Educational & Fun Crafts, Activity Books + More

Alright guys, many of us have our children home. Education should continue at home since we may have them out of school for well over 2 weeks. All play is a learning experience for our kids, so I listed not only some amazing workbooks, but also activities, activity books, art supplies and crafting sets for…

St Patrick’s Day Inspired Activities

Izzy and I love to make learning fun! So here are some activities we tried and enjoyed that follow a St. Patrick’s Day theme. I hope you all enjoy them as much as we did. Please use your own parental discretion when it comes to giving a child scissors, glue etc. Mosaic Paper Rainbow Cut…

Banana Oat Carrot Zucchini Muffins

Izzy goes to preschool school and they are pretty particular about the foods that can come to school. Dyes and sugars are not allowed, which are typically staples for cupcakes. For Izzy’s birthday I wanted to send in a healthier version of cupcakes. Sunday, the day before Izzy’s birthday, I looked around the kitchen. I…

How I Keep Anxiety From Controlling Me

Disclaimer: I am NOT a Dr. This is not advice from a medical professional. This is me, Eryka. I’m just a mom, that struggles with anxiety. And I wanted to give you all a look into my thoughts and how I have learned to gain control over mine. Some links in this post may be…

Organizing a Kitchen Cart

I’ve been wanting a kitchen cart for years and I finally got one! I didn’t want one that just held cute glasses and bottles of wine. I wanted one that would be functional for our daily life. Our kitchen cart got a lot of items off the counter & better organized. The top shelf is…

Tissue Paper, Stained Glass Activities

Making pretend stained glass can be done any time of the year. That’s one of the biggest reasons I love this concept of creating stained glass. The child’s art can be hung & displayed, which is great for building their confidence. We have hung them in Izzy’s bedroom & our living room. In each activity…

Plant Based, Vegetable Beef-free Stew

As the weather turned from summer to fall and fall to chilly winter, I started looking for new soup/stew ideas. There is nothing like a good stew/soup after playing out in the snow with Izzy. So, typically the way I go about creating a new recipe and going on Pinterest and searching. I searched for…

Salt Snowflake Painting

We really enjoy snowflake salt painting. It’s a super fun way to bring art and science together. Another bonus, depending on how you approach this activity, it can also be considered a STEM activity. What You Need: Thick Paper (construction or watercolor paper is great) Elmers Glue Water Colors (paint) A Paint Brush Salt Step…

Izzy’s Woodland Themed Bedroom

Izzy LOVES being outside! She truly lives for it & honestly I do too. So for the days we are stuck inside I wanted to create a woodland themed room for Izzy to grow, play and sleep in. I hope you enjoy skimming through the photos and taking a peek into Izzy’s room. I linked…

Butternut Squash Gnocchi

My first time creating Gnocchi was over a year ago. I was trying to make new & fun dinners that were gluten free. This fall I decided to give my sweet potato Gnocchi recipe a twist and use butternut squash. I’ve been enjoying it so much I wanted to share the recipe with you all….

Izzy’s Top Toy Picks 2019

Thank you Walmart for sponsoring this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Some links are commissionable & profits help to keep this blog running. Have you finished your holiday shopping? Still stumped on gifts? Izzy pulled a list of her top favorites for you guys to look over. I added…