The kids and I have settled into a pretty nice summer routine and it usually begins with watching a mom-curated YouTube playlist while I drink my coffee. This is usually after breakfast and before we start whatever adventures we have planned for the day. I look through the channels we’ve subscribed to and the videos suggested based on our viewing history and add anything that … Continue reading 10 Kid-Friendly YouTube Channels To Watch With Your Kids
It’s another rainy summer morning so we’re hiding inside with our library books and I figured this was a good time to participate in the What’s On My Bookshelf tag that I saw at Rachael’s blog, Beach Bookworm. She didn’t technically tag me, but then she wrote those magic words: “If I didn’t tag you, and you would like to do this tag, then consider yourself … Continue reading the [What’s On My Bookshelf] tag.
I think we’ve all had that emergency cake moment of weakness at this point. The desire for cake is too strong, but having a whole cake to contend with is an unwelcomed proposition. What’s a girl to do? The scenario is so common that the internet is rife with cake in a mug recipes. Ree Drummond has a great one. I’ve made it several times … Continue reading Quick Fix: Chocolate Cake in a Mug 2.0
I saw this fun quiz on Birdie Bookworm’s blog and was immediately curious about what Hogwarts house my insane dog would be placed into. For those of you who haven’t met him, this is my dog, Doctor. He’s a 5 year old black lab / saint bernard mix – yes seriously – who manages to be adorable, insane, clever and idiotic all at the same … Continue reading Sort Your Dog into a Hogwarts House!
Anne recently shared 6 things she’s loving for early summer and I thought I’d play copy cat and tell you some of my recent favorite things. 1.Winking Owl Moscato and all the other cheap, yet delicious, deals I keep finding at Aldi. I used to shop at Aldi like eight years ago when I was saving up for our house and living on a shoe … Continue reading 6 Things I’m Loving Right Now.
I saw this YouTube tag over at Mama Kat’s Losin’ It and thought it looked like fun but I don’t really enjoy making YouTube videos (I’m better on paper, err… blog post?) so I thought I’d just type out my responses / share photos. If you want to see what the tag is like in video form, check out this video with Amy Schumer, Aidy … Continue reading The Last Thing On Your Phone. [a tag]
And now, an interview with BB, age 8, after interrupting her YouTube video time. One word to describe you would be creative. What do you like to do for fun? Um… I like to do arts & crafts. I like painting and other messy arts. Why do you like being a kid? It helps with my creative mind. As a kid, I get more time … Continue reading Getting to Know BB, Age 8
An intimate interview with MM, aged twelve, who was in the middle of playing Skyrim. One word to describe you would be cautious. What do you like to do for fun? Play video games like Minecraft, Skyrim or Halo. Tell me about your favorite book? What are you reading right now? One of my favorite books is Gregor & The Prophecy of Bane. They go … Continue reading Getting to Know MM, Age 12