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Upcycled Container Gardens: Housing Your Herbs

Around this house, we try to repurpose and upcycle as many things as we can. If it can't be composted or turned into something else, we try to donate. So very rarely do we end up with things that go in the trash. This makes for a great assortment of containers to be used in the garden. When we picked up our chicks I knew we'd need a little home for them until they were big enough to go straight into our coop. At 3 weeks old they'd need to stay warm indoors so I picked up a metal bucket at our … [Read More]

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a Must See For Any Star Wars Fan

First things first - this movie is based off my two favorite characters: Han Solo and Lando Calrissian. So it is a real treat to have an official origin story that brings these two together in such an enjoyable way. These types of films are tricky, mainly because we already know how the story turns out and who survives. But I think that it speaks highly to the film's ability to entertain and surprise the viewer. This Star Wars film slots fairly high amongst my favorite Star Wars films!  An … [Read More]

Kid Friendly Baked Caprese Chicken With Fresh Herbs from the Garden

This post was sponsored by Culligan Water as part of an Integrated Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. This baked caprese chicken is full of fresh flavor straight from the garden! And our 3-year-old helped prepare the dish from start to finish. Read on to find out how you can get your kids interested in dinner again! Remember a few weeks ago when we were talking all things herbs and I showed how we made an indoor hanging herb garden? Well, our … [Read More]

9 Ways the Nintendo 2DS XL Saves The Day

Did you know that the Nintendo 2DS can save the day when given the right circumstances? Thanks to Nintendo for sending my two older kids each a 2DS XL of their own to test out!  We're huge Nintendo fans here. Both my husband and I grew up with the original Mario Bros and Duck Hunt and advanced to Game Boys shortly after (my husband still has his!). We continued to follow the line in our separate ways until we started dating and I bought him a GameCube. Now that our kids are of gaming … [Read More]

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Should I Take My 8 Year Old To Avengers Infinity War?

Are you a little curious as to how Marvel will interweave all of the superheroes introduced over the years into one cohesive movie? I envisioned an epic journey where each hero would propel the core group forward but was pleasantly surprised at what was presented. Interweaving Storylines With Action, Humor, and Character If you have […]

The Perfect Easter Egg Hunt Ideas for Toddlers in Playgroups

Check out these perfect Easter Egg Hunt Ideas for toddlers when you’re planning an egg hunt for your playgroup. We’ve been planning playgroup egg hunts for years and have nearly perfected the art of the perfect playgroup egg hunt! And we’re sharing all of our tips today!  I am not sure if you know this […]

5 Ways to Make Potty Training Fun + Sweet Incentives

We’re celebrating potty success with help from our sponsor, Pull-Ups Training Pants! Check out these 5 ways to make potty training fun plus a recipe for crazy cake below. We’ve been on our potty training journey for a few months now and I’m happy to tell you that our youngest is now 100% potty trained. And we […]

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