gift ideas Archive

Hip-pity, Hop-pity Easter Books for Kids!

Here’s some great Easter books for kids!  Perfect to read to kids over this month … OR maybe the Easter Bunny might even leave one or two of them in an Easter basket!!! Amazon.com Widgets The Easter

Books featuring Dogs

With just adopting a new puppy in December, we’ve been reading all of our books featuring dogs and checking even MORE out from the library.  Here are some of our favorites! Amazon.com Widgets Go, Dog. Go!, by

Save the Pie! review … for Pi Day!

The company SimplyFun sent us a game to review … and it’s just perfect to share it today … Pi Day!  Yup, March 14 … 3.14 … Pi Day, is the perfect day for a SAVE THE PIE!

Creeper Crazy Minecraft Party!

My son, Henry, was dead set on having a Minecraft Party this year for his 8th birthday.  With all the hype around Minecraft lately, it was pretty easy to gather lots of great ideas for our very

Great Gifts for the Minecraft Lover in your Life

My eight year old son LOVES Minecraft … he’s kinda obsessed actually.  So, what’s a mom to do?  I encourage it!  Not just for him to sit in front of a screen for hours and watch YouTube

Creeper Lanterns: Minecraft Decor

Since I knew that we were having a Minecraft party this year for my son’s 8th birthday, I figured I’d switch out our Coffee Filter Chandelier (yup, that’s right, Coffee Filter Chandelier, you can see it and

Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts: Minecraft Party Favor

I didn’t want to get a bunch of junky toys or candy for the party favors for my son’s Minecraft party … instead we made the  guests Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts. After nailing down the easiest and best way

A family that GLOWS together, GROWS together: Together Box Review

When I opened up the complimentary package that Together Box sent us to review, I knew it would be the PERFECT set of activities to do together as a family on New Year’s Eve.  The plan was

Frosty Friends: Books about Snowmen

Frigid temperature and lots of fluffy flurries make for some great snowmen weather … but when the temps are too low and the snow isn’t right for packing the next best thing is reading books about snowmen!

LOVE-ly Books for Parents to Read with their Kids

One of my favorite things to do as a mom is read to my kids.  And some of my favorite books to read to them are special stories that talk about the special bond between kids and

14 Lovely Books about Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is soon upon us … so we’ve been enjoying some lovely books about Valentine’s Day!  With the weather here in Michigan being as chilly as it has been this year, it’s been wonderful to

MORE Christmas Books

While my 4 year-old daughte, was playing at the library early in December, I pursued the shelves for Christmas books.  Although we have QUITE the collection at home, I’m always amazed at how many MORE Christmas books