Toddler Crafts: Butterfly Plates by Happy Family Blog

Toddler Crafts: Butterfly Plates

Items needed Paper plates. We used small ones because that is the size we had.  You can also use full size plates Hot glue gun Sizzors Pipe cleaner Wooden craft stick Paint, stickers, etc. Instructions  Step 1 – Cut the plates in half.  With both sides slacked together cut out a triangle in the middle.…

Books We are Reading this Week; Happy Family Blog

Books We are Reading this Week

I got the idea for this weekly series from Katie at  Soph and Jack, check out her blog for fun family adventures and frugal finds. I wish we lived in the same town, I would love to hang out with her just based on reading her blog.  I finally got a library card as an adult.…

How to Clean Bath Toys by Happy Family Blog

How to Clean Bath Toys

Earlier this week my best best texted me asking how often I clean my daughter’s bath toys.  It made me realize I have never cleaned them.  We always try to squeeze all the water out of them, but I have never cleaned them.  I started researching different options.  I love love love vinegar so I…

Our Dog Bit our Daughter, Why I am OK with it, Sort of

My title is not entirely true and I think I need to preface this post that our dog nipped at her scaring both of us more than hurting our daughter. Mac, our dog, is an almost 13 year old 10 lb Maltese.  When Bailey was first born I was so worried about what the future would…

Fascination with Big Trucks

Like many kids my daughter has a fascination with big trucks, especially fire and garbage trucks.  We have encourage it because it is something so simple that brings her so much joy.  Our town has an amazing program during the holidays were for a donation Santa and friends will come to your home on a…