50+ Creative School Lunch Ideas

These school lunch ideas are great! There are so many things here that I never even thought of!

I was excited to do a sponsored post for Rubbermaid LunchBlox because we pack a lot of lunches, we are always on the lookout for new lunch containers, and we really like the quality of the Rubbermaid brand of containers. The package with the LunchBlox arrived during a week of music camp for Grace. She immediately […]

When Calls the Heart Season 2 Wrap Up

When Calls the Heart - Saturdays at 8pm on the Hallmark Channel

The When Calls the Heart season finale is tomorrow night! This is it #Hearties! I’m pretty sad about the season ending, but I’m super excited to see what happens in tomorrow night’s finale (at 8pm on the Hallmark Channel). This season has been an exciting one, with Elizabeth traveling back and forth between Hope Valley and […]

5 Ways to Unwind After a Long Week

How do you unwind after a long, busy week with your kids and spouse? Here are 5 simple and easy things to do to relax and recharge.

Before I became a mom, Saturday nights were for going out. They were for drinking and parties and friends and sometimes even dancing (but not usually because I am far too uptight for all that). Saturday nights now have a distinctly different flavor. It’s more of a enjoy the peace and quiet because the kids […]

Enter to Win a Maytag Brand Kitchen Suite!

Maytag Salutes Campaign

Who are the everyday heroes in your life? Perhaps it’s your mother or father? A neighbor? Your spouse? hhgregg and Maytag brand have a really cool Appliance-A-Day giveaway going on right now to honor the everyday heroes in all our lives. During the month of May, they are going to giveaway over $45,000 in appliances! During this […]

When Calls the Heart, Season 2: Episodes 1-3

When Calls the Heart - Saturdays at 8pm on the Hallmark Channel

We’re three episodes in to the second season of When Calls the Heart. I’d love to know what you think so far! Leave a comment below. If you missed an episode or two, here’s what’s been happening: The coal mine was closed when the mining company was found by a judge to have covered up dangerous […]

A New Way to Keep in Touch with Long-Distance Grandparents

Playing Crazy 8's on the Panasonic HomeTeam app

What is the best way to inspire an hour of laughing between your kids and your parents? The Panasonic HomeTeam™ app. Seriously. I just watched Grace, Allie, and Joe’s parents spend an hour on the phone (something that has never happened before). They played Crazy 8’s together, and they laughed and laughed and laughed. Grace talked […]