Halloween Movies

We love a good themed family movie night, Halloween movies included--but let's just say none of us are big fans of scary movies...especially if those movies mean nightmares and kids standing at the foot of our beds at 3am, amiright?! So, after watching WAAAAY too many trailers and stopping way too many movies 20 minutes [...]

Halloween S’mores with Boden

Halloween S’mores with Boden

As soon as I saw these cute little ghost-shaped peeps at the store I KNEW we had to make some ghost s'mores to celebrate it (finally!) being October. And, want to know the best part about making s'mores in Texas in early October? You don't even need a heat source...the sun will provide that for [...]

Halloween Books 2019

Halloween Books 2019

*NEW Picks for Halloween 2019!!* Well, friends- October ramps up my most favorite time of year when it comes to children's books...Holiday Picture Books! I'm so excited to continue my fun "Monthly Book Picks" tradition again this year by adding a few new finds each month. Call me a sucker, but I found more than [...]

Girls’ Summer Favorites

Girls’ Summer Favorites

Summer is my very favorite time of year, so I figured I share some of my very favorite items for the girls! Most of these things have been in rotation in our house for years and it doesn't feel like summer without them! Hope you find them helpful as you kick start your own summer! [...]

Monthly Book Nooks

Your "landing spot" for ALL Monthly Book Nook posts, to date!   Book Nook themes, ideas, and LINKS by month: January 2018 | 2019 ( themes: new beginnings, kindness, acceptance) February (themes: Valentines, President's Day, Black History Month) March (themes: St. Patricks' Day, rainbows, luck, spring) April-May (themes: spring, Easter, new life, gardening, nature) Graduation [...]

Valentine Gift Ideas

Valentine Gift Ideas

Ok, better late than never, right? The good news is, lots of these Valentine's Gift Giving ideas are super affordable and can be purchased & here in time for the big day!   FOR YOUR KIDDOS My mom always says, "Don't set expectations you don't intend to keep." Translation: Do I want to spoil my [...]

February Book Picks

February Book Picks

Ok, fellow book hoarders...here it is: February Book Picks! I tried to keep the list short, but I mean, come on-- books about love are the best kind, aren't they? Here are a few of my very favs for the month, covering Valentine's Day and one or two for President's Day and Groundhog Day as [...]