Archives for September 2016

Home Safety – Take it to the Next Level with a First Alert Onelink Environment Monitor Giveaway

Home safety is extremely important to me. I have three kids and both of my elderly in-laws live with us . Between those two groups, we have both sides of the age-related at risk spectrum in our home. Because of that, we do everything we can to make home safety as thorough as possible in our home. Home Safety Means Everything And I do mean everything. Home safety is all about keeping your family safe, happy, and healthy, and family is what it's … [Read more...]

Five ways to celebrate grandparents

I was never close to my grandparents. Both of my grandfathers passed when I was very young and I never felt any real connection to either of my grandmothers, so when I look at the relationship my kids have with my inlaws I am in awe! You see, since my inlaws live with us, they have a very special bond with my children, so much so that my kids and I love to take time to celebrate grandparents.  Here are five ways to celebrate grandparents … [Read more...]

Six ways to make musical memories with your kids

It’s hard to ignore the fact that this is a house of music lovers. There’s always music on in at least one room of the house. If you can’t immediately hear Rotten to the Core coming from upstairs or the latest Taylor Swift song coming from the kitchen then you’ll notice the kids jamming out with headphones on. Music is a major part of our lives and there’s no denying that. Here are five ideas to make musical memories with your kids. 1. Turn … [Read more...]

It is never too early to start thinking about Summer camp #CreateTheNext

It's never too soon to start thinking about next summer. Even though the kids just started school, next summer will be here before you know it and NOW is the time that you can save BIG on Summer Camp! You see, now is the time to take advantage of the pre-season sale for Summer Camp at Digital Media Academy, in fact, right now you will find the lowest prices of the year on everything from summer camp to online courses to housing. Lock in … [Read more...]

Skip the canned aisle & go for Blount Organic Soups #savorsimplicity

I grew up with a Mom who would literally spend hours making homemade soups. Every Fall she would spend hours cooking up and 'canning' an assortment of soups and she would gift them to friends and family. Now that I am an adult, I have struggled to find the same home-made taste in canned soups and now I know why! I have been looking in the wrong place. You see, instead of looking at the canned soups, I should have been looking in the refrigerated … [Read more...]

Entenmann’s Donuts and Milk: Perfect Together AMEX Gift Card Giveaway

Back to school means that my house is constantly filled with hungry children looking for snacks. I mean, I know for a fact that they eat at school, but man, when they come home,  snacks are being made and milk is being poured. Why milk? Well, I grew up in a home that didn't drink a lot of milk and now that I am an adult and I know the importance of milk, I made it my mission to make it one of the drinks of choice for the kids. This is why I love … [Read more...]

Clogged Pipes – All About the Gross

Clogged pipes are gross. The clog is gross. The back up is gross. The smell is gross. It's a gross fest. We all hate clogged pipes, but how do we either A: prevent them, B: get rid of them, or C: do both? Well, that's what we're going to talk about today. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Clog 101. An overview of one of the more gross household maladies. What Causes Clogged Pipes Clogged pipes are the worst, whether it's the kitchen sink backing … [Read more...]

The importance of ME TIME & a Giveaway

The importance of ME time! Before I met hubby I didn't want kids. I was sure that having kids meant that I would no longer have my own life and that I would lose a part of myself. Then I saw Hubby with his daughter and saw how much they completed each other and then and there, I decided that not only did I want a child, I wanted more than one, with this amazing man. Here we are many, many years later and I have realized that I was partially … [Read more...]

Citrus & Beet Salad Recipe

Remember last week when I told you all the in's and out's on why we love Summer Citrus from South Africa? Well, I am here to not only tell you more but to share an amazing recipe I came up with, Citrus & Beet Salad! First off, we are still all about those amazing Easy Peelers since the kids love taking them everywhere, but I have to say that we have also become quite addicted to the Navels. They are a pretty large and are so very … [Read more...]

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