Turkey Treat Box with Pumpkin Spice Snack

I love Thanksgiving because it marks the start of the holiday season, which is often a busy but very memorable time of the year.  We have so much to be thankful for and I love that this beautiful holiday gives us time to truly reflect on all those blessings.  This year take the kids table from ordinary to extraordinary with a Turkey Treat Box filled with Pumpkin Spice Snack. This is one of those simple and fun recipes your kids can help make and as an added bonus they can decorate the turkey … [Read more...]

Chocolate Spider Cookies

It's funny how something that totally creeps me out in real life can be one of my favorite Halloween decorations and now treats.  These creepy crawly Chocolate Spider Cookies won't scare you, chance are they'll make you smile!  These cute spiders are the perfect Halloween treat for parties, teacher gifts or just because. I don't think there is a holiday that goes by that I don't spend time with my kids in the kitchen.  It's one of those things that not only gives you the opportunity to make … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

This post was sponsored by General Mills through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select.  While I was compensated to write a post about Pillsbury™ Grands! Cinnamon Rolls, all opinions are my own. Our weekends are usually jam packed and busy with kids sports activities, errands and the occasional get together with friends.  But on Sunday mornings we make it a priority to focus on spending quality time as a family.  And nothing says lovin' like warm fresh cinnamon rolls from the oven!  We … [Read more...]

Roasted Orange Glazed Rainbow Carrots

It's been one month since we started back to school and it looks like we've all finally settled into our school routine. My kids love their teachers and have been busy making new friends.  But, back to school also means busier schedules, homework, and long days.  Part of the challenge as a parent is finding the perfect balance for everything, all while helping your kids thrive throughout the school year.  Honestly, most days I wonder if I'm getting any of it right. One thing I can make sure I am … [Read more...]

I Love You Because… Grandparents Day Gift

Everyone can do something grand for Grandparents Day on September 13th, especially with our Grandparents Day Interview and printables. Whether your grandparents are down the street or across the country, you can show them just how special they are with a hand drawn picture and a list of all the reasons you love them with our "I Love You Because Grandparents Day Gift" coloring page and printable. We love our grandparents, they are the absolute best!  They are the best at giving hugs, they make … [Read more...]

Messy Balloon Pop Painting

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Maytag for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When my kids were younger we always had an hour during our day where we would make art projects, play with Play-dough or just explore outside and maybe even make mud pies.  My kids loved this time of the day, it was like a license to be as messy as possible without getting in trouble.  Now that they are in school, a little older and busy with sports we don't set aside as much time for this type of … [Read more...]

Strawberry Coco Loco Mocktail Recipe

Summer is full of spontaneous moments, lots of late nights and of course refreshing treats to keep cool.  This Strawberry Coco Loco Mocktail recipe is the perfect summertime sip for kids and a refreshing way to cool off.  Whether you are entertaining or just looking for a yummy way to make family dinner a little more fun, this kid-friendly mocktail is extraordinary! These non-alcoholic drinks feel grown up but are a fun alternative for the kids, and adults too! So put away those boring juice … [Read more...]

DIY Musical Instruments

Kids love to make music, and what better way to chase away summer boredom than with your own DIY Musical Instruments.  My girls take every chance they can to perform for us...or anyone who will watch for that matter.  So they loved the idea of creating their very own instruments and putting together a special music show. As part of the Passport to Imagination summer campaign, I’ve partnered with Gymboree and Michaels to bring you some fresh and fabulous summer fun! Along with our rad DIY … [Read more...]

4th of July Flag Balloon Dart Game

  Hello!  I am excited to bring you a super fun 4th of July themed post with some of my favorite creative bloggers.  Welcome to The Red White and Blue Blog Hop where you will find 95 festive food, decor and craft ideas for an EXTRAORDINARY 4th of July Celebration! Every year we spend the 4th of July with friends at the Frio River and now that we all have kids I like to find fun and easy ways that they can celebrate.  In the past I've created 4th of July buckets filled with goodies … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Cone Fruit Cups

This summer forget the sugary sweets; here is a fun and fresh idea for serving fruit at your next event.  These Ice Cream Cone Fruit Cups are great for pool parties, backyard BBQs and make the perfect afternoon snack. I've learned that my kids will usually gobble up anything when it's served in a fun and creative way and this treat is no exception.  This summer serve fresh fruit in ice cream vessels for a creative and healthy alternative to all those sweets.  The kids will … [Read more...]