we read a book. and, we made a cake.
number two has been on a mission. it’s a mission of reading. (woohoo, hallelujah, right?) this school year, he joined his school’s battle of the books team…which is led by our local library with schools in the area. each school can have a team of 3rd – 5th graders and there is a list of…read more
turkey clubs // a simple weeknight dinner for crazy busy lives
there are some nights when even the simple meal planning that i try to do sometimes just feels like a lot. like, a lot a lot. i usually try to keep weeknight dinners easy, something that gives us some leftovers (but, let’s face it – with two boys, leftovers rarely happen anymore), and that doesn’t…read more
how to organize the great big art mess!
i know i’m not the only mom out there who has a kiddo (or kiddos!) that love having alllllll the art supplies. obviously, i’m a huge supporter of having whatever art and craft supplies my kiddos want to help encourage their creativity and making, but sometimes…it all gets to be a lot. little mr. re-nest…read more