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Get Geared Up for Back-to-School at Kmart

Back-to-school shopping season is one of my favorite times of the year. I have loved it since I was a kid. There’s something about fresh, newly sharpened pencils and empty notebooks waiting to be written in and updated wardrobes that has always been exciting to me both when I was a student and now as […]

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Take Your DVR On-The-Go!

If you follow me on social media, you know that we just moved to our new house. With all of the packing and getting things ready for the big move, we haven’t had any time to relax in about 6 weeks. We barely get to watch TV anymore and we have a pileup of shows on […]

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Let’s Blaaaze! Blaze and the Monster Machines Toy Review

  Kids are curious little beings. They intently watch and touch and ask questions about the world around them. As parents, it’s our job to help nurture that curiosity and love of learning. The key for both kids (and anyone really) is to keep learning fun. We all learn better when it’s a fun experience! […]

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Five Time-Out Tips for Toddlers

You guys. Amelia is a totally different kid than her brother, Lucas. Amelia is like a hurricane. She is into everything and wants to do everything. It’s like she has forgotten that she is a toddler. She wants to be a big kid. I love her spunk and independence, but sometimes it’s also a battle […]

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Get Fuller, Thicker Eyelashes with Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes Mascara

When my mom was a kid, a “friend” advised her to cut her eyelashes so they would grow back fuller and longer. Unfortunately, that friend was very, very wrong and my mom’s already sparse eyelashes barely grew back at all. Unfortunately, I was not blessed with thick or long eyelashes either. The problem with my […]

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Three Tech Products That Changed My Life

Technology is an amazing thing. It was made the world a smaller place. We are now interconnected on a global scale and have access to pretty much anything at the click of a button. Today, I want to share with you three tech products that have been game changers in my life. 1. The DVR. […]

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4th of July Milkshakes Recipe

Today I’m sharing the perfect patriotic treat for 4th of July. Red, white & blue milkshakes made with a layer of vanilla milkshake, strawberry slushy, and fresh blueberries. Not only are these milkshakes adorable, but they are delicious and cold. The perfect way to cool down after grilling out and fireworks this Independence Day! 4th of […]

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Tell Your TV What To Do with the New XFINITY Voice Remote #Giveaway

Technology is simply amazing. I can remember watching The Jetsons as a kid and thinking no way will we ever be able to do any of those futuristic things. But now? We can FaceTime and carry thousands of songs in tiny devices and we can even speak to our TV. Just this past month, XFINITY introduced […]

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Our Summer Yurt Camping Trip & Campfire Hot Dogs Recipe

We love camping because it gives us the perfect opportunity to truly disconnect and spend quality time with each other as a family and with nature. It’s a moment to breathe and find some stillness in a world that has gotten way too fast paced. This past month, we packed up the car and headed […]

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Home Safety Tips for Kids

There are a few things that truly scare me about being a parent. One of them is the kids getting into the medicine cabinet or household cleaning products. We had a frightening experience with Lucas two years ago. He was at my parents house and him and his cousin got into my mom’s medicine cabinet […]