Back to School Breakfast Notebook Paper Plates

School starts next week for my kiddos and I think we are all ready for the regular routine and schedule.  This week we kick off lots of our favorite traditions including a back to school parade, back to school interviews and one of my families favorite traditions, our Back to School breakfast. These fun breakfasts have become a favorite part of starting a new school year and it's such a simple way to turn an otherwise ordinary morning into an extraordinary affair.  This year I … [Read more...]

Back to School Jitter Juice

Are your kids excited or nervous about starting a new school year?  My kids are excited about heading back to school, meeting their new teachers and seeing their friends.  While my kids are excited, starting a new school year can be scary and overwhelming for some.  If your little ones are nervous about the first day of school whip up a batch of this bubbly Jitter Juice to help ease those first day of school nerves. I've been making Jitter Juice for my kids every years since my … [Read more...]

Bookworm Back to School Breakfast

Today was a big day.  One that I'll be honest 6 years ago I would have never thought we would have successfully made it to.  Today, my twins started Kindergarten and my oldest is heading into 2nd grade.  I am so excited for them and know that they are going to do awesome and amazing things this year, but a tiny part of my little mama heart is sad to see them growing up so fast. When I found out I was having twins 6 years ago I panicked.  How on earth was I going to manage, I was barely doing … [Read more...]

5 Tips for a Stress Free Back to School Season

The start of a new school year can be an exciting time, but it can be a bit stressful too.  Let's face it driving around town to find all of the necessary school supplies, finding the perfect back to school clothes for picky kids, all while trying to make it fun and memorable can be a challenge.  But the beginning of each school year is important because it sets the tone for your child's progress and enjoyment throughout the year.  Let these 5 tips for a stress free back to school season and our … [Read more...]

Back to School Breakfast 2013

Three years ago I started the tradition of having a special Back to School Breakfast on the first day of school and it's funny to hear how much it means to my kids.  Last night while we were getting ready for bed my oldest asked me if we were having a special 1st day of school breakfast just like we did last year.  I love that she remembers it and that she associates the 1st day of school with a simple tradition that turns an ordinary event into an extraordinary memory. Of course, I couldn't … [Read more...]

Back to School Breakfast and Kindergarten Time Capsule

Make the first day of school special for your kiddos with a simple and fun Back to School breakfast. The first day of school is an exciting day and even if everyone is ready for the big day there are still a few jitters.  I made my kids favorite breakfast treat, blueberry muffins with fresh fruit and milk to get their day started right! My friend Michelle from Maddycakes Muse recently hosted a Back to School party and she had this brilliant idea for the moms to write a note to … [Read more...]