After-School Kids’ Peanut Butter Trifle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpWithPost #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias Can you believe it?  It is that time of year.  Summer has flown by as usual and we are officially back to school.  But even if your kids … [Read more...]

GROWING FRIENDSHIPS: A Book That Every Kid Should Read

(This post contains our affiliate link.) It was unanimous.  We all agreed that every kid should read this book on friendship.  Go grab it now because you will love what and how it teaches your child about being a friend. The book is Growing Friendships:  A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping … [Read more...]

How to Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School with Two Daily Questions

Changing schools is rough [understatement of the year].  After experiencing it ourselves last year, my heart aches for the kids who are about to walk into that new classroom for the first time, not knowing a single kid, recognizing a teacher's face or even knowing where the bathroom is in their new … [Read more...]

Save on Gift Giving with Groupon Coupons

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post for Groupon.  All opinions are my own and I'm excited to help you save money on gifts. Are you familiar with Groupon?  It is a website I have used many times to score great deals on local and online activities and products.  But did you know that Groupon … [Read more...]

Mini Hot Dog JALAPENO Rolls – A Yummy Appetizer for Your Next Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RediscoverLaMorena #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias The other day I was talking with a friend about menu planning and in our conversation, she shared that when hosting a party, she tends to … [Read more...]

A Fun Way for Families to Break Up a Long Road Trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias Are you heading out on a road trip this summer?  Today, I have a great way for your family to break up the long drive, mark your progress along the way and … [Read more...]

Sewing for Kids: From Dollar Store Scarf to Stylish Water Bottle Carrier

Hi friends!  How is your summer going?  Ours is flying by despite my attempt at a slow summer.  This week, both of my kids are at VBS but last week my son attended an awesome outdoor adventure camp.  On the list of items he was required to bring was a water bottle and strap.  As the kids are moving … [Read more...]

Free Printable Cars 3 Activity Sheets

Earlier in the summer, the kids and I piled into the truck and went to the drive-in to see Cars 3.  One thing we know how to do is go to the drive-in in style.  Air mattress, air pump, sheets, blankets, pillows, snacks, drinks and games.  It is one of our favorite summer traditions and we are … [Read more...]

Quick Tips for Planning a July 4th Brunch

I love the 4th of July!  Our town puts on the cutest, family-centered Old Glory Day celebrations.  But because this takes up much of the afternoon and I still like to have friends over at some point during the day, brunch seems like the most logical option. Here are some quick tips for hosting … [Read more...]

How to Make a Delicious Waffle Bar Your Guests Will Love

  If you are looking for a fun and easy breakfast idea, look no further.  This waffle bar is it!  It requires only basic prep work before your guests arrive and the build-your-own style menu is fun for all. A couple weeks ago, I hosted a Norwex Party with friends and family.  Are you … [Read more...]