Celebrating 8 Years Of Noah

Today is my oldest baby’s birthday! How crazy is that?! Eight years ago today this tiny little 6 lb 2 0z baby would come into our world and I would become a momma for the first time ever. Crazy.Donut Birthday Cake!!

 

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Frozen Read-Aloud and Movie Party

Frozen Read Aloud and Movie Party

Last week after school one day we had ourselves our now little Frozen read-aloud and movie party. It was so much fun!  I always love doing little parties like this especially when a book and a movie go together! And fortunately (or unfortunately depending on how you feel about Frozen these days!) we are still very into … Continue Reading...

Thankful November: Chocolate Dipped Spoons

Great Thank You Gift Idea! Chocolate dipped spoons! Love the packaging!

This week we decided to treat our wonderful teachers to another small and simple gift that is also really fun to make: Chocolate Dipped Spoons! These are so easy to make and can be decorated in so many fun ways for different holidays or party themes. They are perfect when you crave a little something sweet and they are … Continue Reading...

2 Ingredient Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

The easiest DIY Hot Cocoa Mix and uses only 2 ingredients! This stuff is so good!

The one nice thing about the weather getting colder already is that I get to whip up yet another batch of our favorite Hot Cocoa Mix. It's super yummy and soooo easy to make and the bonus? It only needs two ingredients! It's so easy to make even my littles can do it. Mmmm, I think I need a warm mug of it stat!  … Continue Reading...

Thankful Jar with FREE Printable for a Thankful Paper Chain

Great idea for Thanksgiving or to do during the month of November. Thankful Jar with FREE Printables for making a thankful paper chain.

At the beginning of November my littles always look forward to starting our Thankful Jar. It's a simple but powerful idea, I think. I place a bunch of strips of colorful paper in a large mason jar and everyday my kids stop by sometime during the day and fill out a slip, "I Am Thankful For…" with whatever they are thankful … Continue Reading...

Thankful November: Simple Teacher Gifts

Thankful November: Simple Teacher Gifts via SmashedPeasandCarrots,com

We consider ourselves very lucky that our kids go to a great school aaaand have wonderful teachers who love what they do and truly care for our children. So every November I like to do a little something I call Thankful November and I try to give our teachers or our school staff some fun little gifts once a week just to say … Continue Reading...

Rilakkuma Bento Lunch Set Giveaway!

Giveaway for Rilakkuma bento set including a bento box + cultery + thermo bag (worth over 30 Euro) via SmashedPeasandCarrots.com

Well if this isn't just giveaway week on the blog, hey? Today you are going to love the sweet Bento Box set I have for you thanks to Modes4U!Modes4U has been a long time sponsor of my blog (see their ad there on my right side bar) and I just love all their kawaii goodies…from fabric to bento boxes and straight from the … Continue Reading...

Easy Lunchbox Review and Giveaway!

Easy Lunchbox Containers Review and Giveaway via SmashedPeasandCarrots.com

I am super excited to share with you my review of Easy Lunchboxes today! Y'all know my family's love of bento lunches and fun containers to keep them in...I am always on the lookout for great containers to add to our ever-growing collection. Heck, with 4 little ones, we need a lot of containers to keep in rotation … Continue Reading...

Easy and Healthy Bento Lunch Ideas: Round 6

Loving these super easy and healthy bento lunch ideas. My kids adore their bentos!

I've got another segment of my littles' easy and healthy Bento Lunches today, who's excited! Y'all know we are big into our Ziploc Divided Containers (as well as a few other favorites including but not limited to Rubbermaid Lunchblox and a few fun bento specific ones found in this post here!) but as many of you know, Ziploc … Continue Reading...

Win a $75 Amazon Gift Card!

Win $75 Amazon Gift Card from Smashed Peas and Carrots!

Can you believe it's November 1st already!? Crazytown! And only 55 days until Christmas (Yikes!) so I thought what is a gift that I could give to one of my wonderful readers to you to help out this holiday season? An Amazon gift card (sent via email so you get it right away) to the rescue! The winner of this giveaway can … Continue Reading...

Happy Halloween 2014!

Super cute handmade family costumes from the movie Frozen. Those troll costumes are amazing!

Happy Halloween! I am soooo happy to say that all our Halloween costumes are done!! Woohoo! We had a bit of a last minute change of heart with costumes these last couple of days so I spent the last few nights up late trying to create costumes for everyone. With all those last minute costumes to make I honestly didn't think … Continue Reading...

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