• Freebie: Plane Trip Printable Play

    Pack your bags kids, we're ready for a vaca! We are super excited to share this set of free printables for mini-jetsetters who'd like to take an afternoon adventure without leaving the yard. The set includes 2 different full color versions + 1 black and white, all with a ticket, baggage claim, wing badge and mini wings. Setup [...] Continue Reading
  • Discover: 8 Ways to Help Kids Cope with Travel Anxiety

    I can. not. believe. Memorial Day weekend (a.k.a. the beginning of summer) is this weekend! As a kid, this was also the beginning of travel season. I grew up taking lots of summer road trips and always felt totally at-home traveling on the road. As an adult, I routinely take long, unplanned road trips, hop on cross-country trains, […]

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  • Read: Harvest, A Year in the Life of an Organic Farm

    I’ve just started to experiment with watercolors again and, in looking for subject matter, started painting a stack of books I was returning to the library. The book above is one that I decided to renew, reread and share because I loved it SO MUCH. If you, like me, have ever dreamed of quitting a […]

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  • Make: Pupcakes (HBD Thor!)

    Furbaby birthday in the house! We’re taking a minute off of kids today, and devoting that minute to…my dog.  Today my gentle giant, Thor, turns 2 – and I have decided to do that thing I said I’d *never* do as a dog owner and celebrate his birthday with reckless abandon. I’m not really a […]

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  • Kid-Made Goat's Milk and Honey Soap via barley and birch Make: 10-Minute Honey Goat’s Milk Soap

    It’s been rainy all day today, and in a quest to find a fun, quick activity I ran across a recipe I had saved for a shortcut homemade soap and it turns out its the perfect kids DIY soap project! I had recently purchased a HUGE jar of Manuka honey (semi-accidentally) and thought I’d take advantage […]

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  • 10-Minute DIY Thingamaboard: A simple versatile wooden toy for creative kids via barley and birch Make: A Thingamaboard!

    We are putting our safety goggles on and pulling out the power tools today! Admittedly, this DIY is one of my more random ideas, but while trying to use up some spare wood, I kind of stumbled upon it and – honestly – I have never had more fun!  You only need a few simple materials and 10 […]

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