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With the 10 year anniversary coming up of 9/11, we thought we would honor it with a printable!  Thanks Lisa for making this!  It turned out perfect! Each year, like many of you, I generally think back to the morning it happened.  I was 18 and in my 2nd semester of college.  I was still…

Someone lost their very first tooth in our house! He seriously cant stop smiling. My Mom passed down the Tooth Fairy Pillow that she had made for us when we were kids and I was so excited to finally be able to use it! I remember putting my teeth in the little pocket and going…

My Nathan boy has been really working on counting lately.  He picked up on numbers and number order super easy.  But, when it came to actually slowing down to count items, he just lacked patience.  Say there was 5 apples in front of him, he would would start counting 1 apple, 2 apple and then…

My Parents brought Davis back a 100 piece Memory Game from Yellowstone National Park. At first I was overwhelmed by it -it fills our whole table! The pieces are big squares with real pictures on them. Now that we have played it a few times its one of our favorite games! The pictures are amazing…

I learned this trick from my Mama just this year! I lay most of my jeans out to air dry but I have one pair that is kind of stretchy and so I have to dry it otherwise it gets a little to big. The only problem is that when I dry it in the…

Super easy and fast and my kids liked them minus the green onions. These were even easier because we have been watching at the end of the day for rotisserie chickens to go half off and then shredding the chicken and freezing it. Its been so great to be able to go outside and grab…

I had the best time planning this party, it was the most fun theme ever since there are so many directions to go with it! We started off with the Jedi training academy. We had enough Jedi clothes and light sabers for all of the kids to dress up. We had a projector all set…

Last time I was in CA I brought back many of my Moms sewing things. Ive never been much of a sewer. I don’t have dreams to be a great sewer but I do have dreams of beautiful quilts. My Mom could sew and she did it quite a bit when we were younger. I…

Sadly we didn’t really hop a plane to Hawaii we just brought Hawaii to our home! Last week one of the summer jar activities drawn was: Plan an imaginary trip around the world, where would you want to go? Caleb immediately shouted Hawaii and off we went. In the morning the boys colored palm trees…

N @ 34 months building and trying not to let Baby J destroy his creation. One of our new favorite activities in our house is to pull out our Lauri’s Tall Stacker Pegs.  I had seen them on a some blogs I follow and thought they would be a great toy that served multiple uses. Today during…