V-Stitch Headband {free crochet pattern}

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed, email updates or Like Us on Facebook. Thanks for visiting! Have you wanted to try a beaded crochet pattern, but feel overwhelmed? This v-stitch headband is adorable, easy, and works up fast! All you need is a small amount of yarn (I […]

10 Tips for Babies Who Hate Tummy Time

Does your baby protest every time you lay him on his tummy? It can be so hard to watch your precious baby scream when you’re just trying to do what the doctor recommended to avoid torticollis and to improve neck muscle strength. Early intervention has been an invaluable asset in working with my premature daughter, […]

RumChata Cheesecake Pudding Shots Recipe

Love cheesecake? How about pudding? And rum? Then you HAVE to try these RumChata cheesecake pudding shots! I made these for a party a while back and they were such a hit! Not only is it a fun way to drink AND snack, it’s also so sweet you can barely taste the liquor! These are […]

Pamper Yourself, You Deserve It Giveaway

Put yourself first and pamper yourself regularly to make yourself a better mom. Not only is it relaxing, it gives you the break you need and deserve, so you can go back to your “mom duties” feeling refreshed and like a queen. My mother and I were so lucky to be invited to a local […]

DIY Toddler Learning Magnets on the Silhouette Cameo {Free Printable + Free Cut File}

My daughter is obsessed with magnets, in fact, we have none left on the fridge from her playing with them and eventually wandering off with them. She loves taking them off and putting them back on the fridge. Instead of going out and buying her some learning magnets, I figured why not just make some […]

DIY Wool Dryer Balls Using Only Wool Yarn

Have you seen the list of chemicals in both dryer sheets and laundry detergent? According to a 2011 study, dryer sheets are toxic and states that 44% of dryer sheets spewed at least one carcinogenic air pollutant during testing. Snopes seems to think the ingredients are “generally safe”. In my opinion, it’s not worth the risk. […]

Does your toddler pull the removable tray off their high chair? {Dollar Store Fix!}

My daughter is in the phase where she is taking lids on and off of things, seeing how they fit and putting them back together. I love seeing her hit her milestones and it makes me happy that she is starting to figure these things out. However, it’s not working so well at meal times […]

How to Get Your Toddler to Tolerate Stroller Time {tips and alternatives}

I think toddlers in general hate stroller time. Before Livvy could walk, she loved going out in the stroller. So many new things to check out! Now that she’s actually able to walk on her own, what fun is being strapped into a stroller being forced to sit still? Even before my daughter was walking, […]

How to Feel a Little Less Guilty about Feeding Your Kids Macaroni and Cheese (or other fattening comfort foods)

My daughter, and most kids I am sure, loves macaroni and cheese. Heck, I love macaroni and cheese. It’s a great comfort food and so easy to make. I usually make a skinny version, but sometimes I’m lazy and sometimes I’m craving full fat cheesy goodness. It’s 12° today, I’m cold and I have a […]

Why I am buying my kid a kid’s kindle fire instead of regular fire

Looking at cyber Monday deals for Kindle fire almost lead me to buy a $30 Kindle fire 7HD (I believe the regular price is $49) for my daughter. I mean, after all, she’s basically watching nursery rhymes. I just wanted custody of my phone back, and to have something to use as a reward/distraction for […]