Family-Friendly Travel Ideas For The End Of Summer

This is the time of year when I am always scrambling to add a few more fun things to the family calendar. I start looking for weekends where we can squeeze one more family trip in to make some more memories.

DIY Cereal Box Postcards Craft

This kids summer project Cereal Box Postcards craft is sponsored by Pebbles Cereal.  I don’t know about you, but we go through a LOT of cereal boxes in our house. Although we are really good about recycling the empty ones, sometimes it is more fun to upcycle them into something new. This time we made DIY Cereal Box […]

Wellie Wishers New American Girl Dolls Review

American Girl recently launched a brand-new line of dolls, the Wellie Wishers and my American Girl-loving daughters were thrilled to receive a couple of dolls and books to review.  American Girl Wellie Wishers There are five Wellie Wishers dolls from American Girl, and each is completely adorable. Named for the colorful wellies the girls wear, these friends spend […]

The BFG Paper Plate Dream Catchers Craft

This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of my favorite childhood books is now a Disney movie – The BFG. Months ago in preparation for the movie coming out, I bought my daughter a Roald Dahl collection. (A summer reading […]

On The Go With Caribou Iced Coffee

When the heat index reaches triple digits, the best way to enjoy a cup of coffee is ice cold. A refreshing way to start the day or a cool break mid-day, iced coffee is the way to go. Because one doesn’t always have the time (or the patience) to brew and cool an iced coffee […]

Fish Pillow Tutorial

This step-by-step fish pillow tutorial is sponsored by Waverly Inspirations. You guys, I am so excited!!! We got a couch for our porch! We’ve talked about getting one for ages, but something always came up. Then, out of the blue, we happened upon an end-of-season sale and scored one at more than 50% off. Yippee! What […]

5 Tips To Enjoy The Dog Park

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Beneful. All opinions are 100% mine. When Bear and Bella were younger, we took them everywhere with us. I even had one of those purses I could put them in and tuck under my arm. We took them shopping (at dog friendly stores), traveling and, of […]

Disney’s The BFG Coloring Pages And Activity Pages

I can’t remember the last time my daughter was this excited about an upcoming movie. She has been counting down the days until The BFG comes out in theaters, and now it is here. (Poor thing, mom is making her wait until Sunday to see it!) These The BFG coloring pages and activity pages should help keep […]

Road Trip Road Sign Bingo Free Printable

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DeMet’s FLIPZ®. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the challenges of a road trip is “eyes up.” My oldest is happy to bury her nose in a book while my youngest just wants another movie. For long highway driving, this works for me […]

Fruity Pebbles Cake Batter Cheeseball

A colorful Fruity Pebbles Cake Batter Cheeseball is sure to be a standout at your next party. This post is sponsored by Pebbles Cereal.    What do you get when you mix cream cheese, cake batter and Fruity Pebbles? The most colorful cheeseball on the dessert table. Colorful and delicious the Fruity Pebbles Cake Batter Cheeseball demands attention and […]

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Mosquito Problems

It’s a Florida catch-22. It’s too hot to play outside in the middle of the day, but it is too buggy to play outside in the (slightly) cooler evenings. In order to enjoy more of the great outdoors this summer, we have taken steps to get rid of mosquito problem in our yard and protect […]

5 Ways To Entertain The Whole Family On A Road Trip

As we gear up for our summer road trip, I am busy planing hotels, activities and ways to keep the kids occupied on the drive. Like many road trips part of our trip will be on boring highways, and during those portions of the drive I don’t mind screen time to keep them occupied. But […]

Red, White And Blue Ice Pops Recipe

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of Influencer Activation for Influence Central. There is nothing more refreshing than a frozen treat on a hot summer day, and if my girls had their way every day would be filled with sweet frozen treats. To make frozen treats even more special (and a lot […]

Father’s Day Fun With Nerf ~ Toys R Us Giveaway

Dad is really just a big kid. This has never been more clear to me than as my daughters discovered the world of Star Wars. While Dad was always willing to sit and play dolls when asked, he is thrilled when he is asked to play Star Wars action figures with the girls. Imagine his excitement […]

3 Reasons Floridians Should Visit Marion County

Living in Florida, there are many options for weekend staycations. If you are looking for something outside of the usual tourist spots Ocala/Marion County is filled with activities for the whole family to make summer memories.