This week the munchkin and I made pretty Gnome doors out of popsicle sticks for our garden. The project was super easy and, much to the munchkin's delight, a gnome family has moved into the oak tree in our yard. :)
March is here and we've been making plans for our garden! Last year we created an awesome snacking garden on our apartment balcony. This year - with a big yard and a patio at our disposal - well, let's just say our imaginations are running wild.
A couple weeks ago Apartment Therapy wrote about our snacking garden and ever since then I've been getting emails from people asking for garden updates. :) I'm happy to report that our garden is thriving! Remember those tomato seedlings? They're not so little anymore. In fact,...
This is probably one of the easiest activities I've ever done with the munchkin. But you know what? It was a huge success! It kept him happily occupied for a good 45 minutes not once, not twice, but three times. (So far.)
Spring is here and we were finally able to do something I've been looking forward to for months: plant those seeds we started back in April and setup a toddler snacking garden! (Plus an herb garden for mommy.)
With Halloween just over a week away here's a roundup of all the spooky posts that have been published on Sweet Happy Life so far. From songs and crafts to recipes and books, you'll find tons of easy ways to make Halloween special.
This morning we went on a scenic drive to the Charlotte Berry Farm in Charlotte, VT. With Halloween only two weeks away, it was finally time to get our pumpkins! We had an amazing time and who knew getting a pumpkin involved so much running around and exploring? Where do toddlers...
As Halloween draws closer I've been looking for creative ways to begin celebrating with the munchkin. Easy projects, fun activities, spooky treats - with only three weeks to go I can start doing stuff like that right? :)
Playing with caterpillars is a quintessential childhood pastime, but if your child is playing outside and comes across the eye-catching caterpillar shown here, don't let them touch it. The Hickory Tussock Moth caterpillar has poisonous hairs and spines that can cause skin rashes...
The munchkin and I are loving this fun story about 10-year-old Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III's attempts to capture and train a dragon. I see all the books in this series in our near future. See more of our favorite chapter books »
Adult Supervision Required -
Unless otherwise noted, all the activities on this blog require adult supervision at ALL times. (You probably already knew that, but just in case.) :)