Spiced Plum Jam Recipe – Sweet and So Delicious!

Hope you love this Spiced Plum Jam Recipe as much as I do! This post contains affiliate links. Should you choose to purchase through any of these links, just know…you’re awesome.  Until this summer, I never understood the work that comes with having fruit trees. Now I get it. We have eight fruit trees. Over… [read more]

20 Tasty Low Carb Lunch Recipes!

Back to school time always seems like a great time to start things fresh. With the recent health issues I’ve been having, it has become even more important that I eat well. While I think in general my diet is pretty good–I don’t eat very much in the way of processed food and I cook… [read more]

Empowering Kids by Teaching Them to Make their Own School Lunch

Thank you to Sprout’s and Box Tops for sponsoring this conversation! Happy New School Year! We have had such an amazing summer! I’m not sure I’ve ever packed so much fun into two months before. But..(you knew it was coming, right?) I need some rest. I started summer completely burned out. Now, I’m looking forward… [read more]

Radisson Hotel Niagara Falls-Grand Island + Hotel Stay Giveaway!

  There is just something about the power and majesty of a waterfall that fascinates and captivates the human psyche. I took this shot a few weeks ago at Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon on the way back from the anniversary trip The Husband took me on to Park City, Utah. I’ve been to… [read more]

Kidbox Style Delivery Service for Kids Puts the Happy Back in Shopping! #UnpackHappy

I’m a big fan of hand-me-down clothes for my boys. Reduce, ReUse, Recycle, right?! But those clothes have got to start somewhere, and I feel like I’m always shopping for clothes for my oldest. It’s either another season, or he’s grown out of his old clothes. I’m not a big fan of shopping in stores… [read more]

Road Trip With Kids: Tips, Games, Car Hacks to Save Your Sanity

Thank you to those brands who provided samples for this Road Trip with Kids article. Our collective sanity thanks you! Going on a road trip with kids can be overwhelming for parents, particularly if your kids don’t have a lot of practice spending hours or days upon end in the car. As spring turns to… [read more]

Plan and Preserve Your Vacation Memories with MiMedia + Giveaway

This post is brought to you by MiMedia personal cloud storage and The Motherhood. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. It is just now, as I sat down to write this post, that I realize just how close we are to that time… Family Vacation. This happens every other year in my… [read more]

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood!

Two head injuries and rain…. It could have turned out to be a terrible day… But it didn’t! A couple weeks ago, I decided, to be spontaneous, and I planned a last minute trip to California. I wanted to surprise my boys by taking them to the opening day of the new Wizarding World of… [read more]

10 Awesome Ideas to Make Family Dinners FUN!

Tired of the Dinnertime Drudgery? Have you ever sat at the dinner table surrounded by your insane beloved children and asked yourself, “remind me why we are submitting ourselves to this torture”. It is no question that gathering around the table once a day and eating a meal together as a family has it’s benefits…. [read more]

Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah + Win 4-Pack of Tickets!

The boys and I love visiting our local museums. A couple weeks ago we got the chance to visit the Natural History Museum of Utah with some other local bloggers. I’d never visited the Natural History Museum of Utah so I had no idea what to expect. The boys and I had a wonderful time… [read more]

LEGOLAND California! Tips to Save Money and Have a Blast!

Spring and Summer are the perfect time to get your family out of the house and hit some fun destination spots! One of my favorite places to visit with my boys is San Diego, California. Having spent the first 20 years of my life in San Diego, it holds a very special place in my heart…. [read more]

Our Adventure Snowshoeing in Utah County #SahaleInspired

Snowshoeing in Utah County A few weeks ago it was Valentine’s Day and The Husband’s birthday all in the same week–funny how that happens every single year. Historically, we’ve been pretty boring people when it comes to celebrating Valentine’s Day and his birthday. (There was that one year, though, when I gave him baby boy… [read more]

10 of the Year’s Best Family Games for Family Game Night!

10 Best Family Games for Family Game Night Family game night is one of my favorite ways to build great memories as a family. Some of my favorite, and most hilarious, memories from my own childhood are playing games with my family. Playing games together as a family builds important life skills like knowing how… [read more]

The Importance of a Sleep Schedule for Your Infant and Toddler + Candide Baby Crib Mattress Review

Sleep Schedule for Your Infant or Toddler A lot of modern parents balk when they hear the words “sleep schedule”. Actually, I’m not sure balk is strong enough language. How about this: A lot of modern parents scorn the phrase “sleep schedule for your infant”. I think of myself as a balance between the progressive parent… [read more]