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! […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It’s been a busy last few weeks here at our house! (Photo of my cuties up above!) We enjoyed Christmas with family, traveled to San Antonio to play at Sea World and around town, and enjoyed just being lazy this past weekend! Kids are back at school today, hubby is back to […]

10 Things to Add to your Baby Registry (+ Fun Surprise!)

Having 8 years between my last two babies…things have changed…A LOT! There are so many new items that were not available back in 2008! Pampers sent me a gift card to bless a mama and to put together my top ten items to add to your baby registry list! Here are my top 10: Pampers Diapers! […]

One Year ago today

One Year ago today, my hubby and I were approved to adopt! We went through the home study process and waited for “the call!” The same day that we received this call that we were approved, we also were asked if we would like our profile shown to an expectant mother. Of course we said […]

Celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month with Hallmark

November is National Adoption Awareness Month! There are currently over 100,000 waiting kids in the US for adoption and who knows what the number is overseas. So many children out there who need a home! A year ago this week, my hubby and I were approved to adopt and listed as a waiting family for […]

Saying yes to Messy Play with Dreft #MessiestBabyContest

“This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Dreft. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.” I will be the first to admit that I am not one for allowing messy play because it makes more work for me. I hate that about myself. I […]

Thinking outside the box: Organizing your Van

I live in my van…I wish I didn’t, but I do. I don’t mean actually sleeping in it, but my son definitely does takes naps in there from time to time. We are always on the go. To and from school, to and from softball practices or games, to and from the store, to and […]

Pumpkin Party Perfection

I love Pumpkin flavored everything…so as you can imagine I am in heaven right now with all of the stuff currently in store! Each year around this time I invite my pumpkin loving friends to come for a Pumpkin Party! I ask each guest to bring an item with pumpkin in it….can be savory or […]