Every once in a while, the Crumb Saver household shares a snapshot of a recent crumb-saving (or wasting!) incident on A Random Crumb. This column is proof that, hey, we’re people just like you! Prepare for a little randomness, a little embarrassment, but hopefully mostly encouragement. You’ll get a sneak peek at what we actually do to save (or NOT save) in real life, which is motivation to us to stay crumby (in the good way) and (hopefully) inspiration for you join in the crumb-saving action too!
Our philosophy as a crumb saver family has always been to be happy and content with a simple life. That goes for little Miss Crumb Saver too. So although she’s received lots of fluffy stuffed animals, colorful rattles, and Baby Einstein blocks, we still strive for her to be happy and content with such simple things as measuring cups, cardboard boxes, springtime flowers, and singing songs with Mommy and Daddy.
Recently, a friend posted a link to a great simple toy idea using empty plastic water bottles as “sensory bottles.” Basically, fill them with different colored and sized items and the baby can shake them and watch the normally off-limit contents at eye-level. Genius! [Read more…]