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]

#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

Make Glitter Easter Eggs with Spray Adhesive

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 Basket with metallic Easter eggs

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]

Decoupage DIY Avengers Easter Basket #DisneyEaster

DIY Avengers Easter Basket craft

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyEaster #CollectiveBias Easter is coming up in just two weeks! I cannot believe how fast this year is flying by! My boys have a big Easter celebration at our public library tomorrow and they are so excited! Like… [read more]

25 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

25 St. Patrick's Day books for Kids

Just 1 month until St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re a teacher, a homeschooling parent, or a parent who loves to read your kids great books, this list of 25 St. Patrick’s Day books for kids will get your kids geared up for this luck o’ the Irish holiday. Do you know why we celebrate St…. [read more]

50+ FREE Dr. Seuss Printables and Activities!

Free Dr. Seuss printable Seuss-O Game

In just a few weeks we will welcome the month of March! –How did that happen? I swear it was just Christmas.– With the arrival of March comes a birthday celebration like none other! On March 2nd we celebrate the birthday of the man responsible for teaching millions of children worldwide life-changing lessons. Today you are… [read more]

Look at These Cute, Creative Valentine’s Day Treats!

Creative Valentines Day Treats

Creative Valentine’s Day Treats are one of my favorite parts of this sweet holiday! I can’t get over all these clever Valentine’s Day cards I see on Pinterest these days.  Today, FamilyFun Magazine–one of my favorite magazines for creative activities for kids–is sharing with us some of their favorite creative Valentine’s Day treats! SAY IT… [read more]

I’ll Love You Forever String Art Valentine

I'll Love You Forever, String Art Valentine

This year I wanted to help my kids do something special for their grandma’s for Valentine’s Day. Because my blogging schedule was so crazy during the months of November and December we really didn’t do anything for Christmas gifts for the Grandmas. There were so many things I wanted to do. But I prefer to… [read more]

Create Memories with these Classic Hasbro Toys! #HolidayGiftGuide

classic hasbro toys

Give the Gift of Memories with Classic Hasbro Toys Thanks to Hasbro for providing the samples for review! All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.    Some things never get old. And these toys are no exception. All your favorite classic hasbro toys have been reimagined for the new generation of children. My Little… [read more]

Give the Gift of Comfort – HoMedics Triple Shiatsu Massage Cushion #HolidayGiftGuide

HoMedics Triple Massage cushion

I’m not sure if there are more than a few handfuls of adults in existence who can say that they never experience back and neck tension.  In our age today we often work sedentary, or high-stress–or both–jobs that take their toll on our bodies.  Motherhood is no exception.  Truly, some of the worst back and… [read more]

Pressure Cooker Pot Roast Recipe – The BEST Way to Cook a Roast

Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   Tis the season for holiday entertaining! I’m a low maintenance, low stress kind of gal so when I entertain during the holidays you can be sure I’m using every holiday hack… [read more]

26 Delicious, Relaxing, and Just Plain Cool Mason Jar Gifts!

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  It is not the gift, but the thought that counts. – Henry Van Dyke I say – Why not both? Fun to make and fun to receive, Mason jar gifts are the perfect holiday gifts for many reasons. Who doesn’t like to get these miniature packaged presents? Gifts in a jar are perfect for family, neighbors,… [read more]

Elf on the Shelf 101 for Elf Newbies

Elf on the Shelf 101, Ideas for introducing and picking a name for your Elf on the Shelf, plus free Elf on the Shelf Printables, and Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Chances are you’ve heard of Elf on the Shelf. Santa’s little helper that visits your family during December, delighting children with his mischievous nighttime antics. Well, if you haven’t, this post will certainly be eye-opening.   For the rest of you who are ready to jump on board with your first child now of age… [read more]