Making Healthy Choices with vitafusion™ (plus a giveaway!)

In 2013 I began to notice the years catching up with me. I wasn't feeling great and was not doing quite as much as I wanted to be doing. We have a fairly active lifestyle and love to hike, camp, ski, and spend lots of time outside as a family. It became very important to get ... continue reading

5 Simple Tips for Smoother Mornings

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DairyPure Milk for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.   So, now that we are back in the routine of school I am happy to report we are getting out of the house in the morning happily with everyone fed and all of our lunches and ... continue reading

Smoother School Days with Stress Away

We are now finished with our third week of school,YAY! It has been fun and exciting and so busy trying to get back into a good routine where everyone is happy and getting everything done that we need to get done. As we are transitioning from our free wheeling summer, there is always a learning ... continue reading

My Filthiest Play…

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Maytag. All opinions are 100% mine. I have one dirty child.  Everett LOVES getting his hands dirty, playing outside, catching crayfish, gardening, and just plain rolling in mud. I lvoe his excitement and exuberance towards all the world, but it can be a challenge to ... continue reading

Lunch Box Spray for Kids and Grown Ups

We have our first week of school under our belt and everyone is SO happy...including Mommy;) One thing that is always on my mind when the kids go back to school is staying healthy! We have been extra careful and doing all we can to keep everyone in tip top shape and our immune systems ... continue reading

Back to School Chalkboard Art

I love my giant kitchen chalkboard. It is probably my favorite DIY project I have ever done. I used a ton of old fence wood I got for free on Craigslist and it cost next to nothing, but had a HUGE impact in our home. It is fun for holidays, birthdays, and each season. There ... continue reading

My M&M’s Birthday Celebration

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of My M&M’S for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.  Who doesn't love adding some sweet treats to a celebration? When we were planning my daughter, Holden's, birthday party, she requested some fun sweet treats for her and her friends to have at the party and ... continue reading

Top Ten Ways to Make Back to School a Breeze

We still have one week, but we are prepping and getting ready. A little planning and organization can help make this crazy back to school time a smooth and pleasant transition. Here are ten great ways to make this an enjoyable time! Personalized snack station from TMTOMH Lunch packing station from Uncommon Designs Clothing organization ... continue reading

Fabric Wall Decals with Faultless Spray Starch

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Faultless/Bon Ami Company    for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love double duty inexpensive and effective home supplies. Faultless Spray Starch is one item we always have in our laundry room and I was really excited to find out that it does ... continue reading

Convenient High Quality Summer Reading

Summer is here and we are so excited to be camping, hiking, swimming, and playing every day. However, I still think it is important to keep up with our learning and reading. We set aside 1 hour every day to do different types of practice and 30 minutes of reading is part of that. We ... continue reading