Six Things You Learn As An Experienced Parent

When you first learn you're going to be a parent you can feel so overwhelmed. There are so many choices to make from picking a name, choosing which products to put on your registry and even where and how you plan on delivering your new, precious bundle. As an experienced parent, you feel much more comfortable and you're aware more of your personal parenting style; or at least you're starting … [Read more...]

Heart-Shaped Frog Valentine Craft

Last year Sawyer and I had a fun time making this adorable heart-shaped frog valentine. In fact last year we recreated all the heart-shaped valentine's I made with the boys in the past. I recently realized I never shared the instructions for this frog. Supplies needed for Heart-Shaped Frog Valentine Craft: Green, white, pink and black construction paper or cardstock Glue stick … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Save Money & Time with Small Kids at Christmas

This is sponsored post in partnership with Luvs, but all opinions are my own. I am so excited that it's the holiday season. Our tree is already up, and the Christmas shopping has begun. I try to start early to save money and time. Doing Christmas from the parent's side of things have much improved over the years. I used to wait and do so much of it last minute that I was up into the early hours … [Read more...]

Gymboree Winter Collection Is Here For All Your Holiday Traditions! $50 Gift Card Giveaway!

I can't believe it's already winter! That means the Gymboree Winter Collection is here! As always, I'm loving all the new looks! Since we're not the biggest fan of the cold, we try to gradually ease into the winter coat thing. A puffer vest is a perfect solution. We love that as the temperature drops we can add thicker and heavier shirts underneath. These fleece lined jeans are the warmest pants … [Read more...]

Halloween Safety Tips For Your Family {Plus, Energizer Prize Pack Giveaway}

I love Halloween because to me it's the official kick-off of all the holidays. We have decorations all over the house, and the kids are excited about all the fun community events going on. These days, it's not just one night the children are getting into their costumes. Many schools now host dances, trunk-or-treats, rag shag parades and more. I love that the kids have so many fun … [Read more...]

Halloween Treat Bucket for Kids

Post sponsored by Mirum but all opinions are my own. I might not be happy about the colder weather moving in, but I love that all the holidays are about to start. Halloween is first, and it's one of my favorites! We have already begun to all the fun fall festivities like pumpkin picking and hayrides. We just bought the kids costumes, and I just picked up a bunch of great items at Walmart for … [Read more...]

Serena Valentino’s Disney Villains Mistress of All Evil {Plus, VISA Prize Pack Giveaway}

“Thanks to Disney-Hyperion for sending me a set of VILLAINS books, and for providing a prize pack!” It's October, and we are getting into the spirit of all things evil around here to kick off Halloween. I love these books from Serena Valentino about the Disney Villains! Her latest book is called Mistress of All Evil, and I just love the idea behind these stories. I honestly never gave the … [Read more...]

Quality, Fashionable Clothing That’s Sustainable

When I was younger, my closet was always bursting at the seams with the latest and greatest fashionable clothing. As I become older, I realize I don't need all that clothing. What I want now are fewer pieces of clothing that interchange well with other pieces I already own. Quality clothing. The cheap trendy clothing I was wasting my money on, didn't last much longer than the trend anyways. I … [Read more...]

Refresh & Refuel with Capri Sun Sport and Planter’s P3 Protein Snack

“Kraft-Heinz sponsored this post, but the opinions are my own.” My boys like to stay busy. Being bored just doesn't seem to be an option for them. Running to the playground, jumping on the trampoline, or taking off to go fishing at the pond is an everyday thing around here. I love that they always want to be doing something and that they always want to be doing something together, but … [Read more...]