25 Advent Calendar Activities Ideas

We are THRILLED to start our Advent Calendar this year! Well, at least I am ๐Ÿ™‚ The girls have no idea what’s going on with that yet, but I’m hoping my almost 4 year old will remember it next year! ๐Ÿ™‚

This list is aimed at the toddler crowd, because, well, that’s my life right now – this is our actual list this year!

Last year I just stuffed candy or a sticker

favorite Halloween books

Our Favorite Halloween Books

It’s getting so close to Halloween + I thought it would be fun to round up a few of our favorite children’s books on the subject! ๐Ÿ™‚ Some of these books we own and others we borrow from the library!

They All Saw a Cat – A story about two cats, one black and one white, a chain of animals appears before the reader, linked together by at least one common trait.

playroom inspiration

Our New Playroom Design Plan

Fan: WayfairCurtain Rod: West ElmCurtains: West ElmBanner: Meri MeriPaint: Jovial by Sherwin WilliamsWallpaper: SpoonflowerSign: Handmade Home for Hobby LobbyPlay Kitchen: Pottery Barn KidsShelf: TargetBaskets: EtsyTable: PillowfortChairs: PillowfortRug: Rugs USA

You may have seen on Instagram that our “Play All Day” sign has a new home! We have a room we’ve designated t

2 Parenting Books I Can’t Put Down

Summertime allows for a lot more reading time and I recently purchased and am reading two AMAZING parenting books I’d love to share with you!

The Montessori Toddler by Simone Davies inspires me to completely change the set up of our playroom structure and design, allowing for the girls to grab toys that are more organized, beautifully presented, and educational but fun!