Give the Gift of Pley LEGO Rental – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: I was provided a Pley LEGO rental subscription in exchange for this blog post. My boys love to play with LEGOs. Unfortunately, we only have a few LEGO sets because the big sets my son always asks for are just so expensive! We have bought him a few sets, but our general rule for gifts… [read more]

Peppermint Meltaway Cookies Recipe

I decided to get my Christmas cookie baking on a little early this year. I found this recipe for Peppermint Meltaway Cookies in Taste of Home magazine that I had to try! Now, y’all know I’m not much of a baker. I know, I know. I say that every time I post a dessert recipe. But… [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]

Stocking Stuffers and Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiast – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. A big THANK YOU if you chose to shop from these links. Stocking Suffers and Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiasts Our family loves the outdoors! One of the reasons we were so excited to move back to Utah is because it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Here is… [read more]

The Gift of Memories, Photo Gifts from – Holiday Gift Guide 2015

We are finally getting family pictures done again! I’m so excited! I suppose you’ll think it hasn’t been that long since we had our pictures done. The picture on my “About me” page was just taken last year. But no, I mean family pictures taken by a professional photographer, not a crazy mom who dresses her kids… [read more]

De-Junk Halloween! Better for You Halloween Treat Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Thanks so much to Annie’s Homegrown, Nutiva, and Bitsy’s Brainfood for the delicious samples at ShiftCon and beyond! I have to admit, I’m not always a think ahead kind of person. I can never think far enough ahead to order special Halloween candy for my kids online. There is one week left until halloween and… [read more]

DIY Upcycled Halloween Village Luminaries Craft

It is that time when Pinterest comes alive with great seasonal crafts. A few weeks ago I thought it would be fun to have a little crafting night with my sister and sister-in-law. I searched Pinterest for some great Halloween Craft Idea “Pinspiration”. I’m a little picky when it comes to crafts though. I don’t… [read more]

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

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

#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]

Apothecary Jar Easter Centerpiece + 3 Ways to Make Cute Glitter Eggs #PinterestRemakes

This post contains affiliate links. A big thank you should you choose to shop through my links! Over the past week my 5 year old and I have had a fun time decorating Easter eggs. I found some cool craft eggs at Walmart for under $2 for a dozen (they’re with the all the seasonal… [read more]

The Perfect Easter Gifts for “Everybunny” You Know

Easter is time to get creative. When it comes to the pastel-themed holiday, it doesn’t only have to mean fun for the kids. There are Easter gifts perfect for every person in your life, no matter what the age, and the gifts can all be homemade and from the heart. Not that candy and Peeps… [read more]