Back to School Options for Moms

Back to School Options for Mom

This post is sponsored by and crafted with Capella University; however, all opinions are my own. If you are like us, the dust has started to settle and the kids are back in school.  The peace and quiet is nice at first and you can get things caught up that had fallen behind over the ...

Prepping Your HVAC System for Colder Weather #HouseExperts

Prepping Your HVAC System for Colder Weather

This post talking about Prepping Your HVAC System for Colder Weather is brought to you as part of our new #HouseExperts partnership with Sears. Opinions are my own. The signs of fall are all around us here.  The leaves are starting to change to those beautiful shades of red, orange, and gold and the evening air is ...

Homemade Gluten Free Bisquick Recipe

Homemade Gluten Free Bisquick Recipe

Gluten free cooking can be a real challenge and it can also be expensive!  When you're buying special products for the "gluten free" feature on top of buying for "convenience" the price really starts to add up.  If you're careful when shopping though you can often find basics like good all purpose gluten free flour ...

Homemade Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks

Homemade Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks

When you have food allergies and a child with Celiac Disease you give up a lot of foods you love.  You give up eating out most of the time because no matter how careful you are, no matter how many questions you ask, and no matter how carefully trained a restaurant staff is there is ...

Learn More with Educational Apps for Kids #AmznUnderground

Learn More with Educational Apps for Kids

Our daughter might be born to be a teacher.  She loves to help our three toddlers learn new things.  Colors, shapes, counting, you name it, she’s helped them learn it.  As they get a little bit older, she’s been starting to use her smartphone or our Fire to help her out as she is determined ...

Fall Cleaning Tips #StayClean2016 #RugDoctorDifference

Fall Cleaning Tips

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Rug Doctor for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm not sure there is much in this world I love more than fall with my family. The house is constantly filled with chatter, kids laughing and playing after school (often even extra kids that don't ...

Planning for New Siding for Your Home #HouseExperts

Planning for New Siding for Your Home

This post talking about Planning for New Siding for Your Home is brought to you as part of our new#HouseExperts partnership with Sears. Opinions are my own. A few weeks ago we showed how much of a difference that just painting our old aluminum siding made, but we realize it’s definitely a short term fix. It looks great ...

4 Reasons Quality Sleep is Important for Kids and Teens

4 Reasons Quality Sleep is Important for Kids and Teens

Back to school, back to school, back to school.  Seems like it’s a never ending rush this time of year that leaves everyone worn out.  The initial back to school craziness is out of the way but that just means the start of extracurricular activities.  We have two middle schoolers who do both band and ...

4 Home Improvements that Make Your Home Work Smarter

4 Home Improvements that Make Your Home Work Smarter

This post with home improvements that make your home work smarter is brought to you by our friends at Sears As part of the #HouseExperts program. Our home was built in the late 60’s, early 70’s.  It’s your typical ranch style home and while there were many updates to it over the years before we become the ...

Why should I get my HVAC Inspected? #HouseExperts

Why Should I Get My HVAC inspected- This Mama Loves

 This post explaining why I should get my HVAC inspected is brought to you as part of our new#HouseExperts partnership with Sears. Opinions are my own. It has been in the 90's and so humid here.  I don’t ever remember a summer that had this many days in the 90’s, and we have more coming ...