Kool-Aid Refrigerator Pie

A while back I had come across this recipe for a Kool-Aid Refrigerator Pie, I had been looking for easy to do recipes that munchkin and I could do together.  Since I was starting potty training today I decided this could be a fun activity we could do while working on this new skill.  I Read More

Toddler Carry-on Checklist

Here my checklist for my toddler’s carry-on bag to give you an idea of what to include. Bag: If you don’t already have one you might consider a backpack diaper bag (such as this Fisher Price Backpack Diaper Bag) for this trip.  This way you can put it on your back and have one less thing Read More

What are Confused Chip Cookies? ~ Cookie Recipe

So I don’t do a lot of baking but I do enjoy making my favorite cookie recipe.  Now when I bake I like to do it “old school”.  So I don’t use electric mixers or anything like that.  I do all my mixing by hand.  My signature item to bake are Confused Chip Cookies.  You Read More

Toddler Mess or Something Else?

On November 30, 2018 I learned a new definition of mess and fear 🙁  Anchorage, Alaska had a big earthquake that was enough to do damage to many buildings and make a mess out of everything.  Earthquakes and kids don’t mix for me.  The earthquake occurred at 8:29 am and while most people where already Read More

11 Thing’s that Won’t Happen in Toddler Lives

So you can find many blogs and articles written about toddlers.  I wanted to talk about 11 things that WON’T happen in toddler lives.   Comment below what is something that does not happen with YOUR toddler. Listening If you think your toddler will listen, think again.  Selective hearing starts early and is something that comes Read More

Holiday and Seasonal Traditions for Kids

What are some holiday and seasonal traditions for kids?  This was a hot topic of conversation for many of my mom friends when we had kids.  I asked my mom friends from all over what are some of the holiday traditions they have in their family for their kids.  I wanted to share their responses Read More

Holiday Gifts for a Toddler

Finding holiday gifts for a toddler can be fun but also difficult.  Every family has their own traditions and ideas for gifts when it comes to kids.  Some do a set $$ amount, others do a specific number and others have no limits what so ever.  We are still trying to deiced how we want Read More

How to Build a Basic Emergency Go Bag

How to build a basic emergency go bag:  A go bag again is just that, it is a bag to grab if you have to evacuate quickly.  You want at least a 3 day supply of stuff for everyone in the family.  Try to find lightweight options since you might have to carry the bag a Read More

How to Build a Basic Emergency Home Kit

How to build a basic emergency home kit: A home kit is just that it is a kit for handling an emergency at home.  Most common one is usually a power outage so keeping the supplies for that near the top of your kit is a good idea. You may be thinking if I am Read More

How to Prepare for an Emergency with a Kid

How to prepare for an emergency?  Figuring out what your essentials are and start planning.  There are additional things to think about when you have kids.  In 2016 when all the storms hit we really looked and realized that we did not have supplies for an emergency like that.  Also in our town we had Read More