Easy minestrone soup, from our sponsor Bear Creek Country Kitchens®, makes a filling and delicious lunch or dinner especially when paired with our mozzarella grilled cheese dippers!
Our winter has been particularly wet and cold this year. We definitely need the rain and the snow so I’m
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with this fun Horton the Elephant craft using cotton balls and paint!
One of my favorite things to do as a kid was to sit on my dad’s lap as he read Dr. Seuss books. We had quite the collection! But it wasn’t until I had kids that I first met Horton the Elep
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Make these easy DIY kids Valentines Day cards for kids to hand out at school! Made with simple craft supplies from our partner, Oriental Trading, these Valentine bubblegum machine necklaces are sure to be a hit!
I remember exchanging Valentine’s Day cards at school as being one of t
I’m sharing #Luvsome in my life as part of a Luvsome dog food sponsored series for Socialstars™.
Three years ago we made the crazy decision to adopt a dog. Neither my husband nor I had a dog as kids and decided our family needed a new furry member. Ginger, a labradoodle, came to live with
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It’s a brand new year and everyone is sharing their “word of the year.” I’ve had a word of the year the past few years, but I’m pretty terrible at trying to keep it in mind for that long. So instead, this year, my goal is more self-care.
Have the best Chuck E. Cheese’s birthday party ever with our tips and tricks!
It’s no secret that our family loves Chuck E. Cheese’s. It’s one of our favorite places for a fun family night out. So it’s probably not a surprise that we are also big fans of Chuck E. Cheese’s birthday parties. We
Be ready for cold and flu season with a cold and flu survival kit.
I remember being shaken awake one night when my daughter was about 3 years old. As I struggled to figure out what was going, the poor thing was throwing up all over the side of my bed. I’m half awake trying to clean up the
Paper airplane Valentine cards for kids will be the most popular card in class! Just print out, fill in, fold and hand out. Recipients can cut out and fold the plane for Valentine’s Day fun.
What kid doesn’t love a paper airplane? They are the simplest toy to make and provide a lot of fun.
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Breakfast empanadas are an easy on the go breakfast made with crescent rolls and filled with eggs, sausage and cheese.
Breakfast used to be one of the easiest meals to feed my kids. They’d ea
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I have found in my years of planning family vacations that two of the biggest expenses are accommodations
This easy spiced cranberry cider cocktail recipe uses only three ingredients and is perfect for your holiday parties!
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Over Thanksgiving, my sister-in-law visited and she introduced us to this awesome new drink. Just three simple ingredients: spiced rum, cranberry
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This summer our kids hand me down Xbox 360 died. My daughter had just bought the Minecraft Stories game with her birthday money when it quit working. I just
I can’t remember the last time we opened up a toy without a screen and my kids played with it all day long. But that is exactly what happened when I handed my two kids and their cousin three sets of Beados from Moose Toys.
At first it was utter mutiny as the 10 year old girl took charge over
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A few months ago I received an ancestry DNA test kit from 23andMe, a home based saliva collection kit. You send the v
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Slow cooker sweet potato and black bean chili is a creative twist on traditional chili recipe that’s a filling meal with sweet potatoes, black beans and a hint of cinnamon.
We only get about 3 months of cold weather here
This year skip the mall! Make a one of a kind Christmas “stocking” for her by shopping through small business online and use PayPal at check out for easy shopping and returns.
A few years ago I saw an idea for girlfriends to swap names and fill ea
Coffee beans and spice make hard lotion bars smell delicious and great for skin.
While I was making a batch of cinnamon and clove lotion bars, I kept thinking that a coffee hard lotion bar would smell delicious with the cinnamon and clove. The coffee beans on the top of the lotion bars would
Hang a mug of hot cocoa Christmas ornament on your Christmas tree! Made with just a few basic craft supplies and a great craft for kids!
My kids love to make homemade Christmas ornaments for our tree. We usually play around with different types of clay ornaments or homemade dough ornaments
Head to the grocery store deli aisle for easy store bought appetizers for a gorgeous holiday spread!
Every early December I get the idea that my husband and I should have a little Christmas party. Nothing big just some wine and appetizers. Then after I’ve sent out the invitations, I reali