Boost Your Immunity with Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Winter is approaching, and sniffles and sneezes are already starting in our house. But this year we’re ahead of the game with an early batch of homemade elderberry syrup. Elderberry is an immunity-boosting plant that has been used for centuries as a remedy for flu, colds, sore throats, inflammation and a ton of other ailments…. [read more]

Christmas Craft: Egg Carton Advent Calendar

Egg Carton Advent Calendar

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Thanksgiving Gratitude Tree for Early Readers (Made with #Alphabits)

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As a member of the Mom It Forward Blogging Network, I will be compensated for my participation in this campaign. We’re not a big cereal household, but Alpha-Bits sure do bring back some great childhood memories for me. I was a big word nerd, so I remember spelling out words in my bowl (the longer… [read more]

Easy Upcycled Halloween Craft: Spiderweb Wall Hanging

Sheesh…where did all these holidays come from?! I’m sure I’m not alone in wanting to celebrate them all with my kids, making cute crafts and fun treats…but who has time?! Definitely no time here. But for the kids’ sake, I have to make some. So today I’m sharing this 100% easy upcycled Halloween craft that… [read more]

Kids’ Activity: Indoor Butterfly Hunt

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When it comes to parenting, there are two things I know for sure.  1. Bored kids do not equal happy kids, so when a rainy day hits, the day can go south quickly. 2. Browsing Pinterest for creative ways to fill the day can make your self-esteem as a mom go south just as quickly…. [read more]