Oil Dyed Easter Eggs- Does it work?

Continuing on with my quest to find a fun and easy Easter Egg project… I moved on to oil dyed Easter Eggs. I honestly picked this one because I already had all of the supplies I needed at the house. Anyone else get excited when that happens?

This was also the first time I used color gels instead of the standard food coloring drops.

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Hidden Mickey Easter Nests

I’m not sure when it happened, but sometime in the last year… I see Hidden Mickey’s everywhere. If you aren’t familiar with what a Hidden Mickey is, it’s exactly what it sounds like. Finding the outline of Mickey in unusual places. Continue reading “Hidden Mickey Easter Nests”

I Tried Making Silk Dyed Easter Eggs…

So usually this time of year Pinterest is filled with pages and pages of beautifully dyed Easter eggs that seem a bit too good to be true. Each year I tell myself I’m not going to wait till the last minute to see if any of them actually work. Like in real life.

The Silk Dyed egg tutorials seemed easy enough, and I made sure to read through 2 or 3 different postings. They were all the same. Except one had an extra step. I’ll note that as I go through how my trial with six eggs went.

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Rainbow Candy Grapes

I didn’t realize how popular these grapes would be as I was making them. It seemed that as fast as I could make them my boys were walking by and grabbing them.

They are a super simple and quick snack to make for a bunch of different occasions. The great thing about these is that you can customize the colors that you use.

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Spring Break Camp – The Palm Beach Zoo

One of the things I honestly never thought about before becoming a parent was where my kids were going to go on non-school days. It’s not on any parenting list, they just show up. I loved those random days as a kid… something fun and different, but now as a parent I’m like … OK… another day that I need to plan.

It can be a bit stressful. Where are they going to go? How are they going to get there? How will it change our schedule? AND… how do I keep them away from screens (which is a problem I’m encountering more and more).

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5 Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day with Kids

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that people LOVE or hate, simple because they can’t think of what to give or what to do.

Have no fear… here are a few simple and fun ideas to make sure your Valentine’s Day is one to remember.

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Super Simple Mickey Inspired Ornaments

Years ago, before I even had the boys I believe…I bought a 4 pack of Disney character ornaments. I loved them. I still love them. But I remember when I paid for them thinking, ‘am I really buying ornaments that are $20 each’.

You know why I did it??? Because back then I didn’t have little hands that could in a mere 2 seconds make them come crashing to the floor. Continue reading “Super Simple Mickey Inspired Ornaments”

The Most Wonderful SLIME of the Year

Do you have slime rules in your house? Yes. Rules about slime. I do.

Slime stays in the kitchen or the bathroom. That’s it.

After I found slime mashed into pillows and the mattress…it was time to draw the line. That being said, we still make slime. I have a whole collection of slime supplies in my garage. It’s such an easy activity to do with your kids, and celebrate some of the fun of the holidays. Continue reading “The Most Wonderful SLIME of the Year”

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – The Musical

As my boys are getting older, I love finding new experiences to expose them too. It’s probably one of my favorite things. To see the excitement and wonder in their eyes at even the smallest things.

Up until now, I have been hesitant to take them to anything “stage” related. I didn’t think they were ready. Maybe I wasn’t ready to take them. How long can they sit quietly? What if they can’t see what’s happening? How many bathroom trips will we need to take? So many questions. Continue reading “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – The Musical”