Ready for Spring Break? I’ve got a shortcut.

Are you ready for Spring Break? While a welcome respite from the same old, same old daily routine, figuring out what to do with the kids can be intimidating. Especially if you don’t have an unlimited budget to hit the road. I’ve got a cool solution to your Spring Break conundrums. Traditionally the spring semester […]

Spring Crafts for Kids

Spring calls for bright colors and a little carefree play. Check out these fun crafts to do with kids. Fun is in the air now that spring has sprung. While it’s great to get outside and enjoy the warm weather, there are days that call for indoor fun. Check out these fun spring crafts for […]

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: We Love Mom Cupcakes

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day with the moms in your life? Create these easy “We Love Mom” cupcakes! I was late to join the cupcake trend. And late to leave it. Ha! I still love cupcakes, six years now since it was at its peak and I first shared these cupcakes. […]

A Cheap & Easy Spring Break for Families

Spring break is coming! Download these two weeks’ worth of spring break activities. The planning is done for you for a fun and frugal vacation with your kids.

Flowery Things to Make with the Kids (Craft: Flower Hat)

When I was a child, May 1st was an occasion to ding-dong-drop some flowers on your friends’ door. May Day, as it came to be known, has an interesting and varied history. Since I was born in May, I looked at it as a sign of good things to come. Now that the FishMama Trifecta has been instituted, it is evermore a fun little milestone on the calendar.

Spring has sprung in most of the northern hemisphere. Consider this week an opportunity to do some flowery things with the kiddos, whether you call it May Day, or not.

9 Ways to Lean Godward This Week

We are entering Holy Week, a special time set aside to think of Jesus’ long walk toward the Cross, toward redeeming His people, toward loving us with an unfathomable love. Of course, reflecting on this every day of the year is best, but our hearts are sometimes prone to wander, aren’t they? I think that […]

It’s Time to Get Outside!

The seasons are changing (finally). Turn off the screens and get outside. Spring fever has finally hit. The end of the school year is near enough in sight that I can anticipate a more relaxed routine. I’m working on some very fun activities for us moms to do with our kids as well as dusting […]

Are You an April Fool?

Years ago I used to host a Birthday Cake Challenge twice a year. Readers would challenge me to create a birthday cake with a certain theme. This was probably the doozy: Breakfast on a Cake.  I still love it. I think it’s perfect for April Fool’s Day. It’s all sweet and edible. I used a […]