The COMPLETE 2016 Holiday Shows Schedule for Kids

Preview: The ultimate, complete 2016 holiday shows schedule for the season including classic movies, new shows, parades with dates and showtimes. What more could you ask for? This post contains affiliate links.  Watching classic holiday shows with your kids is one of the best parts of the season. Being able to share their excitement (and your […]

Pumpkin Pie Mashed Sweet Potatoes 

Preview: This mashed sweet potatoes recipe tastes just like pumpkin pie! They say smell is the strongest memory sense. I don’t think the scientists who said that ever tasted my great-grandmothers sauce. One taste will transport you back to sitting in her dining room sopping up sauce with Italian bread. Sometimes an amazing, special recipe creates a […]

Printable Christmas List! SANTA’s- address included!

Sneak preview: Use this printable Christmas list to leave yourself more time for wine!  Save Holiday Stress with this Customizable and Printable Christmas List! Even send it to SANTA- address included! It’s that time of year when everyone is asking for Christmas lists for your kiddos. It’s hard enough to figure out what to get your […]

Breakfast Apple Nachos

Sneak preview: Move over eggs and bacon! There’s a new breakfast in town! Breakfast Apple Nachos recipe    Either you are a breakfast person or you’re not; there’s no in between. You either wake up and eat bacon and eggs or you live on coffee and a muffin until lunch. Which morning eater are you? […]

Most FUN gifts for your Barbie Lover!

Sneak preview: Barbie gift guide- The most fun gifts for the Barbie lover in your life! Barbie is not a toy. It is a right of passage. It is also a mom right-of-passage to pass on this timeless tradition. In fact, Ruth Handler came up with the idea for Barbie while watching her own daughter play […]

Cheesy Cajun Baked Asparagus Recipe

Sneak Preview: This one-pan Cheesy Cajun Baked Asparagus recipe is the perfect easy side dish!   Cold weather just cries out for warm, cheesy side dishes. As soon as temperatures start to drop, you switch from the healthy, light baked zucchini recipes to roasted potatoes and hot steak. However, one-pan recipes are lovely any time of year! […]

Talking to Your Child about the Election and Voting

Sneak preview: Resources for talking to your child about the election. Politics is one of the most difficult subjects for adult to discuss. Trying to explain all of this to our kids is even harder. It is almost impossible to shield them from political commercials, ads, and even pollers knocking on our doors. The best things we can do […]

Practice Name Writing with this DIY Reusable Name Mat

Sneak preview: help kids practice name writing with this reusable DIY name mat! Isn’t it so exciting the first time your children write their names all by themselves?! They get that huge smile and their eyes beam with pride knowing they accomplished something great. Then Mom breaks down into a bawling mess of pride. All […]

The Bonding Power of Coffee and a Dessert Coffee Recipe

Sneak preview: A cinnamon vanilla dessert coffee recipe and a discussion about the bonds that “coffee” creates. Coffee has a way of warming the heart as much as it warms the body. In my family, coffee is not just a jump-start morning cup. It is a lifestyle. It is a verb. We are known for […]

Win the morning wardrobe battle with your kids

Sneak preview: Use these 5 tips to win the morning wardrobe battle with your kids and get out the door on time.  You think you hate mornings until you have kids. Then you realize that waking up groggy and leisurely getting dressed for work or class while sipping your morning coffee is actually bliss. Now, every […]

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