Family Holiday Traditions

I love the holidays! Some of my favorite memories as a child are around Christmas.  There really is such a magic about it all and it is so fun to see my kids living it now.  I love making a list of things for us to try and do at the beginning of each month.  […]

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delicious pumpkin muffins

My favorite pumpkin muffin recipe ever! These are my go-to fall recipe.  A coworker of mine at a previous job used to make these and bring them to work and thank goodness she passed the recipe on.  I have the ingredients stocked in my pantry all season and lose count of how many times I […]

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Seven Layer Magic Bars

I have to share this simple dessert recipe with you! You may be familiar with this eagle brand recipe, another name they are called is magic bars. My mom used to make these when I was growing up and as a kid I remember her bringing them to parties and they never made it back […]

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Too much Halloween Candy? Share the Sweets!

Hi ya’ll! I have been brainstorming this week on ideas to manage all the Halloween sugar! I’m not a huge fan of candy for my kids, the sugar and dyes for one affect their behavior and as much as I hate to admit, it’s just not good for them or us. I don’t want my […]

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Fall Family Fun

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year! I love it ALL! The football, crockpot meals, colors, clothing, the anticipation of holidays, the WEATHER, festivals, pumpkin patches etc.  There are so many fun things to do and how nice is it to get to outside and soak up the crisp fall air?!  Sometimes though too […]

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Fun Halloween Games

I love games!  I grew up playing outside with my siblings and friends the majority of the time and those are some of my favorite memories.  I was a YMCA counselor for years as well and gained an extra appreciation for games- they always bring out everyone’s fun side and I love anything that keeps […]

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Summer Must-Haves for kids!!

I can’t believe July is right around the corner.  It’s technically the first day of summer today but feels like we have already been in it for a month now!  I put together a list of my favorites for my kids for the summer time! Keeping it in a simple list form so it’s easy […]

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The Best Summer Dip

Ya’ll, this dip is So good 😋! My sister brought it to the lake years ago before I ever even had babies (thank you KK!!) and from that point on it has been a staple recipe during the summer time.  I call it Lake Bean Dip 😉.  If you have known me for awhile chances […]

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Fun Family Easter Traditions

I can’t believe Easter is already approaching.  I love Spring! Aside from all of the pollen it is beautiful outside and feels like a new beginning. It is my go-to time for clean up and organization, planning fun activities for spring break and vacations for the upcoming summer. There is so much to look forward […]

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The One Thing That Matters Most

To all the Mama’s out there.  I have news!  What I am about to share if it is the only thing you get right you have WON.  It is that simple.  One thing!  No book to read, podcast or power point needed. If you succeed at this one thing you can rest assured that you […]

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Simple Valentine’s Traditions for the Family

Once you have kids, Valentine’s Day becomes more.  It’s about showing love to your entire family. What I remember most about valentines day growing up is exchanging cards and treats with classmates at school. The $1 carnations in middle and high school (I may have had a deal with friends that we all anonymously get […]

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The Best Taco Salad Recipe

Ya’ll…I am about to share one of the easiest and most delicious recipes with you! I can’t take credit for this recipe- that all goes to my mama! Thanks mom! 😘 This recipe was a regular at my home growing up and my siblings and I still make it today.  It is so good! The […]

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