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Edible paint idea - use frozen berries! Fun kid idea

Edible Paint Idea: Berry Paintings

I am a huge fan of edible paint ideas (especially for small kids, under age 2 — they still put   Read More »

10 Easy-to-Grow Herbs for Your Kitchen Garden

10 Easy-to-Grow Herbs for Your Kitchen Garden

Cooking with fresh herbs can be pretty pricey, but you might feel intimidated by the idea of growing your own. There are lots of herbs that are actually pretty easy to keep alive, even if you’re just planting them in your kitchen window! It’s all about knowing what to grow and how to care for it.

St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Drink

Make a St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Drink

So much St. Patrick’s Day fun centers around shamrocks and the color green, and I love that this festive drink celebrates the whole rainbow! Modern Parents Messy Kids shared this fruit-filled St. Patrick’s Day treat, and I can’t wait until my son is big enough to drink one of these. She suggests using juice or soda, but you can also use plain seltzer if you’re trying to avoid sugary drinks with your kids. The fruit will infuse the water with plenty of flavor. Either way, what a fun, healthy way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your kids!

10 Homemade Healthy Snacks for Kids

10 Snack Recipes Your Kids will Love

My son Darrol Henry just turned one year old on Sunday, and that means we’re trying to get him off of the bottle a bit and onto eating more solid food snacks. Some of these foods are not quite age-appropriate for him yet, but as he moves to more and more solids, these are the snacky foods I’m eying for my guy.

Kid-Friendly Vegetable Recipes

10 Kid-Friendly Vegetable Recipes

Getting kids to eat their veggies can be a little bit tricky, can’t it? My 11-month-old just dove headfirst into a phase where anything green on his tray that’s not avocado goes straight onto the floor. Maddening! These are the kid-friendly vegetable recipes I’m looking at to avoid more of this picky eating as he gets bigger.

DIY Container Gardening Ideas

10 Recycled Container Gardening Ideas

As spring slowly makes its way up to the northern hemisphere, I have gardening on the brain, and these crafty containers add a little character to your garden on the cheap.

Conversation Heart Wreath - from dollarstoremom.com

Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Conversation Heart Wreath

Nothing says “I love you” like chalky candy heart goodness, right? What could be more Valentine’s Day than conversation hearts?   Read More »

Dollar Store Craft: Valentine Cupcake Holder

Tutorial: Heart Filled Cupcake Stand

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate.  Who doesn’t like chocolate and love all in one day?! With   Read More »

Football field table runner - made from dollar store placemats! Super Bowl craft

Tutorial: Football Field Table Runner

Super Bowl is only a few days away and I’m gearing up for a house full of crazy fans.  With   Read More »

Romantic Recipe: Mixed Berry Tart for Two

Romantic Recipe: Mixed Berry Tart for Two

What’s more romantic than a warm dessert made to share? Create a special tart for two to share with your   Read More »