Hamburger Helper Crunchy Taco Bowl

Crunchy Taco Bowl

Taco Tuesday is a weekly event in my house. It’s the one night of the week that I know everyone will happily eat dinner without any complaints, no matter how I change up the taco format. This week I tried a brand new taco recipe when I created a Hamburger Helper® Crunchy Taco Bowl. It was […]

4th Of July Resist Painting Kids Craft

4th of July Resist Painting Kids Craft

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Glad, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #pressnsealhacks Everyone uses Glad Press ‘n Seal in the kitchen, right? (If not, you totally need to. It puts all other cling wraps to shame.) Have you ever used it for crafting? My […]

A+ Teacher Gift Tag

A Teacher Gift Tag

Another school year has come and gone, it is hard to believe! My daughter had another excellent year, due in large part to an awesome teacher. In fact, her teacher is an A+ Teacher! To thank her for everything she has done for my student this year, I came up with an A+ Teacher Gift Tag. (And […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Dip

When it comes to pot luck parties, my favorite contribution is a cheese dip. My old standard is Granny’s Dip, a cream cheese and olive dip that my Granny always made, but I now have a new favorite dip to share at parties – Buffalo Chicken Dip.  I have to thank Mr. and Mrs. Ack […]

16 Graduation Party Ideas ~ Giveaway

Graduation Party Decorations

Another year has passed and suddenly your baby is graduating. How is that even possible? But there is no time to reminisce now, you have a graduation party to plan. After all, this is a big day that only happens once so you need to make it count. Here are 16 Graduation Party Ideas to make your party a success.

Red, White And Blue Sangria

Red White and Blue Sangira

Summer is fast approaching, and as the days grow longer we will spend many evenings outside with friends and family. My favorite summer cocktail is sangria, and in the spirit of summer I gave it a patriotic makeover creating an easy Red, White and Blue Sangria.

Easy Peasy Lunch With Hellmann’s Squeeze Bottle

Hellman's Sandwich

A good sandwich always makes me think of my grandfather. He loved a thick sandwich with meat, cheese and veggies piled high. He used to call it an Army man’s sandwich. Of course, a sandwich isn’t complete without my favorite condiment — mayonnaise. And making a sandwich with Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise just got easier with […]

Girls’ Night In And DIY Bath Salts

Girls Night In Party

Moms deserve a night to themselves from time to time, and that’s why I like to have my moms friends over for a girls’ night in. I’d love to have everyone over monthly, but everyone is so busy we are lucky if we get together quarterly. Sometimes we get together and just hang out, but when I am feeling up to it I love create a themed night with a DIY project for our get togethers.

DIY Crayon Vase Teacher Gift

Teacher Gift Crayon Vase

Teacher Appreciation Week has arrived, and I have one last project to share. At my daughter’s school, they do themed days during teacher appreciation week, and Wednesday is bouquet day. Each child is supposed to bring a single flower to the teacher, and together they make a bouquet. I decided it would be fun to […]

Thank You Teacher Free Printable

Thank You Teacher Printable

At my daughter’s school, they have themes for each day of Teacher Appreciation Week. And as room mom, it is my job to take that theme and celebrate our teacher. It is a fun challenge, and I am love coming up with teacher gift ideas for my daughter’s wonderful teacher. My favorite so far is the Thank You […]

EOS Lip Balm Teacher Appreciation Gift Printable

EOS Lip Balm Teacher Gift Idea

It’s that time of year again – time to thank the teachers who care for and teach our children day in and day out. There really isn’t enough thanks in the world for those special teachers, but during Teacher Appreciation Week we can try! As room mom I am currently working on a whole week worth […]

Tissue Paper Rainbow Craft (Plus Printable Template)

Rainbow Tissue Paper Craft

As a crafter, I love it when my girls ask to make a project. I love it even more when they think of their own project (it takes the pressure off). We’ve made so many tissue paper crafts that it wasn’t surprising that K wanted to make another one. But this close to Easter I […]

Paper Plate Easter Bunny Ears

Easter Bunny Mask

This post brought to you by TruMoo Milk  . The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Here comes Peter Cottontail… Wait, that’s not Peter Cottontail, those are my kids in their adorable Paper Plate Easter Bunny Ears. It’s nearly Easter, but there is still time to make this last-minute project with your kiddos.   […]

Favorite Easter Crafts, Activities and Treats

Easter Egg Crafts and Treats

Looking for some last-minute ideas to make Easter extra special with Easter crafts or special Easter treats? Here are some of my family’s favorite easter ideas from over the years. From easy kids crafts to spicy deviled eggs, there is something for everyone. Happy Easter!  Favorite Easter Crafts and Activities  DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs […]

Easter Rice Krispies Treats Nests

Easter Rice Krispies Treats

My girls love to help in the kitchen. They especially love it when we make desserts, and one of their favorite things to help make are Rice Krispies Treats®. We make them pretty frequently, so they know the basic recipe and it is so easy they can really help. This time, we made Easter Rice Krispies Treats […]