5 Fun Travel Apps for Kids


If you're heading out on a long road trip with kids, it can be hard to find activities to keep them from becoming bored and restless along the way, especially the younger your child is.  Just as grown-ups take books, music, and other things to help them pass the time on a long trip, kids need something to help them pass the time as well.  Educational apps can be a great way for … [Read more...]

10 Delicious St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Recipes


Shepherd’s Pie.  Guinness Beef Stew.  Irish Soda Bread.  Is your mouth watering yet?  In this roundup there are 10 fabulous St. Patrick’s Day dinner recipes to please the whole family.  if you’re looking to infuse a little taste of the Irish into your meals, these are the perfect recipes.  Pair them up with a St. Patrick’s Day dessert and you’ll … [Read more...]

Free St. Patrick’s Day Printables


Do you have a cute St. Patrick’s Day craft but need a cute printable to go along with it?  Perhaps you need a St. Patrick’s Day game, word search, wall art, or cupcake topper?  I have them all rounded up right here!  I am so excited about this collection of St. Patrick’s Day printables because there are so many great things to choose from AND they are all … [Read more...]

25 Simple Snacks for St. Patrick’s Day


OK, so we’ve covered desserts, but what if you need a simple snack for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day?  Look no further than these 25 fun and easy recipes for kids and adults alike. I’m personally a huge fan of snack mixes and several of these look perfect for tossing together quickly while still making a cute presentation.  And of course, if Lucky Charms cereal is your thing … [Read more...]

15 St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Ideas


When I was a little girl, all I knew about St. Patrick’s Day was that I had better not forget to wear green to school!  The last thing anyone wanted to happen to them was to be pinched.  As I’ve gotten older, I rarely remember to wear my green, but rest assured, my students don’t forget to ask. You definitely don’t have to be Irish to get in on the fun of the day.  And speaking … [Read more...]

DIY Easter Bunny Crayons


A few years ago I tried a melted crayon craft here on the blog.  It turned out pretty good, so when I spied the cutest little Easter Bunny cookie pan on a shopping trip a few weeks ago, that thought of playing with crayons again popped into my head.  I could just see the cute little bunny crayons that were going to come out of that pan, so naturally I bought it. I finally … [Read more...]

Jumbo Sprinkle Easter Marshmallow Treats


My son and I were in the grocery store the other day when we spotted the biggest marshmallows I had ever seen in my life.  They were called Giant Roasters and they indeed were giant!  I love marshmallows, and I have seen several sprinkled versions floating around Pinterest, so with my son insisting that we really, really needed these huge marshmallows, I decided to give them a … [Read more...]

Annoying Facebook Posters


I’ll admit it.  I’m a bit of a Facebook addict.  I check it several times a day on my phone and often keep it open in a window on my computer while I work at home.  I can’t help it.  All of my friends and family are there and I want to know what’s going on in their world.  But then there are these people….and yes, they are friends.  Not close … [Read more...]

11 Popcorn Recipes With a Twist


Popcorn is probably my number one go-to snack around the house.  It’s so quick and easy to make and definitely satisfies those salty cravings I seem to have all the time.  However, add in some chocolate, toffee, candy, and nuts?  Hello!  That just makes popcorn taste even more amazing and makes the perfect combination of salty and sweet!  I am so bad about buying those bags of … [Read more...]

5 Travel Tips for Adults


If you are a parent, you probably already do some major planning before a road trip to pack everything your kids might need to make the long drive a more pleasant one. Before you go, have you considered packing a few things to make the trip more bearable for yourself? Just like kids, adults also need things to keep them entertained and comfortable on a long trip. Before you … [Read more...]