We spent our Saturday at The Ecology Center, one of my favorite spots in Orange County. They were having an Earth Day Festival which was so much fun. We fed the chickens, made teepees, block printed, ate acai bowls and free Chipotle, listened to live music, made terrariums, planted squash seeds to take home, among lots of other things. We had a blast. Here are a few photos from the day. If you are local to southern California check out their events page, they have a ton of really cool activities for adults and kids and families. This is not a sponsored post, I am just a huge fan of The Ecology Center and all they do.
Well the day finally arrived to have Piper’s Cinderella viewing party. We invited 3 of her friends to join us and each girl received a goodie bag. The goodie bags held pipe cleaner crowns we made, tutus that my mom made for each girl, little cards with a movie quote, and homemade gummy candies I made. (recipe coming soon). The girls had such a great time and it was such a fun way to see the movie!
I’m back! We spent a week in Florida visiting family and friends. It was a great break. One of my favorite moments was visiting the Wynwood Walls in Miami. So amazing to see all those different artists come together in a such a fabulous space. I also was quite taken by the work of Peter Tunney featured in the inspiration to-go image this week.
Sometimes I just get in a rut of cooking the same things over and over again especially for breakfast. Here are some great ideas I am hoping to try. I love how they are so out of the box, yet still healthy and delicious!
I took Piper to a bookstore to hang out for the first time. This has always been one of my favorite activities since I was a child. I browse the aisles, gather a pile of books, seek out a private corner and devour all the books. I do the same thing at the library. Piper just loved doing this with me, which was so much fun! It’s a great way to encourage reading with your kids. Another fun way to read is to take a book with you and read at a park. What ways do you read with your kids? I would love to hear! Happy Mom Monday friends.
As a child my mother struggled with how to care with all of my curly hair. Having very straight hair herself, she was at a loss and it was a constant problem. Being a mother of a child with curly hair myself I thought I would share our routine, to hopefully help those moms that are struggling with all that curly hair! Here are the rules and my must have products. You can do it!
It’s that time of year again, when you send your child to school with a clever valentine. I love these ideas because they are candy-less and you can pick the items up at the grocery store or Target. Plus they are so adorable! First up, package up a cutie with a tag or sticker that says “You’re a cutie”! Love that one. Pick up some little vials or bottles of bubbles and use the line “You blow me away”. Grab a bag of underwater plastic toys and add a tag that says “I SEA you are a great friend”. I love these little mazes with the line “You aMAZE me”. And lastly use plastic dinosaurs with the line “You are DINOmite”. Hope these inspire you guys for this years valentines. Have fun with it!
Here are a few mommy-inspired DIY’s I am dying to try. That photo board book kills me it’s so cute!
I took Piper to see Paddington Bear over the weekend with a few of her friends. The hubby whipped up this fabulous homemade organic adaptation to Cracker Jack and I brought baggies for everyone. It was so fun to have a treat at the movies that was healthy and delicious. Here is the recipe.
Reminiscent of when I hosted a Mad Tea Party for the Alice in Wonderland movie, we are going to have a Cinderella Movie Party. I cannot begin to explain the excitement that is happening in my house over the upcoming release of the Cinderella Movie. Cinderella happens to be Piper’s favorite princess so this is pretty big time. In celebration we are going to invite a few of her friends over for a little party and then go watch the movie together. Here are some inspirations that are filling my mind right now for the party…