Ari

POKÉMON VALENTINES – FREE PRINTABLE

Anyone else's kiddo obsessed with the app Pokémon Go and collecting the cards? It's ALL my son, Ari talks about. Valentine's Day is 3 days away, so obviously he needs Pokémon Valentines for his class. OMG. Hope this helps you last minute parents out too! Scroll down for the download. Now go CATCH … [Read more...]

ALL DIY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES FOR LITTLES!

Thought we'd put all of our DIY Halloween costumes for littles in one place! Click the names below for the links. Happy Halloween!! 1. Luke Danes, Gilmore Girls 2. Sadness, Inside Out 3. Dustin, Stranger Things 4. Beanie Boo 5. Harry Potter 6. AC Slater, Saved By The Bell 7. Tinker … [Read more...]

DIY HALLOWEEN COSTUME FOR LITTLES – BEANIE BOO

My kid has a ::small:: obsession with Beanie Boos. Anyone else get asked EVERYWHERE they go to buy one? Because they're literally everywhere. At Walgreens, at the craft store, at book stores, gah! Those glittery gigantic eyes follow me everywhere! No really, they're pretty freaking cute, and I must … [Read more...]

ROOM TOUR: ARI’S MODERN BIG BOY ROOM

You know when your kid gets to an age where all of a sudden they have super strong opinions on what their room should look like? Ari is 5 now and wanted rainbows and gold painted all over the walls with Harry Potter posters. This was not going to fly. BUT I think I pulled off a combination of … [Read more...]

THE BEST CHOCOLATE CAKE!

It was my husband's birthday yesterday, and every year his two requests for gifts from me are:  1. "Don't spend money" 2. "Bake my favorite chocolate cake" I'd say I get off pretty easy! Update: The picture above is the cake I made for MY birthday! It's the same cake recipe but with peanut … [Read more...]

ARI’S 4TH BIRTHDAY – PIZZA PARTY!

Ari turned 4 yesterday! I cannot believe I have a four-year-old. What?! After Max's 1st birthday party last month (HERE) I was pretty spent, so it was music to my ears when Ari declared he didn't want a party! Background... he's not too into other kids his age and much prefers adults. We're working … [Read more...]

TRIP TO THE PUMPKIN PATCH + FRESHLY PICKED GIVEAWAY!

Fall is my favorite time of year! Love the colors, love the weather, and adore fun fall activities. Jeffrey and I took the kiddos to Gentry's Farm this past weekend to pick pumpkins and take a billion pictures. My twin sis, Ellie, was in town (always a ridiculous amount of laughs), so we made a day … [Read more...]

HOMEMADE HALLOWEEN COSTUMES FOR LITTLES

UPDATE: MORE COSTUMES HERE and HERE! Well it's not even mid-September... so naturally it's time to post about Halloween. I was in Hobby Lobby today and was like...crap! Already? I wanted to share Ari's past Halloween costumes with you if you're into DIY'ing it. I totally got away with my … [Read more...]

DIY DOOR MONOGRAM – FOR THE LITTLES

Is it just my child that hoards "treasures"? Maybe hoarding is genetic, because he definitely gets it from me! Ari has a drawerful of little trinkets and toys that he doesn't play with all the time. Marbles, matchbox cars, "magic rocks"...they're all of course choking hazards for Max, so I decided … [Read more...]

FAMILY PHOTO SHOOT – WHAT TO WEAR

We had a little family reunion on my husband's side of the family in St. Louis- so fun! Magic House, Butterfly house, lots of outdoor play- if anyone needs ideas for kiddos in St. Louis, please email me. So much great stuff to do. I grew up in St. Louis, but going back there with littles is a whole … [Read more...]

PARTY HAT TUTORIAL – FREE DOWNLOAD

Here's a quick and easy party hat tutorial for you. If you want a solidly constructed hat with the string and everything (so you can force your baby to wear it like I do) but have it match your decorations, this is my fav way to go. Scroll down for the tutorial and download. Ari's third … [Read more...]