8 Date Ideas from Frugal To Fancy


My husband and I have been married eight years now, and we love to date each other. Even though money is tight and good babysitters are hard to come by, we really try to make it a priority to send time together, just the two of us. Here are some of our favorite date night ideas. I received tickets to … Continue reading

Easy Mini Heart Cake

Mini Heart Cake

Do you go out for Valentine’s Day or do you stay in or do you plan a date night at home? Most years, we have stayed in because we’ll have a young infant to tote along and a few other kids at home to have to find a sitter for. It’s got to be one of the hardest days of the year … Continue reading

Potty Sticker Chart + Pull-Ups® Coupon!

Potty Sticker Chart

Have you been working to potty train your toddler? We are sharing two things that have really helped us including a potty sticker chart! We are right in the midst of potty training our two year old, and he loves using stickers to reward his progress along the way. It’s a great alternative to candy after every tinkle but to still celebrate their … Continue reading

How to Get Better Sleep

How to Get Better Sleep

If there’s one thing all parents want no need to know it’s how to get better sleep. The problem is, the answer for a full night of worry-free sleep is to go back to your kid-free days! Seriously. You’re not truly going to get amazing sleep again. Even when the kids move out, you know they’re going to call and wake up … Continue reading

Easy Valentine Accordion Hearts Card

Valentine Accordion Hearts Card

Are you getting ready for Valentine’s day? It’s such a fun holiday to take a moment and share with those you love how much you care. I showed my kids how to make an easy Valentine accordion hearts card and took the time to make one for my sweetheart, too. This is a really easy card to make with kids … Continue reading

Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe

Pina Colada Smoothie

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Renew Life Formulas. All opinions are 100% mine. This past summer, we went to an extremely relaxing all-inclusive resort and hung out on the beach sipping virgin Pina Coladas. It was the most relaxing vacation I’ve ever been on. So, when life starts to get hectic, there’s nothing that … Continue reading

Frozen Marshmallow Hot Chocolate

Frozen Hot Choc

Are you fans of winter at your house? We love it at ours, well most of us do! The holidays, the snow, the snuggly layers and bundled up fun. Even though we live in the desert we have favorite activities for when we are here AND when we are visiting family in more snowy areas. It seems like there are … Continue reading

DIY Gold Glitter Chevron Vase

Glitter Chevron Vase

Gold is all the rage right now for home decor. But that doesn’t mean you have to splurge on something expensive to update your space. Instead, add a hint of sparkle and gold to your decor with this DIY gold glitter chevron vase tutorial! It is so easy to add glitter to your vase and make something completely unique for your … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog

Start a Blog

In just a few short months I will be celebrating my 5th year blogging anniversary! I can’t believe I’m already at 5 years blogging with what started as just a hobby. I had a personal family blog for a few years before this blog, and enjoyed sharing our family members there, too. There are so many different ways you can … Continue reading

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts 50,000 Points Giveaway

Wyndham Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach Wyndham Grand Resort_lagoon pool_5-2013

I received Wyndham Hotels & Resorts points in exchange for hosting this giveaway. All opinions are my own.  My husband and I have been planning a vacation for our 10-year anniversary for this December. We’ve have dreamed up a list that’s too long to count of all the places in the world we’d love to visit someday. There are places … Continue reading