Simply Fun Supports Autism Awareness!

April is National Autism Awareness Month *This is a sponsored post, written by me, for SimplyFun.* Did you know that more than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder? And the numbers seem to be increasing. Very few people have not had some kind of contact with someone who has autism. It may […]

Chocolate Santa Sleigh

Chocolate Candy Sleigh I was playing around with some ways to dress up my chocolate for the holidays and I wanted to share a couple of them with you. I think these are really cute and double as decorations.

Fun Friday: Making Patriotic Soap

Fourth of July Craft Idea You may or may not have heard of the Ivory soap project that involves microwaving a bar of Ivory soap and making a “cloud.” I’ve seen it passed around on multiple blogs and it seems to be pretty popular project. So I thought I’d try it with my kids, only […]

Fun Friday: Free Summer Activities for Kids

 Free Summer Activities for Kids Are you looking for ways to keep your kids entertained this summer, but have limited funds? If you can’t afford summer camp, but would like the kids to get out once in a while, check out these companies offering summer freebies just for kids!

Fun Friday: Downtown Disney

  One thing we got to do when we were in Florida was go to Downtown Disney. We didn’t go to the actual Disney parks this time, for a few reason, but we wanted our kids to get a little bit of the Disney experience.

Kilter from SimplyFun

I believe children learn best while having fun. Games can be a great way to teach different concepts to children. For example, I got this game called Kilter from SimplyFun to try out. Kilter is a game that can be used to teach balance and basic concepts of physics (levers and motion).

Celebrate #Thanksgiving with #Netflix (plus BBQ Rib Recipe!)

This post brought to you by Netflix. All opinions are 100% mine. If you haven’t heard of Netflix I’m not sure where you’ve been because they’re one of the most well-known names in the world of entertainment! With a monthly subscription, you can watch your favorite movies and TV shows on your TV, iPad and […]

Fun Friday: Cute (Not Scary!) Spiders!

Spider Halloween Craft for Kids Would you like one of these cute little spiders? (Don’t worry, they don’t bite! 😉 These are cute spiders so even young kids will like them–especially if they get to help make them! They make a fun Halloween craft and you can use them as favors or decorations at a […]

Make it Monday: Activities for Kids from Happy Trunk

Spending time with your kids is awesome, and it’s also important! But finding ways to do so can be challenging for busy parents. Crafts and activities can be a great way to do this, but it can be time consuming to come up with ideas and assemble the supplies necessary for them. Wouldn’t it be […]

Fun Friday: No Sew Train Mat

     Here is an easy play mat I made to represent grass for playing with our wooden trains, blocks and toy cars. Yes, I know you can buy carpets for this purpose (we have one) but they just seem too “busy” to me. And  this is a no-sew train mat, so it’s really easy to […]