It doesn't seem like that long ago I was playing Barbies with my friends and now I have a daughter who loves them as much as I did! How does that happen? Barbie has come a long way since my day and Sweet T now has two new dolls from the Barbie Careers collection available at Toys 'R Us!
Meet Barbie Eye Doctor
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My dad was always the photographer for our little family of three when I was growing up. As a result, there are plenty of photos of my mother and me! I inherited Dad's shutterbug gene and have become the photographer for my own family. I love it! No complaints! Ok, maybe there's one...I'm rarely in any family photos.
I've become more aware of … [Read More...]
If you're visiting Pigeon Forge with kids, Dollywood is a must-do! A lot has changed since I visited as a child. A lot of things have stayed the same though invoking lots of fun memories for me during this visit. We happened to visit during the Dollywood Festival of Nations so I'll tell you a little bit about that along with our experience in the … [Read More...]
Laundry! It's never ending. How many loads do you do in a week? Might as well have some pretty laundry planner stickers to represent that pile, right? These laundry baskets and washing machine stickers coordinate with Erin Condren Life Planners and make laundry day seem...cuter? Is that possible?
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We just returned from a little family spring break trip to Pigeon Forge and got to see Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede while we were there. Dixie Stampede is a popular Pigeon Forge dinner show but this was the first time any of us had visited. Dixie Stampede did not disappoint!
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Review
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Spring has either sprung at your house or you're dying of spring fever, right? My free hydrate planner stickers were a hit so I decided to make some fun Erin Condren planner stickers for spring too. Just click the image below to download and print your free planner stickers! They are perfect for your vertical ECLP and the color scheme is designed … [Read More...]
We just returned from a little road trip to the mountains, and if you've ever traveled with small children you know that a "little road trip" can sometimes seem like a cross-country one! Thankfully this wasn't our first rodeo and we brought plenty of things to keep both kids occupied during our 5 hours on the road each way. A new thing we added to … [Read More...]
This strawberry pot herb garden is such a simple way to participate in Earth Month this year. Being green can be as simple as growing food together with my kids in a pot on our porch. Here's how you can make strawberry pot herb garden of your own!
Strawberry Pot Herb Garden
You will need:
A terra cotta strawberry planter
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There is something magical about putting pen to paper. Technology like word-processing programs and smartphones are a part of my daily life, but I'm not sure I'll ever lose that desire to write in a physical calendar and create old-fashioned to-do lists. Are you a list person? I'm such a well known list-maker that my secret sister gifted me with … [Read More...]
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...]
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!
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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...]
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...]
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...]