fall Archive

The ABCs of Halloween … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

I just LOVE Halloween … so putting together the ABCs of Halloween was a TON of fun.  Here’s a round up of my own ideas, plus ones from around the internet that I just love. A –

Pumpkin Playdough: A special Halloween treat

As part of the celebration at my daughter’s preschool last year, all of the kids from the entire school go trick-or-treating through the halls.  Parents line the path and pass out NON-FOOD-ITEMS … 100 of them (there’s

The ABCs of Back to School … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

Each September I’m never who is more upset that summer has come to an end … me or my kids.  I know lots of parents find the school-free days stressful and can’t wait to send them off

4 Fun (FREE!) Thanksgiving Apps

We had SO much fun playing with all the Halloween apps that I found for my iPhone, that I just had see if I could find some for Thanksgiving.  Here’s 4 Fun (FREE!) Thanksgiving Apps that I

Gathering Some Books for Thanksgiving

My kids and I love reading seasonal books as our bedtime stories.  It’s a great way to get some snuggles, a passion for reading, and some learning in every day.  Here are some books for Thanksgiving we’ve

Turkey Treats & Thanksgiving Fun

I wanted to share with you some cute ideas I’ve found and tried out of fun snacks and activities for Thanksgiving time in past years. How about we start off with some fun Turkey appetizers?  Like a

Halloween Party at School

Calling all Room Parents!  If you are in the same position I was last year when undertook being a room parent for the first time and searching for fun, simple, and inexpensive ideas for a Halloween Party

21 Days of Contagious Gratitude

I just LOVE this idea that Mari from Inspired by Family …  … over 21 bloggers who have joined forces because we believe that gratitude can be contagious and we desire to spend this month being grateful with our

More Halloween Reading for Kids

Last year wrote this post on our favorite Halloween books.  But this year we have some new favorites … The Halloween Play by Felicia Bond Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman The Night Before Halloween by Natasha Wing

3 Fall Crafts … for me

Last weekend I got to spend a fabulous time welcoming in autumn by going on an annual trip I make with my girlfriends … which are all part of a craft group I started the same year

Fabulous Fall Fun

Remember that post I did at the beginning of summer … 40 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Summer with your Kids?  Well, it inspired me to create a photo collage for fall.  Here’s some ideas ways to have fabulous

Looking for Leaf Man … September Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Lois Ehlert

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring the beautiful books of Lois Ehlert. I love the way she craftily creates the art for her books using simple materials and shapes.  It was hard to