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Archive for October 2011

Wax Paper Mini Leaves

This is the first year I’ve done wax paper leaves with my girls, but I did it growing up with my mom and decided it was time to give it a try with my 3 and 4 year olds.  First we took old crayons in shades of turned leaves (yellow, brown, red, green and orange … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Women of Faith

Today I just wanted to post a simple blog of gratitude.  Sometimes I let myself become overwhelmed by life, children, cleaning, cooking, activities, youth group stuff, Bible Bowl coaching, crafting, etc.  I forget to stop and be thankful for all the blessings that surround me.  So I decided to start taking Thursdays as often as … Continue reading

Individual Pumpkin-Shaped Pizzas

I really enjoy making fun meals with my kiddos. We always end up laughing, making memories and a mess! This is something my mom did with me and stuck with me as important bonding time and made me feel important to her. I hope my kids remember it the same someday. Being October, I usually … Continue reading

Fall Leaves Cupcakes

Last week Katie and Bella had the same snack day (which I loved, because they get jealous of each other when they aren’t on the same day).  I decided to make something fall themed with them.  I love involving the kids in their snack so that they can take some ownership for what they bring … Continue reading

Homemade Soft Scrub

So I’ve been seeing a recipe floating around Pinterest for homemade Soft Scrub.  I love using Soft Scrub, but the price is a bit high so a cheaper do-it-yourself version got my attention.  It seemed too simple to be true, but I gave it a go anyway.  I recently cleaned out our garage and realized … Continue reading

Relax Bottle/Time Out Timer

Sooooo… I have a three-year-old little girl who is full of drama.  Probably not the only one in history, but one of my current dilemmas.  When time out time comes for bad behaviour I find myself with a little girl on the bottom step screaming, kicking walls and not able to even calm down enough … Continue reading

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