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How to Manage Toys Overload

How to Manage Toys Overload

In recent posts, I’ve shared how we transformed our unfinished basement into a play space and offered some tips and tricks on how to organize toys in a playroom.  Today, it’s all about how to maintain your play space and prevent toys from taking over your house.  Here’s what works…

Boredom Boxes for Kids – Video Share

Last year I made some boredom boxes for Chase when he transitioned from napping to quiet time and was at home with me for a year of maternity leave.  It took a 30 minute investment of my time to pull together some random miscellaneous toys and activities from around the…

Tips & Tricks for Organizing a Playroom

Tips & Tricks for Organizing a Playroom

In my last post, I shared some tips on how we designed a safe and fun play space in our unfinished basement.  We came up with a furniture layout and design to maximize safety.  We then worked to set up lighting that would be both functional for how the space…

How to Transform Your Unfinished Basement Into a Playroom

How to Transform Your Unfinished Basement Into a Playroom

Creating a Safe & Fun Playroom Moving comes with sacrifices.  It’s almost impossible to find every feature you want in one house so you have pick and choose what’s most important to you and loose a little to gain in other places.  That was the case when we made our…

Lego Series – Duplo Marble Maze

Lego Series – Duplo Marble Maze

Chase came home from daycare one day with a big plan.  A plan to make a maze for his marbles.  He often comes up with fun and cool ideas but needs a little bit of help in figuring out what he can use to bring his idea to life.  After…

Pinterest Felt Christmas Tree – Craft Review

Pinterest Felt Christmas Tree – Craft Review

I pulled out the holiday decor last week and I was excited to stumble across a Pinterest execution craft that I managed to pull off last year.  I had completely forgot that I had made the felt Christmas tree that you are probably seeing all over Facebook and the internet right…

The Lazy Moms Guide to Making The Coolest Muffin Tin Meals

The Lazy Moms Guide to Making The Coolest Muffin Tin Meals

Do you have a kid who’s a picky eater?  A grazer? How about a mish mash of leftovers in your fridge right now?  Nothing to make for lunch because you are due for groceries?  If you answered, “yes”, to any of these questions then you need muffin tin meals in…

Lego Series – Adventures In Lego Storage

Lego Series – Adventures In Lego Storage

Last Christmas was fruitful in building our…I mean Chase’s, Lego collection.  Storing Lego sets in their original boxes in the closet downstairs was no longer cutting it.  So… I did what any organized thrifty Mom would do and made a trip to the Dollarama to find some storage bins and…

Busy Bags For Busy Kids – 5 Ideas for Beginners

Busy Bags For Busy Kids – 5 Ideas for Beginners

Chase, my oldest son is a busy boy.  I often joke that he is appropriately named and a perfect example of a self-fulfilling prophecy.   As much as I appreciate and nurture this quality, there are times I need to reel it in, especially now that I have taken on the role…

Kids Experiment – Making Rain Clouds

We’ve been having fun with kitchen play lately.  I love that kitchen experiments inspire curiosity, learning through sensory play all while developing an early interest in science.  Check out our latest experiment: Making Rain Clouds! What You Need: Clear cups Measuring cup Water Food coloring Shaving cream (not the gel…