Posts In Category

Seasons

apple pie martini #sweetnlowstars
autumnhalloweenrecipesthanksgiving

This Rye Apple Pie in the Sky cocktail recipe is part of a sponsored post for SocialStars #SweetNLowStars Welcome to fall ya’ll! I’m avoiding the early pumpkins as to not tire of them before December hits, but the apples… I’m ALL apples right now!  Our local orchards are just bursting

Read More
fall board books
autumnbookbookshalloweenthanksgivingtoystravel

Well folks, here we are at the unofficial end of summer and beginning of fall.  I’m so relieved to be done with summer because I live in the desert.  We had a pretty mild summer… I don’t think it even reached 120 this year… but I am still so ready

Read More
#JuicyFruitFunSide
gameskidssummeryard games

I participated in this #JuicyFruitFunSide sponsored campaign on behalf of One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. With one more weekend left, it’s time to cram in some final dog-days-of-summer activities!  This Labor Day weekend, cannonball into the pool, grill big fat steaks and fill up the water balloons —

Read More
#delmontebts
autumnhealthy snackkidsschool

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Del Monte, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DelMonteBTS http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Summer is coming to an end, and while to many of you that is depressing, it’s really exciting for us here in

Read More
curried tuna salad #bumblebeeb2s
autumnhealth and nutritionhealthy snackkidsrecipesschool

Every Sunday I make up at least one giant batch of food for the week.  This will be my go-to on busy nights or afternoons. If it works in a lunchbox, bonus points.  A favorite around this house is tuna salad, curried tuna salad in specific.  It transitions well for

Read More
#natureboxsnacks
autumnhealth and nutritionhealthy snackkidsschool

In a time like 2014 the pressure is on to eat healthy and, even more importantly, to feed our children well.  Teaching our kids to eat clean early is one of the best gifts we can give.  Setting them up for success is our job and I’m not just talking

Read More
water balloon baseball
summertoysyard games

This super fun water balloon baseball game is part of a post sponsored by Fruit Shoot. Have I mentioned how hot it is here?  Yes, in almost every recent post because it is SO HOT HERE!! This is the trade off for three perfect paradisaical seasons in the desert… a horridly

Read More
sportsspringsummer

Getting your kids involved in sports early is important and I found soccer was one of the easiest to begin with.  My daughter took to soccer quickly, way faster than other sports she tried early.  Finding that right fit can be difficult… and it seems like every year, my daughter

Read More
fashionkidsnon-toxicshoessummer

I know there are lots of parents out there that say “Why should I spend a lot of money on shoes for my child when they grow out of them so fast?”  Here’s why I believe it’s worth it; when you spend a little extra on shoes, they are going

Read More
terry rich australia review
adult apparelapparelbeachkidssummerswimweartravel

We spend our days at the pool… as many days a week as possible.  Coverups and robes are a must.  No matter how hot the day is, when you get out of the water, that breeze is chilly!  Dry off and keep warm in the softest, most luxe pool robes

Read More