The Importance of Family Game Nights

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The Importance of Family Game Nights The Importance of Family Game Nights My husband and I made a commitment to spend more quality time with our children this year. My girls are at the age where they both enjoy playing games and they ask us on a daily basis to play games with them. I love their enthusiasm when it comes to playing games. I remember playing games with my brothers and my sister when I was growing up and the memories are ones … [Read more...]


How to Start a Container Garden with Kids

How to Start a Container Garden with Kids Hero Image

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro Gro-ables for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When having discussions with other busy moms around me, one thing I often hear are their desires to start a garden at home. Gardening is very popular among families these days. Many families want to grow their own fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs in their own backyards vs. heading to the grocery store to purchase over-priced … [Read more...]


Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie Recipe Spring is around the corner! I'm filling our schedule with fun activities this spring. We will take advantage of all kinds of activities including bowling, skating, playing at the park, visiting the library, and watching movies. Smoothies are one of my specialties.  I was going for a tropical flavor for the upcoming summer and after making the Strawberry Pineapple smoothie, it instantly became a … [Read more...]


How to Plan a Family Movie Night

how to plan a family movie night

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #DataAndAMovie #CollectiveBias This has been one exciting summer so far.  To save money this summer, we are skipping the costly day camps and planning activities of our own. We swim in our neighborhood pool almost daily, visit the children's library around the corner, go bowling, skating, and take … [Read more...]


Seven Layer Dip Cups

seven layer dip cups recipe

Seven Layer Dip Cups February is here! There are many things I think about when February approaches: Valentine's Day, sweet treats, my birthday, and the Super Bowl of course! My husband and I both like to watch the Super Bowl in February. It usually falls on the same week as my birthday. We get to celebrate twice! Are you planning any fun gatherings for Super Bowl 2017? Check out more easy appetizer recipes! If you are planning to … [Read more...]