Monthly Archives March 2013

End of the Rainbow Cookies

These end of the rainbow cookies are the perfect treats for St. Patrick’s Day or even for a rainbow party. We made them using only a few ingredients. They are simple enough to make that kids can help! And when you taste them, you will be over the rainbow!
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Easter Peep Pops

Let me start off by saying that these Easter Peep Pops were inspired by the people who make Peeps. While shopping the other day, I noticed pops for sale that were basically Peeps stacked on a lollipop stick. To me it seemed cheaper to just buy a bunch of Peeps and some sticks and make…
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Rocking So Hard

photo “Bob, we need to talk about your birthday.” “I know! It’s only two months away!” “Do you want a theme this year?” “Like last year it was ninjas and zombies?” “Right.” “Yeah. This year the theme is going to be Black Sabbath.” “So a rock and roll theme?” “No. Just Black Sabbath.”
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30 Second Hamentashen Cookies Recipe

I wanted to make Hamentashen with Baby Bear but I needed something easy that she could do almost totally herself since she is in a ‘me’ phase. I used an easy ‘recipe’ that my aunt gave me to do it.
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Get Rid of Hair Tangles Plus a Recipe for Hair Detangler

My daughters have a lot of hair. When we are out and about people always stop to comment on their hair. Often those same people will ask me how I deal with hair tangles or just give me tips on what works for them. A typical comment will be: “Your daughters have beautiful hair. Do you…
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Moments

Sometimes it just hits me over the head the little moments I have or will miss.  I was watching Erin, thinking about all the things I’m looking forward to with my living children, and it just hit me that I’m not going to experience those things with Cora. I don’t get to watch her pick…
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The Plan

“Mom, wouldn’t it be cool if Teddy lived long enough to meet my kids?” “It would. Are you planning on having kids soon?” “No. After college I’m going to live with the guys in a guys’ apartment for awhile and then I’m not sure. I do know that part though. I mean, I’m only six…
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Field Tripper

photo “Bob, I found out I’m going to be a chaperone on your field trip tomorrow.” “What’s a chaperone?” “A chaperone is someone who comes along to help and make sure everything’s okay.” “So like if someone barfs?” “I guess so.” “Or poos themselves?” “I think we’re going to have fun.” “Sounds like it.”
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Saint Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids – Make a Votive

If you are looking for a Saint Patrick’s Day craft for kids that doesn’t involve rainbows or a leprechaun then you’ve come to the right place. Don’t get me wrong, we love us some rainbows, pots of gold and Lucky Charms, and we have done plenty of activities involving those things. Today’s Saint Patrick Day…
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