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Digital Media Academy Summer Camps

Now is the time that we parents are looking for places to send our kids this summer for camps. If your child is interested in Digital Media, these camps may be a great fit for your family! Digital Media Academy tech summer camps are filling up faster than ever! Don’t miss out on the summer […]

Blue and Gold 2016 My baby is a Boy Scout Now!

Last weekend my oldest son became a Boy Scout. I can’t believe that my little baby is now a big boy! We celebrated at his Blue and Gold Ceremony. My husband and I aren’t just parents of a scout, we are active in the Cub Scout Pack. My husband is the Committee Chair and I […]

Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

Here it is the middle of February and I am dreaming of spring and summer. I’m tired of being cold here in the midwest! I’m dreaming of days when the kids can go out and play so I can have some quiet in my house. As a homeschool mom, I don’t get silence very often. […]

Introducing Joseph Matthew

I’m a little behind on introducing you to my newest member of the family. Baby boy was due on December 25, 2015. We went ahead and scheduled the c-section for December 18 since he was to be my 5th c-section. As Christmas drew nearer I was focused on having everything ready to go before he […]

New Ways to Enjoy a Black Bean Burger

Who says you have to make a hamburger out of only the most traditional ingredients? And who says a health-conscious black bean burger has to lack in flavor, in creativity, in wow? Truth be told, the culinary possibilities for a black bean burger are just as rich and just as diverse as for a conventional […]

Date Night at Home

Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly. I have five kids now, one being a one month old… a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner isn’t something I can see happening outside the house this year. Instead we will be having a date night at home. There are so many ways to enjoy a nice meal at home when you […]

My Formula for Happiness

5 weeks ago my little guy decided to make his entrance 2 weeks early. (It was 1 week before my scheduled c-section.) He really surprised us, because none of our other four kids came early! The ones that were not scheduled came two weeks LATE! I’ll tell you, though, adding #5 to our family is […]

Poise at Sam’s Club

Last weekend I headed over to Sam’s Club to pick up some Poise pads. I haven’t been to Sam’s in a while, so it was really nice to see what was new. I went in with the intention to spend some kid free time with my girlfriend and pick up the Poise pads. I ended […]

Happy New Year! New Year Paypal Cash Giveaway

Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2016 already? I certainly can’t! I can’t believe I’m the mom of 5 now, either! I’ll introduce you to baby boy later this week. This year I’m not making resolutions, but I am working on making some goals for myself. I know this is the number 1 goal/resolution […]

Decorated Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Christmas may be over, but Christmas break isn’t. I’m sure your kids aren’t saying “I’m bored” yet, because of all the cool presents they got. Maybe you want to do something fun as a family, though. Maybe you just want to get your kids to unplug from whatever video game they’ve been playing for the […]

Total Car Ownership Costs

When you are looking for a vehicle, it is important to consider more than just the price tag. There is much more involved than just the upfront cost of a vehicle. When you look at everything, you may see that one vehicle is going to be cheaper in the long run than another regardless of […]

#SpreadCheer with Betty Crocker Plus $20 Paypal Cash Giveaway

You may remember two weeks ago the kids and I baked a bunch of Betty Crocker cookies and passed them out to three friends/family members to help #SpreadCheer for their holiday. Betty Crocker asked if I could help keeping the cheer being spread by offering my readers another $20 Paypal cash giveaway!! We had so […]

Don’t Waste Your Next Holiday Follow These Tips

We can all agree that going on a holiday is one of the most pleasant experiences in our lives. This is especially true for people who feel that they don’t have enough time to focus on themselves and work on their health. Yet, many of them follow the same routine and they do the same […]

Last Minute Xbox 360 games at GameStop

My boys asked for Xbox 360 remotes for Christmas since we only have 2. While shopping for those at GameStop I decided I was also going to get them a new game to put under the tree as well. I asked on Facebook for some game recommendations and got some great ones so I figured I’d […]

Minions Movie Now Available

This week The Minions came out on DVD and Blu-Ray. My kids are dying for this movie and don’t know they are getting it for Christmas. We have loved the Despicable Me movies and I can’t wait to watch The Minions with my kids. They’ve actually seen it, but I haven’t. Quinny LOVES the Minions […]