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

Healthy Choice Top Chef Meals

I try very hard to make healthy choices for my family.  My idea of “living healthy” is probably a bit different than most people when it comes to food. We try to follow more of a “Paleo” style of eating that focuses on protein and vegetables and cuts[…]

Nighttime Potty Training

I’ve mentioned before that we are having some issues with our 4 year old son still wetting the bed at night.  Well, I’m really excited to be bringing you a three part series over the next few months on how GoodNites Bed Mats are making nights easier in[…]

Finding a good baby-sitter is hard.  Finding a great one is next to impossible!  I would love to have weekly date nights with my husband, but lack of a good, much less a great, baby-sitter is the main reason we find ourselves renting a movie on a Saturday[…]

Skinny Cow Divine Filled Chocolates Candy

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Ok, I’m sure someone in the world doesn’t love chocolate, but let’s face it, chocolate makes the world a better place. And with Easter just around the corner, it seems I’m finding chocolate everywhere!  I particularly prefer my chocolate in the form of brownies,[…]

The Picture People Easter 2

This post brought to you by Picture People. All opinions are 100% mine. I love to have portaits taken of my family.  I so appreciate how easy it is to run my kids to the mall for less than an hour and come out with gorgeous portraits. When[…]

Home Run The Movie #homerunmovie

I grew up in a family loving movie.  Going to the movies was part of many family traditions – including a movie on Thanksgiving night.  One of my sisters has more movies than I can count. I married a man who loves movies just as much as my[…]

Vicks DayQuil and NyQuil

I work really hard to keep my family healthy mostly through the food we eat. I focus on organic products, limit the processed foods we eat, don’t buy soda regularly and I really push vegetables.  In fact, one of the reasons I started blogging was to keep a[…]

NIVEA Touching Moments at Sam's Club #cbias

Connecting touches with my children make up some of the most memorable moments of parenthood for me.  But having “dish pan hands” – dry, rough, or scratchy skin can put a damper on those special times.  NIVEA lotion is helping people experience NIVEA Million Moments of Touch through[…]

LEGO Club Magazine

I knew pretty much the minute that I found out I was pregnant with a boy that at some point in the next 13 years, I would end up with LEGOs in my home. It was inevitable. And secretly, I was pleased! I pretend to grumble along with[…]

Kitchen Table - Growing Up Gabel

I write a lot about food on my blog because it’s such an important part of our daily lives. Obviously we need food to survive and thrive, but food is also important to us on a social level.  We love to invite people over for dinner, take a[…]