Sleepy, the Goodnight Buddy Book + Bedtime Checklist Printable

It never really matters what activities my kids did that day; they always had plenty of energy when they were told it was bedtime. If there was any way to get up and out of bed, you bet they could think of it. Having a good bedtime routine is helpful. Every night, everyone knows what is expected of them and what they can and cannot do. We set up a bedtime checklist to make sure everything gets … [Read more...]

Stay in Style with AXE Products this School Year

This year my two oldest boys are both up at the high school. It really seems so surreal to me that my oldest is going to graduate in June. My middle has really taken a liking to the big school and it's definitely been helpful that my oldest has been there to help guide his way. Mornings around here certainly have changed since they are both off so early now. It's been quite the mad dash getting … [Read more...]

Summer Snacking Made Easy with Nabisco

I love everything about summer. My kids are home more than ever and there's always a reason on the weekends to celebrate or catch up with friends. We especially love to travel and have already done multiple trips. Once summer comes we tend to stay more local and only travel where we can reach by car in a few hours or less. I just recently got back from Lake George, NY with the family and Norwich, … [Read more...]

Easy Red White & Blue Cookies with NILLA Wafers

My kids start the countdown for summer in May even though we don't usually get out of school until the end of June. Life has been one celebration after another this year. I love that we have so much to be grateful for but my time and my creativity has been on the decline. We had a last minute family gathering over Memorial Day weekend and made this fun easy Red White & Blue Cookies with NILLA … [Read more...]

Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with Snapfish

I can't wait to celebrate dad this Father's day! We just wrapped up Mother's Day and he did such a great job making sure my day was special and I want to do the same back for him. My hubby is a great dad and a great example for my boys. We are so lucky to have him and while I know he knows how loved he is; we want him to feel extra special on Father's Day. I have a love for pictures so I'm … [Read more...]

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...]