I may have mentioned before that we try to visit the library often to check out some new to us books and explore different authors. We also have access (through the library) to an extensive online catalog of books, audiobooks, and music. Some of the books we’ve picked out for this week are water/ocean/beach themed.… Continue reading Water week!
As I mentioned before, it’s the final month of summer and I’m really going to encourage the kids to do something other than lounge around the living room. I’ve decided that all month long we’re going to have an activity of some sort. A craft project, helping in the kitchen. And I’m going to loosely… Continue reading Star Art
It’s the 2nd (and sadly, last) month of summer break. So we’re going to try and make the most of it around in our corner of the world. It’s hot here making it hard to go outside and do “typical” summer activities. That’s nothing new to us, summer is hibernation time, while the rest of… Continue reading Happy July!
It’s been a little hectic over here. After birthday weekend, we had a surprise visit from some relatives. Then helping Bugs prepare for state tests and now we’re at the end of school. So I’ve got ideas for summer and projects that we might start tackling around the house. My little baby is growing up… Continue reading Toddler girl room ideas
It was a great party! Super simple but cute and not too overwhelming for this mama or my now 2-year-old! Here’s a quick look at the table. Since we were having an afternoon party, we chose only to have quick bites of food and the cake. Nothing that would spoil anyone’s dinner later and not… Continue reading Flamingo Party Time!
It’s been quite warm recently, making the choice of a flamingo party appropriate. It has a summer vibe (though we’re barely in spring). I wanted to make sure that I didn’t go too summery and I wanted to stay away from looking tropical. So no pineapples or palm trees, but fun pink florals. I thought… Continue reading Flamingo party prep
New feature! As I find memories I remember from years past, I’ll jot down a few notes for these Memory Mondays. As I start to prepare for baby girl’s 2nd birthday, I thought back to her party last year as well as other parties I have enjoyed over the years. Having a party at home… Continue reading Memory Monday