DIY Upcycled Halloween Village Luminaries Craft

It is that time when Pinterest comes alive with great seasonal crafts. A few weeks ago I thought it would be fun to have a little crafting night with my sister and sister-in-law. I searched Pinterest for some great Halloween Craft Idea “Pinspiration”. I’m a little picky when it comes to crafts though. I don’t… [read more]

Getting Back into the Football Spirit with a Homegating Party! #KHGametime

Disclosure: This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® but the opinions are all my own. Bring on the college football! It’s been several years since my family were avid college football fans, but now that we’ve moved back to Provo, Utah–our alma mater–we’re “true blue through and through” once again. This season BYU started out with… [read more]

Eat Smart Salad Kits – Protein and Vitamin Packed Goodness!

Oh, my gosh! My life is just go, Go, GO! these days. Sometimes it seems that I hardly have time to stop and catch my breath. Get up. Get the kids breakfast. Get the 8 year old off to school (that’s a fun one because we bike to school). Shower. Get ready for the day. Get… [read more]

A Look at The Children’s Place 2015 Fall Fashion for Kids!

Disclosure: Thank you to The Children’s Place for providing a gift card to help facilitate this post!  I’ve been shopping at The Children’s Place since I was expecting my first child over 8 years ago. Even before I shopped there, I went with my mom when she shopped there when we were kids (can you… [read more]

The Best Granola Bar Recipe! Nut-free, Gluten-free, and So Yummy!

So, I feel like I had to call this recipe “Perfect, Chewy Granola Bars” because this isn’t my first granola bar recipe. While this isn’t my first granola bar recipe, this is my best granola bar recipe! I’m so excited to have perfected my previous chewy granola bar recipe! The last chewy granola bar recipe I… [read more]

Countdown to ShiftCon Social Media Conference!

In less than two weeks I’ll be headed to Manhattan Beach, California for a blog conference I’m so excited about! September 24-26 is the ShiftCon Social Media Conference. ShiftCon is an “Eco and Wellness” blogging conference hosted by Bookieboo and Mamavation. I’ve really enjoyed the few other blog conferences I’ve been to, but I AM… [read more]

Get the Kids Out of the House and Outside with the Lil’ Monkey Climber

Summer break may be over, but that  doesn’t mean your kids days enjoying the outdoors need to end. Now that the kids are back in school it is even more important that they get good outdoor play and exercise each day. Exercise not only strengthens their little muscles, builds coordination and motor skills, and gives… [read more]

Earn Money for Your School In a Way Your Family Will Love

The other day I told you about how I collected a ton of Box Tops for Education for my sons’ school when I was at Walmart doing my weekly shopping trip. For those who aren’t familiar with the Box Tops for Education program, it is a program that lets you clip the pink Box Tops… [read more]

Help Your Child’s School Get Ahead with Box Tops for Education at Walmart

I’ve been collecting Box Tops since my oldest was just three years old. For those new to Box Tops, Box Tops for Education are those little rectangular cut-out, pink and purple labels on certain General Mills® products. Each Box Top for Education is worth $ .10 for your child’s school. While this may not seem… [read more]

Thrive Market- Real Food, Natural Products at Wholesale Prices! + $1000 Shopping Spree!

Okay, you guys! I am so excited about this! I’m betting a lot of you are like me and are trying to eat healthier. If you are like me in that regard, you’ve watched your grocery bill rise as you’ve opted for natural, organic, or non-GMO products. A few years ago, my husband and I… [read more]

Ladybug Cupcakes Recipe + Cute as a Bug Ladybug Birthday Party Ideas!

My boys were absolutely fascinated with ladybugs this spring. I had never seen so many ladybugs in my life as I saw this last spring in Louisiana! It was amazing! My two youngest especially, loved to hunt ladybugs to catch. They loved to pick them and let the crawl around on their hands. Little Z… [read more]

Baby Crib Safety 101

A crib is one of the most important baby gear purchases you’ll make for your baby. It’s both a safeguard for when your child is at their most vulnerable, and also a major financial investment. While it is occasionally necessary to get a used crib, buying new will help ensure you’re benefiting from the most up… [read more]

Finally, a Mess-Free Way for Babies and Toddlers to Eat Independently! Pouch Pal Review

Thank you to Pouch Pal for sponsoring this post and sending a sample for review. All opinions expressed here are honest and are my own. It was one of those days when I was trying to fit all my weekly errands in before lunch time and my toddler’s nap time. I had to go to the… [read more]

Brand Ambassador and Social Good – iRetreat Recap!

Disclosure: Thank you to Pure Via for sponsoring my iRetreat attendance and this post.  Y’all, my life has been crazy the last two weeks! Thankfully, it has really been a good kind of crazy. Last week…wait, was that last week? In the whirlwind of events time has become a bit of a blur… Let’s try… [read more]