Halloween-5

Pumpkin Spice Luminaries

It’s hard to think of October without thinking about Halloween and it’s nearly impossible to think about Halloween without thinking about trick or treating. This year, a big part of our Halloween decorating includes a little bit of safety by creating some custom luminaries with a little help from International Delight. In our neck of […]

Snack Pack Fall Trifle

Kid Friendly Snack Pack Fall Trifles

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias The kids come running in the door off the bus and the serenity of the house is instantly gone. Three kids hyped up after a day of school and a long bus ride create chaos when they […]

Marie Callender's Comforts From Home

A Soldier’s Comfort

The Scripps Network (Food Network, HGTV, Cooking Channel, etc.) has been a big part of our household television programming for a long time now. As a veteran, I have always been impressed by the attention that these channels give to soldiers and veterans. So I was excited to hear that The Scripps Network is teaming […]

garanimals on Jase

Kids Clothing on a Budget

We are all about life on a budget here. With three kids that outgrow clothes before I can get them from the laundry back into their dressers, it is a never ending battle to keep clothes on their back and to stay within our budget. We realized quickly with our oldest that, while we could […]

5 laundry tips for College Students

Using #AmazonWishList for College Care Packages

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias. #AmazonWishList #AmazonHasIt #CollectiveBias We have several youth from our church that went off to college for the first time this year. We have been excited to check with them […]

Building Girls of Confidence

Building Girls of Confidence

We have two girls and a boy and while we look to give them many of the same life lessons, there are some lessons we know need more focus for the girls (or for our little man).  For all of our kids … They will all leave our house each day knowing they are loved.  […]

How to budget to manage home costs

It’s important to consider every little thing that goes into the cost of running a home and with kids in tow the amount paid out can creep up pretty quickly. From home repayments to energy bills you need to check how much you are paying out and consider if there is something that can be […]

Ohio Trip - A Mommy's Love

Traveling with the Seahorse App

What is Seahorse? Seahorse is a new app for documenting life together in shared experiences with friends and family All photos and videos shared in a Seahorse scene are co-owned, or belong to, everyone invited to that scene Seahorse saves your photos and videos in their original resolution Intuitive organizing and sorting by date, location, […]

teaching lessons & giving breakfast

Starting off with Breakfast

We are excited to partner with Malt-O-Meal on this post about having breakfast and giving in our community. Our kids love cereal for their breakfasts. I admit that I love it too. We grew up with a cupboard that 8-10 boxes of cereal in it any day. Some of the best cereals aren’t in boxes […]