If you’re like me, you pack your child’s lunch. Not only to save money, but that’s how I give them them healthier choices and foods they actually like. Plus, I’ve seen what they serve in school cafeterias. This is what he picked. Looks pretty innocent, right? Lunchables “Uploaded”. Guess that’s just a fancy name… Continue reading Are these surprising ingredients lurking in your child’s lunchbox?
I recently came across a very nasty blog post by a “mommy blogger”. Her post was beyond mean and it really struck a chord with me. She basically said all mom blogs suck and we shouldn’t waste our time because no one reads them and we’re wasting our time. Wow. I’ll be honest. That… Continue reading Dear Mean Mommy Blog Hater…
Let’s face it, macaroni & cheese is a childhood favorite. And as long as I’ve been around, it’s been in the blue box with the neon orange powder. ……until last year. Kraft stepped up and quietly eliminated the artificial food dyes in their famous mac & cheese and I thought it was a brilliant strategy.… Continue reading Mac and Cheese, Please?
My sweet Emma Kate, who’s 9, is at that age. You know the one. The one where they have discovered that sleepovers are actually a thing. But, thanks to her older sister, we no longer do sleepovers. They’re just too much. The kids stay up all night and I’m the one left exhausted and frazzled… Continue reading Rocky Road Brownie Bars
***Disclosure – this product was given to me in exchange for a blog review and link – please know I totally use diffusers and all opinions here are mine*** I have a little confession to make. A few months ago, my teenager had been begging to use a new candle of mine. (And before… Continue reading A Safer Alternative to Candles
Even though this summer is nearly halfway over, I signed my kids up for a second Vacation Bible School this week. I knew Landon and Emma wouldn’t have an issue going, but poor Sunshine (Paige) was a little questionable. Anyone who knows anything about her knows that most situations are hit or miss and we… Continue reading Super Simple Birthday Chain
It’s that time of year again. Summer Vacation. And, if you read my previous post you’d know we go home to Florida and Alabama every year. This year we spent 2 weeks back home and had a…***We interrupt this relaxing, low key (Unfortunately, that was an $1800, 3 day fix but luckily we have coverage… Continue reading #summervacation2016