• Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag
  • Sonoran Hot Dogs for Mexican Train Dominoes Family Game Night
  • Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake
  • How to Make Sleeve Scrunchies
  • Car Games for Kids: Transportation Bingo
crustless quiche

Mini Crustless Quiche

Mini crustless quiche are perfect for easy breakfasts and lunches.  Make the mini quiche with your choice of veggies for a healthy homemade meal on the go! Breakfast in our home is a pretty big deal.  My goal is to get fruit and vegetables in to every single meal we eat - even breakfast.  … [Read More...]

Yogurt Cake

Yogurt Cake: A Recipe for Kids…

This post brought to you by HarperCollins Children’s Books. All opinions are 100% mine. Let your kids take over the kitchen with this kid friendly yogurt cake recipe. While the cake bakes spend quality time together reading Piece of Cake by LeUywn … [Read More...]

strawberry lemonade

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade…

Strawberry lemonade takes on a fun twist when made with Starburst Sorbet Bars! Enjoy a cool and delicious treat that's easy to make.   I am slightly obsessed with lemonade during the summer.  While I love a tall glass of lemonade and ice, I … [Read More...]

peach ice cream

Peach Ice Cream…

Make homemade peach ice cream with only three main ingredients.  No ice cream maker is needed to make this summery homemade ice cream treat. The highlight of my summer are peaches.  In general I love summer fruits, but I wait for peach season … [Read More...]

Back to school

Back to School: DIY Locker Tote…

Get ready for back to school with a quick and easy DIY Locker Tote to help keep your kid's academic belongings from overflowing.  Small handles on each side are perfect for looping over the hooks on each side and the boxed bottom helps keep it wide … [Read More...]

homemade ice cream

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag…

Homemade ice cream is one of summer's finest treats. It's also a great way to keep the kids cool and busy on a hot summer afternoon. A few simple ingredients are churned by the kids in plastic freezer bags creating a delicious homemade ice cream in a … [Read More...]

summer reading

Encourage Summer Reading with Magic Tree House and JetBlue…

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for JetBlue. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. Get your kids excited about summer reading with the Soar With Reading website from The … [Read More...]

More Delicious Recipes!

Cinnamon Scones with Cinnamon Chips

Cinnamon Scones

Cinnamon scones are quick and simple breakfast or afternoon snack.  Just a few basic ingredients like flour, butter, nutmeg and buttermilk are mixed together and then flattened in to a disc before being cut in to triangles and baked. I really love scones and I used to make them pretty much once a week for… 

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How to Cook a Shrimp Boil

Shrimp boil

A shrimp boil is one of my favorite ways to feed a crowd. A simple spice pack is added to water. Then boil potatoes, sausage, corn and shrimp.  Serve with melted butter for dipping and the shrimp boil will become your favorite party food. For my daughter’s birthday in July, I decided that I wanted… 

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Sonoran Hot Dogs for Mexican Train Dominoes Family Game Night

Sonoran Hot Dogs

This post brought to you by Bar-S Foods. All opinions are 100% mine. Cook up bacon wrapped hog dogs – Sonoran hot dogs – while enjoying a family game night of Mexican Train Dominoes this summer!   It wouldn’t be summer around here without many evenings playing Mexican train dominoes.  I can’t remember where I… 

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Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

strawberry shortcake

Enjoy a gluten free strawberry shortcake this summer.  Delicious gluten free biscuits are topped with strawberries and whipped cream for a quintessential summer dessert.   It just isn’t summer without enjoying strawberry shortcake.  I love strawberry shortcake and I really love a cake like shortcake made with flour and sugar.   Since cutting back on my… 

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Let’s Get Crafty!

How to Make Sleeve Scrunchies

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Learn how to make sleeve scrunchies to keep your child’s sleeves up while they play sports.  This easy to sew tutorial can be personalized to make a sleeve scrunchie with your favorite sport or team. Back when I was kid, when the days got hot and we were busy running around, we’d roll up our… 

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Car Games for Kids: Transportation Bingo

car games

Car games help kids occupied on long (or short) road trips! This free printable bingo game will be a hit with little boys as they keep an eye peeled to find the cars, trains, trucks and airplanes on their bingo cards. I’m so excited to be participating in the Summer Survival Series for Moms of… 

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Kids Craft for 4th of July: A Colored Flag Shirt

Kids' Craft Drawing

Let your kids be the artist with this fun kids craft for 4th of July – a flag shirt made using fabric crayons, your kids’ creativity, and a little help from you to put it all together. It’s Jenn from A Jennuine Life and I’ll show you how quick and easy this kids’ crafted project… 

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Bandana Tablecloth


Make a festive bandana tablecloth in about 30 minutes using dollar store bandanas! I’ve been spending a lot of time perusing Pinterest looking for pins for my Red, White, and Blue board.  I’m slightly obsessed with all things red, white and blue at the moment. We’ll blame it on summer.  In my Pinterest wanderings, I… 

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