DIY Backyard Wedding Checklist

backyard wedding checklist

There are lots of steps to planning a wedding from creating invitations to picking out a theme and settling on a wedding dress. But as the big day starts to near, it’s helpful to have a checklist there to help you pull together the big day. This checklist is all about helping you, and your family and friends that will … Continue reading

6 Reasons to Enjoy Music with Your Kids

Music with your kids

There are so many reasons to love music. As adults, we enjoy music for dancing, entertainment, with movies, for singing along in the car, unwinding, and many other times. Just as adults love music, kids really do too. Introducing your children to music at a young age can help build their love and interest in music and be a great … Continue reading

4 Desserts That Feel Like Cheats!

Desserts that feel like cheats

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fiber One for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you ever have a craving, an itch, a need for something sweet? If you choose carefully, you don’t have to say no to all the sweets that pass you by. Instead, just select better-for-you treats that will feel like you’re cheating, … Continue reading

Homemade Corn Tortillas Recipe

Homemade Corn Tortillas Recipe

Have you ever made your own homemade corn tortillas? I absolutely love fresh, homemade tortillas whenever I go out to a Mexican restaurant, and knew it would be worth trying to make at home to replicate the fresh, wonderful taste for our taco nights! You’ll be surprised by how easy this recipe is to create and what a difference in … Continue reading

5 Activities for #SummerScience Fun

Summer Science Activities for Kids

School still out for summer? It can be hard to avoid the summer time “brain drain”. Keeping kids busy and having fun during their much needed break from school is tricky. But keeping science alive during the summer is actually easier than you think. Science isn’t just laboratory work and complicated chemicals, it is such a great way to engage … Continue reading

How to Optimize Your eBay Experience #ad


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Liberty Mutual Insurance . All opinions are 100% mine. We’ve all been there; browsing through hundreds of items on eBay. How do you make sure you have the highest bid? Are you really getting a good deal? What kinds of items can you sell on eBay? Whether buying or … Continue reading

DIY Crafts for Kids


Summer means lots of time to explore and create together with your kids. You’ll need ways to keep their minds active, engaged, and most of all busy! These 14 creative DIY Crafts for Kids start as a recipe you can assemble together and then double as a summer activity to keep them busy and creating! Try one, or try them all! … Continue reading

Quick and Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Pizza

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of LLOYD’S® Barbeque Company, LLC. for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know about your house, but mine gets pretty crazy during the week. Between school and work, playdates and practices, we get booked up pretty fast. One thing I never skip out on is family dinner. It … Continue reading

5 Ways to Make Time For Me

Time for me

I always thought when I could be a stay at home mom my stress would decrease, boy oh boy was I wrong.  I never dreamed that being a mom would bring me so much joy, or so much stress! It taught me that no matter what your stage in life you will be dealing with stress, and that eating cupcakes … Continue reading

Planning a Back to School Wardrobe #BeYou

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Are your kids excited for back to school? Yesterday, we hit the stores getting ready for my three older boys to head back to school as the school year starts in early August here. We are now officially in the final countdown. The are so many exciting things that come with that first day of school for your kids – … Continue reading