Construction Birthday Party- 2 year old

 For those that know my little man, they know that he LOVES tools. That’s an understatement. He is OBSESSED with tools. He wakes up talking about them, takes them to daycare, can say pliers,pipe wrench and hammer. So the choice to throw him a Construction Birthday Party for this second birthday was a no brainer. After perusing Pinterest I compiled my favorite ideas and this is what I came up with.    Invitations   I put these together on Word, printed them at Kinkos, and mailed them or handed them out. Very basic and easy!                                Decorations   Keeping…

Healthy Customizable Meal Plan

                                                     **Photo credits linked to blogs the recipe is from, sites at bottom and on word doc** I have been helping a friend create healthy meal plans for her family. After her raving about the plan I decided to make the meal plan useable for everyone and share here with you all! The premise of this list is that it has the meal plan with some notes of variations I took from the recipes so you can follow along. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are all included. Best part? The shopping list notes what “meal” they apply to so…

Saturday morning pancakes

Enjoying a Saturday morning breakfast with my family is important to me and has been a tradition in my family. Pancake breakfast is my go to, with the added bonus of freezing some for the week.  Plus my little ones loves to help! We use the ihop secret pancake recipe and usually make our own buttermilk for it. I double the recipe and freeze the extras for a quick breakfast or snack throughout the week. To freeze just put on a baking sheet that will fit in your freezer and put the pancakes on the sheet, not touching, and layer…