101 Popsicle Stick Jokes For Kids

101 Popsicle Stick Jokes

One of my favorites from Popsicle’s Rules for Being a Kid guidebook is the jokes rule, “Jokes are meant to be shared.” Kids love to hear and tell jokes, and there’s nothing better than a good belly laugh from a kid who has just enjoyed a great joke.  K is constantly coming home from school with a […]

Lowe’s Build & Grow Haunted House Kids Clinic


Lowe’s will be hosting another FREE Kids Clinic on Saturday, October  11, 2014 with the opportunity for the kiddos to build a new wooden project. This month they will be building a Haunted House, and every kid also gets a FREE apron, googles, patch and more for attending. Make sure you register online here for the event as […]

50 Free Pampers Rewards Gifts to Grow Points


Pampers has a another new FREE Pampers Rewards Gifts to Grow code worth 50 points today. 50 point code = 50WICFSCL201415 Be sure to check my other posts for more active Free Pampers Gifts to Grow codes. If you still are not a Pampers Gifts to Grow member, click here to join. Oh and newbies – if you sign up now you […]

Daily Trivia And Family Conversation Starters From KidQ App

KidQ Scholastic Parent Child

  Kids are like sponges, and they love to ask “why.” The new (free) KidQ App from Scholastic Parent & Child turns questions into answers with fun facts that kids enjoy learning about.  These days K is curious about how everything works (and why), and it is so much fun to watch her learn. As […]

It’s All About The Details In Creating The Boxtrolls

The Boxtrolls Eggs

As someone who tends to focus on the details, I have a great appreciation for the attention and care that went into creating the world of The Boxtrolls. The skill and the patience behind every little nuance is incredible. Carving, sewing, positioning, moving — what an amazing piece of art. Just watch the video below, it’s […]

Join Me For A #Beef4Dinner Twitter Party 9/30

Beef Checkoff logo

Looking for dinner inspiration? Look no further, during the #Beef4Dinner Twitter Party we will be chatting about easy recipes to bring more beef into your dinner routine. Comfort foods like beef chili and no-mess pot roast are both easy to make and sure to please the whole family.  If you love to cook with beef, but are […]

The Boxtrolls Is Now In Theaters

The Boxtrolls Movie Poster

What do you have planned for the weekend? How about a trip to the movies for the whole family? Boxtrolls is now playing in theaters. It looks like good fun for the whole family, so grab the kids and make it a movie night. Before you go, enjoy this special featurette about the Boxtrolls special language. […]

Disney Store Frozen Costumes, Accessories and New Arrivals In-Stock


The Disney Store has just re-stocked with popular Frozen items such as Elsa and Anna costumes and accessories, plus has some new arrivals from Arendelle too! You can check out all of the available Disney Store frozen items online, and stores should also be receiving new shipments starting Sunday. You can score FREE shipping on […]

Target 40% Off Halloween Kids’ Costumes Cartwheel Coupon


With Halloween just over a month away, Target has a great Cartwheel offer to save on costumes for your kids today. You can save 40% on Halloween kids’ costumes through tomorrow in store, limit 2 per guest. The Cartwheel offer is valid through September 27, 2014. terms & conditions Offer valid in store only. Limit no more […]

The TODAY Show Jill’s Steals And Deals For September 26, 2014


The TODAY SHOW and Jill Martin are back another installment of Jill’s Steals and Deals for Friday, September 26, 2014. These deals tend to sell out quickly, so you’ll want to act fast. Be sure to take note of all of the details of each deal, as some products may take up to 4 weeks to arrive. […]

The Boxtrolls Explore What Makes a Family?

The Boxtrolls Movie Poster

The Boxtrolls comes out in theaters tomorrow! If you haven’t seen the commercials for this zany world of unique characters, then let me tell you, the movie looks really cute. Every time a commercial comes on in my house it is met with a chorus of, “I wanna see that!” In a world where Boxtrolls are very […]

Good Morning America Deals and Steals for September 25, 2014


Good Morning America is back with another installment of their ‘GMA’ Deals and Steals for Thursday, September 25, 2014. Today’s deals feature ‘GMA’ Deals and Steals on Jewelry, Bags and More for Fall! Big Love Ball: Bitty, Baby, or Big Love Ball Original: $20 to $85 GMA Exclusive Deal: $10 to $42.50 50% savings Valid: 9/25/14 gma-bigloveball.com […]

A Spoonful Of Chocolate Helps The Cough Medicine Go Down

Chocolate Cough Medicine Dr Cocoa Owl

It’s the sound in the middle of the night that parents dread – cough, cough, cough.  In my house it is a sound that we hear all too often. I’ve been blessed with very healthy kids, and I can probably count on one hand the number of times K has been really sick. But anytime […]

Make Reading Fun With A Pajama Jam Reading Party

Reading Fort

Watching a child learn to read is incredible. One moment you aren’t sure they will ever get it, then suddenly it clicks. It has only been 18 months or so since we struggled to get K to read a few sight words, now she has advanced to chapter books. Chapter books, in the first grade!  She […]

17 Free Fall Printable Signs

Happy Fall Ya'll Free Printable

Can you feel it in the air? Today is the first day of Fall!!! Sure, it is still in the ’80s here in Florida, but I can feel it — fall is coming. In fact, in honor of the changing season, I wore jeans today. Hurray for fall! With a house smelling of cinnamon (thanks […]