Band-Aid: Stuck On Me Before the Age of Three


Hello everyone. I have some exciting news to announce! My girls' video has been chosen as a top 12 finalist in the Band-Aid brand contest. I would really appreciate any and all votes. You can vote once a day for the next two weeks...their video is called "Stuck On Me Before the Age of Three". Here is the link to vote, and thank you in advance! I really appreciate it. To vote all you have to do is like the Band-Aid page, register to vote and then cast your vote for "Stuck On Me Before the Age of Three". Here is a little video project we made that we want everyone to see! Please watch the … [Continue reading]

Mother’s Day Breakfast Made Easy and Delicious


Mothers do so much for all of us all year round, so in honor of Mother's Day, I'm doing my first giveaway! Be sure to read to the bottom of the post to see how to enter. Last year I had the girls make their grandmas some adorable little button magnets and a cute little Mother's Day survey, which would still make an awesome gift for any mother or grandma. However, this year I found a quote that really must be added to the project, "Mothers are like buttons, they hold everything together". Where was this quote last year???? Anyway, this year I decided I should honor my mom by sharing one of … [Continue reading]

How to Teach Children About the Last Supper, Part 2


Last year around this time I wrote an article on how to teach children about the last supper. I didn't want to do the exact same thing as I did last year, so I tweaked the activity a bit. My 4 year old actually came up with a big part of the use Easter eggs in the craft! So, I highly … [Continue reading]

10 Tips to Make the Most Out of Your Trip to Disney World


I'm so excited to introduce my first guest blogger, my very own brother-in-law, Greg Kaster! He knows Disney World like the back of his hand and has helped many people plan their ultimate Disney vacations...including our family! Anyway, with Spring break coming up, I figured several of you might be … [Continue reading]

Jamberry and Me


So, back in January during all those crazy snow storms I came up with some pretty crazy ideas. The craziest of which was to sell Jamberry Nails! This is so far removed from a decision I would normally make I can still hardly believe it myself. You see, I'm not really wild about all the direct sales … [Continue reading]

DIY Classroom Valentines


It's that time know, time to whip out your paper and scissors and throw together some classroom Valentines. Or, time to go to the store and buy some if the idea of crafting makes you sick to your stomach, lol. And don't feel like you're a bad mother if this is you. I don't know how many … [Continue reading]

40 Ways to Show your Spouse You Love them

The Love Dare -

Last year in honor of Valentine's Day the girls and I completed 28 random acts of kindness throughout the month of February. We had the best time doing it, and if you are looking for a way to teach your kids about loving others I would highly recommend it! This year, I decided to focus on showing … [Continue reading]

A Creative Way to Teach Children About The Calendar

hunk of the month

Who doesn't remember learning about the calendar in preschool and kindergarten? I certainly do, but maybe that's because I have witnessed Ellie learning it, just as I once did, at her preschool. I don't think I will ever get The Days of the Week Song (to the tune of the Adam's Family) out of my … [Continue reading]

A New Direction for Pin With Me a While

A new direction for

So, it’s been awhile since I’ve written a post...5 months to be exact. My life turned crazy after we sold our house. Houses in the Fishers/Noblesville area seemed to be flying off the market, and if we didn’t get to them the first or second day listed, we lost them. My parents graciously allowed us … [Continue reading]

How to Construct an R2-D2 Piñata

R2-D2 Pinata

Not just anyone could say they have constructed their own R2-D2 piñata, but now I can. Per request, I completed one of these for my nephew, "Slammin' Sammy". Apparently, you can't buy them at the store, who knew? If you are throwing a Star Wars bash and decide you too must make this adorable little … [Continue reading]