V-day gift idea: Personalized Necklace


I love my man, but he needs very clear hints on gifts for Valentine’s, Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Christmas. This year I sent him this link for this adorable God Gave Me You Personalized Necklace – from BelleChic! It’s $24.99, plus $2.99 shipping!

Make and Save Money as you go back to College

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It’s time to head back to college and every parent knows what that means… Money for books is needed!  You can save money and NOT buy them…you can RENT them each semester. (I didn’t keep any of my books from college and I know I paid a ton for them each semester…). Here is the info that […]

Plan an Olaf Birthday Party


I partnered with Oriental Trading Company to bring you this fun post with party ideas. All opinions are my own and are honest. My middle daughter loves all things Frozen and it was no surprise to me when she said she wanted to have a Frozen party again this year. We went back and forth […]

Grow your marriage at Pine Cove


Valentine’s Day is a little over a month away and this year I would love to challenge you to do something a little different! Plan a get away for you and your honey! It’s important to have time to connect without the world (as you know it) and all of it’s distractions! Putting your marriage […]

First Birthday Memories (+ Fun Giveaway)


I have partnered with P&G to bring you this fun post and giveaway! P&G Provided me with the gift pack to giveaway as well as a giftpack for myself. #BRUMilestones I had three kids in four years…and was in total survival mode but didn’t know it! After several years of infertility and 3 invitros…I was […]

A glimmer of hope for parents…


I often wonder if the things I try to teach my kids is really sinking into their long term memories. It seems that the short term doesn’t work that great as they become repeat offenders at times, driving me batty! I have made great efforts lately to try to explain things and help them to […]

Finding worth in New Years Resolutions (+ Fun Giveaway worth $120!)


Each year many people write out great aspirations for how they want to change their lives for the new year. I personally have done it myself. It’s awesome to think about the things you want to change and set goals for what you want to achieve in the new year. If you are normally in […]

Preorder Big Hero 6 (coming to DVD Feb 24th)


Big Hero 6 is coming to DVD next month (on Feb 24!)! I feel like that is SUPER fast! We loved it and will be buying it! Infact, we preordered on Amazon! I love that Amazon will give us $ back if the movie ends up cheaper then the preorder price! Click on over and […]

Pay it Forward with the Firefly Run

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As you know, I love to post about fun 5K’s in the DFW area! There is another one that will be a lot of fun and it’s a night time run! The Firefly 5K will be in Plano on March 28th! I am planning to run in this one with my hubby! We are going […]

The Joy of living a Fake life


Is there any joy found in living a life that is fake? You know the ones you see on Facebook and other social media channels. Everyone is always smiling, no pain exists. Marriages are perfect, kids are super smart, and awesome athletes. I don’t think there is any joy in living that fake life and […]