DIY Toddler’s Craft Corner

At eighteen months my daughter is really starting to show her fun side. Don't get me wrong-- she's always been fun, but the past month or so her personality and humor and interest in certain things are really coming through. Some of her interests include playing with play-dough, coloring, sorting out or lining up her toys (or quirky little things she picks up around the house). 

Her attention span for books and certain activities is still pretty short because of her age, but it's getting longer as she gets older, so that makes doing crafts and reading or practicing ABCs and 123s a bit easier and that's something I am really starting to instill in our days now. 

We've had a little table for her in our kitchen/dining area for several months and she really enjoys sitting at it for snacks and playing. So I've set her up a little craft corner at it with a box of fun things for her to do-- and learning new skills as she plays, unbeknownst to her...


Tasty Tuesday: Creamy, Breaded Baked Chicken

Some friends of ours recently had us over for Sunday dinner and this was part of the delicious meal. My husband loved it so much he asked for the recipe (how sweet of him to ask for me!). 😉 I was expecting it to be kinda difficult with several tedious steps, but it was actually … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Creamy, Breaded Baked Chicken

Tasty Tuesday: Blueberry Congealed Salad

My aunt used to make this a lot for our family get-togethers at my grandparents' house. I haven't had it in a long time, so I'm thinking it's time to make this yumminess. It's real simple! Here's how you do it: Filling: 2 packages grape Jell-O 1 can blueberry pie filling 1 large crushed pineapple, … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Blueberry Congealed Salad

DIY: Essential Oil Fabric Softener & Dryer Sheets

It's been a while since I've posted anything, but life just gets busier and busier and I can barely keep my head on straight sometimes! But I'll try to post more things more often from now on. I recently made some washing powder (which I will share the recipe for next-- and soon!), and so … Continue reading DIY: Essential Oil Fabric Softener & Dryer Sheets