Get Your Kids Back To School and Excited About Lunch With OmieBox (& Giveaway!)

Summer came to an end way too quickly. We spent lots of long days at the pool, zoo trips, and hikes outside. It was an awesome summer but I can tell my kids are ready to get back to school. They thrive off of routine, structure, and schedules. They both love to learn and this year I have a 4th grader and my baby goes to Kindergarten!!! Time really is a thief. With two kids in school, we have had … [Read more...]

Make Your Projects & Crafts POP with Pentel Pens! {& Giveaway!}

My family has had such a great summer! Lots of swimming, adventures, BBQ's, and late nights. Both of my kids also really love art and crafting projects. Pentel recently released some new pens that have been so much fun for our crafting projects called Pentel POP. The three new lines of pens are called: Sparkle Pop, Milky Pop, and Solar Pop. We have had so much fun with these pens this summer! Not … [Read more...]

Invest In Your Kid’s Love Of Reading With Bookroo {Plus Giveaway}

My family loves books. I have a big box that we rotate seasonal books out of, we all have a reading time during the day, we always read books as part of our bedtime routine, and we love growing our own library. There is something special about owning your own books. My kids love to read and then reread books, and a few of them are really cherished by them. When I saw Bookroo I knew it would be … [Read more...]

Encourage Your Child’s Love of STEM with E-Blox® {plus, Giveaway!}

Both of my kids are obsessed with STEM projects and toys. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. My third-grade son Hayden especially loves it. He is involved in his school's robotics club, he loves coding at home and says that he wants to be an "inventor scientist" when he grows up. I am constantly trying to find new toys, and games to help encourage his love of STEM. E-Blox … [Read more...]

Disney Pixar’s “COCO” *Now* Available On Digital HD and on Blu-ray Feb. 27th {& Giveaway!}

My family has the tradition that every Thanksgiving we go watch the newest Disney movie that has been released. We have kept this tradition going 4 years now and this past year's movie was probably my favorite. Disney Pixar's "Coco" was immediately loved by every member of my family. I am not typically a big movie crier, but "Coco" hit me right in all the feels. I laughed, fell in love with the … [Read more...]

Chicco KidFit Booster Keeps Kids Safe and Comfortable {& Giveaway!}

My sweet little Halli has grown up so fast. As much as I wish I could slow down time so she could stay my baby it is also really fun watching her grow up. She is the coolest little person. She is smart, a sweet friend, and really funny. She loves to color, and paint. She could work on different art projects all day if I let her. She is super girlie and her favorite colors are pink, gold, and … [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...]

Blendy Pens Make Coloring Extra Creative With A Twist {& Giveaway!}

My 4-year-old Halli could color and work on art projects all day long. She spends most of her time at the kitchen table coloring. It has been so fun watching the creative side of her come out. Maybe it's just because I'm her proud mom, but I think she has amazing coloring and drawing skills for a 4-year-old. I am always trying to find new ways to keep her imagination and love of art growing. This … [Read more...]

Boost Your Kid’s Brain’s With These Fun SmartGames! {& Giveaway!}

We have a fun family tradition of playing games every Sunday. We all look forward to the time we have together. It is a time where we get competitive, silly, and laugh lots. Our game collection has been growing, and our recent favorite games have been by SmartGames. SmartGames help kids build their cognitive and reasoning skills. It has been so great playing games together that challenge our … [Read more...]