Whimsy Wednesdays 126

S'mores Monkey Bread by White Lights on Wednesday

One of my absolute favorite things about the summer are S'mores recipes.  There are so many amazing S'mores recipes out there, but I was absolutely blown away by this S'mores Monkey Bread from White Lights on Wednesday.  I am so thrilled to have found this beauty from Julie at Whimsy Wednesdays.  The best part is that it's easy to get the kiddos … Read More...

Apple Cinnamon Playdough

Apple Cinnamon Playdough

I received a copy of 101 Kids Activities for my review.  My opinions are 100% my own! I long for Summer every single year and then once it's here I feel like I start planning for Fall almost weeks into vacation.  It's a little crazy.  I believe it all stems from the fact that for me Fall is kind of like my new year.  It gives me a clean slate at … Read More...

Back to School Essentials

Back to School Essentials

As a teacher and now a mom of a preschooler I've come to the realization that you can never be too prepared when it comes to Back to School.  From organization to breakfasts to prepping, I just think it's all part of the process.  I've put together six Back to School Essentials that will have you feeling fully prepared. Back to School … Read More...

Changing the Cleaning Roles

Changing the Cleaning Roles

In a vast majority of households the cleaning roles have changed quite a bit.  In our house we make it a Family Cleaning Affair.  We've found that involving everyone makes it easier to feel responsible for the house as all of ours.  In order to do this though, we had to change our cleaning roles and tools. Changing the Cleaning Roles … Read More...

Chipotle Chicken Recipe

Chipotle Chicken Recipe

Spicy Chipotle Chicken Wraps are a perfect chipotle chicken recipe for summer.   Packed with fresh flavors and a spicy dressing, there's no need to heat up the kitchen to put a delicious meal on the table!  This semi-homemade recipe is sure to be a lunch time favorite. Chipotle Chicken Recipe … Read More...

Whimsy Wednesdays 125

Peanut Butter Ripple Milkshake

Three Kids and a Fish took two of my absolute favorites, Peanut Butter Cups and Milkshakes, and created this absolutely amazing Peanut Butter Ripple Milkshake.  These would be dangerous in our house because I'd have to not only fend off my husband, but my girls as well.  Avery and Riley both love their peanut butter … Read More...

Family Cleaning Tips

Family Cleaning Tips #SwifferEffect #BigGreenBox

As you've probably seen I firmly believe in getting my family involved in everything from cooking in the kitchen to party planning for our next event.  When it comes to cleaning our house I put my best foot forward, but it often falls short.  I can absolutely not claim to be an expert when it comes to cleaning.  It's just not something that I … Read More...

Back to School Prep

Back to School Prep

Believe me when I say that writing this is more painful for me then it is for you.  You can't believe that you've got to get the kids ready to go back already, while I can't believe that I have to get myself ready.  As a teacher I look forward to my Summers at home with my girls.  This Summer, I was crazy enough to teach Summer School, which was a … Read More...


© The NY Melrose Family - Contact FormFull Disclosure & Privacy Policy - Sweepstakes Policy - Terms of Service