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10 Adorable and Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

10 Adorable and Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

I have always loved Halloween growing up, and even more so as an adult. Now that I have a kiddo who can play and enjoy this best holiday ever, I plan to raise him right and enjoy Halloween together! If you’re looking for something fun to do with your toddler this fall, check out this roundup of adorable and easy Halloween crafts for toddlers.       Simple Halloween and Fall Toddler Crafts     Ghost crafts This Puffy Ghost craft is such a great idea. It seems super simple and cute. These Ghost Balloons look like fun too. Ooh […]

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Easy and Fun Fall Leaf Tree Craft for Toddlers

Easy and Fun Fall Leaf Tree Craft for Toddlers

Fall is such an exciting time, and Pinterest is overflowing with cute toddler crafts. I just had to try to create a fun craft for my toddler and me to enjoy the fact that temperatures are starting to drop from the sizzling heat of Texas summer, and the leaves are also starting to turn. My toddler and I collected some of the leaves we found on the ground, and I had an idea of a fun thing we could quickly make together one evening after we got home from work and daycare.   The toddler and I collected a bunch […]

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10 Fall Activities to do with Toddlers in Houston and Austin

10 Fall Activities to do with Toddlers in Houston and Austin

The fall season in Texas is an interesting beast. The temperatures are a bit cooler but still warm. Leaves are still green for the most part. But we enjoy the same fall activities as everyone else, just maybe without the heavy coats and mittens.   Fall Activities Bucket list with Toddlers Finding things to do with toddlers in the fall can be as simple as going outdoors. Collect leaves and pinecones Jump in piles of leaves Go to a pumpkin patch Take a hayride Visit a petting zoo Take a walk through a giant maze Attend a local festival Dress […]

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Get Ready for Fall with these Fantastic Ideas

Get Ready for Fall with these Fantastic Ideas

The fall season is creeping around the corner, its fingers tapping on the wall. Or is that just me who is obsessed with Halloween? Sometimes I think fall might be my favorite season, especially living in Texas all these years where fall means relief from the hot, hot, hot summers. Despite the fact that fall is also cold and flu season, fall has so many fun things to celebrate and enjoy as a family, before it gets too cold. So here is a fantastic collection of ideas to help you enjoy your fall.       Toddler Fall Check out […]

Posted September 1, 2017 by Julie in Entertainment, Family, Food, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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How to Safely View the 2017 Solar Eclipse

How to Safely View the 2017 Solar Eclipse

The 2017 Solar Eclipse is coming!  Will you be watching?   What is the total solar eclipse? August 21st will provide a rare and amazing phenomenon where the moon moves between the Earth and the sun, blocking the the sun from our view and casting a shadow. Here’s a quick video that gives an intro to the eclipse. Where will the total solar eclipse be visible? Only a specific portion of the United States will see the total eclipse, those along the moon’s special path which starts in Oregon and continues diagonally to South Carolina. The rest of us not […]

Posted August 1, 2017 by Julie in Entertainment, TopPosts, / 1 Comment
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Tips for Family Fun this Summer

Tips for Family Fun this Summer

Summer is coming! Well, for those of us in Texas, summer has already arrived. But for many others, temperatures are just starting to get comfortable and allow for fun time in the sun. Kids might be out of school (not mine, he’s in daycare no matter the time of year, but you know, other people’s kids) and parents might be looking for activities and ideas. Fear not, my friends, I have collected some amazing posts about summer activities and ideas for summer fun to share with you so gather your list-making-tools and start perusing these posts. Beach Time and Outside […]

Posted May 31, 2017 by Julie in Entertainment, Family, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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How to Celebrate Game Day with Houston, from the comfort of your own home

How to Celebrate Game Day with Houston, from the comfort of your own home

Houston is hosting the biggest game of the year, and you know what that means – your snack plate will be filled with Tex-Mex and Jalapenos, and some BBQ sliders with a side of Dr. Pepper or Sweet Tea. Yay Texas! Things to do in Houston If you’re traveling to my town to watch the game or tailgate, here are some must-see local stops you should consider visiting if you have some extra time the weekend of the Big Game. Discovery Green – a 12-acre park with tons of activities and things to see and do. Enjoy a lovely pond and views […]

Posted January 18, 2017 by Julie in Entertainment, / 1 Comment
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Books I’m Loving Lately, 2016

Books I’m Loving Lately, 2016

It is no secret that I am a reader. I love books. Lately, it feels like I am collecting books more than reading them, but hey, I still read when I can. Usually, this means on my commute. Thanks to Audible I can make that happen. Yay for audiobooks. I wanted to share some of my favorite books I read (or listened to) this year. As you can see, I have genres I enjoy and stick to reading for the most part. I have read over 60 books this year, and these are the books that are on my top […]

Posted December 14, 2016 by Julie in Entertainment, / 4 Comments
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Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips

Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips

Happy Halloween! This is one of my favorite holidays as an adult, and it is certainly a fun holiday for the littles. But going out trick-or-treating can be on the dangerous side. Here are some safety tips for having fun on Halloween. Halloween Safety Tips Always have an adult with the kids. There are so many safety concerns, and not just traffic related. Make sure everyone knows how to cross the street safely and hold hands. Make sure they know not to get in a stranger’s car. Be sure to carry flashlights. Know the schedule and route. If you’re not […]

Posted October 31, 2016 by Julie in Entertainment, Family, / 4 Comments
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The cutest Infant & Toddler Halloween costumes for under $15!

The cutest Infant & Toddler Halloween costumes for under $15!

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I absolutely love all the dressing up, decorations, and all the exciting celebrations going on around town – pumpkin patches, trunk or treat events, etc. Now that  I have a baby, Halloween is all the more fun because I get to dress him up! Kids grow super fast, and I certainly don’t want to spend a fortune on a costume he can only wear the one time.  So I have put together this fun collection of adorable Halloween costumes for infants and toddlers that cost under $15! Infant and Toddler Halloween Costumes for under $15 […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Julie in Entertainment, , / 5 Comments
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