Make Your Own Smartphone Speakers

Did you know you can make your own smartphone speakers using recyclables? This is a quick and fun project to do together with your teen or tween at home! These speakers will work with any smartphone. The smartphone speakers also act as a stand for the smartphone and can be decorated however you would like. […]

Hot Cocoa Cart Makes a Special Winter Treat

This hot cocoa cart puts all of your supplies for making special Winter treats at your fingertips! Hot cocoa can be such a special treat during the cold Winter months. When my kids come home after a long day at school, they look forward to unwinding with a cup of hot cocoa. We often use […]

Snow Treasure – Book and Crafts for Ages 8 and Up

Our recent family book club pick was a book that has been around for quite some time. If you are looking for a classic read during the cold Winter months, Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan is based on an actual event in Norway during World War II. During the war, Norwegian children used their sleds […]

Book Tasting Party Theme for Kids

A book tasting party can have a lasting impact on the birthday child as well as his or her friends! Here is how we planned a special birthday party for our 10-year-old (Clara) that she claimed was “the BEST birthday party EVER”!  The Idea Clara seems to have an unending appetite for books. With this […]

Christmas Activities for Kids – Our Favorite Posts

These Christmas activities for kids are sure to bring lots of smiles! Whether you are making gifts for others, crafting your own advent calendar, or building a life-sized gingerbread house from cardboard, you will find lots of creative ways to enjoy the holiday season with your kids. Here are some of our favorite ways to turn […]

10 Ways to Be Kind To Your Family

Being kind to your family does not have to cost a lot of money or take up large amounts of time. A simple gesture of kindness can be an effective way to connect with each other, even during hectic times. Below you will find a list of 10 simple ways to be kind to your […]

15 Road Trip Snack Ideas for Kids

These road trip snack ideas for kids are great for keeping hunger at bay while providing lots of healthy options! Most of these leave very little mess, making them ideal for long car trips. These road trip snack ideas would be a great addition to any outdoor picnic when you are on-the-go too! Here are […]

Free Printable Breakfast in Bed Kit

This printable breakfast in bed kit has everything you need to pamper someone special in the morning! This kit would make it easy to treat Mom on Mother’s Day. Breakfast in bed is always a special treat! Even the very simplest of breakfasts seem extra special when served on a tray.  This kit could also […]

Children’s Book Week Activities – 10 Favorites

These Children’s Book Week activities can help foster a love of reading that could last a lifetime. We curated a list of ten of our all-time favorite children’s book week activities for creative crafts, party ideas, and more. These children’s book week activities are sure to make reading super fun for kids of all ages! […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Bring Your Kids to a Book Signing Event

Attending a book signing event can be an effective way to foster a love of reading while connecting with a favorite author. Book signing events can offer several unique opportunities that can become treasured memories for kids. For those of you who are lucky enough to live in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, be […]

Make Your Own Peppermint Ice Cream in a Bag

Here is an easy way to make your own peppermint ice cream in a bag! This is such a fun project to use up leftover candy canes. All you need is a few wholesome ingredients, and your homemade peppermint ice cream will be ready to enjoy! To make your own peppermint ice cream in a […]

Projects to Start the New Year RIGHT!

Set your new year resolutions up for success with these projects to start the new year right! Here are some creative ways to spend more quality family time together, get organized, and set goals to keep yourself on track. The new year is here with 365 new opportunities. Here’s to a fabulous, healthy, and happy […]

Best New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

Disclosure: I am sharing this collection of the best New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids as part of the Netflix #StreamTeam. All opinions are my own. Are you getting ready to countdown to the New Year with the kids? Here is a super handy list of the best New Year’s Eve activities for kids (of […]

Cozy Christmas Activities for Kids

These cozy Christmas activities for kids could create lots of happy holiday memories! These activities are simple to set up and use materials you probably already have on-hand. They are quick and easy to do, which means you’ll have more time to put up your feet and curl up under a blanket (or two)! Here […]

DIY Family Gift Idea – Puzzle of the Month

Disclosure: I am sharing this diy family gift idea courtesy of my friends at Melissa & Doug. All opinions are my own. Here is a great DIY family gift idea that fosters plenty of quality time together! This Family Puzzle of the Month Club can be customized for the family’s interests and skill levels. How […]

Creative Ways to Foster Gratitude in Kids

These creative ways to foster gratitude in kids can help cultivate a sense of appreciation for life’s simple pleasures. It’s never too early to start encouraging your kids to express thankfulness and gratitude. Here are five of our favorite ways to live a life of gratitude all year long! Gratitude Activity Jar A fun ACTIVE […]

Nature Crafts and Activities for Fall

These nature crafts and activities for Fall are perfect for anytime you are looking for active outdoor play ideas this season! The best part is that they are made using common household items you probably already have on-hand. Since most of these crafts and activities are quick to make, you will have plenty of time […]

What to Bring to the Parks at Universal Orlando Resort

Disclosure: I am sharing what to bring to the parks at Universal Orlando Resort™ after attending the Family Forward Blogger Retreat hosted there. This event provided bloggers and their families with hotel accommodations, meals, and park passes at significantly reduced prices. This post contains affiliate links, and I will earn a commission if you make a purchase […]