Spook-tackular Halloween Favors

It’s that time of year again.  Halloween is here and although my kids are young and don’t go door to door trick or treating, we do usually get together with a group of friends for a little party.  My daughter loves crafts and my stockpile of empty toilet paper tubes were taking over my cabinet…

Quick, Cheap & Easy DIY Olaf (from Frozen) Costume

Like almost every other girl in the world, my daughter wanted to be Elsa for Halloween.  Since it is so close to her birthday, I gave in and ordered her an Elsa dress off of Amazon.  But don’t tell her, it’s a surprise!  I thought it would be cute for my 1 1/2 year old to…

Stryker Cash Courtney- A (short & sweet) Birth Story

I woke up around 2:00 in the morning on October 12th 2014, feeling a little uncomfortable. I had been having Braxton Hicks at night so I thought that this was all these were.  I was exactly 37 weeks, so it was a little early, but Kannon had come at 37 weeks so it wasn’t out…

If Your Clock Was Running Out

 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven:  a time to live and a time to die.  -Ecclesiastes 3: 1-2 What would you do with the time you had left if you had a clock that told you exactly when you’d die?  In the book, A Time to Die by Nadine Brandes, the…

A Bright Idea! Cute Light Bulb Vase

What You Need: -Gloves or Towel -Clear Light Bulb -Needle Nose Pliers -Small Screwdriver or something long skinny & pointed on end (like my metal kabob skewer) -Flowers & Water 1.  Please wear gloves to protect your hands and fingers.  Over a trash can, use your pliers to carefully grab and work up the button…

Kidfresh Healthy Meals with Hidden Veggies Review

The Facts: Kidfresh meals are made with 100% natural ingredients and do not contain any artificial flavors, colors, GMO’s or preservatives.  Kidfresh meals were created and approved by a leading pediatric nutritionist and are consistent with USDA dietary guidelines for all children.  My favorite part is that there are up to 1/2 cup of hidden…

Cleaning Out My Closet

I love organizing, honestly I do, but you wouldn’t know it by looking around my house.  Since having toddlers, things just get shoved wherever they will fit, until I have time to deal with them, like our medicine/toiletries closet which hadn’t been touched since we moved in.  You know, the place you shove all those…

Delicious Sandwiches with Dave's Killer Bread & Review

A Man’s Sandwich (pictured above & created by my husband): Salami, Turkey Pastrami, Pepperjack Cheese, Onions, Tomato, Lots of Mustard and Lettuce on Good Seed Bread, topped with Olives. When my husband and I got married, he said he loved sandwiches so much that he could eat a sandwich every day of his life.  LOL!  Well,…

Simple Silly Toddler Snacks

It’s seems to always be a hassle to get kids to eat healthy.  One day they like apples and the next they don’t.  I am not an overly creative mom.  I’ve seen many different versions of these floating across Pinterest and decided to make a couple of my own.  They do not require a lot…