Celebrate National Frozen Food Month With Van’s

Did you know it’s National Frozen Food Month? I didn’t either ūüôā 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‚Ķ 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‚Ķ 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‚Ķ 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‚Ķ Keep Reading »

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Whole Grains (and a Giveaway)

I think we all know by now that eating whole grains is beneficial for your health. ¬†They can help you feel fuller for longer, which can help you maintain your weight. ¬†In addition, whole grains have been proven to lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk for heart disease. ¬†Despite the many health benefits of whole grains, it‚Ķ Keep Reading »

Spring Break Bucket List for Families

Are you tired of hearing “I’m Bored Mom” each spring break? A spring break bucket list may be just the thing you need to make the week fun for the entire family. You may have heard of a bucket list – the special things you want to do before you die. A spring break bucket list is a‚Ķ Keep Reading »

Griswold Home Care Services Helps Busy Moms Care for Aging Loved Ones

After my grandfather passed away two years ago, I have become increasingly concerned with how my grandmother is going to manage on her own. ¬†She is 84 years old and it is becoming harder and harder for her to get around and take¬†care of simple¬†household tasks. ¬†Yet, understandably, my grandmother¬†wants to remain in her own home and retain‚Ķ Keep Reading »

Home Movie Giveaway

Have you heard about the upcoming film Home? ¬†I have 3 kids at home ranging in age from 10 to 16. ¬†So it can be hard to find a family-friendly film that all of us can enjoy. ¬† If the trailer and clips are any indication, this will be a film that both my teenager and his younger‚Ķ Keep Reading »

Decorating for St. Patrick’s Day

I love decorating for all holidays, no matter how small. I may not have a bit of Irish in me, but I still enjoy¬†decorating¬†the living room for St. Patrick’s Day. We have a huge Ikea bookshelf and I usually fill¬†one of the rows with my holiday decorations (or in the case of Christmas, it takes over the whole‚Ķ Keep Reading »

Easter Bunny Movies

Remember those wonderful Easter Bunny movies they showed on tv when we were kids? Fortunately they are now available on dvd to share with a whole new generation – along with some new ones that are destined to become classics. We have a long-standing tradition in our house that Saturday night is family movie night. We pop some‚Ķ Keep Reading »