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!
The Selfless Snickerdoodles
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
Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 5! And a GIVEAWAY!
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!
Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 4!
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!
Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 3!
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!
Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 2!
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!
Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 1!
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!
Back to School Blessing
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
School Bus Craft
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
Prayer for the Sippy Cup
"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
A Puzzling Date AND a GIVEAWAY!
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
Back to School Gifts for Teachers!
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!
Back to School Survival Kit!
I'm planning on hitting the dollar store later today for the bags and items so that I can make a bunch of these cute Back to School Survival Kits from Tip Junkie for the kids in my neighborhood!! I know they're going to LOVE it! All you need is a cute brown bag with handles, the cards printed … [Read more...] about Back to School Survival Kit!
The C-Section Surrender
A pregnant friend of mine recently emailed me and asked about my birthing experience with the Happy Buddy. Would I do it again? What were my thoughts on the birthing process and did I have any advice for her? Her questions awakened a bunch of thoughts in my heart that I felt the need to share … [Read more...] about The C-Section Surrender