• Valentine’s Day Craft | Love Bugs

    Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, which for me, means that we are quickly approaching Spring! Once spring hits, we start spending a lot of time outside and in the garden, so I’ve been teaching my daughter a lot about bugs. This has…

  • Cooking With Kin: Homemade Guacamole

    It’s been a little while since I’ve been able to jump on and blog! Work has been crazy busy and on top of that, we have had a few feet of snow, a polar vortex that brought our temps to -50, ice storms, back up…

  • The Santa Experience

    Oh Santa! Kids either love him or are terrified of him. The few times we’ve taken Kin to go see the big guy, we ended up with the cringe worthy crying pictures. This year we had decided that we wouldn’t take her to see Santa,…

  • Kicking off December With Gingerbread Houses

    What better way to kick of December then by making gingerbread houses! If you’re starting from scratch like I did for my house, you’ll need to buy a box graham crackers and an obnoxious amount of candy that you would never otherwise eat. I also…

  • Letters to Santa

    I know it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but I like to plan ahead, which includes sending our annual letter to Santa Claus! Did you know that your child can write a letter to Santa and have one returned to you postmarked from The North Pole?!…

  • #13 Days of Thankful

    This Saturday will mark 13 days until Thanksgiving. As the holidays arrive and the year comes to an end, I like to take time to reflect about everything that I have and even what I don’t have. There is always so much to be thankful…

  • Halloween Mantle

    I am so excited to share my Halloween mantle! I am thrilled with how well it turned out! One of my dreams was to have a house with a fireplace and mantle to decorate. Our prior house didn’t have one, so this move was a…