Looking for great kids birthday party ideas? This robot made out of fruit and vegetables is SUPER simple and fun to make - and is a great addition to EVERY party! Serve one at your next birthday party for kids or bring it to your next picnic!

How to Make a Robot out of Fruit and Vegetables

Miles is 7 years old. He’s in first grade. He’s very busy – constantly thinking, asking questions, reading, doing homework, playing with his younger sister and brother. Seeing him now, you would never guess that he was born prematurely. You’d never know how scared we were when my water broke so many weeks early. You’d…

Can’t get out of the house to go to the gym? Don’t want to spend money on workout DVDs? Great news! Here are the top 20 workouts on YouTube to get results FAST.

20 Free Exercise Videos – Full Videos Included

Can’t get out of the house to go to the gym? Don’t want to spend money on a DVD fitness program? Great news! All you need to get in shape is the internet. Oh, and willpower. And self-discipline would also be a big plus. Here are the top 20 workouts on YouTube to get results…

15 Activities to Increase Your Toddler's Attention Span

15 Activities to Increase Your Toddler’s Attention Span

If you have a toddler, you know that keeping his/her attention on something can be difficult. Check out these 15 fantastic activities to help increase your toddler’s attention span! My son loves #4! 1. This is a great way for your toddler to exercise his/her independence! 2. Children love to help in the kitchen! 3.…

50 Great Easter Basket Ideas (that aren't candy!)

50 Great Easter Basket Ideas (that aren’t candy!)

Looking for new and creative things to put in your child’s Easter Basket? We’ve found 50 great easter basket ideas – that aren’t candy! 1. DVD 2. Stickers 3. Popcorn 4. Pencils 5. Legos 6. Playdough 7. Lip gloss 8. Dice 9. Bottle of Bubbles 10. Hairclips 11. Beads 12. Temporary tattoos 13. Ball 14. Jump…

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…