Category Archives: home activities

KaBOOM! Go Out & Play Essentials Pack Review

Imagine Toys asked me if I wanted to get my kids outside to play and, of course, I said yes! They sent me a KaBOOM! Go Out and Play Essentials Pack so our family could get active. With each purchase of the KaBOOM! Go Out and Play Essentials Pack from Imagine Toys, a minimum of…

Days and Nights with the Netflix Stream Team

I’ve been a Netflix customer for a long time. Originally, we got dvds in the mail so we didn’t have to run out to the video store for movies. Then Netflix introduced streaming and we can’t get enough of it. We cancelled our cable more than 5 years ago and never looked back. We hardly…

Comfort Food – Peanut Butter, Cheese, & Egg Sandwiches

With the polar vortex and more than 40 inches of snow so far this winter we’ve been in need of some comfort food. My favorite is a sandwich my mom used to make for me when I was a kid – peanut butter, cheese, and egg sandwiches. These sandwiches are for all seasons because you…

Surviving Snow Days – 101 Things to Do With Kids

The Polar Vortex is back here in Chicagoland and, once again, school is cancelled for two days and we’re stuck in the house. Between blizzards, bad road conditions, illness, and severe cold we’ve spent a lot more time inside than I would like, but I came up with this list of things to do when…

Celebrate Earth Day Everyday With Green Kid Crafts

By the time I get this posted Earth Day will be nearly over. I planned to have it posted sooner, but with the weather FINALLY warming up we spent most of Earth Day outside! No problem – Earth Day should be everyday, right? Green Kid Crafts is a monthly subscription program that offers “green” crafts…

Wildlife Explorer and Gardening Made Easy

It’s Spring and the weather will be getting warmer soon (I hope!) and I’m always looking for fun stuff to do in the yard with the kids. Here are two great deals to help take advantage of this nice days – one for your kid(s) and one for you! Order both and you’ll have something…

Little Passports Review and Giveaway

As much as we travel and explore, we haven’t been able to take the kids out of the country yet. In fact, we’ve only made it out of the state a couple times. I’d love for my kids to learn about new places though, and Little Passports is a great way to do that. Little…

Family Night with Ice Age 3 and Stouffer’s

The holidays are a stressful time. Add to that the fact that I’m expecting a new baby in less than four weeks and my oldest was sick and stuck in the house for a couple days, and everyone in the family has been a little on edge. So yesterday I took the boys to Wal-Mart…

The Happy Trunk – Creative Fun Delivered To Your Kids

Have you heard of The Happy Trunk? My kids love creative projects so I’m excited about this idea, and I think it would make a great Christmas gift! I’ve been asked to share the information below and the special offer – you can receive 50% off The Happy Trunk now! Special delivery! Mail carriers be warned,…

I’m hosting a Fisher-Price Joy of Learning Playdate!

 Fisher-Price Joy of Learning Playdate I’ve been selected to host a Fisher-Price Joy of Learning Playdate! I registered on a site called House Party (more information about House Party below) and applied to host a Fisher-Price playdate. There are a limited number of hosts selected, but I was lucky enough to be one of them!…

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