Getting girls excited about STEM

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Last week, my kids all had the best week of camp EVER.  Their words, not mine.  They spent the week at Camp Invention, immersed in STEM activities and having a blast. My kids are all about building things and taking them apart, and are always wanting to know how things work, run, go, stop, etc. ...

S’mores Cookie Bars

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These semi-homemade S'mores Cookie Bars have all the flavor and gooey melted marshmallow of the roasted S'mores in a cookie form! Surprise the family with them tonight or your friends at work/school.  There won't be leftovers! S'mores Cookie Bars Ingredients -  1 package of store bought chocolate chip cookie dough, any brand 1 package of graham crackers 10.5 package ...

How to Personalize School Uniforms

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This post is sponsored by Target. So your kids wear a uniform to school. But chances are that your kids want to rock their own look and show some of their personal style even with the uniform on. So how do you achieve that look while staying within uniform guidelines? Finding a few key items will ...

Six Best Windows Apps For Kids When Traveling

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During the school year, at times it feels as if I cannot catch my breath. We are super busy during the school year. My kids are in clubs and participate in after school activities. Add that to the normal load of homework, etc. and you have just about every night packed full. For many families, ...

National Cheesecake Month #fiberonecheesecake #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fiber One for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. You know how there's a holiday for almost everything now?  A day for this, a month for that..... well, one of our fave foods, cheesecake, has it's day to shine, which was July 30.  Our friends ...

Tips For Choosing A Domain Name

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Name.Kitchen, but all opinions are my own. If you are a business owner, no matter your size, naming your company or organization is huge. I mean, if you are a business owner, your business is your baby. If you have children or pets, I ...

Sandals Ochi Beach Resort

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My husband and I got to have our first experience away from the kids at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, and I am not sure how we are going to ever even come close to matching the trip.  We've done an all inclusive vacation before, but it wasn't the Sandals experience. This was paradise, on every level. ...

Super Easy Italian Sandwich Recipe

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 I think we've discovered the quickest way to do dinner. I have my new "dinner arsenal" growing by the week.  But these sandwiches ... four minutes, with warm, crusty bread?  They are going straight to the top of the list.  Warm, crusty bread AND ready in literally under 5 minutes.  Add some veggies or salad ...

Summer Birthday Party Tips for Kids

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Summer is the perfect time for planning children’s birthday parties, as the weather is typically nice and kids are in the mood to have some fun. If you are planning a birthday party for a child this summer, you might be wondering how you can make it special and get away from the typical beach ...