Kara

Hi, I’m Kara!

I’m a busy mom of 4 boys and I know that raising boys isn’t for the weak! I love sharing activities, crafts, science, fun, food, and more to make raising boys just a bit easier.

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Eyeball Donuts : Easy Halloween Treat

By | September 25th, 2017|Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Halloween, Holidays|

When you are living with 4 boys, you get used to having some really strange requests for their birthday. Halloween has always been my favorite time to make fun food creations with my boys so when my  son requested an  Eyeball Cake for his birthday, we needed something spooky-fun to take to his class at school as well.  These Eyeball Donuts made the cut and were the perfect and easy Halloween treat. Eyeball Donuts We love Halloween around here!  My youngest boys have been busy decorating the entire house and making decorations such as Balloon Ghosts.   We end up making these Eyeball Donuts every year because they are so simple to make!  No baking required. 😉 […]

Halloween Charades: Printable Halloween Game

By | September 21st, 2017|Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Halloween, Holidays|

This printable Halloween Charades game will be a hit of your next Halloween party and would be perfect for a school class Halloween party.  Sign up below to download your game.   Halloween Charades My youngest boys have been obsessively decorating our house for Halloween and planning their costumes.  While they are busy getting the house ready for the holiday (inside and out) I’m trying to keep up to our busy schedule.  It seems as though October is always full of activities and somehow I always end up helping at the school Halloween parties.  Now, I love parties, and especially holiday parties, but we all know that party planning can be STRESSFUL.  That’s why I’ve put together this Halloween Charades game as a fun activity for any Halloween party and any age group, without the work.  All you need to do is print, cut and play.  […]

Weekly Meal Planner Printable for Busy Families

By | September 20th, 2017|Household|

Thank you Dr. Oetker LLC for sponsoring this post. Visit the store locator to find Virtuoso Pizza by Dr. Oetker in a retailer near you!  We survived the first month of school! My boys are exhausted. I’m exhausted. The last thing I want to think about after a busy day is what I’m going to make for dinner! If the school year has you running from place to place and always on the go, this weekly meal planner printable can really help you to keep dinnertime organized, even if the rest of your life is a bit chaotic. Weekly Meal Planner Printable for Busy Families There is nothing worse than 5 p.m. rolling around and realizing that you don’t have any plans for dinner. I’ve put together this weekly meal planner printable so that you can spend one day (I prefer Sunday afternoon) and plan out all of the meals for the week. […]

Teaching Teens Money Management Skills

By | September 19th, 2017|Parenting|

  “This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Greenlight, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #GreenPMG  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV”   The teenage years seem to sneak up when you’re least expecting it. I’ve now had a teen for almost a year and I’m realizing just how little time I have left with him in my home. One of the many things I want to teach him before he leaves the house is how to manage money. He needs all the help he can get! Teaching teens money management skills doesn’t have to be hard and here are a few tips that will help. Teaching Teens Money Management Skills […]

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