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]

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

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]

We’re on the move… A personal update

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]

Give Dad #TheGiftOfClean! Hacks to Detail Your Car at Home – Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheGiftOfClean #CollectiveBias My husband works hard. Very hard. He doesn’t work the long hours he did while he was in grad school and in his residency, but his days are exhausting nonetheless. On a normal work day he… [read more]

Awesome Anniversary Staycation Ideas

Sometimes you need a vacation but you’re just not in the mood to spend a lot of money or spend a lot of time and energy traveling. For these circumstances, a staycation is the perfect solution. Summer is around the corner and with it, many anniversaries. For your anniversary, you might feel pressured to do… [read more]

Things to do in Natchitoches, the Oldest City in Louisiana!

The other day as I was planning our next anniversary getaway (New Orleans in just a couple weeks!!!) I realized that I never shared our pictures from our Natchitoches visit with you. Last year, around this time, my husband and I spent our anniversary in the quaint little town of Natchitoches, Louisiana. Established in 1714… [read more]

Dear Mom, You Touched so Many Lives… #CPKDearMomSweeps + Giveaway

Disclosure: I received a CPK gift card as a thank you for sharing the sweepstakes. My letter to my mom is sincere and all my own. I’m one of those people who has a difficult time expressing how I feel sometimes. I try to express my appreciation to people, but I’m not sure I do… [read more]


Disclosure: I was provided tickets to an advanced screening at no cost to myself for review purposes.   I know.  It’s what we’ve all been waiting for.  Avengers Age of Ultron is now in theaters!!!!  Avengers Age of Ultron is a continuation of Marvel’s epic big screen action movie following the Super Hero dream team… [read more]

Tips for an Awesome Summer Camp Experience! #SpillProofGizmo + Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received a sample product at no cost and a promotional item to thank me for my time writing this post. All opinions expressed herein are honest and are entirely my own. My childhood memories are filled with remembrances of canoeing, marching down dirt roads with friends while singing fun camp songs, and eating lunch in… [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]

Extreme Clothing Sensitivites + KidOFit Shoes for Kids with Sensory Issues

“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!

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]

Big Hero 6 Movie Night + Gluten-free Honey Lemon Bars Recipe!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigHero6Release #CollectiveBias Movie nights are a big deal at our house. During the week my boys watch educational shows for their TV time, but on Wednesday and Friday, to break things up a bit, they get to have… [read more]

Easy Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas

How to throw a Minecraft Birthday Party: Easy Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas This last week my middle son turned 5! I can’t believe my cute, cuddly little boy is 5 already. Happy birthday to my cuddly, smart, funny 5 year old! #lovethiskid #sayitsyourbirthday A video posted by Amy (@amysavvymom) on Feb 15, 2015 at 7:08pm… [read more]