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...]

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

There are a few recipes that are so cherished by my family. This macaroni and cheese recipe is one I grew up with and is one of my favorite recipes passed down from my grandma. Every time she would come babysit we would beg her to make macaroni and cheese. I love that now I can make it for my kids and they love it too. The recipe is covered in splatters and looks pretty ragged because it is so … [Read more...]

10 Fun & Colorful Books For St. Patrick’s Day

I really love children's books. I have a big basket in my living room where I constantly rotate our books depending on the holiday or season. It is such a fun tradition and my kids really enjoy reading books to celebrate. St. Patrick's Day is such a fun holiday. With my preschooler, we talk about the color green, all the different foods that are green, and rainbows. With both my 9-year-old and … [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...]

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...]