Exciting Educational Gifts from National Geographic Kids #HolidayGiftGuide

National Geographic Kids Awesome Facts inside

Nothing is more lasting that knowledge.  So this holiday season why not give our kids the gift of knowledge.  Exciting educational gifts are gifts both kids and parents will love. The National Geographic Store has a huge selection of pretty exciting educational gifts for kids!  As a National Geographic Kids Insider, National Geographic sent our family a… [read more]

Give Your Children the Gift of Christmas Memories #Fab15ToysCGC

She-Ra Castle

That’s me circa 1988! I remember that one year when my sisters and I got a She-Ra Castle for Christmas.  I thought it was the coolest present ever!  My sisters and I played with it until it completely fell apart. There are a few toys from my youth like my She-Ra Castle that, when I… [read more]

Macy’s City Creek Center is Having a Holiday Celebration! #SLC #Utah

Macy's Holiday Window Display

Disclosure: I am a member of the Everywhere Society, and Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. I always get so excited for the Holidays and festivities, and I especially love all the family activities there are to do. It really is “The Most… [read more]

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family! #HolidayGiftGuide

mineral fusion nail polish and lip tints

Disclosure: Samples were received and affiliate links are present.   Stocking Stuffers for Her by ohsosavvymom   Stocking Stuffers for Women  Vera Bradley Shimmery Hair Ties – $14 Sephora Fresh Seaberry Exfoliating Soap – $16.50 Cambridge Select Soft Chevron Sheer Infinity Scarf  – $10 Feed Bracelet – $18 FOREVER 21 Faux Shearling Convertible Gloves $11 Flash Bando Bobbi Pin Set –… [read more]

Giftster Wish List Maker Makes Holiday Gift Buying a Breeze

Giftster

Thanks so much to Giftster for sponsoring this post. All opinions expressed in this article are honest and are my own. Your mom is on the phone and wants to know what you, your kids, and your husband want for Christmas. The same thing happens every year.  You rack your brains trying to remember just… [read more]

Chuggington Rolls into the #HolidayGiftGuide! Chuggington StackTrack – Review

Chugginton StackTrack, Brewster’s Big Build Adventure

Disclosure: I received review samples to facilitate this Holiday Gift Guide post. What little boy’s childhood is complete without a love of trains? Chuggington was one of the first shows Little Brother watched and loved.  With cute characters and great lessons for preschoolers it is a show that, as a mom, I’m all for him… [read more]

How to Stay Unstoppable During the Holidays #UnstoppableMoms

Melted Snowman cookes

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. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. The months of… [read more]

Kid Approved Healthy Halloween Appetizers!

Halloween Fruit Appetizers

With Halloween just a week away we are having Halloween Parties everywhere! Neighborhood get-togethers, school parties, city celebrations and last week we had a family dinner that was Halloween themed. My sister made Mummy Quesadillas, my mom made a spider web bean dip and I made these adorable healthy Halloween appetizers made from fresh fruit! And not… [read more]

Ideas for 100+ DIY Halloween Costumes!

DIY Halloween Costumes - Over 100 Ideas!

I’d be preaching to the choir if I told you that buying costumes at the store is expensive for an outfit worn an average of one time. Not to mention that they are usually poorly constructed and mass produced so you’re likely to be a multiple at that party. But that’s why you’re here isn’t… [read more]

My Favorite Christmas Card Designs and Precious Holiday Birth Announcements!

Minted holiday card designs - foil pressed card

Disclosure: As a thank you for posting about their holiday card designs, I will receive product from Minted which is pretty awesome because I’ve always loved their holiday cards! As my husband and I drove along the beautiful Red River here in northwest Louisiana yesterday, it occurred to me that it’s time to start picking out… [read more]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas + Free Fathers Day Printables

Father's Day Gift Ideas and Printables Perfect for Dad's Love Language

Did you know, we appreciated Mother’s 58 years before Father’s Day received national holiday status in 1972?  I often wonder why I don’t spend as much time planning and preparing Father’s Day as I do a month earlier. My mom always let us know it was coming, leaving us hints so we know what she… [read more]

Unique and Memorable Handmade Mothers Day Gifts

DIY Mosiac Garden Balls - Handmade Mother's Day Gift

It seems like I’ve gotten in a rut with my Mother’s Day gifts as of late. Handmade Mothers Day gifts are always a hit, but one can only have so many popsicle stick picture frames, you know what I mean? With Mother’s Day just one week away I went to the all knowing Pinterest to… [read more]

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Frijoles Charros Recipe + Giveaway!

Traditional Mexican Recipe, Frijoles Charros

Disclosure: Thank you to El Monterey for sponsoring this post.  All opinions and content are my own. One week until Cinco de Mayo! Before you ask “What the heck is Cinco de Mayo celebrating anyway?” here is a little blurb about my favorite Mexican holiday: Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army’s… [read more]

Allergy Friendly, NutFree Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs #Recipe

Nut free Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs filling

When he was about 15 months old we found out that Big Brother (now almost 7) was allergic to nuts…among other things.  Because we have so many food allergies and sensitivities in our house we are on a never ending quest for delicious foods to substitute for our once favorite sweets, treats, and meals. In… [read more]