Merry Christmas!

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I am taking a blogging break this week to spend time with my crazy family. I hope you have a wonderful holiday season with all of your loved ones! I'll be back next week. I think. Unless I'm having too much fun. You know, cleaning up after Christmas and stuff like that.  You might also […]

Christmas Games–Don't Eat Santa! {Free Printable}

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Several years ago I shared a few ideas for Christmas games. This game has remained a family favorite. In fact, every year when I ask my boys what Christmas activities we should do as a family, one of them always shouts out "Don't Eat Santa!" They all love it. And any game that involves chocolate […]

You Want Me To Do What!?!

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Today's post has nothing whatsoever to do with DIY projects, tutorials, or recipes. So if you're here for any of those  you can feel free to just move along. I will totally understand. But if you are in the mood for a little chuckle, read on. So, we got my 17 year old a Kindle […]

The Family That Laughs Together. . .

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Family Insurance for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. You know those projects you have that just don't turn out like you anticipated. The kind where everything takes longer than you think it will because you have to keep starting over. The kind […]

A Little Piece of Heaven

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We had a great time at the family reunion. There were fun games, yummy food, and plenty of wild and crazy relatives to visit with. Family rocks! I spent most of my time with the newest member of the family. As soon as my sister stepped out of her mini van I was there to […]

The Tutorial That Wasn't Meant to Be

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I am soooo glad that March is almost over. It has been an insanely busy and stressful month. On top of being mom/wife/chauffeur/cook/maid/nurse/teacher/scout leader/cheerleader, I have done the following: Organized all the youth soccer for our city.  Helped with the Book Fair at the School. Taught two cooking classes. Helped in two of my boys […]

Christmas Stocking Advent Calendar

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Update: A few people have asked me to share some of the Christmas activities I put inside the stockings. I have included a list at the bottom of the post. Did you all have a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday?  I had a great Thanksgiving day, but by that evening I was getting a sore throat. Turns […]

It's Just Around the Corner, Are you Ready?

What are you doing for Mother's Day tomorrow? Are you lucky enough that you will get breakfast in bed? Mother's Day is the one time of the year that my hubbie and kids make me breakfast in bed, and I love it. My boys are always so excited, especially the younger ones because they think […]