Ideas, suggestions, reviews, tips and tricks for making your home run smoothly and efficiently while having family fun.

Backyard camping ideas bring the summer camp out to your backyard! Every summer for the past few years, we have taken a family camping vacation in a national park. We’ve been to Bryce Canyon in Utah and Yosemite in California.  We were scheduled to head to Yellowstone in[…]

Remember HEFTY HEFTY HEFTY from your childhood? Our partner and sponsor Hefty® is bringing back their classic witty humor while introducing a new Ultra Strong™ trash bag that’s built for busy families.  Check out how I use Hefty® trash bags to get our home organized. I use the summer months[…]

This post brought to you by Beneful. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Dog parks aren’t just for dogs! They are a great place for both dogs and humans to get outside and be social. When we adopted our labradoodle, Ginger, three[…]

This post was sponsored by Walgreens Cystic Fibrosis Services as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received compensation as a thank you for my post One day last school year I was sorting through my 1st grade son’s school folder. I’m pretty good at keeping[…]

This blog post is part of a paid Megan Media and #PetcoGrooming blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. Need a groomer for your dog? Check out Petco dog grooming services! When we adopted our labradoodle, Ginger, a few years ago, I knew that[…]

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Adaptil. All opinions are 100% mine. Having a hard time trying to deal with dog anxiety? Check out our tips for helping your pup be less anxious. About three and a half years ago, we adopted a[…]

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about OxiClean™ all opinions are my own. Last year I officially became a “Baseball Mom” when my son signed up to play Little League baseball. This was my first experience having a[…]

Easy crock pot mac and cheese with uncooked noodles

Slow cooker mac and cheese recipe is an easy slow cooker recipe that makes homemade mac and cheese with just four ingredients! Uncooked noodles make this recipe a breeze. This was my first time making slow cooker mac and cheese.  I’ll admit that I much prefer the blue[…]

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Make this summer the best summer together with your dog using these tips for camping with dogs! Check out some fun dog gear from our partner Petco that will help make this summer your best one yet. Camping is one of our favorite family activities in the summer.[…]

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Organize photos and videos from summer vacation with our partner MiMedia. Keep all your memories secure and easily accessible from all your devices. Plus get 10GB FREE photo storage to keep all your summer memories intact when you sign up using the code “TheMotherhood”! My husband is a[…]