Our New Favorite Books!

Eleanor has been on a book kick lately. She is in love with books she can touch and interact with. She loves flip books, pop-up books, and absolutely loves the touch and feel books. The book we’ve read the most is Never Touch A Dinosaur By Make Believe Ideas Ltd. The book is a quick…

DIY Halloween Candle Jars!

Fall is almost here! Here in southeast Iowa the temps are dropping, the pumpkins are growing, and Starbucks has released the almighty PUMPKIN SPICE! All things Fall and Halloween are here. This year, Allison was looking for a way to help raise money for her Dance expenses. With a quick Pinterest search we found some…

Pastel Rainbow 1st Birthday!

Eleanor’s 1st Birthday party was everything we wanted it to be! We didn’t go overboard on decorations. We spent under $100 on decor! Her theme was everything pastel and rainbow. Most things were purchased on Amazon, Etsy, or at Walmart. I will post a few links to products in this post. These balloons made the…

Baby Girl’s 1st Birthday Party Ideas

Eleanor’s first birthday is less than 2 months away now. I’ve been scouring Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. Here are a few of my favorite themes and the pins that inspired them! You can find my entire Birthday Party boardย Here! Happy BEE Day, With a little Winnie The Pooh! How perfect is that little dress?!…

Be Kind, But Don’t Expect the Same From Others

Nothing will teach you more about yourself than seeing your child interact with others. Behavior is learned. Over the last few weeks I’ve seen my daughter go through some of her first negative interactions with other children. We’ve all been through it. As children, we want everyone to like us and we want to be…

10 Baby Items I Love

There are so many baby products out there! You can literally spend THOUSANDS on a new baby. Here is my top 10 list of things I found myself getting the most use out of. Some things I used often, others were daily life savers! Fisher Price Rock and Play! This thing is hands down the…

Top 5 Things to Do at Disney With Your Little Princess

In case no one warned you, I’m a Disney addict. Disney has been a part of my life for a long time. I grew up loving the movies, knowing every lyric to every song, and now I’m sharing that love with my daughters. Disney is an escape from the everyday grind, and a place to…

Easy Fluffy Slime Recipe For A Snow Day!

We’ve had plenty of snow this week. Living in Iowa it’s a normal but it seems like this year as soon as we get the roads cleared, the snow is falling again. This week along the kids have had 2 full snow days and 2 late starts. Instead of being stuck on the couch watching…