It's Pumpkin Time!

Fall is all about family and pumpkins! We recently visited our local pumpkin patch and had a wonderful time learning about pumpkins and picking them out to bring home! After our visit to the pumpkin patch, Buddy and I read several books about pumpkins and even learned about the pumpkin’s life cycle. One of our […]

Homemade Laundry Detergent Hero Slide

My husband and boys have extremely sensitive skin. They will break out from anything, a rough tag on the back of their shirt to fabric that makes them sweat and itchy which then causes red splotches and hives. My family can’t do most laundry detergents. We have been using ECOS Free and Clear Laundry Detergent which they […]

Autumn Leaf Craft

Buddy, Little Dude, and I take a walk almost everyday. Some days, if the weather is nice, we take 2-3 walks. As the season started to change from Summer to Autumn, Buddy began to notice that the leaves were changing colors. We talked about how the leaves will change colors and fall off the trees as […]

Making Toddler Friendly Crayons In the Sun

Making Toddler Friendly Crayons is Fun and Easy Making your own toddler friendly crayons is super duper easy and your toddler can help! Not only can your child (I’d say good for ages 2-5) help but I’ll give you some tips to make the activity educational as well. A few weeks ago, Buddy and I were at […]

Baby in Alva cloth diaper pushing a toy

I never thought I would use cloth diapers When I first thought of using cloth diapers, I was very hesitate because I didn’t understand how to use them or how budget friendly they are! I have used them for several months now and love them! They are easy to use, clean, and have saved me […]

huggies reward sticker

Huggies Diaper reward stickers are pointless to save! My husband and I started saving Huggies Diaper reward stickers when Buddy was first born over 3 years ago. We saved them consistently and every now and then would enter them into the Huggies.com. A couple months ago we were running low on diapers and I thought […]

paper plate butterfly craft

One morning Buddy’s Grandpa brought in a beautiful butterfly that had died attached to the front of his truck. It was a big butterfly that was yellow and black. Buddy immediately wanted to know what kind of butterfly it was. So instead of telling him we didn’t know, my husband looked it up and we […]

How to make homemade baby wipes

Learn how to make Homemade Baby Wipes in less than 10 minutes! This is for all you moms out there with little ones still in diapers or toddlers who are making messes!!! Awhile back, I was getting close to running out of store-bought wipes and decided I would learn how to make homemade baby wipes. It was so […]

No Dairy - emergency entrace of the hospital - ER

Our oldest son, Buddy who is almost 3, has several severe life-threatening food allergies. His little body cannot tolerate any dairy products (milk, cheese, yogurt, etc) or eggs. We first discovered his dairy allergy when he was 8 months old. Actually we knew something was wrong way before then but had no idea what it […]

Emergency DIY Home Battery Backup

How do you cope with the power going out? While rearing two young boys with life-threatening allergies, the smallest things can become big problems. Let’s take losing power due to a summer thunderstorm for example. Here’s a quick story about my oldest son (let’s call him Buddy) and how our DIY home battery backup system […]