Pillsbury #GoBold Celebration Starter Kit Giveaway!

Spring Chick Push Up Pops Recipe

Hey, hey! Remember when I showed you how to make these stinking cute Spring Chick Push-Up Pops here? Well Pillsbury wants to give one of you a Celebration Starter Kit to help you #GoBold and celebrate more by creating awesome recipes of your own. The Celebration Starter kit includes: -Funfetti® Aqua Blue Cupcake and … Continue Reading...

Bento Lunch Ideas: Week 10

Really cute Bento Lunch Ideas

You guys, we started the littles soccer season last week. And since I have my oldest two in soccer it means I really have to psych myself up for the season. Don't get me wrong I love soccer. I mean, loooooove soccer. Both Clif and I played when we were younger so we do really like it. It's just that with our crazy work … Continue Reading...

Spring Chick Push-Up Pops

Spring Chicks Push-Up Pops using Pillsbury's New Bold Funfetti Cake Mix and Frosting Line

With Chicago finally getting a dose of Spring weather (hey, we got up to 70 degrees on Saturday…although now it looks as if we may see a bit of snow this week, bummer!) I thought it would be fun to make some happy treats for my littles in the form of Spring Chicks to celebrate getting outside to play. And even happier that … Continue Reading...

The Pigeon Party

Mo Willem's Pigeon Party

Over here in the Smashed Peas household we just love every book that Mo Willems writes. He has a lifetime fan in all of us through and through. I think the most loved books of all are his Pigeon books. There is just something that my littles (and me, me, me!) just love about that silly little Pigeon and his Duckling friend. … Continue Reading...

Project Kid: Book Review and Giveaway

Project Kid Book Review

Can I tell y'all how excited I am to share this book with you today? Amanda Kingloff, former lifestyle director at Parents magazine, put together a new book called Project Kid which is a bold new book full of smarter crafting that takes creating projects with kids to a whole new level. If you have littles, you will … Continue Reading...

Wine and Cheese Crafternoon Party and a Chinet® Giveaway

Wine and Cheese Crafternoon Party

So I hosted a fun get together at my house recently. I called it a "Wine and Cheese Crafternoon." Sounds catchy, huh? I came up with the idea as I wanted a reason to get a few of my crafty friends together to chit-chat and create minus our littles as it's pretty tough to get to do any type of crafting with kids and, since … Continue Reading...

Bento Lunch Ideas: Week 9

Simple and Healthy Bento Lunch Ideas

Here is a peek at my littles' bento lunches from last week. Still making them healthy and simple so they continue to be easy to make and fun to eat! I have been loving buying mini apples at our local Trader Joe's lately. They are the perfect size for school lunches and particularly for Oliver as he is in a total 'eat 1/4 of … Continue Reading...

Foam Board Letter Tiles Tutorial

How to Make Foam Board Letter Tiles

This is a sponsored post for the Elmer’s “Crafty Mamas” Blogger Crew. I have received compensation for this post, but the ideas and opinions are , as always, 100% my own!If you have a Preschooler, Kindergartener, or a First grader in school this year like me then you might be trying to come up with fun ways for them to … Continue Reading...

Instacraft Book Review and Giveaway

Instacraft Book Review

I'm excited to share with you today a review and giveaway for a pretty cool new craft book that is out in bookstores now! Instacraft by Alison Caporimo is a new full-color book that offers 50 simple projects for adorable gifts, decor, and more that are perfect for a new crafter or a pro. I am just loving this book because … Continue Reading...

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