How to Have a Clean Car with Kids

How to Have a Clean Car [with Kids]

I’ve heard about (and seen) no shortage of minivans, SUVs, and sedans with all sorts of crumbs, dust, fingerprints, and food residue from traveling with kids. It seems almost impossible to get into a clean vehicle if kids have been in it anytime in the past month. But I’m hear… Read More »

Superhero Snack Kit

Superhero Snack Kit | tutorial

Our back-to-school routines are in full swing, and we are starting to add in our extracurricular activities. Extracurricular activities mean on-the-go snacking at our house (whether it’s Saturday morning soccer or after school piano lessons, my children often need an extra boost of energy to be at their best), so I’ve… Read More »

On-the-Go Snacking

How to Make a #SnackAndGo Box

At least once a week, I meet my kids at the bus stop and whisk them off to an extracurricular activity. This means that they don’t have a chance to stop at home for an after-school snack, so I decided to make a #SnackAndGo box to keep in the van:… Read More »

Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas

Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas

This will be the first year that my kids are leaving the house to go to school, so I’m the “new mom on the block” when it comes to packing a lunch each day. When I’ve been shopping at Walmart recently, I’ve been making mental notes about my kids’ lunchtime… Read More »

Sweet and Sour Fizzy Pops

Sweet and Sour Fizzy Gummy Pops

Every afternoon during the summer, the request “can we take a popsicle to the park to play?” is heard at our house. My kids love popsicles, but as a sugar-conscious mom, I tend to make “healthy” popsicles from scratch for them (like our Frozen Fruit Pops). However, I do like… Read More »

Coloring Books for Adults

Coloring Books for Adults

I’ve always loved to color, but as I got older, standard coloring books didn’t include the detailed coloring I longed to do. When I discovered Usborne’s collection of doodling and coloring books, I knew it was only a matter of time before my love of coloring was rekindled as an… Read More »

Frozen Fruit Pops

Frozen Fruit Pops - only THREE ingredients!! Get the recipe on

My kids have been begging for popsicles for weeks now – ever since the weather turned from warm to hot. Not wanting to hand them a stick of sugar water, I started thinking about ways to let them have a popsicle without sending them on a sugar high. I decided… Read More »

How to Make a Birthday Card Organizer

Birthday Card Organizer | tutorial with free printable at

If you’re like me, you probably either a) have a stash of birthday cards somewhere that you forgot about and/or b) frequently forget to send a birthday card because you forget to buy them in a timely fashion. I decided it was time to take action and create a card… Read More »

Easy Egg Casserole

Easy Egg Casserole

We love hot breakfast at our house, but I’m not a big fan of slaving over a hot stove first thing in the morning. I love when I can find an easy recipe that I can throw together quickly. This Easy Egg Casserole recipe takes less than 15 minutes to prep,… Read More »

6 Easy Steps to a Clutter Free Home

6 Easy Steps to a Clutter Free Home

When you first move into a new home it can often seem like so much space.  As the years pass however, you may find yourself bringing more stuff into the home than you take out.  What are you going to do with all the stuff you have accumulated?  Perhaps it’s… Read More »