Easy Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas for kids!

Looking for fun & easy halloween dinner ideas? Try this spider or mummy macaroni and cheese for an organic healthy dinner before you head out the door and gather all those sweets! It is quick and easy with minimal ingredients with just a touch of spooky to make it perfect for the holiday! This post is sponsored by Horizon Organic but all opinions are my own. let's be honest. halloween night … [Read more...]

Summer Outdoor Patio Ideas

Make the most of your outdoor space this summer but giving your patio a bright and summery makeover! Here are some fun Summer outdoor patio ideas to get you started - outdoor rugs, outdoor lighting, outdoor furniture, outdoor decor and more. This post is in collaboration with World Market, Rachael Ray Magazine, and Porch.com. Ever wish you could have a makeover on your yard? Enter to win this … [Read more...]

4th of July Recipes – Red White and Blue Jello

  while i originally made this Jell-O for our Avengers Party - i quickly realized how totally perfect it would as one of my 4th of july recipes! using red and blue Jell-O with coconut jello (homemade) you can make this adorable red white and blue jello dessert! your guests will LOVE it! it probably feels like a lot of steps, and a lot of time,  but if you plan to make it on a day you are home, … [Read more...]

Avengers Party Ideas

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! You will love all these creative and awesome Avengers party ideas! From food to decorations, activities, costumes, favors and more - this Avengers Party has tons of inspiration for your own event! This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! happy birthday to my little man! well.... to be honest it's a bit early... we celebrated this week for a … [Read more...]

How to make a paper helicopter – that FLIES!

Learn how to make a paper helicopter that flies! This DIY rubber band helicopter tutorial shows you step by step how to construct a paper helicopter using simple, inexpensive materials. Your kids will love creating this craft & watching it fly! This post is sponsored by Galileo but all opinions are my own. summer is almost here and i BET you are on the lookout for fun, easy, projects to … [Read more...]

6 Projects that Reuse Broken Crayons– Crayon Crafts!

  Hey there, Emma here again from Defined Designs with some great ideas on using up all those broken crayons you have lying around the house. The Easter Holiday is over, Spring Break vacations are wrapping up and I'm sure some of you are either getting ready to overhaul your house from the mess of toys that is now all over your floors - or you're just waiting for a fairy godmother to come … [Read more...]

DIY Easter Crafts, Games, & More!

Spring is here and that means the Easter bunny is on his way! The weather is also getting warmer and I'm sure everyone is excited to be able to go outside again after one of the worst winters (especially if you're reading this from New England...) And after all, 'tis the holiday for an Easter Egg Hunt. Am I right?? It's also time to start planning your easter brunch with the family and I've … [Read more...]

Bring Your Coloring To Life With Crayola Color Alive

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Crayola for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Coloring will never be the same! My kids and I were so excited to try out the new Crayola Color Alive books & app – it is so cool! This creative first-of-its-kind app is not just coloring – it’s an experience! You kids can interact with the characters they color and Bring Your Coloring To … [Read more...]

Fueling My Daughter’s Fashion Designer Dreams

what do your kids want to be when they grow up? fuel their future with milk! this is a sponsored post brought to you by Got Milk "what do you want to be when you grow up?" a classic question for kids that seems to spark either an over serious answer (i.e. a cute young lad with a real determination to fight crime as a police officer) or a ridiculous one - like what i wanted to be... a … [Read more...]

8 Punny Valentine Ideas {FREE printables}

Everyone loves a good pun right? These free 'PUNNY' printables will have your Valentine smiling all day long! Great ideas for all ages! Hey There! Emma here from Defined Designs! Valentines day is right around the corner and if you have little ones in school, I'm sure they want nothing more than the best box of 'frozen' valentines to give to their friends. And while I, as a confident twenty … [Read more...]

Inspiring My Daughter With Science

as a former biology teacher, (yeah - wouldn't have guessed it huh?!) i am passionate about getting kids excited about nature and science - call it my geeky side, but i hope my kids grow up to be inquisitive about the world around them and enjoy science and math classes in school. camping, hiking, exploring, and sending them to great summer camps like Camp Galileo  is a great way to get them … [Read more...]

HP Sprout- Fun for Kids

this is quite possibly the coolest computer that i have EVER seen. our HP Sprout showed up a few days before christmas and has been our favorite thing this whole holiday season! once i wrangled the kids off the humongous box, we set it up in my hubby's office--notice the manly decor? you didn't think that was MY creative space did you??? we wanted to put it in a space that was more accessible to … [Read more...]

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