Free Printable Back to School Bingo

This post is sponsored by Welch’s® Fruit Snacks. I am being compensated for this post. All comments and opinions are my own. A new school year will be starting soon, and everyone in our house is looking forward to heading back to school.  It may sound crazy, but my kids actually love the start of a new school year.  They look forward to finding out who their new teachers will be, seeing what friends they will have in class, and of course all of our fun back to school … [Read more...]

Free Owl Lunchbox Notes and School Snack Ideas

I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #SimplyNice campaign, sponsored by Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. Does anyone else get excited about the start of a new school year?  I honestly love this time of year, and not just because the kids go back to school and I don't have to entertain them all day long!  I love the fresh start of a new school year, and the way it forces us back into a routine after the laid back summer months.  I look … [Read more...]

Back to School Chalkboard Brownies

Ad - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine. The kids are back in school and we are all finally adjusting to the routine of waking up early, homework and after school activities.  After a fairly unstructured summer of lazy pool days, traveling and enjoying lots of popsicles it's nice to have a routine and schedule.  We are celebrating a new school year in the most delicious way with Back to School Chalkboard … [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...]

Monogrammed Reusable Snack Bags

The first thing my kids do in the morning after having breakfast is pack their snacks for school.  And the first thing they do when they get home is ask to have a snack.  These growing kids are constantly hungry and it seems like "snack time" is more important now than when they were toddlers.  Lately I have felt like we are wasting so much money buying snack size baggies so I decided to fix that with these cute and easy monogrammed reusable snack bags. These little snack bags … [Read more...]

Lucky Charm Popcorn

It's not to late to put together a magically delicious treat for St. Patrick's Day.  We're celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Lucky Charm Popcorn, a treat the whole family will love! When I was a kid it was an extra special morning when we found Lucky Charms in our cereal bowls. It was truly like finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, I loved saving the tiny marshmallows until the end and watching them turn the milk into a pretty pastel rainbow. The marshmallows are still my favorite … [Read more...]

15 Healthy After School Snacks

This post was sponsored by Foodie.com. While I was compensated to create an After School Snack Collection, all opinions are 100% my own. We've almost made it through the first week of school and so far everyone is loving their teachers, classmates and school.  I'm thrilled my kiddos love school as much as they do and know that they are going to have a great year!  I'm not sure if it's having lunch at 10:50 (anyone else think that is crazy earlier for lunch?!?) or the fact that they are … [Read more...]

15 Creative After School Snacks

Learning can be hard work.  If your kids are like mine and head straight for the kitchen looking for something to eat, here are 15 Creative After School Snacks to make sure they still have room for dinner!  I know we are all much more health conscious these days and I definitely try to make sure I provide healthy snack options for my kids, but I'm also a firm believer in having a little bit of fun and surprising my kids with a special treat from time to time.  So in this list you'll find some … [Read more...]