This post is sponsored by Get Messy, Get Clean Free Kids Festival.  All opinions are my own. I had the opportunity to attend the Get Messy, Get Clean Free Kids Festival this weekend at Thanksgiving Point.  This festival was a lot of fun and was packed full of activities thatRead More →

Summertime gets so hot that sometime you need a snack or meal that is simply refreshing.  Watermelon is one of the things that I look forward to eating every summer because it is cool, refreshing and satisfying. Check out these 18 Watermelon Recipes that are Perfect for Summer: 18 WatermelonRead More →

This post is sponsored by Pacific Play Tents.  All opinions are my own. I love summertime.  It is a fun time to get out and play.  Outdoor play is very important in our family.  My boys are baseball players so we spend a lot of time at practices and ballRead More →

I received an EatSmart Precision Elite Food Thermometer for review.  All opinions are my own. I have used EatSmart products in the past so when I was asked to do a review of their Precision Elite Food Thermometer I was confident that I would be receiving a quality product.  I loveRead More →

Just because it is summer time doesn’t mean that your kids shouldn’t be learning. I find it important that kids spend all summer learning.  I’m not trying to be mean, I just think that it is really important.  I don’t make them do homework, worksheets or work books.  I likeRead More →

Summers in Utah get really hot. Many of the days are in the hot 90’s and as much as we like being outside, it is just too hot.  It is those days that we Beat the Heat of the Summer at the city Pool.  My kids could spend all dayRead More →

I love long Summer Days.  I love sitting on the patio chair and watch my kids play.  They love to run and dance and bike and play.  They make up the silliest games and can play for hours.  I love to sit and watch them as they laugh together. IRead More →

  If you are looking to cool off this summer here is a fantastic Easy 10 minute Vanilla Ice Cream in a Bag recipe for you!  Not only is it fast to make but it is fun, too!  This is perfect for all ages.  My kids all enjoyed being involved inRead More →

This recipe is a serving size for 1 person.  It is full of flavor and really delicious!  This is one of my favorite meals we have for dinner! We like making Pizza’s because everyone can create and customize their pizza for their liking!   You could also have spaghetti sauce,Read More →

I am always looking for a good reason to party, and summer always seems to be filled with a million good reasons. Family, beautiful weather, sunshine, outdoors and yummy foods make me happy so it doesn’t matter the event, if its summer and family is around thats reason enough forRead More →

As a member of the Verizon Lifestyle Influencer team – I receive some really cool devices. – all opinions are my own. I don’t know how my parents did it. Without tablets. Without apps. I have peace knowing that with my Ellipsis 7, I have all the tools at myRead More →

I will be completely honest with you.  I’m not very good at unplugging.  I really truly love being with my kids, but I feel like there is always something that needs my attention.  Whether its a text, phone call, email, blog post or other social media, I seem to alwaysRead More →

My kids have only 3 1/2 weeks left of school.  Seriously, how did that happen?  It seems like the older I get the faster the years go.  This summer I want to be more prepared.  It always seems like the kids are out of school for the summer for aRead More →