Celebrating turning 12 with Captain America Themed Party

A huge thanks to Oriental Trading for helping make this party PERFECT! My 12 yr old isn’t a “girly girl!” She never has been. She likes things that SHE likes and isn’t easily convinced to change for something that another likes! She decided a few years back that she enjoyed Avengers and Captain America was […]

Parenting with the End in mind!

For the past few months, my hubby and I have been attending Parent Camp. I really wanted to attend for a few reasons, but mainly because the teen years are coming quickly and I want to be ahead of the game. I don’t want to live in a crazy cycle of either apathy or shooting into […]

Upcycled Chick-fil-A Containers for Sensory Baby Play

Anyone that knows me knows that my family LOVES Chick-fil-A! We go at least once a week, and often times more! They know us by name and we have made some precious friendships with a few of the hostess ladies. When I know they have something personal going on, I want to check up on […]

National Random Acts of Kindness Day

National Random Acts of Kindness Day is today(Feb. 17)! I have a love hate relationship with us actually having a day like this. I wish we could do this EVERY day!  I love opportunities to involve my kids in paying it forward and doing kind things for others! In honor of today, UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation […]

Tooth Fairy Tips to help create magic and make memories

With four kiddos in my house, I feel like we are constantly enjoying the fun that the Tooth Fairy brings! She comes with the kids lose a tooth, at Halloween to take the bad candy and again at Valentine’s Day if needed. She cares deeply about their teeth! Below you will find some tips for […]

Send your Sweetheart a FREE Snuggle Serenade

I love Valentine’s day! I love that it’s a day the world focuses on LOVE, not hate! I love that I get to spoil my hubby and kids with treats and pour on my love for them in fun ways! This year Snuggle is offering a fun way to do just this! Send a Snuggle […]

Joy comes through Mourning

Over my 37 years of live I have experienced several losses. Some small and many great. It never gets easier. When I was a small child, I remember my mom mourning the loss of her great grandfather. I knew the man, but the loss didn’t feel so personal as I was much too young to […]

Pay it Forward with Medieval Times (+ Recipe for Tomato Bisque Soup!)

The Medieval Times castle in Dallas is celebrating their 25th anniversary! During January-February, as part of their Chivalry in Action campaign, they will be collecting non-perishable food items and donating them to Dallas Life.  With each donation, castle patrons will receive a discount to see an upcoming performance.  I love pay it forward opportunities like this! […]

Sleeping Peacefully with Pampers Swaddlers Over Night Diapers

I am Pampers Baby Board blogger and occasionally I get to try new products for free. This post is my opinion, and not paid. Sleep is something that new moms (day) dream about. This past year, with a new baby in our home, I learned the value of getting a peaceful nights rest. In fact, […]

Celebrating the Double Digits

My second born child, Emma, is turning 10 this week! She will officially be in the double digits! I am so excited to celebrate her special day but also so sad that she is now consider a tween! Emma is my sweet breath of fresh air! She is so beautiful on the inside and out! […]