Fun Outdoor Treasure Hunts for Families

If  your kids are anything like mine, they would happily spend all day either on the computer or with a video game controller in their hands.  So I am constantly looking for ways to get my kids to put away their electronics and go outside to have some fun.  One way our family does that is by participating… Keep Reading »

Hidden West Milton Cascades

I love to visit waterfalls. There is something so peaceful and tranquil about the sound of water rushing over rocks. I thought I had visited all the waterfalls in our area until I learned about the hidden West Milton Cascades, just a short drive from Dayton, Ohio. The West Milton Cascades have 2 main drops and then a… Keep Reading »

Kentucky Natural Bridge State Park

Last Saturday morning, we packed a picnic basket and hit the road. Our destination? Kentucky’s Natural Bridge State Park. This natural wonder features several challenging hikes, but the stunning views that await you make it all worth it. A Rainy Start We arrived around lunch time – in a downpour!  We had driven three hours to get there, so we… Keep Reading »

Hot Pursuit Movie Giveaway

Will you be seeing Hot Pursuit when it comes screaming into theaters on May 8th?  Featuring the comedic talents of Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, it is sure to be a hit. In case you haven’t heard about Hot Pursuit yet, here is more information… An uptight and by-the-book cop (Reese Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing… Keep Reading »

Hot Pursuit Trailer

I am a huge fan of Reese Witherspoon so anytime she comes out with a new movie, I take notice. Her latest comedy, Hot Pursuit, has her playing a straight-laced cop who is assigned to protect a drug dealer’s widow, played by Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara. Witherspoon and Vergara team up as unlikely allies as they go on… Keep Reading »

Work of Art Thank You Cards

I know most people don’t bother to send thank you cards anymore, but I am trying to teach my kids how important it is to acknowledge a gift with a hand-written note.  These cute thank you cards can be made in just a few minutes.  I try to keep some on hand so my kids can send thank… Keep Reading »

Celebrate National Frozen Food Month With Van’s

Did you know it’s National Frozen Food Month? I didn’t either 🙂 But there’s no denying that frozen foods can make life a lot easier for a busy mom. Mornings are hectic in our home with trying to get 3 kids fed and off to school. I frequently rely on Van’s Frozen waffles to make my life a… Keep Reading »

The Longest Ride Movie Giveaway

Are you a fan of Nicholas Sparks’ books? If you are, then I have exciting news for you. His book The Longest Ride has been made into a movie and will be hitting the big screen on April 10th. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait! I am going to get together with a couple of… Keep Reading »

My Tip for a Stress-Free Easter Meal #HoneyBakedEaster

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by HoneyBaked Ham.  However, all opinions stated are my own. Up until a few years ago, I have to admit that I secretly dreaded Easter morning. Between the egg hunts, the Easter baskets, getting ready for church, and trying to get prep done for the big Easter meal, it was easy to get… Keep Reading »

The Longest Ride Movie Trailer

I know I have said it before, but I am a huge fan of Nicholas Sparks.  So whenever I hear that one of his books has been made into a movie, I know I have to see it.  If you are a Nicholas Sparks fan, you will be excited to learn that his book The Longest Ride will be… Keep Reading »