A fun Halloween sensory bin is so easy to throw together!

Simple Halloween Sensory Bin for Little Ones

Last year, we made a couple different Halloween sensory bins. I did a batch order in the fall from Oriental Trading, which included goodies for the sensory bottles we did, a sensory bin, and some things for Evan’s birthday. I remembered in early October that I had these things tucked away in the basement, and Continue reading


One of our favorite Halloween traditions is decorating pumpkins!

Decorating Pumpkins with Kids

Decorating pumpkins with kids can be frustrating, but it’s worth it. One of our favorite Halloween traditions is decorating our pumpkins! There are so many ways to do this – but the safest bet with two young kids really is painting. I’d never really thought much about how I could decorate a pumpkin, aside from Continue reading


Homemade Chocolate Play Dough!

In February 2015, I made chocolate play dough with this recipe HERE. I figured it would go well with some cookie cutters and my cute little silicone heart tray for Valentine’s Day. I didn’t realize at the time just how versatile the play dough could be! It worked well to make pretend chocolates with the Continue reading