DIY Car Kit For Kids {Prepared for the Messes}

Always be prepared with a family car kit

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess” Is anyone else super excited for SUMMER?!! I totally come alive when the sun is out. Some of my favorite things include: Popsicle, flip-flops, hot weather, pool time [...]

Creating Strong Family Ties

family ties

This post brought to you by New York Life. All opinions are 100% mine. Learn more about how New York Life can help you and your family Keep Good Going I recently watched a Youtube video titled My Grandfather. It was about passing on more than just your name and it reminded me of the [...]

Free Printables For Your Next Vacation


Sorry for the delay in posting this week, our whole family has been sick! But we are still very excited for our upcoming Disney vacation, which brings us to part 2 of our Disney travel series (If you aren’t traveling soon, these would also be great to print off and add to the Mommy Book). [...]

All Things Thursday #41


Hi ladies! Welcome back! I super duper apologize that there are not any features this week….we are all so ill at our house! This is the longest lasting bug ever! An InLinkz Link-up

Monday’s Post Postponed…we are all sicky!

I know I just started using Mondays for featuring ideas and printables to add to the “Mommy Book,” but we are all so sick today so come back tomorrow! And be careful out there, there’s a lot of junk going around!

Reasons to Reconsider the HEPATITIS B Vaccine for newborns

Some interesting food for thought on the Hepatitis B vaccine that is given to newborns the day they are born

I wanted to write this post a long time ago, but was hesitant to do so due to how cruel and opinionated some can be in blog-land. So before we get to the nitty-gritty, let’s first go over what this blog post is NOT about: Whether or not you should vaccinate your children. Heavens no. [...]

All Things Thursday #40


Hi ladies! Welcome back to another All Things Thursday! For some reason I was having troubles uploading the images for the posts I wanted to feature this week, so instead I gave you all some Pinterest love (which, really…..isn’t that what we all want anyway)?? So stop by our group board and see if you [...]

Why Amazon ROCKS for Moms {My Conversion story}

pros and cons of prime membership

Confession: sometimes I transition slow to awesome things. And I can be a doubter. And while I’m confessing things, I peed (a little) running out of Fresh Market the other day (darn post-pregnancy bladder)! Wow. I’m getting off track. Okay. So several years ago when Amazon Prime was more new-ish, my sister asked me if I [...]

We’re Going to Disneyland! {Thrifty Disney Tips}

Awesome Disneyland tips! I had never heard of most of them!

It’s official! We are going to Disneyland next month! I am so thrilled. We wouldn’t have decided to go, except that we saw a deal on Plum District for a Disney vacation voucher through One Stop Travel. Being the suckers that we are, we bought one. To make a long story short, the process of [...]

Thrifty Beauty Tips That Will Change Your Life + $50 Kroger Giveaway

Thrifty Beauty Tips: These are fabulous, the end!

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and All You Magazine, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #lifeforless I was so excited to see that their was a $1 off coupon for the ALL YOU Magazine this month (while supplies last), because it ended up [...]

Being Kind in our world {and Teaching Our Children to do the Same}

I love these ideas!

This post was originally published around the time of the Sandy Hook Shootings, but after the World Vision Controversy that has been going on, my mind has once again reflected on the need for more kindness in our world. Many of us this Christmas season have had the shootings that occurred in Connecticut on our [...]

All Things Thursday #39


Maybe it’s the snow that occurred today, but my eyes were focused on all the spring and Easter ideas from this last week’s Link up! I am itching for warmth and bright colors! And because there were so many amazing projects I am featuring a bunch of you today rather than the typical 3-5. I’m [...]