Awesome Anniversary Staycation Ideas

Canvas Painting 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!

Sweet Cane Inn Natchitoches Louisiana bed-and-breakfast

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

Family Cruise

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]

AVENGERS AGE OF ULTRON – Review

Avengers age of ultron

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!

Contigo Tips for Summer Camp

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

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]

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

Delicious Gluten-free Honey Lemon Bars

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

Taking a swing at the Minecraft Pinata

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]

Fun for the Whole Family at Sesame Street Live Let’s Dance! Bossier City

Watching Sesame Street Live

Disclosure: I received tickets to the show in exchange for media coverage. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   Last night was a greatly anticipated evening in our house! On Sunday we surprised the boys with the news that we had tickets to go to Sesame Street Live Let’s Dance. Even the… [read more]

Create “Traintastic” Adventures with Chuggington! – Review

Chuggington Logo

Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   With winter in full swing now what better way to play inside on cold winter days than with winter themed toys!  And the makers at TOMY have an awesome new train set… [read more]

Discover, Learn, and Enjoy the Perot Museum in Dallas + Giveaway

Perot Museum giveaway

Last week while in Dallas for our Thanksgiving break my boys and I had the chance to visit the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.  We’d been to the Perot Museum once before, but due to it’s massive size we only made it to two of its 5 floors. The Perot Museum of Nature and… [read more]

Our 2014 Year in Review –Lots of Pictures! #UnstoppableMoms

Family picture 2014

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. As I get older, more and more I feel like breathing a… [read more]