiveBias There is just something so exciting about the first few weeks of school.¬† ¬†The anticipation of finding out who your teacher is, and who is in your class, […]


5 tips for hiking with kids

Thank-You BODYARMOR sports drink for sponsoring this post.¬† All opinions are entirely my own.¬†¬† I arrived home this week from a weeklong vacation in South Dakota with my family.¬† We spent the majority of our days outside hiking and observing nature while visiting national parks and monuments.¬† Although I wasn’t […]


Garden Markers and Peter Rabbit Movie Night

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.¬† All opinions are mine alone.¬† #WelcomeToFamilyNight #PeterRabbit #CollectiveBias Last winter the PTA organization at my son’s school rented out a movie theater on a Saturday morning for all the kids to watch Peter Rabbit.¬† It was super fun, […]