Archive | May, 2013

Bowl ALL summer for FREE! (Valued at over $500)

What if I told you that you and your family could spend time together indoors, in the air conditioning, being active, and enjoying good old-fashioned family fun…oh yeah, and the best part, what if I told you it was FREE! Oh, and did I mention there are some pretty rad shoes involved? Oh Yeah!!   If […]

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Patriotic Desserts

Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. It is a day to gather together family and friends, to watch the Memorial Day parade, grill up hamburgers and hotdogs, to bring a dish to share, and to welcome the unofficial start of […]

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Blog Link Up Parties!

Okay, so who doesn’t love a party, right!? I know I love parties but unfortunately these days my party attendance seems to be limited to children’s birthday parties. And the rare occasion of one of our friends hitting a huge milestone b-day like the big 3-0 or, dare I type it, 4-0!!   Thus, every decade […]

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Math Flashcards

In an effort to combat summer brain drain I am getting the kiddos into what will hopefully become our summer homeschool routine.  Now don’t get me wrong, this doesn’t mean we will be sitting at the kitchen table for six hours a day 5 days a week.  That to me sounds like torture!  To me summer […]

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Kidz Craft: Painting Rocks!

We will be planting our veggie garden very soon and the kiddos could not be more excited! They have enjoyed watching the seeds sprout and grow over the last few weeks. They have been taking turns watering them and they love watching them ‘move’. See we placed them in the corner of our living room […]

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Dream Day at the Mall becomes a Nightmare!

To say it has been a crazy week in our household would be an understatement. Both Mommy and Daddy are on the mends after some health issues. Thus, it finally dawned on me Thursday morning that Mother’s Day is Sunday and we have no gifts for our amazing moms!  So after picking up our 1st […]

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National Clean Your Room Day: Purging clothes, toys, and books the GREEN Way

This anxious feeling came over me this morning as I gazed into our children’s bedrooms at the tubs, baskets, and piles of books, toys, and clothing, they used to have a floor! I think it was hardwood…or maybe carpeted? It has been so long I don’t remember! Now, it should be noted that the fact that […]

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McDonald’s Egg White Delight McMuffin a.k.a. Mommy Guilt-Free Morning

Ever have one of those mornings? The type where everything that could possibly go wrong does? And all you really want to do is throw a full-blown mommy tantrum but you can’t because…well…you’re mommy and what kind of example would that be setting for the children? So you woke up late, the dog left “little […]

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Cinco de Mayo Agua Fresca for kids

Happy Cinco de Mayo!!! As you know I am all about living life to the fullest, each day is a gift, a blessing to be enjoyed and what better way than to celebrate with the kiddos! In honor of Cinco de Mayo I made the kiddos Strawberry and Lime Agua Fresca (fresh water) with their lunch. And they […]

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The Real Housewives: Guilty Pleasure or Toxic Television?

Flipping tables, calling each other names, making fun of each other, eating the decoration (bow) off of a cake, rolling their eyes, taking sides….sounds adolescent right!? Wrong! These are activities that adult women have been partaking in while the cameras roll on the Bravo hit series, The Real Housewives. The Real Housewives is a reality […]

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