Maximize Your Your Amazon Prime Membership

24. February 2017 Budget tips 5
Maximize Your Your Amazon Prime Membership
  Amazon Prime Is More Than Free Shipping   I’ve had Amazon Prime for years. I originally signed up for a free trial but then realized it was great for our family since all of my nieces and brothers are on the East Coast. Amazon sells everything so I can always find what they want ...

How To Bake With Kids

How To Bake With Kids
  Tips To Make Baking With Kids Less Stressful   I started baking with my kids when my oldest son was two and a half. He had a speech delay and would struggle to communicate so there were many tantrums. One day, as a tactic to distract him from his impending tantrum, I pulled out ...

Our Favorite Books for Second Grade Boys

Our Favorite Books for Second Grade Boys
  Roundup of Books That Appeal to Reluctant Readers   I love books. I have always loved books. I used to read with a flashlight under the covers as a kid. I used to read during the seven hour road trip we took every year. My husband also enjoys reading. He has stacks and stacks ...

My Favorite Toy Storage Solution

16. February 2017 Organizing 0
My Favorite Toy Storage Solution
  Toy Storage That Kids Can Use   My kids have a lot of toys. A lot. They have so many toys that whenever we’ve had workers come into our house, they’ve commented on how many toys our kids own. To make matters worse, we’re in an 1,100 square foot condo with no garage or ...

How Busy Moms Can Fit In Healthy Eating

14. February 2017 Health 1
How Busy Moms Can Fit In Healthy Eating
  Eating Healthy Doesn’t Have to Be Hard if You Take Shortcuts   I was at Target yesterday and two toddler moms were in line behind me chatting about how crazy busy they are. One of the moms said she can’t remember the last time she put a fruit of vegetable in her mouth. I ...

Road Trip to Julian, California

Road Trip to Julian, California
  Travel Back to Julian’s California Gold Rush Days Just One Hour Outside San Diego   If you are taking a road trip to San Diego, I highly recommend taking a detour on your return home to spend the day in Julian, California. This former California Gold Rush town features historic architecture, family entertainment and ...

7 Minute Make-Up for Busy Moms

07. February 2017 Reviews 0
7 Minute Make-Up for Busy Moms
  I Got a Makeup Consultation from a Professional and Here’s What I Bought and Use Daily   I felt like I was in a makeup rut before my 40th birthday. The last time I tried different makeup was when I was pregnant with my second son and dealing with frequent breakouts. The make-up counter ...

How I Use My Planner

06. February 2017 Organizing 0
How I Use My Planner
  A Look Into How My Planner Helps Me Juggle My Life and Family   I have been a planner junkie for most of my life. When I was a kid, I made to do lists. I would put tasks like “do homework, read a chapter, make the bed” on my to do list. I ...

Review Of Our Favorite Family Board Games

Review Of Our Favorite Family Board Games
We Brought Back Family Game Night Even Though Our Boys Have a Large Age Gap   Game night can be tough when your kids are far apart in age. While one kid is ready for more strategic, long games, the other kid can’t seem to wait his or her turn…or at least that’s what happens ...