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The The Best Garden Fresh Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for a fast and easy dinner that you can make mostly from your garden? This garden fresh pasta salad recipe will have everyone coming back for seconds. Continue reading

Nature Nature Scavenger Hunt + More Nature Activities

It’s spring you guys!!!!  That means we get to spend all day outside without the bugs, it’s wonderful.  In all seriousness, we’ve had so much fun because the weather has been {mostly} pretty nice.  The kids have learned to ride … Continue reading

Books Books We Love: Ted and Friends

*Affiliate links may be included.* I thought teaching my daughter to read would be really difficult.  It actually went so much better than I was expecting.  We were using the Usborne Very First Reading Library as our reading program.  We … Continue reading

Cooking Cooking With Kids: How a Kids Cookbook Turned My Daughter Into a Chef

Find out how a kids cookbook turned my daughter into a chef and I never even had to try. Continue reading

Enter Enter to Win a Tropical Vacation {Hello Hawaii!}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #spktropicalsweepstakes #CollectiveBias Paradise is calling! If you’re looking for a tropical vacation this summer, look no further! Enter the SOUR PATCH Kids Tropical … Continue reading

Essential Oils

DIY DIY Hand Sanitizer

With kids come germs, am I right?!  I always try to have some hand sanitizer in my purse and in my car.  We love to have fun but I prefer to leave the germs where they were.  I also like … Continue reading

Summer Summer Essential Oil Diffuser Blends: My Top Five

I love my essential oil diffuser and use it a ton during the winter months.  The summer is no different.  Well, maybe a little different – we aren’t inside to enjoy it nearly as often because we are too busy … Continue reading

DIY DIY Lip Balm Recipe

I am a bit embarrassed to admit just how much lip balm I buy from the store.  I KNOW that there is stuff in it I don’t care for, but I love the stuff I use!  You know what I … Continue reading

Top Top 10 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Essential Oil is one of the most requested oils that I have.  It has such a wide variety of uses.  Here are the top 10 uses for peppermint oil.   *Some affiliate links may be included.* Cool down.  Peppermint … Continue reading

Two Two Natural Bug Off Sprays to DIY

With three small kiddos, it’s no surprise that we spend a lot of time outside playing.  These days lately have been some of my favorites – fresh air, warm sunshine and absolutely no bugs!  Unfortunately, I know that part will … Continue reading

Lice Lice Prevention Spray

I apologize in advance for you scratching your head nonstop right now.  I know, this lice subject always gets you itching.   A little over a year ago, we discovered that lice had found their way into our hair.  I … Continue reading

DIY DIY Rose Bath Salt + Valentine’s Essential Oils

Not everybody goes out on Valentine’s Day.  For many people, staying home is just as much fun as going out.  There are tons of great date night in ideas and a romantic bath is just one of them.  Today I’m … Continue reading

End End the Sleeplessness with this Nighttime Essential Oils List + 6 Bedtime Diffuser Blends

I think we all want to drift off to sleep peacefully every night as we lay our head on the pillow, but adulting is hard and some nights falling asleep is not working out.  My body says quit but my … Continue reading

Essential Essential Oils for Summertime

With summer comes scrapes, SUNSHINE, bugs and so much fun.  Our essential oils get a ton of use all summer long for so many different things.  Below you will find a list of some of the oils we use most … Continue reading

Young Living March Essential Rewards Promo

Are you in a long term relationship with essential oils?  Just getting started?  Looking to find out more information?  Check out this page on information and how to order.  We love our essential rewards, and this month, we really love … Continue reading

10 10 Ways We Use Lemon Oil

Since we have been going through the oils one by one that are part of the Young Living Premium Starter Kit, today we will tackle lemon oil.   When it comes to essential oils, everybody has their favorites, and lemon … Continue reading

Cold Cold and Flu Bomb

Thankfully the cold and flu season is  halfway over already.  I wanted to share this cold and flu recipe with you.  Hopefully, if you do get hit with something, this can help you get back in the game quickly.  When … Continue reading

DIY

DIY DIY Hand Sanitizer

With kids come germs, am I right?!  I always try to have some hand sanitizer in my purse and in my car.  We love to have fun but I prefer to leave the germs where they were.  I also like … Continue reading

Fall Fall Porch Decorating Made Easy

Fall is such an inviting time of year and I love making my front porch welcoming to anyone who stops by. From the big stuff down to the small details, I love fall decorating. Continue reading

DIY DIY PAWfect Dog Treat and Leash Sign

Pets are part of the family and their toys and other stuff can get lost all over the house if you don't have a spot for it. This DIY dog and treat leash is the perfect place for all of their goodies. Continue reading

Slip, Slip, Slide and Paint This Summer

Summer is already fun, but make it even better with a homemade paint slip and slide that is sure to be a hit with everybody! Get the scoop on how to make your own in under 10 minutes. Continue reading

DIY DIY Lip Balm Recipe

I am a bit embarrassed to admit just how much lip balm I buy from the store.  I KNOW that there is stuff in it I don’t care for, but I love the stuff I use!  You know what I … Continue reading

DIY DIY Rose Bath Salt + Valentine’s Essential Oils

Not everybody goes out on Valentine’s Day.  For many people, staying home is just as much fun as going out.  There are tons of great date night in ideas and a romantic bath is just one of them.  Today I’m … Continue reading

Homeschool

5 5 Little Pumpkins Book Snack Idea

The kids love it when our snack goes right along with a story or activity we have done. This one was a big hit that we will be doing every year for Halloween. Continue reading

50+ 50+ Games for Kindergartners

For the last few years now, one of my favorite ways to spend quality time with Maggie is by playing games.  She loves it, I love it and she gets to learn so much.  While her current favorite game varies … Continue reading

Best Best Books for Your Aspiring Writer

Do you have an aspiring writer or story teller? I do and I love having fun with them as I encourage it. Check out this list of the best books for your aspiring writer. Continue reading

Beyond Beyond the Books: 20+ of the Best Apps for Kindergarteners

Do your kids love technology? Mine do and I like to say yes to them when I can. That's why I love having some fun, educational apps for them to play. Check out this list of 20+ of the best apps for kindergarteners. Continue reading

Books Books on the Solar System

When my four year old decided he wanted to learn about the planets, I couldn’t wait!  I put in my order for some more Usborne Books that I knew I wanted and started planning.  *I am an Usborne Books & … Continue reading

Books Books We Love: 1001 Things to Spot in the Sea

1001 Things to Spot in the Sea is one book in a series of 16 titles.  I love how fun the pages are and my kids are learning so much about different sea animals, different things in the sea habitat, … Continue reading