Grateful for our health this holiday season, we are teaching our kids how they can help those less fortunate. We are helping to Tackle Kids Cancer! You never expect to be in the hospital on Christmas. Well a few years back, that’s exactly where I found myself. The night before, Christmas Eve, went according to… [Read More]
The key to a great party appetizer is a simple recipe that looks fancy! This simple party appetizer combines goat cheese and cranberries to make the perfect holiday dip, and the presentation is practical and attractive. You’ll definitely want to include these at your next party! Cranberry Goat Cheese Dip with Veggies This is a simple… [Read More]
Hey, it’s Hillary, back with some really fun apple food art for kids! We had a whole month of apple-themed activities at preschool, and I picked out my absolute favorites to share with you. These activities are fun for all ages and work perfectly for preschools, homeschooling, or entertaining bored kids on the weekends! Our… [Read More]
We visited the gorgeous Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch for a fun blogger retreat weekend! Check out the beautiful grounds, comfortable rooms, and the delicious eats to be found at their onsite restaurant, Kitchen West. In these hard times, you gotta have friends, right? Recently, a group of us Phoenix-area bloggers decided to band together… [Read More]
Some things I love, some things I hate. Pizza? LOVE. Breast cancer? Duh. HATE IT! So today’s post will be very exciting for anyone out there who agrees with those statements! You are probably aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you may have noticed more pink things than usual as… [Read More]
Welcome to the fabulous 50s! My little Melody just turned 1, and I thought it would be fun to do something a little different. Since she’s still too young to have an opinion on these things, we decided to skip the “baby” themes and throw a Fabulous 1950s Rock & Roll Party! Melody’s 1st birthday… [Read More]
Excited for the big game, but wanting to stay in? We’ve got you covered with “home-gating!” Combine the fun of a tailgate with the comfort of home, and you’ve got yourself a home-gating party!
I’m going to share some tips for throwing a great home-gating bash, along with a super fun ‘Gating Game (think drinking game, but fun for all ages!) that you can play while watching the game!
There ARE things you can do to improve your mood, instantly. Not all of life’s twists and turns are within our control, but we CAN affect our mood in certain ways. Today I’m going to share 20 quick actions you can take, to lift your spirits instantly!
The morning chaos. In a home with 4 children, this is a very real thing for us. Shouts from bickering siblings. Puddles of sticky, spilled milk. Cereal crunching underfoot. A crying baby. Your own tears of frustration. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Our mornings are not always perfect, but I believe strongly… [Read More]