• Easy Recipes
 

8 Tips for Teaching Toddlers Thankfulness

Thanksgiving is almost here and I've been pondering the topic of teaching thankfulness to my children.  I was inspired by an article in the online magazine by Sam's Club - Healthy Living Made Simple, where mother and doctor Tovah P. Klein writes, "Thankfulness is a skill that develops over time. As children’s cognitive abilities develop, they can understand that others may have different views, ideas and feelings. This is difficult for younger children, but they get better at it as they get older."  She explains that coaxing children to say "thank you" is not how they … [Read More...]

3 STEM Toys I would not Waste Money On & the STEM Toys I Truly Recommend

I'm just going to come right out and tell you what not to get. I've been doing some STEM activities with the boys and a few of the products I picked up were incredibly disappointing. But I'm also going to share the ones that I recommend over and over again since they hold up over time and teach fundamentals of math and science. 3 STEM Toys I would not Waste Money On DO NOT GET: Discovery Kids Extreme Weather by Horizon Group USA - This set comes with a volcano, but I've got other suggestions that come with a volcano and so much more for the same price. Not … [Read More...]

From Corporate Executive to Blogger – How HappyandBlessedHome.com Got It’s Name

I never planned on being a blogger. My whole world changed a little over 7 years ago when I gave birth to a preemie at 30 weeks (a normal pregnancy lasts 40 weeks). It was a Friday. In fact, my mom was visiting to attend my baby shower on Saturday morning. The Best Laid Plans In true corporate style, even though I had taken Friday off to spend time with my mom, I attended a meeting with my boss, and my boss's boss to talk about who I would train to take over my responsibilities while I was on maternity leave. I was only 30 weeks pregnant and we figured I had … [Read More...]

Mexican Corn Bread Stuffing with Jalapeños Recipe

Here I'm sharing a savory recipe for Mexican Corn Bread Stuffing with Jalapeños. A flavor-packed side dish inspired by Mexican cuisine.  Combining Traditional and Latin Flavors Combining the flavors of traditional American cuisine and latino flavors leads to mouthwatering dishes that please every guest at the table. Does your family enjoy a heritage of Latin flavors? Or maybe you just enjoy the savory aroma of jalapeños and onions mixed with cornbread stuffing? Whatever the case may be, you will love this easy recipe. Ever since I was a little girl I can … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving Turkey OREO Balls Recipe

Am I the only mom who loves cute displays for the holidays? I'm certain I'm not! Why, because you are here and you are checking out my Thanksgiving Turkey OREO Cookie Balls Recipe Tutorial. They say birds of a feather flock together so, "Welcome! I am so glad you are here!" Now, if you lived down the street we'd gather up our own little turkeys and have them ride their bikes together around the neighborhood, we'd have playdates over coffee (or tea), and we'd swap recipes like we are right now. Isn't the internet amazing? We can share recipes from thousands of miles … [Read More...]

15 Easy Thanksgiving Kids Activities and Crafts

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It's an exciting time for our family and I find that if I plan a few weeks ahead of time, everything runs much smoother. So this year, I've rounded up 15 Easy Thanksgiving Kids Activities and Crafts with sensory play, puzzles, name tents, books, and lots of keepsake turkeys. 15 Easy Thanksgiving Kids Activities and Crafts My blogging friends have linked up toilet paper crafts, coffee filter crafts, a turkey wreath, a holiday acorn pudding, a sensory and play-doh bin, and loads of free printables, including a 20 Pages of fun … [Read More...]

FREE Football Printables and Tangy Fig Jam Recipe

Planning a Football Party and looking for Game Day Ideas? You've come to the right place! I'm sharing a fun recipe for Tangy Fig Jam and FREE Football Party Printables. If The Big Game or any fun party is in your future - you won't want to miss this easy recipes and great football party tips! One little known fact about me... I love a great football game. And we are in the season of great football games! If you're hosting a football party, or if you're a sports enthusiast like me (who doesn't want to miss a moment of the game) you'll love the football party … [Read More...]

