16 Adorable Costumes for Baby’s 1st Halloween

Halloween is getting closer and maybe you already have your costumes decided. I’ve already bought one for Rosebud, but if not, I’ve got you covered. If you have Amazon Prime, you can have a costume in two days. It’s perfect for busy moms like me who don’t have the time or energy to make something homemade or shop around at… Read more »

Our Fall Crafts

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Are you looking for some quick fall crafts? Here are some of the crafts Rosebud and I have done so far this fall. These are simple glueing activities that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Leafy Tree Supplies Leaves, Paper, Glue, Green paint. First, we made this leafy tree. It started out as just a simple leaf collage. Rosebud and… Read more »

21 Unique Non Candy Favors for Halloween

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I’m a traditionalist and will be handing out candy on Halloween this year. While Rosebud doesn’t get too much candy, Halloween is the one day that we can go wild with the candy. Plus I can sneak off to the pantry closet when I have a chocolate craving. Times are changing though. With the increase in allergies, the obesity epidemic,… Read more »

Fall Halloween Sensory Bin

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Last week, I took a trip to the dollar store. Of course, they had all their Halloween stuff out, so I picked up a few things to put in a Halloween sensory bin for Rosebud. She is loving it so far! What’s in the bin? Acrylic leaves, pumpkins and acorns, Pompoms, Mini jack-o’-lanterns, Glittery spiders, Sticky eyeballs, Tongs, Small bowls…. Read more »

12 Halloween Books for Preschoolers

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There are so many fun Halloween books for kids. It was hard to narrow it down. I was going to stop at ten, but then I found a couple more cute books that I had never heard of and just had to include them as well. Here is our list of the top 12 Halloween books for preschoolers. Big Pumpkin… Read more »

9Baby Bath Time Essentials

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Bath time was one of those things that really worried me when I was a new mom. I questioned everything. Was the bath tub I chose going to be safe? Am I using the right products? What if she gets water in her ears? What if she hates her baths and struggles to let me wash her? I was anxious… Read more »

10 Must-haves for your Baby Registry

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If you’re pregnant and have a baby shower coming up, you’ll definitely want to create a baby registry. You can create one almost anywhere you shop, but when I was in the market for baby products, I found some of the best deals on Amazon. You can use your registry in different ways. Since many of my family and friends… Read more »

The Best Places to Find Stock Photos for Your Blog

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When someone clicks on one of your blog posts, one of the first things they notice is your images. The images you choose can make or break your blog post. Since I started blogging, one challenge I’ve had is finding quality stock photos at affordable prices. If you are wondering why you need stock photos, read on for the answer…. Read more »

10 Haunting Books for Halloween

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Now that September is here, it’s getting closer to Halloween. I thought it might be fun to share a list of haunting books for Halloween. Most of these are nonfiction stories of paranormal experiences. These kinds of stories fascinate me, but these books are definitely not for everyone. I just wanted to mention that they are books for adults. I’ll… Read more »

My Favorites for August 2019

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The month of August has gotten away from me. I’ve been busy and overwhelmed with work stuff. The drama there never seems to end, but I’m making big plans. I have an interview next week and if all goes well, I may be self-employed by January. I don’t know what that will mean for the blog because I will have… Read more »