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Plan a Staycation & Save Money

Plan a staycation to save the money. Adventure is still to be had as you play the tourist in your own town. Enjoy sleeping in your own bed, too! My motto, as you must know by now, is “Go big or go home”. It applies to my family size, my to-do list, my car, and […]

Getting Ready for the Week Ahead

Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not […]

Preparing the House Before Vacation

Vacation season is about to begin. While packing up to hit the road is obviously top priority, there are some great things you can do to make coming home even better. Here are some great tips on preparing the house before vacation from Amy Gross, founder of Mom’s Toolbox. Getting ready to head out of […]

Travel Planning: Five Favorite Things

Travel Planning: Five Favorite Things

Doing a little travel planning? Me, too! Here are five of my favorite things when it comes to planning a family vacation. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. While I’m […]

Kids Can Play Safe at Chuck E. Cheese’s

Got cabin fever? Need a fun place to take the kids that’s indoors and where you can just chill? Kids can play safe at Chuck E. Cheese’s. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s. The opinions and text are all mine. I have very fond childhood memories of […]

Planning a Happy Spring Break at Home

A happy spring break is the best kind, but it doesn’t typically just happen magically. It takes a little planning. Consider these tried and true tips to make yours come off without a hitch this year. The following post was written by JessieLeigh Smith of Parenting Miracles. Ah, Spring is right around the corner! Right? Oh, […]

Triple Chocolate Sundaes

Three forms of chocolate: brownie, ice cream, and sauce, come together for a delicious Valentine’s treat: Triple Chocolate Sundaes. Believe it or not, sundaes are one of the hot food trends of 2017. Yes, all things are made new again when you add funky flavors and modern technology to them. Or beef them up into, […]

Personal Cherry Crumbles

Bake up individual cherry crumbles for a delicious dessert any time of year. (Psst, but particularly fun at Valentine’s Day.) I think February just cries for cherries. If it’s not the Valentines Day red, then it’s George Washington’s birthday that rallies the cry for cherries. Not to mention the winter blues. While I am not […]