Easy Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

You're going to love this delicious, healthy, creamy Spinach Artichoke dip! It's oh-so cheesy and can even be made completely gluten free! Plus, you can prepare this easy appetizer recipe ahead of time and then just bake to warm when ready to serve.

We love this warm creamy spinach dip that is sure to impress at any party. It’s an easy appetizer that can be prepared ahead of time and then popped into the oven for a gooey and delicious dip. This can easily be made into a gluten free appetizer by baking in a small casserole dish and serving with gluten free … Continue reading

Back to School Essentials Guide 2016

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Can you believe that it’s already time to start preparing for a new school year? Growing up, I always loved the few weeks leading up to the first day of school – I loved shopping for new school clothes, supplies, and accessories. In my opinion, there’s nothing better than the scent of a new box of crayons! Now that I have … Continue reading

Fun Science Activities At Home

Great science activities anyone can do at home! Unique activities for all ages with things you already have at your house!

Being an Elementary School teacher turned stay-at-home mom, I’ve learned that the best time to teach ANYTHING is when there is interest, and kids are ALWAYS interested in science and how things work. My kids ask me at least 20 times a day about “why” something works, or “how” something happens, or “what if…” scenarios. Childhood is full of curiosity … Continue reading

Mason Jar S’mores Recipe

Oh. my. these taste like SUMMER! These mason jar s'mores were so easy to make, too, just a few mins prep and bake for about 10 minutes and you're ready to go! Loved every bite of chocolate and marshmallow goodness in this diy s'mores recipe you bake at home!

Summer just doesn’t feel like summer without s’mores! This year, we didn’t get to do our big summer road trips we love go take, so it was time to make our favorite S’mores from home to enjoy that taste of summer we crave without the camping. We made mason jar s’mores which were oh-so-delicious, you won’t want to share! Mason Jar … Continue reading

Letting Go Of The Screen Time Reward

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Screens have a big place in our world. We use phones, computer and tablets for just about everything. My kids ask me a question I don’t know the answer to, I Google it. Need a recipe for dinner? Whip out the tablet. Have a question for Grandma? Shoot her a text. Technology has taken over, and like everything else, it … Continue reading

Top Back to School Trends & Tips #SchoolHappens

Ready for School Trends

It’s that time again! Time to head to the stores with your kids and shop for the hottest trends and products for the new school year! I can recall as a kid trying to pick out the top styles of the new year and still be “mom approved” selections within a budget. This year, it’s easy to combine the two … Continue reading

Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Super easy Strawberry Freezer Jam recipe! It is kid-friendly to make and delicious for everyone. My family’s favorite recipe with instant pectin – tried and true!

I never thought I was a make-it-yourself jam kind of girl. It just looked like way too much work and I can buy a jar of perfectly good jam for about $3. However, a friend turned me onto a Strawberry Freezer Jam recipe that is the BEST jam I’ve ever had, and now my family will eat nothing else. This … Continue reading

Traveling With Toddlers: Do’s and Don’ts


Traveling with toddlers can be a grand adventure. As a mom of three kids under the age of five who logged over 30,000 miles in the car or air with all three in tow in the last year, I consider myself somewhat experienced when it comes to the subject. Here is my list of do’s and don’ts when it comes … Continue reading

Teething Babies: Signs, Relief, and Advice

Teething babies

Teething is currently a very hot topic at my house. My one-year-old just cut two new teeth and it looks like two more are just about to cut through. Although I’m pretty sure there’s nothing cuter than those new little pearly whites, the teething process is not for the faint of heart. Between the sleepless nights and fussy days, it’s … Continue reading