Get Kids Out to Play

I grew up outside- probably one of the last 'generations' to do so.  Most of my childhood memories are with neighborhood kids, climbing trees (I always went higher when I got scared and couldn't get down), playing in the old coal bin, and making forts in the forsythia shrubs that seemed to be in mass quantity ...

Just Say It and See It With The XFINITY Voice Remote

When I was growing up, we still had black and white televisions! We were one of the first families who had a color TV. We had these big bay windows in the front of the house with beautiful breezy white curtains adorning them. The kids from the neighborhood would come up on the front porch ...

Simple Pool Care Tips

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of the HTH® Brand. I received promotional items and HTH® products and/or compensation in exchange for my participation. The opinions and text are mine. Having a pool in the yard makes for many, many hours of summer fun.  There are endless ways to enjoy a pool.  Especially ...

When Baby is Constipated

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Goldfish Crusted Chicken Nuggets

School Lunch boxes don't have to be packed with the same old thing day after day... mix it up a little and make something new to surprise your kids. Goldfish Crusted chicken nuggets with a side of ranch are just the thing! Crunchy, flavorful, and delicious warm or cold you are sure to only find ...

Lunchbox Snack Printables

This post is sponsored by Snack Pack®. We are BACK TO SCHOOL!! Another summer is in the books, and a new year of learning has begun. So many times my kids, who all love school, miss the "fun" of summer- when there's more time to do silly shaped sandwiches, or we have time to sit and ...

Let’s make the roads safer for everyone

Every day more than 500 children lose their lives in traffic crashes globally. Thousands are injured.   Every. Single. Day. As a mom, it's horrifying that so many children lose their lives. As a human being, it's horrifying that so many children lose their lives. Families are changed forever in an instant with every one of those crashes. Do you ...

Creamy Bacon Ranch Dip

It's football season!! Woo hoo!!  Let's go Patriots! Nothing says fun like watching a great football game... especially with fabulous snacks like this creamy bacon ranch dip. Creamy Bacon Ranch Dip Ingredients - 8 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature 8 oz sour cream 1 C. shredded cheddar cheese 3/4 C. bacon crumbles 1 ranch seasoning packet Directions - #1. Combine all the ...

Simple but pretty hairstyle for back to school

 With 2 girls who are always wanting to look cute and trendy, we do a lot of hair in this house.  Sometimes I can pull things off. Others, not so much. I like to keep an "aresenal" of simple but pretty hairstyles that take a few moments of time that also look put together and ...

Back To School Tips To Keep Busy Families Connected

Back to School means back to our regular old routine. Setting alarm clocks, a quick breakfast and then everyone heading off to school. Being a busy family and being able to stay connected no matter where you are is important to me. Especially with kids in sports and after school activities, I like knowing how and where they ...