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

bonus box tops 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!

thrive marketplace comparison for begin again toys

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!

How to make Ladybug cupcakes for a ladybug birthday party

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

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

Pouch Pal, baby food pouch case

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!

Oh So Savvy Mom and Sensibly Sara at iRetreat blogging conference

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 this again… On Sunday, after the movers packed up almost all our earthly belongings… [read more]

See Our Family Discover Boating at Lake Granbury, Texas! #DiscoverBoating

Personal Watercraft on Lake Granbury

It didn’t take me very many years into my life to discover boating. When I was a kid my parents had a boat share (that’s a thing, right?); they went in on a boat with some friends. They shared the payment, the time, and the fun. What fun summers we had in that boat! We… [read more]

Heavenly 4th of July S’mores Pie Recipe #LetsMakeSmores

Fourth of July Smores Pie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias #sponsored Y’all, I don’t bake. And when I do, it doesn’t always turn out so well. (And when it does turn out well, I’m so excited about it that I usually blog it.) I’m not a… [read more]

We’re on the move… A personal update

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So, I figured I’d better bring you up to speed on what is happening in my personal life so you don’t get really confused in the next couple of weeks. We’re moving!!!   Not just moving houses within the same city. Not just moving cities within the same state. We are moving halfway (or a… [read more]

Neoflam MIDAS Plus Cookware Review + Gluten-free Blueberry Crisp Recipe & Giveaway 

Classic Blueberry Crisp Gluten-free dessert

My husband and I have been trying to purge our house of unnecessary things lately. I feel like we are surrounded by so much clutter. While our house is probably no worse than most as far as clutter goes, we both function best when our house is clean and uncluttered. Our kitchen has been a… [read more]

Memorable Father’s Day Gifts that will Save You Money #Save4Summer #FamilyMobile

Memorable Father's Day Gifts

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #Save4Summer #CollectiveBias If you haven’t guessed by now, we are pretty frugal in our family. My husband and I are both pretty conscientious about where and how we spend our money. I know we differ from a… [read more]

How I Got my Kids to Read this Summer + Great Summer Reading Books for 3rd and 4th Graders!

30 Summer Reading books for 3rd and 4th Grade

Disclosure: Affiliate links are present. If you happen to purchase through one of my links, you may very well just make my day. Classic, Contemporary, and non-fiction reading books for 3rd and 4th graders. I love summer vacation, and I think it is safe to say my kids do too! They love not having the… [read more]

Ferrum Professional Styler Flat Iron Review + Giveaway

Ferrum professional styler flat-iron

Disclosure: I received a Ferrum Styler for review purposes. All opinions are honest and are my own. I’m a low-maintenance kind of girl. I’m not afraid to leave the house without make-up on. I’m not a slob; I’m just confident in who I am. But being low-maintenance doesn’t mean I don’t like to get all… [read more]

Grilled Chicken Fajita Bowls with Cilantro Lime Rice #PinterestRemakes

Grilled Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice

Grilled Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice Fajitas are one of my favorite dishes! In college I used to make them for snack after a long day at school. Unfortunately, since our family has pretty much eliminated wheat–dad and the two older boys can’t eat it–I haven’t indulged in fajitas much lately. They just… [read more]