Party Food Ideas for Your 4th of July BBQ


I love the 4th of July. I love the red, white and blue, and all of the festivities that come with it. You might get together with family or friends and enjoy a BBQ or a picnic, whatever you do, food is usually involved. This year I wanted to make something different, but yummy. I’ve come up with a few different options. Hopefully one will work for you! READ MORE »

Geode Hunting in Dugway Utah!

My kids have been interested in rock collecting and hunting over the past few years so I thought now would be the perfect time to take them on a trip to the Geode Beds in Utah! Before we left I did a lot of research to figure out what we were looking for and other fun things to do so here’s what I learned. READ MORE »

3 Ways to Save Money School Shopping

I know it feels like school just got out, but before you know it, you will need to be school shopping. If you are like me, you are starting early so that you can save money and get it over with before it gets to be too stressful. READ MORE »

Easy Tips to Help You Relax On Your Road Trip

Do you have road trip plans coming up this Summer? READ MORE »

3 Ways to Stress Less This Summer


Do you find yourself stressed out during the summer months?  It’s hard when we work and we have to ways to keep our children entertained, or pay for their daycare for full days instead of the partial days when they are in school.  Plus, if your kids are anything like mine, they are probably already eating you out of house and home (why are kids so much hungrier during the summer months, again?). READ MORE »

10 Screen – Free Summer Activities Your Kids Will Love

How are you doing with kids home all. day. long? I love having my kids home, but I also love having a game plan, otherwise they would be content watching shows and playing video games all day. There is SO much more to do and learn this summer. I’m pretty strict with screens, so I’ve had to be creative finding activities that kids would love. If you need a little help getting your kids up and moving, here are a few ideas that will keep them off the screens. READ MORE »

Jamba Juice Peach Pleasure Smoothie Copycat Recipe!

With National Smoothie Day being tomorrow I thought it was only fitting to give you my favorite copycat recipe, Jamba Juice’s Peach Pleasure Smoothie! This smoothie is so yummy and hits just the right spot on those hot summer days! READ MORE »

5 Ways to Watch TV for Cheap

I know I have told you all before, but I have been over the cable game for a long, long time.  I simply despised paying over a hundred dollars a month just so my family and I could have an excuse to be lazy.  No thank you. READ MORE »

5 Ways to Save on Airfare

You guys!! I am so very ready to hop on a plane and go on vacation!  How about you? If you are wanting to go on a trip, and wanting to keep it on a reasonable budget, I have some tips for you! READ MORE »

How to Stay Organized When Traveling with Kids

Traveling is one of my favorite things to do. I love traveling with my spouse, friends and family. However, when traveling with kids, more patience, food, and organization is required. I’ve noticed when I am organized, then I feel more at peace and can have fun. There are a few tips I’ve learned while traveling with 4 young kids. Hopefully these will help you out as well. READ MORE »

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