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Noise induced hearing loss is sneaky. Learn what you can do to protect your kids!

Protect your Kids from Noise Induced Hearing Loss!

Last week some friends and I had a little mom's night out and as it often does, the topic of parenting came up (What can I say? Even when we aren't with the little stinkers we can't help talking about them instead.) I pointed out that we are the first generation to parent in the digital age. Being pioneers, we can't exactly reflect on our own … [Read More...]

Dip recipes abound, but this 4-Ingredient garlic dip recipe is one of the simplest and tastiest you will make. You can easily lighten it up too for a "better for you" option!

4-Ingredient Garlic Dip

Spring is here and thanks to the time change I'm feeling more energized and sociable. How about you? I have a lot of spring gatherings planned, and where there are gatherings there will be food! (At least here in the South.) Thankfully, I have an easy recipe that will be my go-to for these affairs: 4-Ingredient Garlic Dip! You can make this … [Read More...]

Traveling with preschoolers doesn't have to be a nightmare. Try these 9 traveling tips for travelling with kids by car and actually enjoy your next road trip with them!

Traveling with Preschoolers: 9 tips for your road trip

Traveling with preschoolers doesn't have to be intimidating Try these 9  tips for traveling with kids by car and actually enjoy your next road trip with them! 9 Tips for Traveling with Preschoolers 1. Do a media fast before the trip - No TV, tablets, smart phones, computer time, or hand-help games prior to the road trip. If your child is pretty … [Read More...]

Gluten free biscuits and gravy! Both the biscuits and the sausage breakfast gravy are free of dairy and gluten and taste as great as the originals!

Gluten Free Biscuits and Gravy Recipe

Yesterday I was giddy with excitement over my gluten free dairy free biscuits, but what's a good Southern-style biscuit without some breakfast gravy on top? This gluten free, dairy free sausage gravy makes gluten free biscuits and gravy possible! Hubs is thrilled to say the least. Gravy making is a skill that's best learned from observation … [Read More...]

Y'all these are seriously the best gluten free dairy free biscuits! After 6 attempts I ought to know. They are easy too! You'll never know they are missing gluten.

The Best Gluten Free Dairy Free Biscuits!

I've been trying to find the best gluten free dairy free biscuits to make for Hubs and after 6 different attempts...Eureka! Ya'll, I am so excited about this recipe! Others may claim to be the best, but these are THE BEST. The texture is perfect and the taste is divine. You could serve these up to gluten-eaters and they'd never know the difference. … [Read More...]

Packed with protein and healthy fats, this easy healthy dinner idea combines a little spice and a little sweet all for 300 calories per serving.

Thai-Style Shrimp Grapefruit Salad

This is a sponsored campaign on behalf of Sweet Scarletts and Millennial Blogs. Packed with protein and healthy fats, this easy healthy dinner idea combines a little spice and a little sweet all for around 200 calories per serving. Sweet Scarletts Texas red grapefruit make this Thai-style salad unforgettable! Thai Style Shrimp … [Read More...]

If you need St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids, try this pot of gold craft that upcycles used K Cups. Now that's how being green on March 17th is done!

Pot of Gold Craft for Kids

St. Patrick's Day is coming up and the first thing most of us think of is green, green, green! This pot of gold craft is green in more ways than one since it upcycles used K-Cups. Now that's how being green on March 17th is done! This pot of gold craft makes a great St. Patrick's Day craft for preschoolers. They'll just need a little adult … [Read More...]

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A Defense of the “Mom Bob” plus a $50 CVS Gift Card Giveaway! #NewSuaveCoconut

Post sponsored by Lunchbox. Opinions are 100% my own. Apparently I have a "mom bob." Didn't realize this was a thing until my friend lamented that she needed a new 'do because every mother she knows is currently wearing a bob. There's only one thing to do when you find out you chopped off 12 inches of hair (ahhhh sweet freedom) only to … [Read More...]

Yay for free planner printables! Enjoy these free ECLP stickers and stay hydrated this summer.

Free Hydrate Planner Stickers!

Who else loves their Erin Condren Life Planner? In the months I've been using mine, it's become a Sunday night ritual to break out the washi tape and stickers and plan my week. Use these free printable hydrate stickers to keep track of your water intake each day of the week. These hydrate planner stickers are perfect for the left margin of your … [Read More...]

A collection of mandala coloring pages for adults. Yay for free coloring sheets for adults!

Mandala Coloring Pages for Adults

Lately I've been hooked on coloring sheets for adults. My secret sister gave me an adult coloring book this past week and I've enjoyed coloring in it and sharing pages with Sweet T and Gus. Few things are more relaxing for a mom than to spend Saturday morning coloring with her kids. Why? Well, there's no mom guilt for not spending time with my kids … [Read More...]

Most of the ideas for a hot chocolate bar I've seen tend toward a Christmas or Valentine's theme, but I went for something more bright, whimsical and spring-like. It may be chilly enough to sip on hot cocoa, but that doesn't mean we don't have some spring fever!

Easy Ideas for a Hot Chocolate Bar

MOPS mom's night out was at my house this month and I decided to do a "spring fever" hot chocolate bar for my gal pals. Most of the ideas for a hot chocolate bar I've seen tend toward a Christmas or Valentine's theme, but I went for something more bright, whimsical and spring-like. Winter is drawing to a close and while it may be chilly enough to … [Read More...]


How Can Pregnancy Affect Your Vision?

Vision Direct, Europe's largest online retailer of contact lenses, asked over 250 women on Mumsnet about their experiences during pregnancy and how their eyesight changed. It turns out around 30% of women in the thread had no vision problems at all, however 19% had complained of dry eyes and 25% had to change their prescription for a new … [Read More...]

Whole 30 Instant Pot recipes! These 20 Whole 30 recipes are tried and true for Instant Pot success.

20 Whole 30 Instant Pot Recipes

The Instant Pot is showing up all over my Facebook feed and I finally decided to bite (pun intended.) Thanks to Amazon Prime I'll be the proud owner of one in just a couple of days. In the meantime I've rounded up some Whole 30 Instant Pot recipes since this Whole 30 Freezer to Slow Cooker post was so popular. Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 … [Read More...]

To the other moms who wrapped a tissue box in Christmas paper and called their kid's Valentine's box done

To the other moms who covered a tissue box in wrapping paper and called their kid’s Valentine’s box done

I saw you at drop-off this morning and recognized you as my tribe. Allow me to sing you the song of our people: (To the tune of Adele's Hello because nobody's make a parody of that yet) Hello from my Mommy tribe, That crafty crap I can't abide, What do you think I even do with my time, Because searching Pinterest makes me lose my … [Read More...]