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Wet Ones Clean Up School Messes

We just finished our first full week of school. While we have fallen back into our “same old” routine with getting ready, heading to the bus, doing homework, dinner and so on, my children haven’t wanted to fall into the same routine with school lunches. Every night when we put them to bed we ask […]


How to Make a Candy Lei

There are plenty of occasions where you might have a lot of leftover candy in your house. After Halloween is especially a time when there are lots of little candy bars laying around. You may not want your kids to just have at all the candy, so pack some away for a later time. One […]

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Choose Your Coach Purse GIVEAWAY

Win a Coach Purse! Welcome to our Choose your Coach Purse Giveaway! Have you always wanted to have a Coach purse? Then good news because my blogger friends and I have teamed up to give you an awesome giveaway event. We have TWO gorgeous purses on hand and in this giveaway we’re giving ONE winner […]


Ground Beef-Chorizo Burgers

Ground Beef Chorizo Burgers

Ground Beef Chorizo Burgers Ingredients 11/4 lb grass-fed ground beef 1/2 lb raw chorizo sausage (or grass-fed ground beef) 1 medium onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper 2 Tbsp coconut oil Curly leaf lettuce 3 medium-size tomatoes, thickly sliced Small dill pickles (optional) Instructions Preheat grill to medium-high. Combine […]


Strawberry Granola Dessert Parfait

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias I like to make dessert for my family at least once a week. I think it’s fun to have a special treat with the family. The kids get excited and we gather around the table together […]


Paleo Mexican Chicken Skillet

It’s Paleo recipe time again! Today we have a Mexican Chicken Skillet. I love a good 1 skillet meal. This one is healthy, pretty easy and delicious! For members of your family that maybe aren’t so Paleo this would pair great with a taco shell or tortillas. Mexican Chicken Skillet Ingredients 2 Tbsp coconut oil […]


How to Make and Can Applesauce

It is rare for me to have enough fruits and vegetables to be able to can them because I do a lot of juicing. Usually my problem is not having enough fruits and vegetables but this was not the case this summer. I was blessed to get a car full of ‘deer’ apples. Even more […]

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How to Make a Candy Lei

There are plenty of occasions where you might have a lot of leftover candy in your house. After Halloween is especially a time when there are lots of little candy bars laying around. You may not want your kids to just have at all the candy, so pack some away for a later time. One […]


Easy Tooth Fairy Pouch

I don’t know about your house but when there is a loose tooth in my mine there is a lot of excitement- I mean come on lose a tooth and the tooth fairy brings you money, what a deal! When my kids lose teeth  I wanted to make it a little more special than shoving […]


How to Make Homemade Bird Feeders

  When the warm and sunny days of spring finally settle in for good, our yard becomes a retreat for birds of many kinds. From robins to bluebirds and even, occasionally, hummingbirds, we seem to get quite the nature show around here. My daughter loves spotting new kinds of birds and looking them up in […]


Back to School Teacher Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias As I prepare my children for the new school year I thought I would also gather some items to help their teachers prepare as well. This time of year is filled with pencils, erasers, paper and hand sanitizer […]

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Successful Vacation Snacking

Successful Vacation Snacking

My side of the family has family reunions every other year. This year we traveled to the Oregon coast to visit Cannon Beach. This spot is a special place for my family as this is where we would take our vacations when I was growing up. We’d go to Portland, pick up my Grandmother and head […]


Preparing for Our Last Summer Adventure

Today’s discussion has been sponsored by Smucker’s. All opinions are my own. It’s always so sad to see summer come to an end. This year instead of folding, we decided to take one last big family vacation. The Oregon coast is my happy place, as that is where I vacationed as child and so I […]


The Best Hotels & Motels To Stay In With Kids

When traveling, knowing the best hotels to stay in with kids is super helpful. Not only will you be able to book a room that will suit your needs, but you’ll have a happy family in the process.  While not every hotel or motel chain location will be the same, many of these have similar […]


7 Simple Carry On Luggage Packing Tips

If you want to avoid checking luggage, these simple carry on luggage packing tips will help you to make that much easier to manage.  Traveling with just your carry on bag makes it so much easier when you arrive at your destination.  Plus you don’t have to worry about losing your luggage in between your […]

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Sun Safety: Teaching Kids To Protect Their Skin

Summer is the perfect time to create great homeschool lessons for your kids on the topic of Sun Safety.  Teaching kids to protect their skin isn’t just about education, but practicality.  Most kids don’t understand why they have to stop and slather on sunscreen before heading outside to play, but once they have experienced the […]


7 Tips for Sun Safety for Kids

We want to protect our kids in every way possible, even from the sun. That’s why it’s important to follow these seven tips for sun safety for kids because keeping our most precious asset safe is super important. Pick out a favorite hat When it comes to getting kids to protect themselves from the sun […]


Protect Your Skin Tips + Ideas

I received Coolibar products to help facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. I’m very concerned about skin. At the young age of 23, long before anyone should have to deal with skin cancer, I had skin cancer. Then a couple of years later I had it again. I know part of it is […]


How Water Helps Weightloss

Starting a weight loss program is hard enough.  It can not only be overwhelming, but it can be mentally and physically challenging. It’s hard to know where to start! That is why I recommend starting with one simple step. Water. It’s an easy step to start with. Everyone can do it! Here is how it […]

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