Easy Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. There are so many things to engage our senses. The smells, sounds, tastes and textures are so cozy and heartwarming. The crafts I'm showing you today, however, are focused on the sense of sight, specifically the vibrant colors of the changing leaves.

These two craft projects are all about celebrating the beautiful and breathtaking colors of fall leaves.

Halloween Stickers- Free Printable

Trick or Treat  Halloween Stickers

I have always loved Halloween. There are so many different ways to make this holiday fun and special, especially for my kids.  Every year I try to find simple and fun ways to celebrate the holidays with them.  So, I decided to make a fun printable that everyone could use. These trick or treat  Halloween stickers are a great way to add a bit of fun to your holiday without taking a lot of time. 

Unfailing Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love chocolate chip cookies! They are a classic for a reason. Sometimes you just want the simple comfort that comes from eating a warm and delicious chocolate chip cookie straight from the oven.

You may look at this and think "Another Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe?" I could go on and on about the merits of these chocolate chip cookies, but my short reply is, "YES!" This may become the ONE recipe that you always go to. It has everything that you could want in chocolate chip cookies. It is truly a great cookie recipe and my favorite!


Laundry Tips to Tame the Piles of Laundry

Laundry Tips

What makes me qualified to share laundry tips you might wonder? I am going to get really personal here and talk about one of the dirtiest subjects I know and that I have struggled with for years and years. Yes, I'm talking about laundry.  The laundry tips i'm going to share have not come without a tremendous struggle.

Blueberry Kefir Smoothie (My Go To Smoothie)

Today I'm sharing my favorite recipe for a simple, healthy blueberry kefir smoothie.  You can whip up and enjoy this smoothie in 5 minutes or less. It's also a very versatile recipe that can be changed to suit your preferences. I drink this smoothie, or some variation of it, almost every single morning. It's a great way to start my day with some nutrient rich foods that are super easy to prep.

Halloween Decor Tips

Halloween Decor Made Simple

Starting in fall there seem to be so many holidays right in a row. It can get crazy, busy, and difficult to find time to decorate for each holiday. I really love decorating so I try to find simple ways to add festive holiday decorations for each one, starting with Halloween decor. I also have to balance that with a husband who really likes to keep things simple. Here are some ideas for creating vignettes around your house that aim to inspire you to find  some easy ways to add holiday cheer for Halloween.

DC Travel in 2 Days

DC Travel-What to do if You Have 2 days

My husband recently surprised me with a chance to fulfill my DC travel dreams. We spent two wonderful days in DC.  I hope to go back again some day because there are so many amazing things that we couldn't fit in this time. Whether you have only a few days to visit our Nation's Capitol or longer, read on to find some useful tips and my list of the places you should put at the top of your list to see!