The Importance of Family Traditions

This shop has been compensated by Albertsons. All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpOnLipton #Albertsons #CollectiveBias Our family is big on traditions- from big to small. One of our favorites is cooking what the kids call a “fancy” meal, which is usually chicken pot pie. 😉 We use our nice dishes and crystal iced tea cups, […]

A Giveaway You Don’t Want to Miss + Friday Favorites

So about a month ago, I started a series called “Friday Favorites.”  Then as I do with ALL series, I dropped off the face of the planet after 2 weeks. But I’m resolved to keep on truckin’ with this one- it’s just fun! First up, THIS DRESS. Sorry I just yelled at you, but how […]

Snack + Craft Time Fun

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ReadySetSnack #CollectiveBias My daughter Allie loves- and mean LOVES- doing crafts. Anytime I ask her if she wants to do crafts, her eyes light up like I told her we were going to the circus or something. The […]

Banana Mango Green Smoothie Recipe

I love having a smoothie in the morning a few times a week for breakfast. It’s a good post-workout treat and they can be made SO healthy! This is one of my favorites- Mango Banana Green Protein Smoothie. I’ve just begun adding Matcha tea to my smoothies at the recommendation of my boot camp instructor. […]

Sometimes I Cry at Sonic

Last Thursday, I had a mom’s night out planned with a few friends. I handed the kids off to hubby around 5:30 after my girls’ gymnastics class so they could head to Bible study. I didn’t have to be at the restaurant until 8, so I swung by Sonic to get a drink before I […]

My First trip to the ER

In my family, my siblings and I have this joke of referring to first time events in our lives as “Baby’s First…. fill in the blank.” For example, my sister texted me the other day and said, “Baby’s first homemade pizza,” referring to the fact that she’d just made her first one! Well, I can put it […]