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Looking for easy Easter egg ideas? Try these Speckled Easter Eggs.

Speckled Easter Eggs

Easter is less that a week away and if you have little ones at home you'll be hunting eggs soon! Sweet T and I enjoyed creating these speckled Easter eggs together using Kool-Aid. Speckled Easter Eggs You will need: 2 envelopes Kool-Aid Unsweetened Drink Mix, any red color (Try Cherry, Black Cherry, Strawberry or Tropical Punch … [Read More...]


GoldieBloxs Giveaway – Ends 4/13 #GirlsNeedGoldie

Part of being a good parent is allowing our children to fail and helping them learn from failure.  "Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." ~ Winston Churchill Failure often leads to innovation, and if we can teach our children not to fear failure, we've done them a great service! GoldieBlox is boosting girls' … [Read More...]

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$100 Giveaway! – Ends 4/9

Do you consider yourself frugal? Even if you aren't a super couponer, you probably love to save money. Who doesn't, right? While you won't find me spending hours pouring over grocery coupons, Hubs and I are both pretty frugal when it comes to major purchases. Not matter your personal priorities, there will always be areas where you need to … [Read More...]

Love restaurant copycat recipes? Enjoy your favorite breadsticks at home thanks to this Olive Garden copycat recipe.

Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks

What's a visit to Olive Garden without all you can eat breadsticks? Ever dip them Alfredo sauce? Mmmmm.... Now you can make Olive Garden breadsticks at home with this Olive Garden copycat recipe. Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks Recipe 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks Author: Jenn Serves: 16 … [Read More...]

Parenting tips for the digital age, plus a free app for kids!

Parenting in the Digital Age

Mamas, our generation faces unprecedented parenting challenges thanks to technology. My parents cringed as I read graffiti (aloud of course) at the park or magazine headlines in the grocery check out about how to please my man in the sack. I get to cringe at both of those things plus that sidebar ad for busty Russian babes who want to marry … [Read More...]

Looking for easy desserts for spring? These Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches fit the bill. This easy cookie recipe tastes amazing all on its own but sandwich some ice cream in between them to really make your taste buds sing!

Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

  This easy cookies recipe tastes amazing all on its own but sandwich some ice cream in between them to really make your taste buds sing!  Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches Print Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches Author: Foodstirs Recipe type: Dessert Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total … [Read More...]

Is your morning routine setting you up for success? Organize your morning and get everyone out the door on time with these 5 doable tips

5 Morning Success Tips for Busy Moms

Are you a morning person? Good for you. I've always been a night owl, but even if you're an early bird the responsibility of getting a family up, at 'em, and out the door each morning can be overwhelming. Below are 5 tips to set yourself of for morning success and conquer your day! 1. Prepare the night before - Have outfits laid out, lunches … [Read More...]

Looking for Christian Easter ideas? Try this Easter craft plus learn 6 ways to share the Easter story with your children.

Resurrection Garden Easter Craft

At our one and only MOPS meeting of March (sniffle), we discussed the importance of sharing the Easter message with our children. The resurrection really is the touchstone of our faith, yet we generally put more spiritual emphasis on Christmas than Easter. But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: And if Christ be not … [Read More...]

Looking for green St. Patrick's Day food? Try these easy whoopie pies for dessert! The frosting recipe is amazing.

Leprechaun Whoopie Pies

Our MOPS group enjoyed an early St. Patrick's Day party last week, and these whoopie pies were a hit! I can't take credit for them, but Ashley was nice enough to share her recipe since several of us wanted it after tasting these tasty treats. Yes, almost everyone had more than one. Once you try them you'll know why! St. Patrick's Day Dessert - … [Read More...]

This DIY nest necklace craft can be created in about 15 minutes. Each egg represents a child so it makes a lovely Mothers Day gift or baby shower gift.

Nest Necklace DIY

  DIY Nest Necklace You will need 24-Gauge Silver Wire 6x8mm beads - for a nest with 1-3 beads or Smaller beads - (These are not labeled with their exact size. They are just slightly smaller than the 6x8mm beads and you'll need them for a nest with 4-5 eggs in it)* Needlenose pliers A pendant holder *5 eggs per nest really is the … [Read More...]

Loosing baby weight can be difficult. Try these weightloss tips for beating the postnatal bulge! |fitness

Postpartum Weight Loss #PostNatalFatBurner

Twelve years and two kids later, I'm actually a little thinner than the day Hubs and I got married. My tummy will never look the same, but it goes to show that losing baby weight is possible. You can do it!   Sweet T was my first child (Sweet T Makes Three!) and having suffered a miscarriage before her arrival, I was pretty paranoid … [Read More...]

This twist on Mississippi mud cake is a dessert recipe you'll want to make again and again.

Mississippi Mud Bars

This twist on Mississippi mud cake is a chocolate dessert recipe you'll want to make again and again. Here's how! Preheat oven to 350 degrees Combine margarine and sugar, beat until thoroughly mixed. Add eggs and continue to beat. Stir in remaining ingredients and pour into a 13x9 inch pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from … [Read More...]

Boredom Busters! Use these indoor activities for kids to make sure no one goes stir crazy. 20 rainy day activities to choose from! #19 is genius.

Cabin Fever? 20 Indoor Activities for Kids

Cabin fever has set in around our house. Between inclement weather keeping the roads closed, preschool closing for snow days, and the sickies, we just haven't been able to get out of the house like we'd like! Below are 20 indoor activities for kids. Pull them out of your hat on rainy days, snow days, or sick days and never hear "I'm bored" … [Read More...]

I decided to try a weight loss with essential oils technique. Come see my before and after photos for motivation! |Fitness

Weight Loss with Essential Oils: Part 1

A few things have conspired against me in the last 2 years that have made having the flat tummy I've always enjoyed become elusive. The birth of my second child Hitting my 30's Spending more and more time at a desk due to work demand An increase in stress due to that second child and those increased work demands. Some would look at my … [Read More...]