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Tin Foil Collage

Turn boxed brownies or brownies from scratch in to adorable books with bookworms! Candy clay and gummy worms help make these after school snacks kids will love.

School Lunch Ideas for Picky Eaters

Camping Game Printable

 

FiberOne bars

You would think that since I work from home I’d eat very health snacks. Fruit, veggies, smoothies … all are just over in my kitchen. But the truth is that I spend a lot of time on the go and wind up hungry and stopping for a snack. […]

Travel with Kids

Flying with babies isn’t always easy, but these tips can help make everyone’s flight smoother. This is a sponsored post by Boudreaux’s Butt Paste, but all the tips are garnered from real life experience flying with babies! This summer was the first time I’d flown with my kids, […]

Back to School Fall Snacks

Autumn leaves Rice Krispies treats are fun fall snacks that kids can help make. I love Rice Krispies Treats. They are so easy to make and and I can eat a whole pan myself. Not that I’ve ever done that. We give store bought treats for baseball gifts, but […]

Back to school for Moms

This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Back to school season is in full swing.  That means I’m scouring the stores to find all of the items my kids need for the new […]

Mod Podged Map Picture Frame

A DIY map picture frame is the perfect way to display favorite vacation photos. Vacation photos are one of my most treasured possessions. I used to collect mugs from the places we visited, but they started taking up too much room and they are expensive. My favorite mementos […]

M&Ms by the Pound

This post brought to you by M&M’S World. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Don’t miss a stop at M&M’S World Las Vegas! This fun destination is the perfect place to spend an afternoon in Vegas shopping and enjoying the world of M&M’S! […]

Girls Backpacks

Start the new school year off right with these cute backpacks for girls!   My kids attend a school that requires uniforms.  I love uniforms and understand the reasoning behind them, but I feel like they stifle my kids personalities a bit. The only restriction on backpacks, though, […]

Basil Tomato Salad

Classic caprese salad with balsamic glaze takes the classic summer salad and adds a touch of elegance. One of my favorite summer salads is a caprese salad.  Fresh summer tomatoes layered with fresh basil from the garden and a fresh mozzarella. Drizzled with olive oil and seasoned with […]

Fun Writing Prompts for Kids

Writing prompts for kids will help your kids get ready for the new school year! Add in a few pens and pencils from our sponsor, BIC, for more creative fun. One of the things I love most about my kids school is that they take handwriting seriously. They […]

Fruit Hand Pies

Blueberry hand pies are a fun summer dessert great for picnics! Blueberries are one of my favorite things about summer. I eat them on everything! Pancakes, muffins, cereal, cocktails and especially pies are regular summer food around here. One of my favorite blueberry desserts is blueberry pie. It […]