Snowflake Bird Feeder Craft No Comments

How to make a Snowflake Bird Feeder Craft We love spending time together making crafts, especially in these colored months. We love watching the birds in our yard from our kitchen table. Today we've put together a fun snowflake bird feeder craft that you can create with your kids. We worked on this with our 2 and 5 year old and they both enjoyed making them. Materials: Chenille Read more

10 easy ways to get kids excited about giving back this holiday season 1 Comment

Ten easy ways to get kids excited about giving back this holiday season As a parent, I always look forward with anticipation for the delight in my childrens’ eyes as they open those gifts I’ve excitedly selected for them. My heart fills with gratitude for the abundance in our lives that makes it possible to give my loved ones the things they most desire. I’m also Read more

3 Nature Crafts with Kids 1 Comment

3 Fun Nature Crafts to do with Kids I have to admit that I am a huge Sharpie lover. If I see colors that I love, I have to buy them. I have a secret stash of Sharpie markers that I am not ashamed of. Something that my kids and I discovered was that Sharpies work really well in nature. Check out some of these Nature Read more

I absolutely love hiking, but camping has its own undeniable charm I wouldn't give up for anything in the world. With summer closing in as we speak, us campers need to be prepared with anything that can help us in our outdoor adventures. If you need a bit of inspiration, I hand-picked some brilliant crafts that can make camping more fun, but also decorate your home Read more

**All opinions of this post were formed on my own. Baby Bjorn Baby Products Making Toddlerhood Easier I'm pregnant with my fourth child and currently have three boys. I'm a go-with-the-flow kind of mom that relishes in her independence. When I can find a product that makes my life that much easier, I go for it! Recently I was able to try four different products from BabyBjorn and Read more

A Nature-Inspired Valentine’s Day No Comments

Nature-inspired Valentine's Day Craft I have a lot of reasons for incorporating the outdoors into holidays. My number 1 reason is if I am giving something outdoor-related it usually has nothing to do with candy (unless it is chocolate, it comes from trees). In general I think we focus a little too much candy during the holidays. Reason number 2 is it gives us more opportunities to get outdoors. A Read more

Nature Inspired Christmas Ornaments No Comments

One of my favorite Christmas traditions growing up was making ornaments for our family tree. Now that my son is a little older I can carry on this tradition with my family. As I was looking for inspiration this year I was drawn to many of the nature-inspired ideas floating around Pinterest and decided on these for my projects this year. To maximize our family fun we went Read more

Stumped on what to get your kiddo for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Gift Guide with sweet products like the Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game, Zipfy Sled, Snow and Sand Toys, and a child size fly rod:   View our full Outdoor Holiday Gift Guide: DETAILED OUTDOOR GIFT GUIDE DESCRIPTIONS A. Muck Boots The Original Muck Boot Company's Kid's Hale winter boot is making a big splash with bright Read more

Cupcake Paper Snowflakes — Kids Holiday Craft Printable 3 Comments

Cupcake Paper Snowflakes A few weeks ago I posted a fun Frozen movie post that included a ton of printable activity sheets. One of these printable activity sheets included cupcake paper snowflakes. This snowflake template to make your own ornate snowflakes was really fun! My daughter Sunny and I had a great time making them but it was kind of a challenge to make all the intricate cuts Read more

How to Make the Most of Fall No Comments

Zion's National Park Nothing fills the senses quite like the smells and colors of autumn...Fall is the most sensual season, from the sweet taste of apple pie, to the crunch of leaves underfoot, to the rich smell of wood smoke.  In Utah, we have the opportunity to take advantage of the autumn colors during UEA/Fall Break. Our family usually heads to Southern Utah to soak Read more

Painting outside with tulip leaves, dandelions and grass. My brother, Mark, is at Parsons studying graphic design. This afternoon while talking on the phone my son outside to staple some paper together so he can make a book (he is not allowed to use the stapler because my friend Berit stapled through her finger at my house when we were in kindergarden). Mark asked our son what Read more

Another great find via Pinterest I love to make banners and think this one is just darling. {Source Design By Kelli} Thanksgiving Decor Ideas Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  I absolutely love this time or year.  It is such a great time to snuggle in and refocus ourselves on family and friends.  I love to involve the kids when decorating.It creates fun memories and connects them to the special feeling Read more