3 STEM Toys I would not Waste Money On & the STEM Toys I Truly Recommend

I’m just going to come right out and tell you what not to get. I’ve been doing some STEM activities with the boys and a few of the products I picked up were incredibly disappointing. But I’m also going to share the ones that I recommend over and over again since they hold up over […]

20 Fun & Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids & $500 Giveaway

Looking for some fun craft ideas that you can make with kids this Christmas? You are in luck! I happen to know a bunch of amazing bloggers in the Kid Blogger Network and they have agreed to get together to share one another’s Christmas crafts and fun activities for kids. Plus, we’ve joined forces to […]

Mouthwatering Caramel Pecan Apple Pie in 9 Easy Steps

This mouthwatering Caramel Pecan Apple Pie is a secret weapon. This is the pie that your relatives will eat in disbelief.  This is the pie that leaves everyone wanting more… Mouthwatering Caramel Pecan Apple Pie As soon as they see it, everyone will realize that THIS pie cannot be found in a store. And when they […]

FREE Sesame Street Birthday Party Decorations

We have a birthday party coming up and we're celebrating a special someone who is turning two. His absolute favorite character is Cookie Monster from Sesame Street. We already own three Cookie Monsters and we subscribe to Sesame Street on Youtube {it's a great way to watch Sesame Street ad free}. Sesame Street is a regular part of our family's routine and my boys love all the fun adventures of the Sesame Street characters.  My eldest just received a "Big Hugs Elmo" for Christmas that he absolutely loves. I've included affiliate links here for your convenience. If … [Read More...]

FREE Football Party Printables and Cheez-It and Pringles Pineapple Recipe

Planning a Football Party and looking for Game Day Ideas? You've come to the right place! I'm sharing three fun recipes for creating memorable Game Day food as well as some FREE Football Party Printables. If The Big Game or any fun party is in your future - you won't want to miss these easy recipes and great football party tips!   Our family loves a good football game and we also love to host and entertain friends. So a game day party is always a welcome event in our home. We invited three couples over for a little pot-luck style football-themed party … [Read More...]

Subscriber Benefits: FREE Printables, Books & More!

200 small family logo with sonSubscribers to HappyandBlessedHome.com have access to our FREE Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Series as well as FREE books, recipes, and other goodies. Posts are published two to three times a week and include encouragement for moms, free preschool tools, games, and activities, and tons of ideas for family fun via Family Fun Friday. Become a member of the Happy and Blessed Home community. Subscribe today! 


