Craftstruction for Kids of All Ages

Mom's are always the last to know.... I had three boxes of Quixels sitting in my dining room, just waiting for the perfect time to break them out for the kids. After school one day a few neighborhood kids were hanging out here when all of the kids discovered the boxes. They went CRAZY! All ... continue reading

The Favorite Gift of the Season and a Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Genesis Bows for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Does anyone else ever need some fresh inspiration for the holiday gift giving season? We were really excited to find a gift that keeps our kids active and engaged while challenging them and being fun ... continue reading

Easy and Fun Crafting Kits for Kids

My daughter has been asking and asking to learn to knit. Two issues; I do not know how to knit and I have some hand issues to prevent me from learning to knit with needles. However, I love supporting her creativity and hand craft projects so I was on a mission to make it happen! ... continue reading

Top 5 Things Our Schools Need

I am VERY passionate about our schools, our teachers, and education. In my past life, I was an elementary school teacher and my heart will always be there. I am very fortunate to work from home now and have the opportunity to be involved in our school and school district. I see first hand the ... continue reading

Connecting with Loved Ones in a FUN and Easy Way!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HomeTeam for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband and I both own our own businesses and that entails some long hours and travel. It is a priority for us to stay connected when so busy and away from home. We try to ... continue reading

Halloween “Minute to Win It” and FREE Printables

I love working from home blogging and running my Young Living business. It gives me so much flexibility to be there for my family when they need me. I volunteer in the classroom a few days a week using my teaching skills, but planning and running the parties is probably the most fun. Last Valentine's Day, ... continue reading

Are You Making the Most of Your Shopping Dollars?

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase Ultimate Rewards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Long ago we started using a rewards program to earn points on our monthly purchases. Most of our family lives far way and it is a top priority that we get to spend quality ... continue reading

How to Achieve a Healthy Balanced Lifestyle-10 Tips

  When I say "healthy" what pops into your mind? sacrifice boring challenging expensive I am on a mission to change that thinking! Healthy routines can be easy, delicious, and fun. A healthy lifestyle is very important for my family and I work hard to set us up for success.         1. ... 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