Chunky Pineapple Ice Pops

With two simple ingredients that are probably already sitting in your pantry, you can make these delicious Chunky Pineapple Ice Pops.

I just can't stop it with the frozen treats, y'all. Just. Can't. They're so easy and SOOO yummy! And they give me a PERFECT reason to use my popsicle molds that I keep buying and storing in the back of the cabinet where my hubby can't find them. So with the two boys back in school, I miss them like crazy all day. I love having them here with me … [Read more...]

Bento Lunch Supplies & Accessories

Looking to make bento lunches for your children? I'll tell you what you need to begin making fun, healthy lunches for your children. See my full list of bento lunch supplies that make it easier.

After doing the live-stream last month on how to create a LEGO bento box, I received emails asking all kinds of questions about the supplies I use to make our bento lunches. As mentioned in the video I get most of my supplies from All Things for Sale, but I've also made some purchases on Amazon. Gotta love Amazon Prime! Over the years I've … [Read more...]

Easy Strawberry Mini Pudding Pops

Just because summer is over doesn't mean you still can't enjoy these Strawberries-n-Cream Mini Pudding Pops.

Although our summer has officially ended with the kids going back to school this week, we aren't stopping the fun until the weather in Texas tells us to. We're still enjoying bike rides, playing in the sprinklers and Easy Strawberry Mini Pudding Pops. It's recipes like this one where I like to get the kids involved in the kitchen. I want all of … [Read more...]

Goldfish Bento Lunch

I'm so excited to show you how to create a fun Goldfish Bento Lunch for your child.

Last week I told you all about how my children adore Goldfish crackers. Today I'm going to show you how to create a fun bento lunch using Goldfish Crackers. Goldfish Bento Lunch As I've mentioned so many times in the past, preparing my children a healthy lunch is so important to me. Their little bodies need the proper fuel to get them through … [Read more...]

PackIt Freezable Lunch Bags Review + Giveaway

Keep your child's lunch cold with the new PackIt Freezable Lunch Bags. They come in a variety of sizes and colors.

Product provided for review. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. Sending my children to school with a healthy lunch is very important to me. I like to send them with fresh fruits and vegetables, yogurts, and cheese that need to stay cold until lunch. I have a freezer full of ice packs that I … [Read more...]

5 Tips for an Easy Back-to-School Transition

The back-to-school season is upon us. Here are 5 easy tips for an easy back-to-school transition for the little ones (and their parents).

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I know I keep on saying it, but back to school will be here before I know it. I'm spending the last few days of summer totally invested in my children and whatever it is their little hearts desire to do. From days at the pool, to hours playing games, I'm relishing these … [Read more...]

How We Keep Lunch “Clean”

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With summer quickly coming to an end and the first day of school looming in front of us, I'm getting ready for their first day of school by stocking up on all their lunchbox favorites. Since I have three lunches to make every school day, I need to make sure the pantry is fully stocked with all their favorites. Ever since their little, tiny … [Read more...]

What to Do if You Don’t Like Your Child’s Teacher

Don't like your child's teacher? Here's what to do if you don't like your child's teacher.

The school supplies are labeled and the lunch boxes are packed. It's time for school. As you drop off your children each morning, you entrust their education, safety, and so much more to total strangers. As a teacher myself, I want you to know that we take this responsibility seriously. But I'm a parent, too. And I know that there could be times … [Read more...]

How to Throw an Ice Cream Party

Learn how to throw an ice cream party with these fun tips and printables.

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. This past weekend I invited a few friends over along with their children to have an ice cream party at the house. With our summer fun winding down, I thought it would be nice to have everyone over one last time before school starts again. I had never thrown an ice cream … [Read more...]

Back to School Style Tips

They grow up so fast. It's like one day they just look so grown up. Especially when I see their back to school style. It's not about what I want, but about what they want.

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s like I blinked and all of a sudden my children are so big. My “baby” isn’t quite a baby anymore. And he doesn’t hesitate in the slightest to let me know that he isn’t a baby anymore. He doesn’t need my help getting dressed. He doesn’t need my help in the shower. He … [Read more...]