For more info about privacy and disclosure please follow these links for more details: Privacy Policy and Disclosure Policy.
Daily routine and chore charts for preschoolers
Get your free download!
FREE Chore Charts to help get Kids to Clean Square from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Morning board and calendar printables for preschoolers
Get your free downloads now!
morning-board-preschool-circle-time
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Sesame Street Birthday Party Decorations
Get your free download!
FREE Sesame Street Birthday Part Decorations including signs, toppers and more HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Subscibe to Happy and Blessed Home
Lots of fun, free printables and educational content for preschoolers
FREE Chore Charts to help get Kids to Clean Square from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Owl Book Labels and Book Covers
Get your free download!
FREE Owl Book cover and book labels from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Christmas Ornament Printables
Get your free download!
FREE Christmas Ornament Printables from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Christmas Party Printables
Get your free download!
FREE Christmas Party Printables from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Easy Candy Cane Recipe
Get your free download!
FREE Easy Candy Cane Recipe from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Calendar Planning Printables
Get your free download!
FREE Christmas Party Printables from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Valentine's Day Cards Kids can make Printables
Get your free download!
FREE Valentine's Day Printables from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Montessori Planning Charts
Get your free download!
FREE Montessori Planning Charts from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Sight Words Flashcards
Get your free download!
FREE Sight Words Flashcards from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE 8 Page Diet & Exercise Tracker
Get your free download!
FREE Diet & Exercise Tracker from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Chinese New Year Printables
Get your free download!
FREE Chinese New Year Printables from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Make Ahead Pizza Dough Recipe
Get your free download!
FREE Easy Candy Cane Recipe from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Jumping Beans Game
Get your free download!
FREE Sight Words Flashcards from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Football Party Printables
Get your free download!
FREE Sight Words Flashcards from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Clam & Shrimp Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe
Get your free download!
FREE Seafood Recipe from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE All About My Family Book Craft
Get your free download!
FREE Sight Words Flashcards from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE St. Patrick's Day Activity Pack
Get your free download!
FREE St. Patrick's Day Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
24 Cards to Encourage Others
Get your free download!
24 Cards to Encourage Others from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Children's book, "The True Meaning of Easter"
Get your free download!
Children's Easter Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Get your Food Pairs Activity FUN Pack
Get your free download!
Children's Easter Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
15 Page Go Fish Activity Pack
Get your free download!
Children's Easter Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
20 Page Fun Bee Activity Pack
Get your free download!
Children's Easter Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
30 Page Earth Day Activity Pack
Get your free download!
Earth Day Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
24 Cards to Encourage Others
Get your free download!
24 Cards to Encourage Others from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Mother's Day Book for Children
Get your free download!
Mother's Day Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Top 5 Most Popular Printables
Get your free download!
Mother's Day Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 Healthy Lunches at 450 Calories each
Get your free download!
Mother's Day Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
4 Fun Potty Training Charts
Get your free download!
Mother's Day Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
50 Prayer Cards for Moms
Get your free download!
Mother's Day Book from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
50 Page Hawaiian Luau Party and Activity Pack
Get your free download!
Earth Day Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
24 Page Polar Bear Activity Pack
Get your free download!
Earth Day Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
30 Page Princess Party Pack
Get your free download!
Princess Party Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
27 Page Beach Themed Activities Pack
Get your free download!
Beach Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
30 Pages of Olympic Activities Pack
Get your free download!
Olympics Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 Pages of Box Tops and Parent Volunteers Forms
Get your free download!
Box Tops Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Castles, Catapults and FREE Shield Printables
Get your free download!
Shields Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
20 Page Rocket Ship Activity Pack
Get your free download!
Rocket Ship Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE 18 Page Apple Activity Pack
Get your free download!
Apple Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Thanksgiving Activities 20 Pages for Kids
Get your free download!
Thanksgiving Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
Christmas Activity Placemats for Kids
Get your free download!
Christmas Placemats Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
36 Labels to Organize Kids Rooms
Get your free download!
36 Labels to Organize Kids Rooms from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
New Year's Activity Pack for Kids
Get your free download!
New Year's Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Rainbow Slime Printables
Get your free download!
New Year's Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Printable Father's Day Book
Get your free download!
New Year's Activity Pack from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter D Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter D Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter A Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter A Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter B Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter B Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter C Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter C Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter E Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter E Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter F Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter F Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter G Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter G Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter H Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter H Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter I Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter I Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter J Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter J Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter K Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter K Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter L Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter L Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter M Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter M Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter N Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter N Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter O Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter O Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter P Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter P Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter Q Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter Q Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter R Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter R Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter S Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter S Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter T Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter T Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter U Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter U Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter V Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter V Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter W Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter W Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter X Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter X Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter Y Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter Y Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
5 FREE Letter Z Preschool Worksheets
Get your free download!
5 FREE Letter Z Preschool Worksheets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Farm Animal Puppets
Get your free download!
FREE Farm Animal Puppets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
20 Camping Activities for Kids
Get your free download!
FREE Farm Animal Puppets from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Printable 12 Days of Christmas Ornaments
Get your free download!
FREE 12 Days of Christmas Printable Ornaments from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
FREE Armed Forces Printables
Get your free download!
FREE Armed Forces Printables from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.
12 FREE Turkey Tails
Get your free download!
12 FREE Turkey Tails from HappyandBlessedHome.com
  We hate spam and never share your details.