Welcome, my friends, to Day 1 of our Apple Extravaganza and celebration of the beginning of Fall! The next 5 days will be full of exciting and SIMPLE (which usually means cheap - which usually means a happy husband! ) crafts, activities, and recipes that all have to do with APPLES! There will … [Read more...] about Apple Extravaganza – Day 1!!
Just 3 days to go until our Apple Extravaganza! Here's an idea to help you get in the spirit! Mommies - your mission today is to call up a friend and invite them to join you for a cup of hot apple cider one day next week! When you are grocery shopping this weekend, simply grab a 1/2 gallon of … [Read more...] about Apple Alert – 3 Days to Go!
Dear Readers! In honor of Johnny Appleseed's birthday coming up on September 26th AND to kick off my Fall Traditions category (HOORAY for FALL!), the Happy Home Fairy will be devoting an entire week of blog posts to the magic of APPLES! Here's what you need to do to get ready for APPLE … [Read more...] about Apple Alert!
I am going to be completely honest. Every once in awhile, I grow discontent with being the Happy Home Fairy. What?!?! I know - this is shocking news! But it's true. I am human. Which means that I am completely and totally not perfect. I am subject to occasional bouts of selfishness. Like the … [Read more...] about The Selfless Snickerdoodles
Welcome to the final day of Lunchbox BONANZA! We've had many exciting posts about how to make a healthy and fun lunchbox (see Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4)! Today is all about packaging! How to read the packaging of products you purchase for your child's lunchbox as well as the way you package … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 5! And a GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to Day 4 of the Happy Home Fairy's Lunchbox BONANZA! You've been provided with a list of healthy lunchbox food options (Day 1), tips to get your child to eat the healthy food options (Day 2), and a bunch of magical ideas to put some love surprises in your child's lunchbox (Day 3). I hope … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 4!
Packing a healthy and fun lunch is important (see Lunchbox BONANZA - Day 1 and Day 2), but sometimes all a lunchbox needs is a little lovin' from Mom or Dad's heart! Here are SEVEN ways that you can add a little Love Surprise to your child's lunchbox... 1. Riddle Surprises - What kid doesn't enjoy … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 3!
Welcome to Day 2 of Lunchbox BONANZA! I hope you printed the handy list of lunchbox options from yesterday and are using it as a guide for those busy mornings of lunch prep! Today the Happy Home Fairy will provide you with some tips and tricks for packing a school lunch with MAGIC (this means … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 2!
Every mom wrestles with the question... How do I pack healthy lunches that my kids will eat?!? Well, Mommies, the Happy Home Fairy is here to help! Stop by my blog every day this week to find posts about various ways to make your child's lunchbox a treasure trove of irresistible deliciousness! … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 1!
Here is an amazing idea to celebrate the start of your Happy Buddy's School Year!Gig Harbor Scrapper, gives her Happy Buddies a Back to School Blessing every new school year. This momma picks a Bible verse for each of her children to have as their "theme" verse for the year. She then writes the … [Read more...] about Back to School Blessing
My mom came to visit Noah the other day and just as all magical Mom-Moms do, she came bearing magical gifts! She gave Noah the cutest Fisher Price School Bus ever (see the pic above)!!!!!!! It was the perfect gift because Noah has just started to grow enamored with buses. There is an elementary … [Read more...] about School Bus Craft
"Julie, I was looking on your registry for a breast pump but didn't see it on there. Do you already have one?" my friend, asks. I am 7 months pregnant and about to have my baby shower. "Uhhh, what's a breast pump?" I reply dumbly. "It's something that you use to pump the milk from your breasts … [Read more...] about Prayer for the Sippy Cup
The Dollar Tree is my home away from home! This place is seriously magical. I think Noah has been to the Dollar Tree more times than he's taken a bath! :-) I was pushing Noah around in his stroller the other day, going up and down the aisles of our favorite store and something caught my eye! It … [Read more...] about A Puzzling Date AND a GIVEAWAY!
Our boy, Noah, is a man on a mission! Since he's learned to walk, he zooms around our house, taking corners like a professional Nascar racer. It seems that he's always going somewhere but we're never quite sure where exactly. And I'm pretty sure he doesn't know either, he just knows he wants to … [Read more...] about Snuggling Jesus
When I was teaching 2nd grade, I used to get so nervous about the first day! Would everything go smoothly? Would the kids like me?!?! One thing that always filled me up with a sense of peace was if one of my new students thought to bring a little treat for the teacher. It was so magical to think … [Read more...] about Back to School Gifts for Teachers!