Have you Checked your Garage Door Lately?


When was the last time you did a proper maintenance check on your garage door? If you can’t answer right away, it has definitely been too long. No more than thirty years ago, a garage door opener was still considered a luxury. People had to get out of their cars to open the garage door […]

A #Snackurday Spent Antiquing

El Maries Antiques

Our small Southern town has an adorable downtown area full of antique, gift, and thrift shops. Whenever my in-laws come to visit, I look forward to spending little time there perusing the stores and spending girl time with my mother-in-law and Sweet T. Linda and I enjoying browsing, but Sweet T comes strictly for the sweet treats. […]

Bluelounge Collection Prize Pack Giveaway – Ends 11/6 #Targetstyle #Targetfinds #BlueloungeBullseye


As much as I would love if all of my electronics were wireless, there’s a certain stability with going the wired or cabled route. That being said, those wires and cables can get tangled and be generally annoying to use or move around. Behind entertainment centers or underneath desks are popular places for wire “nests” […]

Farm Day 2014


Farm Days would be more accurate since we visited two days in a row! We love Gullion Farms and make it a point to visit each time they are open to the public. Sweet T even had her birthday party there this year! The kids cannot get enough of the corn bin   And Gus […]

A Better World for Kids: A Game for Good


Whether video games on consoles or a computer or apps on phones and tablets, games are everywhere these days. Most are for entertainment, but many these days are focusing on education and positive thinking. Though I don’t want Sweet T or Gus to be constantly staring at a screen, I appreciate that there are games […]

Family Halloween Costume Idea: Toy Story Theme

Toy story family costume theme

Halloween season is here and we’ve already started taking advantage of local opportunities for candy and fun. Friday night we attended a community street festival that encouraged kids to wear their costumes and collect candy from different vendors. We’re doing a Toy Story theme this year for our whole family and the kids’ costumes were a […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks

Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks for Fall

It finally FEELS like fall around here now. Today we’re celebrating with these cute little turkeys for an after school snack. Hoping the kids gobble them right up! (*groan*) Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks Print Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks Author: Jenn Recipe type: Snack Cuisine: Kids Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins   Your kids are sure to “gobble […]

Walt Disney World Memory Maker: Is it worth it?

Walt Disney World Memor Maker. Is it worth the price?

Walt Disney World Memory Maker package can be purchased in advance for $149. I actually didn’t know about this option prior to our trip last month and paid $199 for it at the park! We wound up with 223 photos of our trip and here’s why it was worth it for our family even at the […]

Little Gift Shop of Horrors


On return trip from Louisville last weekend, we may have tried to stall just a little. I’m glad we dragged our feet because we got to experience the most epic gift shop of all time in the history of ever. I’m not going to mention the name of the place since it’s my intent to make you smile, […]

Snap a Family Selfie and Enter to Win! #SuaveFamilySelfie

family selfie

Taking a selfie used to be a quick snap of yourself to share with the world. The selfie phenomenon has taken on a life of its own. So much so that there’s even a new fall show called Selfie and even a song. While I’m not a huge selfie-taker, I’ll usually snap one when I […]