Author: Katie Wallace

“Go Blue” to Support Autism Awareness Month

“Go Blue” to Support Autism Awareness Month

Did you know that April is World Autism Month? If you don’t personally have a child with autism, chances are you know a family who does. Here are some ways to “go blue” in support of raising awareness about autism.

Why You Should Take a Break and Drink Tea

Why You Should Take a Break and Drink Tea

Everyone’s day is busy. The minutes get filled up with things and the end of the day is often near before you’ve even caught your breath. I like to take a break during my day with a cup of tea. Here are a few reasons why drinking tea is a wonderfully healthy habit.

5 Reasons Wooden Toys are a Good Investment

5 Reasons Wooden Toys are a Good Investment

Toys are generally iconic to childhood. We all remember our favorite toys or play sets and we often have vivid memories associated with our favorite things. For young kids, toys are also instrumental for learning. Our family has found it helpful to collect toy sets and not just add toys that clutter the playroom or easily break. Fortunately, you can still find classic wooden toys that inspire imaginative play! Here are 5 reasons why purchasing high quality wooden toys is a good investment for your kids.

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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, a stay-at-home mom to three kids and a Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

Kids Love Fun Cereal? Enjoy a Balanced Breakfast

Kids Love Fun Cereal? Enjoy a Balanced Breakfast

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. My kids love eating the cereal that comes in colorful boxes and interesting flavors. Kids can enjoy cereal alongside fresh fruit, yogurt and toast for a well-balanced breakfast.

How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberry Macarons

How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberry Macarons

Have you ever dreamed of making your own flavored macarons? Once you learn how to make the basic macaron recipe, you can add all sorts of creative ingredients to make impressively creative treats!

Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

One of my favorite things about decorating my home is designing my own wall art, colorful garlands and accent decor. I often switch out my home decor for different seasons and I enjoy using fresh new accent colors. This eye-catching rainbow felt leaf garland can be made using any color of felt. A DIY felt garland is a pretty decorative accent for a party or child’s bedroom. You could also use this same concept to create a garland of stars, hearts or flowers.

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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, a stay-at-home mom to three kids and a Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

Perfect Spring Accessories from Anne Vaughan Jewelry

Perfect Spring Accessories from Anne Vaughan Jewelry

A new season is a great time to organize your wardrobe and refresh your style with new accessories. Anne Vaughan Original Jewelry offers gorgeous handcrafted pieces to match any style, with dozens of collections added just this spring!

Revelae Kids Snack Bags

Revelae Kids Snack Bags

Families can enjoy Eco-friendly snack time by using these cute reusable cloth snack bags! Revelae Kids cloth bags have a moisture resistant interior and are decorated with colorful, modern patterns.

15 Fun Family Activities in Coeur d’Alene Idaho

15 Fun Family Activities in Coeur d’Alene Idaho

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is a great place to live and raise kids. This beautiful Pacific Northwest area is also a memorable destination to visit on a family vacation. Our family has lived in CDA for more than 5 years and we’ve made lots of fun memories. Families can choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to easily fill up any weekend. These 15 family activities in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho promise fun and adventure for the whole family!
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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, a stay-at-home mom to three kids and a Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

Genesis 950 Cleaner

Genesis 950 Cleaner

Genesis 950 Concentrate offers an Eco-friendly solution for cleaning up kitchens, bathrooms and pet stains. The combination of Genesis 950 and water breaks down the bonds of the stain and makes the stain water soluble. 

18 Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids

18 Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids

Easter is a very special holiday and a great opportunity to create family traditions. If you give your kids Easter Baskets, it’s fun to include few small non-candy surprises. These Easter basket gift ideas are interactive, collectible and educational!

DIY Baby Shark Birthday Cake

DIY Baby Shark Birthday Cake

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo. Sound familiar? The Baby Shark song has been danced to many times in our home, coming in second on our playlist only to Space Unicorn. It’s not surprising really, the simple lyrics and catchy tune is sure to make any toddler giggle.

This DIY baby shark birthday cake is a fun way to incorporate your child’s favorite song into their birthday celebration! You don’t have to be a cake master to create a Baby Shark birthday cake (believe me, I’m not). All you need is some small cake pans, a boxed cake mix, 1-2 tubs of icing, white fondant and food coloring.

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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, a stay-at-home mom to three kids and a Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

How To Make A Minecraft Creeper Pinata

How To Make A Minecraft Creeper Pinata

This Minecraft Creeper Pinata was the highlight of my daughter’s Minecraft birthday party. We made it out of cardboard boxes and green tissue paper. Learn how you can easily make a Minecraft Creeper Pinata too!

What Does the Fox Say? Treats, Crafts and Fashion

What Does the Fox Say? Treats, Crafts and Fashion

The fox has become a popular theme for decorating, party planning and fashion. The “what does the fox say” song is just one of the influences that may have helped inspire these fox crafts, adorable cookies and trendy gift ideas!

Unicorn Tea Party Essentials

Unicorn Tea Party Essentials

Unicorns are beloved characters that frequently pop up in many designs, stories and movies. Their whimsical characteristics and colorful details, often associated with glitter and rainbows, make unicorns universally magical creatures. So why shouldn’t unicorns inspire a tea party?
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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, a stay-at-home mom to three kids and a Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.