Sautéed Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto

Sautéed Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto Sauce

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto A couple months ago I was in Bed Bath and Beyond and saw a cool kitchen gadget I’d never seen before. It was an inexpensive little handheld spiral vegetable slicer. I’m not generally an impulse purchaser, and especially when it comes to “as seen on TV” products, but veggie noodles… [read more]

Gynoii WiFi Video baby monitor with Time-Lapse Review

Gynoii Smart Video Baby Monitor

I’m super excited to share this video baby monitor! I’ve reviewed a few baby monitors in the past and they just keep getting better. The Gynoii Smart Video Baby is the first video baby monitor to be equipped with time-lapse recording and built-in social sharing. Little Z was one of those early climbers. His crib… [read more]

Ways to Save Money on Baby Items + Free Baby Gear Promo Codes!

How to save money on Baby Gear, plus free baby carriers, nursing covers, and more!

Whether you’re a first time mom or a mom on a budget, you know that the cost of having a baby can quickly add up. According to this article on Parenting.com parents will spend roughly $12,000 on child-related expenses during their baby’s first year of life. Bravo to the parents who can afford that sum,… [read more]

#BecauseHeLives We Celebrate This Sacred Easter Day

Amid all the excitement over Easter Bunnies and baskets, please take a moment–or two or three–to reflect on the greatest gift. Teach your children the true and lasting reasons we celebrate this season. Easter bunnies and candy are fun. They make memories, but only one thing brings everlasting happiness. I am so grateful for my Savior,… [read more]

Timeless Spring Birth Announcements + 15% off Minted Promo Code

Spring Birth Announcements from Minted

Spring is in full swing! It is the season of weddings and babies. LOL! Since this past month I’ve talked a lot about babies, I thought it would be fun to show off these gorgeous, new spring birth announcements from Minted. Really, most of the birth announcements could be used during any season, but I… [read more]

Extreme Clothing Sensitivites + KidOFit Shoes for Kids with Sensory Issues

Brothers Sitting in Camp Chairs

“Sorry, you’re 10 minutes late. We can’t let you in.” I was exhausted, crushed, and frustrated. I knew it would be terrible if I, a mom with 3 kids in tow, broke down in tears because they wouldn’t let my 5 year old into library story time because we were 10 minutes late. But the… [read more]

9 Reasons Military Kids are Awesome! + Bring ProCamps to your Military Base!

Military Kids are Heroic, Resilient, Corageous

Compensation for this post was provided by Procter & Gamble via MSB New Media. All opinions expressed in this article are my own. Being a military kid can be tough. Changing homes, schools, states, and sometimes even countries every few years. Having parents deploy for 6-18 months at a time. Having parents leave for months at… [read more]

Apothecary Jar Easter Centerpiece + 3 Ways to Make Cute Glitter Eggs #PinterestRemakes

Make Glitter Easter Eggs with Spray Adhesive

This post contains affiliate links. A big thank you should you choose to shop through my links! Over the past week my 5 year old and I have had a fun time decorating Easter eggs. I found some cool craft eggs at Walmart for under $2 for a dozen (they’re with the all the seasonal… [read more]

Don’t be Fooled by these Common Fertility Misconceptions

Struggling with infertility, or know someone who is. Make sure you don’t let these common fertility misconceptions fool you. In all my talk about babies, kids, and toddlers I’m sure there are some of you out there wondering, perhaps a little hurt, what about those struggling with infertility? While I’ve never really struggled with infertility–well,… [read more]

Do You Use Xylitol Yet? Great Benefits of Xylitol for Teeth

Spry Xylitol candy

Disclosure: Samples were provided. All opinions are honest and are my own. I first learned about the awesome health benefits of xylitol several years ago from my mother-in-law. She’s always on the cutting edge of the latest products for health. Our oldest son, who was then 2 years old was having terrible problems with seasonal… [read more]

The Perfect Easter Gifts for “Everybunny” You Know

Easter Basket with metallic Easter eggs

Easter is time to get creative. When it comes to the pastel-themed holiday, it doesn’t only have to mean fun for the kids. There are Easter gifts perfect for every person in your life, no matter what the age, and the gifts can all be homemade and from the heart. Not that candy and Peeps… [read more]

Decoupage DIY Avengers Easter Basket #DisneyEaster

DIY Avengers Easter Basket craft

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyEaster #CollectiveBias Easter is coming up in just two weeks! I cannot believe how fast this year is flying by! My boys have a big Easter celebration at our public library tomorrow and they are so excited! Like… [read more]

Make them Say, She Cleans up Nice! New Persil ProClean Review + Sweepstakes

Painting with a twist Bossier Girls Night Out

Thanks to Persil for sponsoring this review and providing samples. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own. Girls’ Night Out. Not too many years ago I thought this was just something young, carefree, single women did to relax after a “long” day at the office and to flaunt their beautiful, pre-children bodies in cocktail… [read more]

Savvy Spring Shopping with Groupon Coupons

Annies Snacks

Disclosure: Thanks so much to Groupon Coupons for sponsoring this post. You know family is a non-stop marathon balancing act. There’s taking care of the kids (or showing them how to take care of themselves), spouse, kitchen, and home. Oh, and then taking care of yourself so you can do everything else to make the… [read more]