September 1 marks the beginning of fall for me. Leading up to September, I have been looking at all of the fall activities available and earmarking what might be fun. I am the queen of the google calendar, so I have a “Calendar of Possibilities” so I can keep track of ideas. When I register … More Halloween Bucket List
There are many adventure to be had in the kitchen. I have fond memories of my mom giving me a hunk of pizza dough every time we made pizza. She let me make my hunk of dough into whatever shape I wanted and she let me top it however I liked as well. I remember … More Adventures in the Kitchen
Ruby has always enjoyed playing games but I must admit that I have not always enjoyed playing them when they have no point. Candy Land, I’m looking at you! Luckily, we have found some games that we both enjoy playing and oh what a difference. (Mostly by way of suggestions and gifts from friends, so … More Game Night
Nothing says adventure like a plane ride and we love adventure. How do you stay entertained while traveling on a plane? Our strategy is to pack our carry on full of more options than we think we will need and hope for the best. Ruby has her own backpack that we pack full of stuff … More Time to Fly
Kids seem to bounce through life with endless amounts of energy. Sometimes we need to look for ways to channel a little of that “bounce” and give our kids an outlet to jump. This post is going to focus on ways to bring on the bounce, especially inside the house. Mattress Do you have a … More Might As Well JUMP!
Felt or Velcro boards give you the opportunity to add a quiet activity to the end of a shelf or a small chunk of wall. They are really easy to install and there are a variety of activities you can rotate through. You can make your own activities or buy pre-made ones, so your options … More Felt Boards
Every now and then, we like to invite lots of friends over and have a good time. We decided to have a messy day with our friends. Here are pictures of some of the activities we had set up. We will definitely do this again. Many of these ideas could be done on a smaller … More Messy Play Date