I love learning clever things from others. My sister and brother-in-law were moving this week and I got to help them get ready. We've moved many, many times in our married years but usually they are short moves. Our two cross-country moves were handled by a moving company though my husband's job. So, I usually just throw things together for the short move. Example: The last move we made was ... Read More about Moving Hacks
Heart Pizzas and Strawberry floats (strawberry soda pop with ice cream). For the pizzas, I just made a pizza dough and rolled it out into circles, then used a pizza cutter to shape them into hearts. The kids got to put on their own sauce and toppings. Super simple but very fun for the kids. ... Read More about Valentine Dinner for the Kids
My sister is awesome! I don't know how she does it, but good deals seem to just jump out at her. She's packing up her home to move this weekend and we were at Home Depot buying moving supplies and she found these amazing hooks and called me over since I just "had" to have them. So adorable and perfect since . . . 1. I have 5 kids 2. I just happen to be getting ready to add some backpack hooks to ... Read More about Numbered Backpack Hooks – great deal!
Oh, yeah! These are some good, family friendly tunes to listen to. The kids love them and we love them too so we can all sing along and enjoy this album together. The kids especially love the Newsies medley and we often hear Landon (3years) proclaiming that he's the King of New York. If you're looking for some great music, give the Spectrum album from Vocal Point a try. Yep, this is what real ... Read More about What we’re listening to: Spectrum by Vocal Point
I grew up in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. I remember it snowing maybe one time and it melted as soon as it hit the ground. But we've spent the last 12 years of our married lives in Maryland and Colorado and have gotten to live in the snow. I don't like driving in it but it sure is pretty when everything is covered in white and I love watch the snow fall . . . there's something magical about ... Read More about Our Favorite Snow Day Hacks