Mommy*s Face, Purple Ball, Batman Voice and other Saturday Laughs

5.) I've been asking Cupcakes, during our bedtime routine, what her favorite part of her day was.  One night, she gave a particularly adorable answer: We hadn't seen Daddy in a couple of days because he had been working so much so she said, "when Daddy read me a story." And then she went on to say that he favorite part of Daddy is his legs.  So I asked what her favorite part of me was and she reached up, touched my cheek and said, "Your face."  Awww <3 4.) After that statement ^^^ , … [Read more...]

7QT: Video Games, Halloween, Christmas, Tumblr and More

- 1 - Happy Friday! Halloween is over.  ::Sigh::  Holidays passing has always been hard on me.  Oh well; moving on.. - 2 - Dessert of the Week My kids' candy.  Obviously.  Ha! - 3 - Halloween was a BLAST! Even though it was practically a blizzard here in Chi-Town... did you see our Halloween Photo Dump? - 4 - What Do You Think of Video Games? I wrote a hub called "Why Video Games Can Be Good for Your Kids (From a Mom's Perspective)"  I'd like to know what you think, though! … [Read more...]

How to Make Batman Korker Bows… or Any Kind of Korker Bows

Materials: Yellow & Black thin ribbon (or any other colors) Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks Alligator Hair Clips Needle and Thread Dowel Rods (1/4") Small Clothes Pins Scissors Lighter Oven / Cookie Sheet / Tin Foil Method ** I learned how to make these from The Frugal Girls blog ** Preheat your oven to 250 degrees. Wrap ribbon around the dowel rods and hold them down with clothes pins Line them up on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Cut each … [Read more...]

{Wordless} Halloween Photo Dump: From DC Comics, Batman, Robin, Joker and Harley Quinn

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Leaves, Nursing Robin, Icky Salad and other Saturday Laughs

      5. Classic.  Jumping in leaves with Daddy.  I was watching Cupcakes play in the leaves out my window and door as I was trying to get Tootsie Roll to sleep.  She was laughing and laughing.  It was so adorable! 4. CUPCAKES: "What do you think of my dinner? ME: "I think it'll be great!" CUPCAKES: "Okay.  It might be a little icky because it has salad in it." ME: "But salad is yummy!!" CUPCAKES: "Well I do not like that so it's a little bit yucky for me." 3. … [Read more...]

How To Make Witch Hat Halloween Treats

  How to Make Chocolate Witch Hats For Your Halloween Party or Whatever This is a great treat to make because it requires so few ingredients and kids are easily able to help while having a lot of fun!  Cupcakes LOVED helping me make (and eat) these delicious witch hats. Ingredients   Fudge Striped Cookies Hershey's Kisses Orange Vanilla Frosting (We bought Halloween Frosting that was already orange, but you could also buy regular vanilla frosting and color it with yellow … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween from Cupcakes, Tootsie Roll & Their Parents

  This is our first time carving pumpkins in our new home, and its Tootsie Roll's first time actually getting to see the pumpkin being carved.  He was there last year, but couldn't see through my abdomen. I am SO excited for Halloween! Poll: What is Your Favorite Thing about Halloween? [You could also answer this poll on my Facebook page] … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 44: Happy Halloween!

Theme: Happy Halloween! Colors: Orange and Black Materials Halloween Washi: Target Halloween Stickers: Target Thin Washi: eBay The Documented Life Project This week's challenge: Incorporate leaves (real or drawn / painted) in a creative way. Last week's challenge was to "sketch what you see right now": Last Week … [Read more...]

7QT: Halloween Baby & other Halloween Stuff

- 1 - Happy Friday! It's been a pretty fun week.  Our little family went to the pumpkin patch, we did more organizing and cleaning… last weekend we had our awesome Stock the Bar Party and it was a great time. Happy Half Birthday to Tootsie Roll! - 2 - Dessert of the Week Halloween Marshmallow Fluff with Gummy Worms and Oreos!  a sponsored post from TruMoo - It's NO BAKE!  Check it out! - 3 - Pumpkin Patch I want to show you all about it, but I kind of think that should be its … [Read more...]

Family Halloween Craft: Frankenstein’s Monster Footprints

  Materials: 2 Sheets of Blue Construction Paper 3 or 4 (etc if you have more kids) Sheets of White Construction Paper Black Marker Green Crayons Googly Eyes Elmer's Glue & Glue Stick Scissors Method: Trace everyone's right foot. Outline the feet with a black marker and color hair, a scar, and bolts. Color the feet with a green-yellow (or yellow-green??) crayon & have your kids color their own. Add glue dots where the eyes should go and ask your kids to place … [Read more...]