Gardening with Toddlers

Never underestimate the healing power of a quite moment in the garden, Gardening for toddlers provides experimental learning through all 5 of their senses! They can touch, hear, see, smell and even taste the fruits of the their labor. It also brings awareness to their natural world around them and teaches us how we play…

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Cool pencil drawings for kids

Pencil drawings for kids There are many variations of pencil drawings, but the majority have a focus on adults, however kids can make really cool pencil drawings too!  To get started with your little artist, I highly recommend the ZIPIT pencil pouches to get organized and keep it fun, a good white eraser and plenty…

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How to make a room cozy

Today I am welcoming a guest blogger, Lauren Meichtry, founder of Elsie Home and she is  so excited to be sharing some of her tips and tricks for achieving a comfortable and functional home with you all! How to make a room cozy is a fun and easy read that we all can benefit from…

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fluffy slime recipe

I have a love-hate relationship with slime. In other words, my husband and I are the haters and the children are the lovers. I really can’t stand the sticky slime that ruins blankets, furniture, and clothes so we made up a version that is not sticky. Or .. the least sticky as possible! It’s easy…

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DIY Halloween Decorations for kids

5 DIY Halloween Decorations you can make with the whole family! These are fun to make, yet cute enough to actually use around your house for decorations! Disclaimer: thatocmomlife is not making any guarantees or promises regarding the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information presented. This blog contains my opinions and doesn’t reflect the opinions of…

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DIY Window Coverings

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. DIY Window treatments for under $30.00 If you know me, it’s probably no surprise to you that I love re decorating my house! I love making it feel new and…

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DIY Rock Painting for kids

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. This rock painting set makes for a great  birthday present or a really fun activity for your kids to do outside! In the video below I will show you what…

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DIY KIDS STRESS BALL

Do your kids love squishy’s? These are super easy to make and really fun for the kids! Plus it won’t cost you more than $5.00 We bought a DIY kit (shown above) for this one but you could easily make your own. Check out the video below: What you need: Balloons Beads Expanding water beads…

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DIY Christmas Salsa

How to make amazing salsa at home. Every year i make my famous Christmas Salsa and pass it out to all of our neighbors and friends. I think it makes for a great gift and people seem to really love this at the holidays! Probably because most deliveries are sweets and this is quite refreshing…

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Holiday Rice Krispie Treats

Holiday rice Krispie treats are easy and require no baking! They are the perfect treats to make with your kids! These make for really cute party favors at your next holiday party or a fun treat to bring to school for the classroom to enjoy.  Disclaimer: thatocmomlife is not making any guarantees or promises regarding the accuracy,…

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The Holiday Spritzer cocktail

An insanely delicious cocktail your guests will love and a DIY chalkboard display to make your signature cocktail the talk of the party! INGREDIENTS: vodka Thyme Honey Infused Cranberry  Grapefruit Juice Ginger Beer  Lime Wedge  Pre-make the cranberry mixture The day before, boil cranberries in a saucepan over medium heat until they are melted down.…

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The Art Cart

This year I am room mom for my daughter’s kindergarten class and one of the projects I had was to make a class basket for the school’s annual auction. My room mom partner actually had the great idea of creating an art cart and then I just went to town and bought up everything I…

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