SurfSweets is a line of organic candy that allows us moms to give our kids tasty snacks that aren't terrible for them. With SurfSweets, we can celebrate everyday victories, the last day of school, make road trips snack packs, or just enjoy a random Tuesday. The kids love the taste, and I love that this candy is completely natural (And ok, I love … [Read More...]
If you're looking for Memorial Day food or 4th of July food, check out these fun patriotic desserts! Coconut Macaroon Cherry Bombs incorporate red, white, and blue in the tastiest of ways.
Print Coconut Macaroon Cherry Bombs Author: Jenn Ingredients ¾ cup all purpose flour 6 cups shredded sweetened coconut 1 … [Read More...]
Located in Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg is ideal for your next family vacation. There's plenty for families to enjoy together as well as more adult offerings. If you are a homeschool family, you'll be delighted with all of the learning opportunities in Fredericksburg.
With so many family travel destinations, planning a family vacation … [Read More...]
Use these Cinderella birthday party ideas to create a Cinderella party your little one will never forget!
Sweet T and I attended a Cinderella themed birthday part last weekend and I thought I'd share a few of Deanna's amazing ideas for the little princesses.
Cinderella Birthday Party Ideas
Party guests were welcomed with an important reminder … [Read More...]
Need an easy appetizer to make for your next get-together? Try this fruit salsa that you can have ready in 5 minutes. The salty sweet taste of this orange salsa was a hit at girl's night out!
Fischer and Wieser The Original Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce® is the key to getting this fruit salsa ready so quickly. Find it at a store near … [Read More...]
DIY bath and body product and chocolate are two of my favorite things, so...why not combine the two? Got dry lips? Try this coconut oil sugar scrub recipe for a delicious chocolate lip scrub for dry lips. Use regularly for soft, smooth lips. As a bonus, you'll be amazed at how much better your lipstick glides on and wears.
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Mother's Day is one week away, and just this week I was reflecting on how my mother helped shape my beauty routine as I was growing up. Teachable moments about basic hygeine (Yes, Child, you need to wash your hair more than once per week now that you're 13.) progressed to full-blown makeup tutorials in those pre-YouTube days, all courtesy of Mom. … [Read More...]
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Need simple, gluten free kid's snacks? Check out these 50 gluten free snacks for kids for inspiration! Some of them make great gluten free lunches for kids too.
Gluten Free Snacks for Kids
If the thought of finding a gluten free snacks for kids gives you a headache - don't worry! Even though it may seem like … [Read More...]
When you've spend years either working from home alternating between a laptop on the kitchen table or a desktop that's been put next to the crib in the baby's room, you get a little giddy at the prospect of having an actual home office. Hubs is one talented man and created a space for me in our basement. I only wish I was half as talented at … [Read More...]
We've all felt the panic that sets in on weekdays around 5:00. What's for dinner and why am I expected to feed these people every day?? Keep the ingredients for this beef with broccoli recipe in your freezer and you'll always be prepared for the 5:00 panic with an easy meal that tastes like you spent more than 10 minutes on it!
The key to … [Read More...]
Spring has arrived in the South which means it will be summer tomorrow and my hair-dryer will collect dust until fall. Blowing out one's hair in triple degree heat while the poor air conditioner tries to keep up just isn't an option, no matter how cute the final result may be. This week I tried out a fun textured look using products from … [Read More...]
Choice Hotels just announced a several changes to their rewards program. These changes will bring over 25 million Choice Privileges members greater and faster value!
What are some of the new benefits?
Your Extras. Weekday travelers can earn a special reward — a little something 'extra' — right when they check in. For each qualifying … [Read More...]
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
and Barbie Farm … [Read More...]
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...]