Mac & Mia | Blog

24 March 2017| Home, Life

Spring Cleaning 101 Whether you’re planning a floor to ceiling deep-clean, or just getting the suitcases packed for spring break, we’ve got some spring cleaning tips to help you season-ize, organize, and channel your inner KonMari. Spring Cleaning Area #1: Closets   Seasonal transitions are the perfect time to tackle your mini’s messy closet (it’s...

02 March 2017| Kid Bites, Recipes

You’ve got a house full of hungry children and the same old hot dogs and chips just won’t do? Try these easy to make playdate crowd pleasers to keep hungry tummies full. Yogurt Pops Makes 4 2 cups plain yogurt 1 kiwi 8 strawberries 1 pint blueberries 1 banana Method: Peel and finely chop all...

10 February 2017| Holiday, Kid Bites, Recipes

Nothing says love like taking the time to make something for that special someone. Here are some simple sweets for your sweeties this Valentine’s Day! Although these are kiddo pleasers and super fun to make as a family, littles should be supervised at all times when doing any cooking involving heat – especially when melting sugar....

03 February 2017| Crafts, DIY, Holiday

Valentines are no longer the Lisa Frank, drugstore, fold-and-tear cards of our youth. Peek in your mini’s card box on the 14th and you’ll likely see lots of lovingly crafted, pun-filled cards, and coordinating sweets and treats. We know Pinterest can be overwhelming, so we’ve put together some easy to assemble, unique card box and...

30 January 2017| Crafts, DIY

Between winter weather (hello, sub-zero windchills) and cold and flu season, you’re bound to have a few indoor play days ahead of you. Whether you’re quarantined, snowed-in, or just too tired to make it out of the house, here are a few activities to keep cabin fever at bay, for both you and your littles....

25 January 2017| Life, Recipes

The holidays are over. The enthusiasm of your resolutions is wearing off and with the weather decidedly wintery (ish) – comfort food is on the menu! If you don’t want to undo all that good work you’ve been doing on your January diet (or feel guilty when looking at that gym membership card you’ve not...

23 January 2017| Life, Wellness

“Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good” – Gretchen Rubin, “The Happiness Project” Too often we are stuck waiting until the time is right to start an exercise routine. We tell ourselves that we’ll start when our kids are older or after the holidays or when our calendars clear up a bit. Any excuse...

18 January 2017| Life, Wellness

Before becoming a mom, the thought of a 10 minute “workout” was laughable – 10 minutes was my warm-up, not my workout. Then my twins boys arrived, and I quickly realized that hitting the gym 5 days a week for my “no less than 45 minute” workouts were a thing of the past. If I wanted...

11 January 2017| Life

This year has been a bit of a whirlwind and as I take a quiet moment to look back on 2016 there is so much to be grateful for. The support and enthusiasm of the Mac & Mia community has helped take an idea and a dream and make it a reality. It wasn’t long...