Dinosaur Garden

Lately it’s been raining non-stop and we’ve been stuck in the house. So when the sun came out this weekend we immediately headed outside. Mini-me has been really into dinosaurs lately and I thought it would be cool to make a Dinosaur Garden in the backyard. It turned out to be easy and fun. Plus…

Scratch Made

As a way to both be more aware of what we’re putting in our bodies and be more conscientious of our budget, this week we made several meal items on Sunday to last us the week. It worked beautifully. We decided to make: Roasted chicken Chicken stock (makes 3 jars) Black beans (2 quarts) Enchilada…

New Year, Simplify

In 2017 I watched the documentary The Minimalist and started culling my entire life. I had so much stuff that it felt stifling to keep up with it. My goal wasn’t to be exactly like them, with only a few items. It was to: Have organized spaces that work efficiently for our family. Remove any…

Winter Toddler Activities

Lately it’s been pretty chilly. So playing outside hasn’t been high on my priority list. In order to keep little ones entertained during the winter, here are a few activities we’ve tried. Recipes at the end. 1. Playdoh We’ve made several different types of playdoh and all have been a success. Meaning they were actually…