Month: April 2016

Thank You Kroger for Getting it Right

Thank you Kroger for being sensitive of the rights of all of your customers and coming up with a common sense solution.  Your decision to create a single use unisex bathroom option in addition to the traditional male/female restrooms is a huge help for me and I wish more stores would follow your example. I am...

/ April 28, 2016

The Importance of Writing by Hand

Oh the importance of writing by hand! It is almost becoming a lost art. We write so many things on the computer. Almost all letters are sent by email. Messages are sent by text. Even out to-do lists are on our phone. On an average day, my kids don’t write anything by hand unless I make them....

/ April 27, 2016

Stylish Purse Hangers are Perfect Frugal Gifts

These stylish purse hangers are frugal gifts that are practical and fun!  I got my first purse hanger about 3 years ago and I love mine! I have given them to my family and friends and my husband gave some to his co-workers and everyone really appreciates them!  They are inexpensive but well made.  They make...

/ April 26, 2016

Anxious? Snuggle Up in This Sensory Sheet

This sensory sheet is a game changer for people with anxiety, autism, ADHD, or other special needs!  It is helpful for so many needs. It really helps 4 of my children to sleep better and calm when they can’t get to sleep because of ADHD or have have anxiety or panic attacks, and it is a...

/ April 26, 2016

Mother’s Day Gifts She Really Wants

Mother’s Day is coming up soon and I have some great ideas for Mother’s Day gifts for you.  I was at a bridal shower last week and a lot of us got talking about the gifts and how we still have a lot of the same things we got for our weddings but they needed to be replaced....

/ April 25, 2016

Mexican Crepes: Yummy Twist on an Old Favorite

These Mexican Crepes are a new family favorite! My husband lived in France for 2 years so we make a lot of crepes in our family. We love them! Normally we make sweet crepes for breakfast, but we have also made savory crepes with delicious sauces. We have crepes about once a week or more. Thank...

/ April 24, 2016

Sprained Ankle Essential Oil Roller

This sprained ankle essential oil roller helped my daughter get back to soccer after she sprained her ankle! It’s spring and that means spring sports. In our family we have kids playing soccer, tennis, rugby, and of course pick up basketball.  Our lives are crazier than usual.  When my daughter came home from soccer practice limping...

/ April 18, 2016

Why You Should Teach Your Kids To Be Ninjas

If you want your kids to help clean up you should teach your kids to be ninjas!  I discovered this trick when my sons were little. They had just discovered ninjas and were obsessed with wanting to watch ninja movies and make ninja stars out of paper. One day, I walked into the living room and...

/ April 18, 2016

Good Advice From My 12 Year Old Daughter

My super sweet daughter came home from school today and asked me to write a post on praising kids on effort not intelligence.  If you are a parent, you know what went through my mind next. My daughter is a very special girl.  She is not only special because she is the single most optimistic, friendly,...

/ April 18, 2016

Fun Baby Shower Games and Ideas

I love these Baby Shower Games!  I have so many family members having nieces. It’s so fun to see my beautiful nieces and cousins becoming wonderful parents. As I have watched my sister get ready for her daughter’s baby showers, one thing that they are always looking for is baby shower games and ideas. With  many...

/ April 17, 2016