Toddler Valentine's Day Gift to Love

We are still stuck in the house with lingering coughs/congestion which always seem worse at night. We are watching way too much kids television and I’m struggling to stay positive. 231 more words

What we're reading - February

I can’t quite believe we’re in February already! Although we’re making the most of winter with frosty walks, hot soup, candles at every meal, lots of baking, and generally snuggling up with books or playing slowly with toys at every opportunity, I must say I’m starting to yearn for a bit more sunshine. 515 more words

18-24 Months

Favorite Children's Books

This week has been rough. Poor Cecy Kate came down with a fever-running nose-bad cough so my days were spent trying to help her while also attempting to explain why she can’t cough all over her 2 week old sister. 271 more words

Frugal Friday #2

Confessions of a shopaholic trying to fabulously raise a toddler on a budget.

What have I bought for Lizzie this week?

I think I have been quite good this week, for me. 354 more words


Best Toddler Books of the Week

These are the books we’ve been reading this week ranked favorite to least favorite by Cecy, a two-year old.

#1 Top Favorite: llama llama mad at mama by Anna Dewdney… 265 more words

What we're reading - January 

We have a lot of books in our home, for Frida and for us. It’s very important to me and to my husband that we encourage a love of books in Frida, and so far I think it’s working. 810 more words

18-24 Months

Frugal Fridays

One of my many New Year’s Resolutions was to become more frugal. We have gone from two salaries providing for two people to one salary providing for three people,¬† looking at our depleted savings this doesn’t seem to have fully registered with us, until now. 502 more words