Great tips for organizing your kids' medicine so everything is easy to find when someone is sick in the middle of the night. Plus - two free printables to track medication AND remember what first aid supplies you need to stock up on. Be sure to read about how to properly dispose of expired medication - it will blow your mind!

Organizing Kids’ Medicines – and a Free Printable

As we come out of the dark, dreary days of winter, I can always count on two things: #1 – My son will try to wear shorts to school on the first day that the temperature gets above 35 degrees. #2 – After three months of coughs, colds, pukes, middle-of-the-night remedies and everything inbetween –…

Fun and sneaky ideas for hiding easter baskets

Fun and Sneaky Ideas for Hiding Easter Baskets

Hands down, my very favorite part of Easter is the hunt for our Easter baskets. I know I should really say it’s the part where we go to church or gather with friends and family for a special meal. I really do love that part too. I promise. But when I was a kid, I…

As a mom, I'm always looking for quick and easy mealtime solutions. I want something that is super fast to make, requires few ingredients and is enjoyed by everyone in the family. Quick and easy pulled pork sandwiches, cheesy macaroni and cheese and corn on the cob. It's a quick crockpot meal that you'll be adding to your weekly menu. Loved by kids (and moms!)

Quick & Easy Mealtime Solution for Moms

As a mom, I’m always looking for quick and easy mealtime solutions. I want something that is super fast to make, requires few ingredients and is enjoyed by everyone in the family. We have a handful of quick meals that fit this description, but this is by FAR my family’s favorite. At least once a…

Trying to lose weight? This simple and healthy Caprese Quinoa Salad is packed with flavor, fiber, and protein, so it's a great way to skirt around those pesky mid-afternoon cravings. And - this super simple salad recipe tastes delicious!

Simple Quinoa Caprese Salad

Since January 1, 2015, my husband and I have been on a quest to achieve our best health EVER. We both want to lose weight, get stronger, and ultimately gain a higher energy level. To conquer such a feat, we’ve needed to do an entire overhaul on our diet. Trading out pizza and wings for…

Five travel hacks you'll love (especially #2) - and a giveaway!

Five Travel Hacks You’ll Love and a Giveaway

Spring is finally here, and I’m teaming up with Downy Wrinkle Releaser Plus to share five travel hacks that you’ll love, along with a great giveaway offer. One lucky winner will take home a Travel Pack from Downy Wrinkle Releaser Plus valued at $150 (including a $50 Target gift card!) Five Travel Hacks You’ll Love…

Take back your mornings! No more hectic rushing, no more grumpiness. Five simple tips to help you start your day in the best way - and LOVE your mornings! A must read for busy moms!

5 Ways to Love Your Mornings

Our mornings used to be a bit of a disaster. It was a whole lot of me waking up to kids yelling at me to WAKE UP. Trying to find clean socks and convince three kids to get dressed while helping my husband get out the door. Trying to find time to walk the dog…

Decorate your home for St. Patrick's Day and spread the cheerfulness of this fun holiday.

St. Patrick’s Day Decorations

Erin go bragh means “Ireland forever” and they say everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s day. So even if you don’t have true Irish heritage here are some St. Patrick’s Day decorations that will fill you with Irish spirit! St. Patrick’s Day Decorations 1. Clay Pot Planters from The Merry Thought 2. Painted Glass Vases by Eighteen 25 3. Split…

Taking your kids to the beach? Find the 10 best BUDGET beach resorts for kids! From North Carolina to Hawaii - and even Mexico - here are the best resorts for families on a budget. Great travel tips for kids!

10 Best Budget Beach Resorts for Kids

Parents magazine and TripAdvisor revealed their picks for the 10 Best Budget Beach Resorts in 2015. To determine the winners, Parents partnered with TripAdvisor to identify top beach resorts in the U.S. and the Caribbean with affordable rates, high ratings from family travelers, plus a slew of special features that appeal to families. Editors then…

Enter now to win a $50 iTunes Gift Card!

Enter to win a $50 iTunes Gift Card

Enter Now to Win a $50 iTunes Gift Card! In honor of their first single, Here to Worship, being released on iTunes this week, the brand new indie Christian rock band Simple Tenants is sponsoring a giveaway on several blogs.  One lucky reader will receive a $50 iTunes gift card. No strings attached. You do…