Are You Raising Well-Mannered Kids?

Are You Raising Well-Mannered Kids?

What does it mean to be raising well-mannered kids? When you think of teaching your kids manners what do you think of? Have you ever been in a situation where your child has done something and you just cringe? Raising kids is tough, but raising well-mannered kids is a challenge. I like to think that my husband and I are instilling manners into our boys, but there are plenty of…

Time Saving Hacks for Parents

Time Saving Hacks For Parents

Don’t you just hate when you are in the middle of doing something and you think to yourself “There has to be a better way of doing this.” I find myself saying this over and over again. Lately, my main goal has been to figure out ways to be more efficient and save time throughout the day. Even though I am productive throughout the day and I have shared my…

Save Time & Money on School Lunches

Save Time & Money On School Lunches

Kicking off a new school year can be challenging for both parents and kids, especially when your child will be spending a full day at school. Lunchtime shouldn’t add to the stress of the transition from summer chaos to the routine of the school year. My oldest son, Connor, will be starting first grade. He is beyond thrilled to be spending the entire day at school, but he is especially…

On-the-go Breakfast & Snacks from Jif

On-the-go Breakfast & Snacks From Jif

In the summertime our routine is completely different. Sometimes we are up at the crack of dawn and never stop until it's bedtime. This means that we rarely ever have a set time for breakfast. A reoccurring theme is a quick on-the-go option before we are running out the door. At the beginning of summer my boys and I made a bucket list of all the things we wanted to…

How to Make Guilt-Free Me Time as a Parent

How To Make Guilt-Free Me Time As A Parent

Are you constantly saying, “I just do not have enough time,” or “I am way too busy to do that?” As a work at home mom I feel like I NEVER have time for myself. If I am not with my family then I am working on one of my blogs or doing housework. I often forget how important it is to make time for myself. Most parents probably think…

Strawberry Recipes for Kids: Easy as Pie

Strawberry Recipes For Kids: Easy As Pie

I have a hard time getting my kids to eat different fruits. They normally stick to the same three - bananas, apples and grapes. So, I am always searching for desserts and other recipes that use fruit to try to get them to try it. I know it is probably backwards to offer them a sweet dessert, but honestly it is one of the only ways that I can get…

Tackle Your Summer Reading List with Audiobooks + Free Trial

Tackle Your Summer Reading List With Audiobooks + Free Trial

There is nothing more I enjoy then curling up to read a great book. Reading is honestly one of my favorite hobbies. It is the one thing that I can do for myself. However, being a parent often means I don’t have the time to sit down and read for hours. In a busy day to day life like mine, a day of reading just isn't in the works anymore.…

Find Out How to Get Huge Discounts on Amazon Products

Find Out How To Get Huge Discounts On Amazon Products

This post is sponsored by Dealgogogo. All opinions are 100% mine.   Do you ever see great products on Amazon but aren't sure you can afford them in your budget right now? What would you say to getting those same products at huge discounts just in exchange for an honest review?   Well, it is a legitimate possibility when you use Deal Go! Go! Go! to order the products using…

Earn Extra Money Searching Online With Qmee

Earn Extra Money Searching Online With Qmee

I am always on the hunt to find ways to save money, or make a few extra dollars. Especially, when I can do it effortlessly like shopping online. Our sponsor, Qmee, gives you just that ability to naturally and easily earn cash rewards for  browsing online and Qmee also saves you money by showing automatic coupons or price comparisons while you shop. No fancy forms to submit for rebates.  Simply install the…

Caramel Apple Dessert Nachos Recipe

Caramel Apple Dessert Nachos Recipe

Have you ever tried dessert nachos? When I first heard about making dessert nachos I kind of thought it was gross because I immediately thought about it having meat in the recipe. Wow, was I wrong! I made these caramel apple dessert nachos and they are amazing!     This is a fun recipe that you can make with your kids and it only has a few ingredients. My boys…

10 Mom Hacks to Restore Your Sanity

10 Mom Hacks To Restore Your Sanity

I am always looking for an easier way to do anything. With three young boys I am outnumbered, so I  need to stay on my toes. Today, I wanted to share with you 10 mom hacks to restore your sanity. If you are like me then you are desperately trying to do anything to make your job a little bit easier when it comes to cleaning, doing laundry or even…

How to Make Money with a Blog

How To Make Money With A Blog

Are you wondering how to make money with a blog? This is honestly the number one question I receive about blogging. I can see how people can be confused because when I first started I had no idea that I could make money from having a blog. Whether you are new to blogging, or have been blogging for years, this post will answer your question on how to make money…

Outdoor Fun + Snack Time Solutions

Outdoor Fun + Snack Time Solutions

Summer is right around the corner, which means my boys will be out of school. I love it when all three of them are home with me. This means, long days spent outside playing, having picnics, going to baseball games, pool parties and just some good, old fun. There are days where I feel like we never even come into the house at all. Between the running, climbing, fort building…