The 15 Minute, Once a Week, Practice That has Changed Our Family

…And is continuing to change our family…for the better, of course. It was the typical stuff all families encounter. “Is it really that hard to turn off a light when you leave the room?!” “Why are your coats and backpacks on the floor when your hook is just a foot away?” “Is it really necessary… [read more]

St. Patrick’s Day Window Clings Craft!

This adorable DIY St. Patrick’s Day window clings craft is perfect for preschool age and up! They require only a few supplies and are so easy to make! Most preschoolers will need some hand-over-hand supervision, but it is an excellent activity to develop both gross motor and fine motor skills. Older children will have fun… [read more]

British Soccer Camp Promo Code

Thanks to US Family Guide and Challenger Sports for partnering with me to bring you a British Soccer Camp Promo Code.  I’m just going to say it straight. My oldest two kids are terrible at organized sports. This is in large part because The Husband and I haven’t been proactive in putting our kids in… [read more]

The Best Home Air Purifier for Asthma, Allergies, and the Dreaded Utah Inversion

Pretty much everyone in my house has allergies of one sort or another. My husband has fairly severe seasonal allergies, and I blame him for passing on the allergy genes to our sons. Our middle son is allergic to almost every plant known to man. We also found out just a few months ago that… [read more]

Chocolate Covered Pretzels that Really Rock! It’s a Recipe the Kids Can Help Make!

Chocolate covered pretzels around Valentine’s Day are kind of a given at our house. All my boys love to consume them and my middle son, especially, loves to make them. This year, however, we decided against your ordinary, run of the mill chocolate covered pretzels. Instead we decided to make Pop Rocks Chocolate Covered Pretzels!… [read more]

Top 5 Valentine’s Gifts to Say ‘I Love You’ to Your Kids

Before we had kids, Valentine’s Day entailed a romantic evening out and sweet nothings inscribed on cute cards. Today, with three little boys, Valentine’s Day is no less fun, but it has taken on a little different tone… The kids come home from school super excited to exchange Valentine cards, make Valentine crafts, and decorate… [read more]

Epic Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas (on the Cheap!)

We’re not ones to spend a ton of money on birthday parties, so when my middle son asked for a Star Wars Birthday party, I began scouring my brain (and Pinterest) for Star Wars Birthday Party ideas. When shopping for parties, I try to keep the total cost of supplies under $50. Sometimes I don’t… [read more]

How to Make a BB-8 Piñata for Your Child’s Star Wars Birthday Party!

My son absolutely loved his Star Wars Birthday Party! His homemade BB-8 piñata turned out so fun! Come see how to make a BB-8 piñata! Affiliate links are present in this article. Should you purchase through any of these links (THANK YOU) I will earn a small commission. We try to have fairly frugal birthday… [read more]

Green Chile Casserole Recipe – Tasty Clean Eating & Gluten-Free!

Green Chile Casserole Recipe This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links (you’re awesome!) I will receive a small commission.  Dinner time is hands down the hardest time of the day for me. Please tell me I’m not alone. Family dinner is an important time for us, but The Husband… [read more]

Robot Vacuum On Your Wish List? Know These Benefits and Drawbacks of Robot Vacuum Cleaners

If you ask my husband, it is no secret that I’ve wanted a robot vacuum cleaner for years. Robot vacuum cleaners have been steadily on the rise among households and it’s not hard to see why. This kind of automated cleaning equipment is straight out from what the near future could look like – basically… [read more]

Creamy Asparagus Bisque Recipe

I spent a lot of time in the kitchen last week. I’ve been having fun making some holiday goodies, and then on Friday I took dinner to a neighbor who has been having some health issues and can’t get around the house. It was a rather cold, gloomy day and I thought this Asparagus Bisque recipe… [read more]

Sweet and Salty Saltine Toffee Recipe

The fun thing about this Saltine Toffee recipe is that you can customize it any way you want. For Christmas, top with crushed candy canes. For a taste just like Almond Roca, sprinkle almond bits over the top. You can even add shredded coconut! I know this Saltine Toffee recipe is already all over the internet,… [read more]

Gifts at Barnes & Noble for the Whole Family! (Books, Toys, and More!)

Thank you to Barnes & Noble for sponsoring this post.   Did you know that you can get all your Christmas gifts at Barnes & Noble? With the exception of our 1 family gift, my Christmas shopping for my family is DONE! And I did all my shopping in ONE place! Can you believe it?! When… [read more]

My Top 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids + BLACK FRIDAY Coupon Codes!

Whether you’re in search of a holiday gift that keeps on giving, a birthday gift, or just a fun way to give a little something every month, these 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids are a great place to start! This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links I will… [read more]