Help your daughter learn to fail so she can succeed! Check out GoldieBlox, a fun new engineering toy for girls that encourages creativity and innovation!

Why I Teach My Daughter to Fail

Learning to fail can lead to success later! GoldieBlox, a fun new engineering toy for girls, is spreading the message that girls shouldn’t be afraid of failure instead they should embrace failure as a motivation for innovation.  So what has been one of my biggest failures in life so far? Read on to find out and enter… 

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Family Recipes

Everyone loves brownies! Check out this list of over 10 brownie recipes!

The Best Brownie Recipes

Everyone loves brownies! Whether they are brownies made from scratch or brownies made from a mix, brownie recipes are always popular. This amazing list of brownie recipes includes both brownies from scratch and brownies made from a box. Mint Chocolate Brownies are hands down my favorite brownies ever.  They are perfect for Christmas, St. Patrick’s… 

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Amazing Blackberry Lemonade Recipe

Simple Entertaining with Blackberry Lemonade Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KeepSpringBubbly #CollectiveBias Enter to win a Canada Dry spring party pack and Walmart gift card. #keepspringbubbly Sweepstakes Try this quick and easy blackberry lemonade recipe for your next impromptu get together! Ready in just a few minutes, this… 

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Learn how to make hash browns in a waffle maker! Add in onions and red peppers for a delicious breakfast side dish.

How To Cook Hash Browns in a Waffle Maker

This post brought to you by Simply Potatoes. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Want to know how to cook hash browns easily? Just fire up your waffle maker! This easy trick is a fun and easy way to cook crispy hash browns.     Breakfast is my favorite… 

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Love Peeps? Make a Peeps Cookie Cake in under 30 minutes with a cute Peeps cookie pan and pre-made sugar cookie dough!

Peeps Cookie Cake

Love Peeps and looking for a fun way to showcase them this spring? A Peeps cookie cake is ready in less than 30 minutes thanks to our sponsor’s new Nestle Rolled and Ready cookie dough.   One of my favorite spring treats are Peeps. I love the fun shapes and colors. But I don’t like… 

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Get Ready for Easter!

Love Peeps? Make a Peeps Cookie Cake in under 30 minutes with a cute Peeps cookie pan and pre-made sugar cookie dough!

Peeps Cookie Cake

Love Peeps and looking for a fun way to showcase them this spring? A Peeps cookie cake is ready in less than 30 minutes thanks to our sponsor's new Nestle Rolled and Ready cookie dough.   One of my favorite spring treats are Peeps. I … [Read More...]

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Easter Basket Ideas for Boys: Marvel Avengers

This Easter basket ideas for boys shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyEaster #CollectiveBias Need Easter basket ideas for boys?Check out this fun Marvel Avengers themed Easter … [Read More...]

Add some candy free treats to Easter baskets with these free printables!

Candy Free Easter Baskets: Idea for Kids

Looking for a candy alternatives for Easter baskets? This idea for kids (or anyone!) provides fun treats without the sugar.  Just print, fill out, roll up and enjoy. It's time for one of my favorite tasks of the year - creating Easter baskets! … [Read More...]

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How to Fill Deviled Eggs

Love deviled eggs but hate the chore of filling them? Check out this easy "kitchen hack" featuring products from our sponsor Fresh & Easy for filling deviled eggs quickly and easily.   Deviled eggs are one of my family's favorite foods, … [Read More...]

Family Travel

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How to Plan a Family Road Trip to Utah’s National Parks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias Plan a family road trip to Utah’s national parks – all 5 of them in about 5 days!  From camping to hiking, if you love the outdoors this is a family road trip your family will never… 

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Travel Organization Tips for Families

This post brought to you by TownePlace Suites by Marriott®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Spend more time having fun while on vacation, and less time trying to find what you need, with these travel organization tips for families. When I was in my early twenties I had… 

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Family Friendly Technology

Looking for some new and fun date night activities? Get out from behind the screen and spend some quality time with your spouse with these 12 fun ideas - one for each month - for a date night free from technology.

12 Tech Free Date Night Activities

Looking for some new and fun date night activities? Get out from behind the screen and spend some quality time with your spouse with these 12 fun ideas – one for each month – for a date night free from technology. I love technology, but I hate my husband’s cell phone.  If it was up… 

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A Sleek Family Cell Phone: the Sony Aquos Crystal Smartphone

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Check out the Sony Aquos Crystal Smartphone! With an amazing display and other fun features, the Aquos is a great family cell phone. I received… 

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Family Life

Help your daughter learn to fail so she can succeed! Check out GoldieBlox, a fun new engineering toy for girls that encourages creativity and innovation!

Why I Teach My Daughter to Fail

Learning to fail can lead to success later! GoldieBlox, a fun new engineering toy for girls, is spreading the message that girls shouldn’t be afraid of failure instead they should embrace failure as a motivation for innovation.  So what has been one of my biggest failures in life so far? Read on to find out and enter… 

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Important Steps to Home Ownership

This post is written and sponsored by  U.S. Bank. So, you’re ready to make the big leap into home ownership? Good for you. Home ownership can be a great experience and holds a number of tangible and intangible benefits. But first, you need to actually buy that property, which, especially if this is your first… 

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