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...]

Minky Couture Blankets Are A Must Have For Any Home!

My kids and I have been getting ready for Father's Day this weekend. My kids have the best dad and they have been so excited to celebrate him. It can be tricky finding just the right gift for dad. This year we found the perfect gift! Minky Couture has the most incredibly soft and luxurious blankets. My family loves blankets. We have a few for the car, in each of our rooms, and the living room. … [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...]

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...]

Get Endless Lunch Possibilities With The OmieBox

Towards the end of the school year, I start really struggling to try to find yummy lunches my kids will be excited about eating. My 3rd grader has said he doesn't want one more sandwich and no more chicken nuggets! I don't blame him either, it is hard finding yummy lunches that will either stay warm or stay cold. It is so frustrating when he comes home from school and he has only eaten a few bites … [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...]

Celebrate World Monopoly Day!

At least once a week my family has a game night. My kids love games and our collection has really started to grow. It is such a fun way to spend time together as a family. We have snacks, anything with a screen is shut off, we talk, laugh, and have a great time together. Today is World Monopoly Day and is the perfect opportunity to have a game night with your family. Monopoly was one of my … [Read more...]

Treat Yourself With the New Block Party Collection from Soap & Paper Factory

This winter has been so brutal! It has been such a hard winter for colds and coughs. It seems like someone is always sick. The cold weather is a serious downer, and my family has terrible cabin fever. To survive the rest of this winter I have been treating myself to a little self-care every night. After I get my kids to bed it is so nice to read a good book or take a bath. Soap & Paper Factory … [Read more...]