Planning a wedding can be crazy. Simplify the invitations with gorgeous designs from independent artists that are a breeze to prepare. They even address the envelopes for free! Post shared in partnership with Minted.com ... Going to the chapel and they're going to get married ... In just a few ... Read More about Going To The Chapel and the Invites Were a Breeze
Teaching kids about the importance of caring for the environment and finding ways to practice eco-friendly habits aren't always straightforward. These picture books offer engaging stories to simplify ways that kids can make a difference and help them appreciate taking care of the ... Read More about 10 Fun Picture Books That Encourage Children To Care for the Earth
With a little patience, you can make gourmet cupcakes for your next birthday party even if you're not a "fancy baker". When it comes to cooking and baking, I've been known to burn a thing or two. I get distracted, forget things will continue cooking even after the stove or oven is turned off, ... Read More about Homemade Mini Frosted Cupcakes Even a Beginner Can Bake
Interested in getting to your local library with your kids more often but not sure where to start? Consider these six ideas that make trips to the library a pleasure for parents and kids alike. Heads Up: I'm starting a new weekly Wednesday Be Clean Be Green With Kids link up today. Scroll to ... Read More about 6 Ways We Make the Most of Our Local Library (and You Can Too!)
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes around here? For the most part, it's not that glamorous, but I like to share some insights now and again to provide a bit of a backstage pass to Honestly Modern. Today's feature... about that whole blog naming thing. This post was inspired and ... Read More about So How Do You Choose a Blog Name and Domain Anyway?
Thinking about what to put in the Easter Baskets this year, especially if you're looking to avoid traditional buckets of candy and disposable products? Here are four simple ideas to consider for your family. For those who celebrate Easter, what do you put in your children's Easter baskets? ... Read More about Simple Alternatives for More Socially Conscious Easter Baskets
If you've got little ones that love LEGO as much as my little guys, they'll have a blast one of the many LEGOLAND Discovery Centers around the world. Check out our visit to the Philadelphia LEGOLAND Discovery Center. Thanks to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia for hosting us for this ... Read More about What Would Your Kids Create with 1,500,000 LEGO Bricks?
This book is hilarious. This book is sad. This book is refreshing and comforting and honest. You should read this book! It's not everyday you find a memoir about death and loss that leaves you laughing out loud on page 3. But this book, It's Ok To Laugh (But Crying is Cool Too), did just that ... Read More about Reading Lately: It’s Okay To Laugh (Crying Is Cool Too)
Feel like you don't have time to enjoy your own hobbies or creative endeavors? We have more time than we think if we think outside the box and use our time more effectively, especially when we can share our hobbies with our kids. Over the last year or two, adult coloring books have been all ... Read More about Wondering How To Make Time For Your Hobbies?
Here's a simple spring or summer project to try with kids. Make an easy bird feeder with an upcycled container, some duct tape, and a few other supplies. Then enjoy watching with your kids as a host of wild birds visit to snack. Spring weather has been a big tease this year and we've been ... Read More about Fun and Easy DIY Bird Feeder Project for Kids