Kids

Winter Books Kids Love
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Winter Books Kids Love

One of my favorite things about the changing of seasons is the books! I store seasonal books separately from the rest of our books, so it’s always so fun to pull out the new (old) books as the…

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Naturally Dyed Homemade Playdough

I’ve been making homemade playdough for years, but in the last few years, I’ve been experimenting with different ways to dye playdough naturally. This simple playdough recipe is quick and easy, and you’re likely to have most of…

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Free Printable Nature Scavenger Hunt

Now that it’s warming up here in Wisconsin, my kiddos and I are enjoying all the wildlife and plants that are popping up around us! I made a couple free printable nature scavenger hunts for us to do…

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Our Homeschool Room and Play Room Tour

We’ve lived in our 1880s farmhouse for about two and a half years now, and in that time, I’ve rearranged the bedrooms about fifty bazillion times. Seriously. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen my sewing room…

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Five Tips for Sewing with Young Kids Underfoot

I’ve been in a season of slow, simple sewing. Have you been in a season like this? I’m a homeschool mama with five young kids, including a toddler whose favorite pastime is coloring on the walls and climbing…

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Hiking With Kids: How to get started and what to bring!

One of our family’s favorite things to do together is go hiking! It’s something we’ve done together long before we had kids, and it’s been such a consistent part of our family’s routine that our kiddos have grown…

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FREE Summer Breezy Shorts Pattern for Boys!

For many of you, summer is starting to wind down. Here in Wisconsin, though, this is the time of year that keeps us going all winter long. So we are living it up outside as much as we…

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Planning a Family Vacation Without Losing Your Mind (plus FREE packing list printable!)

                                      Summer is here! Schools are letting out and everyone starts thinking about pool days, park time, and family vacations!…

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Peanut Butter (and Jelly!) Granola Bars

  If you’ve ever had a picky eater in your household, you know the angst of trying to get them to branch out. Our picky eater would eat the same meal for lunch and dinner every.single.day. if we…

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15 Sewing Projects to Help You Get Organized!

Happy New Year! I love when things start fresh… new years, new seasons, new school years, new notebooks. As we’re starting 2017, I’m doing a huge purge of my house. We moved into our new (old) home last…