Our Visit to the Studio Movie Grill and a Giveaway

A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of visiting the Studio Movie Grill  in Columbus, Ohio to see How To Train Your Dragon 2.  (Disclosure:  Our family received complimentary passes to facilitate this review.)  Studio Movie Grill isn’t your standard movie theater.  It’s a full service restaurant as well.  The best part?  The waiters come right to… Keep Reading »

Big Splash Adventure Water Park and Resort – Fun for the Whole Family

This past weekend we had the opportunity to visit the Big Splash Adventure Water Park in French Lick, Indiana. (Disclosure: We were given complimentary day passes in exchange for an honest review of our visit.) We have never visited an indoor water park before so we were so excited about getting to spend the day playing in the water. About… Keep Reading »

Easy Last Day of School Photo Opp

Another school year is over.  Phew!  Today is my kids’ last day of school before summer break and I wanted to do a quick photo to include in their scrapbooks.  (Which I am totally getting caught up on this summer – really!) I found this simple idea on Pinterest.  All you have to do is have your child hold… Keep Reading »

The Fault in Our Stars Giveaway #TFIOS

There’s just over a week until The Fault in Our Stars hits theaters on June 6th.  Last week, I shared the trailer with you.  If you didn’t get a chance to see the trailer, I have embedded it below.  Be sure to have some tissue handy! About the film: Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Willem Dafoe, Nat Wolff,… Keep Reading »

Tuttorosso Tomatoes – Tips for Using Canned Tomatoes in Your Recipes

One of my favorite summertime recipes is roasted tomato sauce over pasta.  I use tomatoes fresh from the garden and slow roast them in the oven with onion and garlic, before processing it in my food mill.  The result is to die for -thick, rich,and bursting with flavor.  Unfortunately, this sauce takes literally all afternoon to make.  As a busy mom,… Keep Reading »

Pocket Scrapbooking – April 2014

I just finished up my April 2-page spread, so I thought I would share my latest pocket scrapbooking pages with you today. I used the Stampin’ Up Project Life Everyday Adventure card collection. I just love the bright colors and how everything coordinates. Easy Peasy! If you have never heard of pocket scrapbooking before, it is basically a… Keep Reading »

Little Passports Makes Geography Fun For Kids

Summer break is fast approaching and I have been thinking a lot about fun ways to keep my kids learning over the summer.  I was recently introduced to Little Passports and was excited to receive a trial of their program so my youngest daughter could try it out. Little Passports is a fun monthly subscription service that helps… Keep Reading »