Category Archives: kids

Tweaking the playroom

Adding a very quick and easy Book Nook to the playroom. Before: After: Re-vamping “Dress-up corner“:  $1.00 row of hooks from the dollar store and a treasure box gifted to us at Christmas.  Hang clothes and toss hats, jewelry, shoes, … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Amazingly enough this is only the 2nd snow day we have had this year.  Global warning?  Naaaa!  This is normal, right?   Naaaaaa!  But that is a conversation for another day. M and L were just getting over yet another … Continue reading

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A love bowl

I know it’s a bit early to for valentine’s crafts but hey, we wanted to make something out of salt dough and this is what came about. Love bowls…. First we made the salt dough and used heart cookie cutters … Continue reading

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Thankful for This and That

Taking time to be thankful for simplicity. A rare cup of coffee in my newly recharged love of green tea. Homemade pancakes Homemade French onion soup Indoor obstacle course, tents, fun with cars in beans, and tea parties with cucumber … Continue reading

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Santa’s Workshop

I hosted a “Santa’s Workshop”  playgroup which fell on St. Nicholas day.   The kids completed craft projects as special gifts for mom and dad for Christmas.  They played and ate cookies (the cut and bake kind-because I was too … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..around here.  I really enjoy decorating our house for Christmas.  I love the warm home-y feeling a house has when filled with red and green, this and that’s.  I have not and will … Continue reading

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Today

I wanted needed to spend the day cleaning.  But, I got a better offer. Treasure maps, treasure hunts, stickers as treasures, and forts with pretend naps.  WAY more fun than cleaning!

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A simple day outside

A walk in the woods, catching leaves as they fall, and a picnic lunch.  So simple.  So fun.

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Simply Fall

I love to watch my kids enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Fall leaves, playing outside, and each other.

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Happy Meals

A happy lunch for the kiddos: Carrots, edamame, humus, broccoli, and cheese Play group snacks:  Grapes, almonds (for those of us with all our teeth), apples, and crackers.  And candy corn because, well, I  just LOVE them:)

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