5 Fun Ways to Beat Summer Boredom

If your kids are anything like mine, now is the point of the summer where you start hearing the words “I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” on a regular basis. Despite having a room full of toys and electronics, my two youngest daughters can’t seem to find anything to entertain themselves. So what’s a mom to do? Over… Keep Reading »

Easy Camping Meals

We have always loved to camp, but since we bought our teardrop trailer earlier this year, we have been doing a lot more of it.  While I love to camp, one part of it I don’t enjoy is coming up with camping meals and getting all the food together.  I like to have all the food prepped and… Keep Reading »

Paper Towns Movie Giveaway

I have been a huge fan of author John Green ever since I read The Fault in Our Stars.  The latest big-screen adaptation of one of his books, Paper Towns, is set to hit theaters on July 24th.  Part coming-of-age story, part treasure hunt, Paper Towns had me enthralled from the first page.   I finished the book… Keep Reading »

Get Crafty With Your Kids in the Great Outdoors

It’s a little bit scary when the vacation starts to loom. You just know you have to think of ways to keep the kids occupied over the coming weeks. Especially ones that will get them out in the fresh air away from computer screens. But never fear, with a little planning and some clever outdoor craft ideas, you can… Keep Reading »

Surprise Dad with some Chocolate this Father’s Day!

Disclosure:  I received a Broadway Basketeers Chocolate Photo Gift Box to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. Can’t think of what to get dad this Father’s Day?  I have always found you can’t go wrong with chocolate!  So I was thrilled to learn about Chocolate.org.  Chocolate.org believes that the best chocolates don’t come from factories,… Keep Reading »

Soothe your Voice Naturally with Sprouts Voice Remedy

A few years ago, I had to take a speech class. I had the speech writing part down, but I was beyond nervous about having to talk in front of all my classmates. I spent the days leading up to my presentation giving that speech over and over again in front of a mirror. Over that 3 day period, I… Keep Reading »

Fun Seashell Craft Ideas to Dress Up Your Bathroom

Do you have a bunch of seashells laying around from a recent beach vacation? Here are some fun seashell craft ideas to inspire you. It’s so much fun collecting shells when you go to the beach, but after you get home, what do you do with them? Do they languish in a box somewhere?  We went to Florida… Keep Reading »

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie Recipe

I just love this time of year! I go out to the garden nearly every day to check the progress of all the little plants poking their heads up after a long winter’s slumber beneath a blanket of shredded leaves. Take a look at the effect just one week of temperatures in the 80’s had on my rhubarb.… Keep Reading »