Every year we put Christmas shopping off until the 15th of December. It's not that I like to shop last-minute, it's that we never seem to have money for Christmas gifts. In the Fall comes back to school clothing and gear. There are Fall festivals to do as a family. It's also the time of year, we buy ... Read More about 3 Things You Need to do Today to Spend Less and Save More
Last week, I went to Florida to visit family while my husband was attending the Microsoft conference in Orlando. We had a super fun week. We also added a couple of extra days at the end of the week to make time to visit Universal Orlando, which was near the hotel we were staying. But, now we're ... Read More about Everything you need to know to start a blog
They're excited! Traveling by plane is new and exciting. Most kids can't sit still while waiting to board the plane, never mind expecting them to sit in a seat for hours. And for me sitting in a cramped spot for a number of hours with my fidgety children doesn't exactly top my list of my favorite ... Read More about Flying with Kids? Activities to Keep Them Busy (And Happy!)
If your kids love to read, you are probably trying to find ways to keep reading fun and interesting. Isn't it great when you can get them reading and interested in books from a young age? If you're a busy mom sometimes it can be hard to research and find new books for story time! With little ... Read More about #KidsBooks Twitter Party
Do you remember when you stepped into your very first apartment on your own? Was it exhilarating plus a little scary? Was there furniture in each room or a mattress on the floor, a couch from the side of the road and plastic fast food cups in your cupboards? According to the Pew Research Center ... Read More about Join the #OutOnYourOwn Twitter Party
This weekend is Labor day weekend. The unofficial end of summer. A day each year that we get to celebrate the hard workers of our nation. Its' also the official everyone go back to school. And in that aspect, it is a celebration of sorts if you are excited for your kids to get back to school. As ... Read More about Good-bye to Summer Drinks
If you'e a mom you've probably heard these dreaded word, "What's for dinner?" And maybe sometimes you have NO idea. Can you believe that the average American family spends about $100 per month on fast food? Since we'e in back to school mode everywhere, it's time to get back to cooking at ... Read More about #MealPlanning Twitter Party – RSVP Here!
As parents, we know that getting kids to go to sleep on any given day can be difficult. Now, throw in being at a hotel or a tent trailer and you have a whole new set of challenges on your hands! The excitement of the day is still coursing through their minds and bodies. Settling down for sleep is ... Read More about Tips on Getting the Kids to Sleep While Traveling
If you want your kids to go to college, you're probably hoping they get a scholarship. Can you believe elementary school kids are getting verbal commitments for athletic scholarships? If you're waiting until high school to start looking into scholarship opportunities, it might be too ... Read More about College Prep Twitter Party and Giveaway!
Parenting kids is awesome. They can make you laugh with their hilariousness. They can make you melt with their cuteness. They can inspire you with their kindness. But parenting is also really hard. Between temper tantrums, the constant noise and mess, teaching them all the life skills they'll ... Read More about #Parenting Twitter Party & Giveaway!