September in San Diego…

San Diego in September, Pacific beach


Use Your Imagination: The Boxtrolls Inspire Global Cardboard Box Challenge!

Kids build boxes with The Boxtrolls and Imagination Foundation

  Looking for a hands on experience that your kids can learn from, putting their minds and hands to work? Want to attend a fun event and win a few prizes? I am all for fostering children’s creativity, so I thought it was cool awesome that The Boxtrolls movie has partnered with Imagination Foundation to […]

Squeeze Breakfast In On The Go, Don’t Feel Guilty About It

Kellogg's Frosted Mini Wheats with fresh berries for breakfast

  I am exhausted. From the looks of it, she is too.   Since school has started, it has been, well, interesting. Adjusting to this new schedule has been hectic, it seems like we all have something happening all at once. As my kids are carted back and forth from school to sports, and from moms […]

DIY Dry Erase White Board Tiles Craft

DIY dry erase board tiles on the wall

Hi guys! I’m Olivia from DIY Mother! Today, Deanna is letting me share a super-easy organizational DIY project that costs $5 and doesn’t require much effort: a 4 (or 6 or 8) panel dry erase board.     Lately, I’ve been on a mission to get my family a little more organized. My house is […]

Healthy School Lunch Ideas: Deli Kabobs With Oscar Mayer Old World Style Salami!

salami and fruit kabobs for lunch

How do you get your kids to make their own lunch, and actually like eating it?     My son has been packing his own lunch for the past few years. He has a few rules to follow: fresh fruit or vegetable, protein, grains, a snack, and a drink. I admit, it gets mundane and […]

10 Signs That Tell You You’re Getting Older

Old Maid

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wendy’s®. Read to learn why they’re telling me that i’m old.     When did you realize that you were getting old? Was it the birth, and rapid growth of your children? The young people doing absolutely nothing that you would ever do? An […]

Fall Into The Season: Warm Spiced Apple Cranberry Cider

Apple Cranberry Cider Recipe, A Warm Fall Beverage

This month, we’re making a fall favorite using Sweet’N Low, it’s part of a sponsored post series for the #SweetNLowStars program. Check it out!     Fall is here! Is it getting cold where you live yet?   As Fall sets in and temperatures cool us off, people are looking to warm up. I thought it would be […]

Tailgate Time: Citrus Cranberry Salad With Homemade Citrunette Vinaigrette

Citrus Cranberry Salad with Orange Citrunette Dressing

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Florida Department of Citrus. I received promotional item to thank me for participating.     I am on a mission. A mission to eat healthier, fresher, lighter, and live life to it’s fullest potential.  I am already pretty good about eating well, but it can […]

5 Back To School Supplies It’s Time To Buy Now #TGIBTS {Giveaway}

Fruit of the Loom toddler girls underwear briefs

I received a gift card from Fruit of the Loom in exchange for writing this blog post. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own.     I know, I know, most of our kids have already started school. I get it, you’ve already done most of your shopping, am I right? Well, […]

How To Make A Boxtroll Part 2: The Finished Product!

How to build Sparky the Boxtroll

  Guys we did it! We finished our Boxtroll!   Remember when I showed you a sneak peak of how to make a Boxtroll for The Boxtrolls movie and sweepstakes? We’re so happy to be done, now we can enter the Build A Boxtroll Movie Sweepstakes!     This was such an easy craft, my […]