Printable LEGO Valentines


My friend's son was having a hard time deciding on Valentines to give his classmates.  He's a super cool kid but also kind of shy so a lot of the store bought cards he's seeing just didn't appeal to him.  I asked my friend Elizabeth to make some LEGO Valentines cards- printables- for me that ...

Teaching Teens About Finances


As parents, from the moment we have that precious bundle placed into our arms, we take on a huge responsibility. We are charged with taking care of this little human, teaching them right from wrong, educating them, keeping them safe from harm and doing what we can to raise them to be the best people ...

Grapefruit Vinaigrette


If you love the bright, fresh, citrus flavor of red grapefruit this easy to throw together spinach salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette will delight your taste buds.  The dressing pulls together with just 4 ingredients. Why grapefruit? Well, I feel like grapefruit is like the forgotten citrus.  It doesn't always get a fair shake when speaking ...

The Ins and Outs of Open Enrollment


Figuring out the whole health care issue can be a huge headache. By the time you cut through all the big words and long definitions, you are not sure where you stand, what you need, how much you will spend and a million other questions you probably have. This is part of the reason a ...

Three Life Hacks for Busy Moms


Three Life Hacks for Busy Moms I had mixed feelings about the kids going back to school after their winter break. Part of me will miss having them home where we were able to hang out and have some fun in the snow, make cookies and enjoy a magical Christmas. The other side of me was ...

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Hearts


Chocolate & Caramel Pretzel Hearts Ingredients 1 bag of mini pretzel twists 1 bag of chocolate and caramel hearts Valentine sprinkles 9x13 baking sheet lined with foil or parchment paper   Directions - #1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees #2. Open each chocolate/caramel heart and discard the wrappers. Feel free to eat 1 or 2. 😉 #3. Line the baking sheet with the mini ...

Printable Minecraft Valentines


If you have a Minecraft Fan in your house- look how cute these are! Plus, they are free.  Just click this Printable Minecraft Valentines link or the Valentine image to grab yours for free 🙂   Be sure to check out our American Girl Valentines and Hipster Valentines too!

Avocado Crab Dip


A few weeks ago we did a traditional crab dip.  I promised a healthier version for you- swapping the mayo for avocado makes for a whole new dimension of flavor for the dip... perfect for your Superbowl parties (Go Pats!!)Avocado Crab Dip Ingredients 2 Avocados, mashed 2 6 oz cans of crab 2-3 tsp. of Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy ...

Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies


Cake mix recipes make for a lot of quick and simple treats.  They take almost no time to prep and there's really no limit to what you can do with them- add-ins, colors, flavors... frosted, not frosted... These Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies with White Chocolate Chips are a fun reminder of summer but also perfect for ...

Better Breakfast Ideas for the New Year


It's a new year and we've been trying to find new ideas for breakfast. Mornings are always busy with trying to get kids around and ready for school so having quick, fun, and yummy ideas for breakfast is really important in our house. So when we were asked to try the new Aussie Style Yogurt ...