Top Locations for a toddler Birthday Party!

Bean’s Birthday is in 2 short weeks and it’s been a little tough to plan this year with how busy everyone is. I think one of the most important steps is choosing your location. It can seem a little overwhelming at first but their are some important factors to consider. Budget Time of Year/Weather Age […]

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Food of the Month: Zucchini

One of my favorite veggies is the zucchini because it is not only yummy but it versatile. Raw, baked, broiled, steamed, and can even be added to desserts! Zucchini is sometimes known by another name: Italian Squash. A member of the Cucurbita pepo (cucumber and melon) family and has origins in Central and South America. […]

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Pirate’s Booty Review!

So Bean and I were perusing the aisles at Target this week and as we were heading down the chip aisle she started screaming, “Jake, Neverland Pirates!! Jake, Pirates!” I stopped the cart to see what she was talking about and I saw white cheddar cheese puffs that had the Jake and the Neverland pirates […]

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Manners & Your toddler

As Bean is getting ready to leave the terrible twos and quickly start the traumatic threes she isn’t always the most polite person I know. In fact sometimes she tends to act almost like a cave-person grabbing anything within reach and grunting or squealing as she takes off with it. Occasionally though when she says, […]

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Milk, Milk, and More Milk

Over the last few years the milk section of the grocery store has grown from a few to multiple selections. And with all the options it can be overwhelming to make one. Here is the lowdown on the most common milk types found in grocery stores.   Cow’s Milk: Cow’s milk comes from cows (obviously) […]

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Video – Tips for teaching your toddler thier colors!

Teaching your toddler their colors can be a daunting task but here are some helpful tips to get your through! 🙂 Videos Mentioned: Homemade Colorful Playdoh Recipes Dye your own flowers Painting with colored yogurts! Homemade Cookie Cutter Pizzas Toddler Friendly Coloring Pages Do you have any helpful tips you are using to teach your […]

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50 Birthday Party Themes for Toddlers!

It’s almost September and we have just begun our planning for Bean’s 3rd Birthday party! Before we talk location, the guest list or food I would like to get our theme nailed down. Then we can choose everything around and according to the theme. I’ve been asking Bean for weeks now what she would like […]

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Food of the Month: Spinach

In the warm summer months, making dinner can be a chore if turning on the stove is your only option. So having cool food options is a must, which is what lead me to the food of the month: Spinach!   Benefits: Spinach is part of the chenopod family (beets, chard, etc.), which is a […]

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Tips for Keeping Kids and Adults Hydrated!

For most of the country, it has been a summer full of sun and temperatures that can make anyone sweat. It doesn’t seem to matter where you are or if the heat is dry or humid… It’s hot! While the heat can make you and your family feel awful, there is one very simple solution: […]

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Surviving a power outage w/your toddler!

So I had a wonderful video planned for today but unfortunately I wasn’t able to finish it. It’s monsoon season here in the desert and we’ve had a lot of summer storms. Right before Bean went to bed and I planned to start editing the video, our power went out! I thought we would wait […]

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