Zootopia Inspired Vision Board for Kids

Have you had the chance to check out Zootopia yet? If not, it will be available on Blu-ray™, Digital HD & Disney Movies Anywhere on June 7! From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes a comedy-adventure set in the modern and quite comical mammal metropolis of Zootopia. Audiences will cheer for the lead character Judy Hopps, [...]

Mommy Daughter Moments

Mommy Daughter Moments

This post brought to you by Disney Baby. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Before I became mom to all of these boys I was mom to a beautiful baby girl first.  She was the one who made me mom 12 years ago on a perfect spring day in [...]

How Big is Your Social-Germ Network

How Big is Your Social-Germ Network

Social networking is nothing new to us, right?  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram....we come into contact with hundreds of people each day through social media and for people in the public eye, like actor Ali Larter it's even more so the case.  Recently though, Ali revealed that the size of her 15 month-old daughter's social network is actually bigger [...]

Delicious Dishes Link Party 20 {I’m a new host!}

delicious dishes party recipes 20

And, hello to new friends! This is my first week joining in the Delicious Dishes Link Party and I'll be joining in each week as a host for the party!! We have a lot going on at our house, so lots of on the go and quick prep meals are happening in our house.  Simply [...]

Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe


Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe My son cannot have dairy products. This was only discovered and diagnosed as some big long fancy name that basically means his body doesn't make the enzymes (or makes miniscule amounts of it) to digest lactose. If he has it, he's in a whole lot of severe pain and miserable for [...]

Highlights Every Day App


Highlights Every Day App Highlights magazine was one of my first magazines to read, and my kids have enjoyed it as well. Our school's teachers suggest ordering it, and even our pediatrician has copies in the offices for kids to read while waiting for appointments.  The Highlights formula has stood the test of time and [...]

Tips for Protecting Sensitive Skin in Summer


I grew up on the lake and we spent nearly every day outside from dawn until dark.  Most days we were in bathing suits and in or around the water almost all day.  I rarely remember wearing sunscreen or having my skin protected from the sun.  I remember having terrible sunburns and all of us [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bars


One of the decisions that has to be made when my family wants to bake something is usually ... do we make chocolate chip cookies or some brownies? It's a tough one. Don't even bring nuts into the mix. That's just too hard to decide. Too much love or hate for the nuts in the [...]

Layered Banana Pudding In A Jar

Layered Banana Pudding In A Jar pin

My favorite time of the year is spring. I love hearing the birds chirp and seeing the trees and the flowers in bloom. It almost seems as if there is another level of clarity and brightness to everything around you. When the weather gets warm, my husband loves to dust off the grill and get [...]

Honey Rhubarb Iced Tea (recipe)


We have three enormous rhubarb plants in one of our garden beds.  Our wonderful neighbor, Mr. Scoop (not his real name, but this is what we have all taken to calling him...his wife is Mrs. Scoop) gave us the plants when my mom was sick, knowing that we visited her at least monthly up in [...]