Printable New Years Eve Activity Sheets for Kids

Printable New Year's Eve Activity Sheets for Kids - fun to ring in the new year

Looking for something simple and fun to entertain the kids for New Years Eve? I have just the thing- printable activity sheets. Download and print these out for the kids in your life. I have both a color and a black and white version – you choose! Either way, it involves coloring.  They will have fun counting, labeling and bingo-ing. Download  the New Year’s Printable Activity Sheets. BINGO Sheets – [Read More…]

New Year Resolutions Kids Printable 2013

New Year Resolutions for Kids 2013

Hard to believe that it’s been a year since I shared my kids New Year Resolutions printable.   Sadly my daughter didn’t learn a lot of German or how to make furniture.  Poor girl! But we’ve still managed to fill 2012 with memories and lessons we will bring into 2013. I finally created an updated 2013 version.  Just like last year, print it and have your kids fill out what [Read More…]

Dessert of the Month Club

Dessert of the Month Club

While brainstorming up ideas for teacher gifts for my kids, I thought up one that they could enjoy throughout the year: Dessert of the Month Club.  I reeeeeally appreciate good teachers  and wanted to do something special for them.  My youngest has the same teacher he did last year (yay!!!) and she is one of the most passionate teachers we’ve ever had.  Drew loves to bake with me.  So from [Read More…]

Love for Connecticut: Mr. Rogers Quote Printable


Yesterday I had just left the mall when I got a text from a friend saying how upset she was about Connecticut.  I had no idea what she was talking about.  She told me the news that would shake me to my core.  How? Where? WHY???  The last time I remember feeling this sad, scared and like I wanted to never ever let my children leave my side was on [Read More…]

How to Give Back with Your Kids

Giving Back with your Kids

It’s my favorite time of the year. I absolutely love the holidays, and I especially love all of the creative ways we can give back with our kids this time of year! A quick internet search can give you a million ways to give back – especially during the holidays. Here are a few of my favorites: Go Elfing One of my My Life and Kids readers, Heather, gets her [Read More…]

Busy Mama’s Memory Can

Busy Mama's Memory Can

Please tell me I’m not the only mom with more than one empty baby book taunting me from the closet. In the classic motherhood cliche, I created a robust baby book for my oldest – chronicling every time he smiled, moved or pooped. But #2 and #3? The pictures I’ve taken are somewhere on my computer. The words they’ve said are (hopefully) tucked away in my head somewhere. And I [Read More…]

Monster Bash Party Ideas


Hi friends! Michelle here again from I DO invitations by michelle sharing some fun tips and tricks from my recent Monster Bash shoot. Planning a party does not mean you have to break the bank. I have to admit, I do have quite the party decor stash in my basement compared to most but it’s all about being smart and planning ahead. The tissue poms {seen on the wall} I’ve [Read More…]

DIY Jar Head Halloween Costume

DIY Jar Head Costume

Today we’re taking a caloric filled jar of cheese balls and turning it into the most legit Halloween costume you’ve ever seen. So lick off those cheesy fingers and don’t throw away the jar because we’re going to upcycle that baby. Last year while my kids and I were scouring the Internet for fun Halloween costume ideas we came across this picture. It didn’t have any instructions on how to make [Read More…]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pretzel Bites

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Hey there 30 Days readers! I’m so honored and excited to join the 30 Handmade Days Team to share delicious recipes and ideas! Today I’m sharing a recipe for Peanut Butter & Jelly Pretzel Bites. YUM! Many kids around the country have already started school, however for most of us living on the West Coast, this has been our first week. So, to celebrate back to school, I made these rich [Read More…]

Where to Find the Best Kids Activities Online

Where to Find the Best Kids Activities Online

With three little kids at home – I like to keep an arsenal of kids activities and ideas in my back pocket. Or – really – in my bookmarks. Today, I’m sharing my go-to places to find the best kids activities online! Productive Parenting Productive Parenting is pure gold for parents of kids under the age of 5. They have THOUSANDS of free activities cataloged based on the developmental age [Read More…]