How to Make a BB-8 Piñata for Your Child’s Star Wars Birthday Party!

My son absolutely loved his Star Wars Birthday Party! His homemade BB-8 piñata turned out so fun! Come see how to make a BB-8 piñata! Affiliate links are present in this article. Should you purchase through any of these links (THANK YOU) I will earn a small commission. We try to have fairly frugal birthday… [read more]

Green Chile Casserole Recipe – Tasty Clean Eating & Gluten-Free!

Green Chile Casserole Recipe This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links (you’re awesome!) I will receive a small commission.  Dinner time is hands down the hardest time of the day for me. Please tell me I’m not alone. Family dinner is an important time for us, but The Husband… [read more]

Robot Vacuum On Your Wish List? Know These Benefits and Drawbacks of Robot Vacuum Cleaners

If you ask my husband, it is no secret that I’ve wanted a robot vacuum cleaner for years. Robot vacuum cleaners have been steadily on the rise among households and it’s not hard to see why. This kind of automated cleaning equipment is straight out from what the near future could look like – basically… [read more]

Creamy Asparagus Bisque Recipe

I spent a lot of time in the kitchen last week. I’ve been having fun making some holiday goodies, and then on Friday I took dinner to a neighbor who has been having some health issues and can’t get around the house. It was a rather cold, gloomy day and I thought this Asparagus Bisque recipe… [read more]

Sweet and Salty Saltine Toffee Recipe

The fun thing about this Saltine Toffee recipe is that you can customize it any way you want. For Christmas, top with crushed candy canes. For a taste just like Almond Roca, sprinkle almond bits over the top. You can even add shredded coconut! I know this Saltine Toffee recipe is already all over the internet,… [read more]

Gifts at Barnes & Noble for the Whole Family! (Books, Toys, and More!)

Thank you to Barnes & Noble for sponsoring this post.   Did you know that you can get all your Christmas gifts at Barnes & Noble? With the exception of our 1 family gift, my Christmas shopping for my family is DONE! And I did all my shopping in ONE place! Can you believe it?! When… [read more]

My Top 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids + BLACK FRIDAY Coupon Codes!

Whether you’re in search of a holiday gift that keeps on giving, a birthday gift, or just a fun way to give a little something every month, these 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids are a great place to start! This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links I will… [read more]

20 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes – Enjoy Fall Without the Carb Crash

Pumpkin lovers unite! …but without all the sugar, brown sugar, shortening, whipped cream, frosting, and everything else that makes all those gorgeous pins on Pinterest so enticing. If you, like me, are trying to live on the healthy side of things, make sure you check out these Healthy Pumpkin Recipes, and add them to your list… [read more]

Find Your Place Pins – Thanksgiving Craft for Kids!

These Wood Find-Your-Place Pins are the perfect way to get the kids involved in your Thanksgiving prep! I hope you enjoy this Thanksgiving craft for kids! Thank you so much to FamilyFun Magazine for contributing this fun tutorial! Make sure you check out FamilyFun Magazine online for lots more great activities for the whole family!… [read more]

How to Make Fruit Leather + Grape Fruit Leather Recipe!

I’ve hit a new epoch in my life. I’m domestic! If you’ve never made fruit leather before, stick around and I’ll show you how to make fruit leather (it’s easier than you think!). If you’re are an experienced fruit leather maker, make sure you check out my grape fruit leather recipe below! This post contains… [read more]

Halloween Party Crafts at Target + $200 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Halloween is at our threshold. If you’re planning a party with the kiddos, make sure to check out these cute Halloween party crafts for kids available at Target!   I’ve partnered with Target to show you some of the great Halloween party crafts you can find at Target. I feel like Halloween becomes busier every… [read more]

25 Children’s Books that Teach Emotions and Character Building Traits

Books that teach emotions and character building traits are an invaluable resource for parents! Books are one of the easiest and most fun ways to teach kids about emotions and character building traits. Some of the books in the list below have been beloved bedtime reading books of our kids. (Please note that the links below… [read more]

Hidden Veggie Macaroni and Cheese Recipe! Ready in 20 minutes!

I partnered with Sprouts Farmer’s Market and General Mills to bring you this Better For You Hidden Veggie Macaroni and Cheese Recipe. In the rush of life it can be difficult to make sure my family is well fed every. single. night. Have you guys seen this meme around? Who feels this as much as… [read more]

The Quantum Vac 6-in-1 Vacuum Cleaner | This thing is AMAZING!

I have to admit that I was intrigued when I received an email in my inbox a bit ago asking me if I’d review the 6-in-1 Quantum Vacuum Cleaner (yeah, that does say “6-in-1”. I’ll touch on that in a sec). It reminded me of the water-based filtration vacuum my mother-in-law used for 25 years and still,… [read more]