Outfits You’ll Love – The Children’s Place 2016 Spring Line!

Disclosure: Thank you to The Children’s Place for providing a gift card to help facilitate this post of The Children’s Place 2016 Spring Lines for kids! I am sitting here working on my computer and I am dreaming of the warmer weather of spring.  Right now it is snowing here in Utah. Again!  I am… [read more]

10 of the Year’s Best Family Games for Family Game Night!

10 Best Family Games for Family Game Night Family game night is one of my favorite ways to build great memories as a family. Some of my favorite, and most hilarious, memories from my own childhood are playing games with my family. Playing games together as a family builds important life skills like knowing how… [read more]

It’s Moving Day! #FullHomeHappyHome + $100 Giveaway

I was afraid this day would never come! If you’ve been following my blog or social media pages, then you know that last summer in July we said goodbye to Louisiana, to our 3 year home, and to Air Force life and moved back to my husband’s home state of Utah. We have been living… [read more]

Just Dance 2016 for Endless Family Fun and Fitness – #HolidayGiftGuide

“Mom! It’s Just Dance! Please, can we get it, please!!!” This came from my 5 year old and 8 year old sons just last week as we walked through a store. Generally, asking mom to buy things when we are out shopping is frowned upon. In keeping with living frugally, we try to stick to… [read more]

Ideal Family Friendly Compact Grand Piano from Casio – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: A sample was provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Making music isn’t only fun, but it’s also a way for families to learn, grow and create great musical memories together. Casio’s new Compact Grand Piano  CGP-700 is a family-friendly piano that adds flexibility and fun to keep kids… [read more]

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]

AVENGERS AGE OF ULTRON – Review

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]