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Christmas Work Party Fun

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It’s a rare thing to be out without my kids on the weekend. With Brian’s work party, we had to deal with a pretty severe windchill warning. -30 anyone? It was pretty painful to say the least but we got out for a few hours to enjoy it! With all the run around as we […]

Five Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe as They Grow Up

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As your children grow, so do the dangers around them. While it is not always possible to keep your kids safe from everything, you want to be sure you do your best to keep them as safe and healthy as possible. There are several ways you can do this, ensuring they are physically safe from […]

5 Reasons Why Kitchen Renovations Might be a Great Idea

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If you are on the fence about whether or not to update your kitchen, you are not alone. It is a very big decision. Even the project with the tightest budget is likely to see five-figure price tags on a kitchen renovation. The process can be disruptive in more ways than one, and you simply […]

Fighting to keep our Twins Together Continues.

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Nathan and Lucas have come such a long way since starting HeadStart. Unfortunately, we are not where we need to be for entering Kindergarten next year. In 2014 I wrote Fighting to Keep Our Twins together in School. While I wish I could say that the school has taken all the information we gave them […]

Target Save $75 on Graco 4-in-1 Seat #Graco4Ever

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Graco4Ever #CollectiveBias Keep your kids safe with the Car Seat That Keeps Up As They Grow. The Graco 4-in-1 seat grows with your child, so you can enjoy 10 years of use, from 4 – 120 lb. The […]

How Savannah’s High Humidity Makes Your AC Sweat [Infographic]

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If you live in a city such as Savannah, Georgia, you’re probably no stranger to high humidity during the summer months. Understandably, you know how uncomfortable being outside in the heat can be. You also probably know that you use your air conditioning unit more in the summer than in the winter. This use could […]

4 Tips for a Fun Stress-Free Bath Time for your Kids

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For some families, bath time is a fun and enjoyable time of the morning or evening. For others, that time comes with a fight and a headache. With some changes to your routine, however, you can make bath time a fun and stress-free experience for both you and your children.  Set the Ground Rules Image […]

Hasbro Be Fearless Be Kind Campaign #BeKind #BFBK

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Living in a blended family with six children, it’s no surprise that we often find ourselves telling our kids about respecting each other. Not only do we want them to be kind to each other but, we want them to show kindness in their schools, the community, and anyone they interact with. As our state […]

Iowa’s Fallen Officers #BackTheBlue

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On Wednesday as Brian woke for work, I checked my phone as I always do. After seeing a news update, I knew I wouldn’t be going back to sleep. Two Des Moines police officers shot and killed in an ambush attack. I still find myself processing the news and it is something I know I […]

Trick or Treat Night One

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Halloween is my favorite holiday. We are known to go all out and I love every minute of it. Our town had it’s downtown trick or treat last night.  Disney Descendants Ant-Man(s) Batman (Don’t worry, he will have a partner in crime for the next trip out!)

Coupons for Good-4 Ways to Support Cancer Research through Giving Gifts

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When you’re shopping around for the perfect gift, consider what the companies you patronize will do with your money. Some amazing businesses donate money to cancer research when you make certain purchases. Next time you’re trying to decide whether to buy someone flowers, jewelry, or an interesting trinket, think about the source of the gift. […]

FREE 5×7 Softcover Photo Book from York Photo

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With back to school events and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to start creating your custom photo gifts. Take advantage of this freebie alert from York Photo! Grandparents love getting pictures they can show off and you can help them with this great gift. Want a hardcover photo book? By using Code:ALBUM2 […]

Being a Parent Advocate for your Child #SpecialNeeds #LifeWithTwins

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As a mom of twins, there is never a dull moment. We’ve hit road bumps and hurdles in the almost five years since Lucas and Nathan were born. In those five years, I’ve also learned that I will always be the number one advocate for my children. I’ve been proactive in ensuring the twins have […]

Family Pumpkin Fun

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With Halloween here, we have been having so much fun getting creative with costume ideas and decorating. It has become a family tradition to visit a pumpkin patch. We’ve now been out to Berry Patch Farm twice and had plenty of fun. Why twice? We decided to take advantage of a carload deal and fill our […]

Our New #WWE Baby! #WWEMoms

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We have officially grew our family again by four legs 😉 We spent several days on name ideas. Superheroes. Military. Cartoon Characters. After much thought and looking through ideas, I randomly came up with the perfect name. Our kitty is full of spunk and attitude. After looking at WWE Divas, the perfect name popped out. […]