Easy Non-Candy Valentine’s Ideas

Easy Non Candy Valentine's Ideas for kids!

Valentine’s is this week!  The pressure is on to make/find super cute Valentine’s for your kiddos and their classmates.  I love class parties but when the kids come home with huge bags stuffed full of chocolate, I raise my mom eyebrows.  I’m one of those moms that sends the non-candy treats.  Do you like do the… Continue Reading…

Review: The Otter Way

The Otter Way Books

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Otter Way.  All opinions are my own.  I love Twitter, its my favorite place to connect with people and brands.  I’ve been tweeting since 2009, before I was married and before we had our two beautiful monsters.  And yet, sometimes the power of social media just amazes me. … Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Craft: Cinnamon Sugar Turkey Prints

turkey prints

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Imperial Sugar.  All opinions are my own.  To read my full disclosure policy, click here.   My kids love [LOVE] to do crafts together.  They especially love when its a craft that they can complete mostly on their own.  I think its great when they can do a… Continue Reading…

Review: RoseArt Magic Fun Dough

Roseart Magic Dough Party

Disclosure: This article is sponsored by RoseArt Magic Fun Dough.  All opinions are our own.  To read my full disclosure policy, click here.  This weekend we had a big event at the Grant house – we have a party.  And contrary to what Ryley kept saying, it wasn’t a birthday party.  We hosted a RoseArt… Continue Reading…

Family Life: I Don’t Know How You Do It

mybabies

I was having lunch with my best friend from high school the other day and we had a conversation that I have with working moms quite often.  “I don’t know how you do it.  I don’t know how you stay home with your kids.”  At first I want to reply – “I don’t know either.”… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Craft: Abby Cadabby Style Wand

Are you looking for a quick handmade craft to delight your little princess? Well this Abby Cadabby Style Fairy Wand is just the ticket!     Hey there Grant Life friends. It’s Michaela again from Covered in Mod Podge. My two year old daughter is obsessed with Sesame Street. Really, what two year old isn’t?… Continue Reading…

How to Make a Pallet Wood Planter

how to build a pallet wood planter

Can I just say that using power tools is awesome?  And having a handy husband is pretty sweet too.  And having a husband who’s job supplies free pallets to the Grant home is the best. thing. ever.  Ryon brought home a few pallets and I had so many easy homemade craft ideas of what to… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Recipe: Toddler Green Smoothie

Toddler Green Smoothie 1

Up until a couple of months ago, my toddler ate whatever I put in front of her.  She’s still a great eater, overall.  However, she has regularly started turning her nose up at veggies.  I keep offering her veggies at every easy homemade recipe.   I know this is the best way to eventually see… Continue Reading…

Our Family Life: Transitioning to a Big Boy Bed

how we transitioned to a big boy bed

Avery turned two in April and has been a little ball of energy ever since.  Well, he was full of energy before he turned two and he seems to have even more now.  So when we first started talking about moving him from his crib into a real bed, I was terrified.  I would talk… Continue Reading…

Summer Recipe Ideas for Kids

Summer Recipes Ideas for Kids - great for keeping kids entertained indoors on hot days!

Our main computer is on the fritz and I have been using the super old laptop.  When I say on the fritz I mean it wants us to reset it to factory settings.  Oh no sir.  I have too many pictures of my babies on that computer to reset it.  Not to mention all my… Continue Reading…