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Chocolate Cherry Surprise Cupcakes for Cook for the Cure #10000cupcakes

As you probably know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This month hh gregg and KitchenAid have teamed up to raise awareness with their #10000Cupcakes campaign. During the month of October, KitchenAid will donate $1 for every original picture of a cupcake shared on Twitter or Instagram, up to $10,000. Make sure you use the hashtags #10000Cupcakes […]

End of the World? Prep with Netflix

Ever have a dream that you just can’t shake when you wake up? That happened to me last night. I had a dream that for some reason the moon fell out of the sky, which caused major tide issues, flooding, end of the world disaster kind of stuff. (I’m sure it had to do with […]

iPhone forever at Sprint

Note: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. A week ago I got the chance to go downtown and visit with Sprint to learn more about their company and what they […]

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Giveaway

I read the whole Maze Runner series and can’t wait to see The Scorch Trials! I need a date night with hubby SOON so maybe we can go to see the movie if we can ever find a sitter. The Maze was just the beginning! Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is in theaters now In […]

Check out these LEGO Scooby-Doo Stop Motion Videos Win one of four $200 gift cards from Target, Wal-Mart, Toys R Us & Amazon

My kids love LEGO building blocks AND Scooby-Doo, so what could be more fun than creating some stop motion videos with the new sets from LEGO. Check out these amazing Scooby-Doo stop motion videos created using the brand new LEGO Scooby-Doo sets!  New videos will be uploaded weekly – so be sure to visit ScoobyDoo.com […]

Blue Man Group: A Must See in Chicago

I first saw The Blue Man Group when I went to Vegas around 2003. I had wanted to see the show for as long as I could remember. I was in Vegas for work and had free time. I had no one to go with me but I didn’t care. I bought my ticket and […]

Getting our Science groove on with Netflix and ProjectMC2

One of the things my kids love about homeschooling is doing Science projects. This month Netflix sent us a few fun science experiments to try out in honor of the new show Project Mc². Project Mc² is a fresh take on the typical tween girl show you’re probably familiar with. The series has S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, […]

Deciding on Dinner: Meal Planning Busy Family Edition August 17-August 23

  Before going on vacation I was doing great with menu planning. On the other hand, I wasn’t doing so great at grocery shopping! For some reason when I made my menu plan I didn’t get everything I needed on my grocery list. I’d go to make a meal and realize I was missing something. […]

Kids in the Kitchen: Stuffed Crust Pizza

This is a guest post brought to you by Samantha Schultz: Samantha Schultz writes about all things life and parenthood on her blog, The Peanuts Gang. With two boys (Charlie & Jack) and a high school sweetheart hubby, they experience the adventures of this crazed life – sharing along the way. She and her family […]

Meal Planning: Organization Station

This is a guest post brought to you by Samantha Schultz:  Samantha Schultz writes about all things life and parenthood on her blog, The Peanuts Gang. With two boys (Charlie & Jack) and a high school sweetheart hubby, they experience the adventures of this crazed life – sharing along the way. She and her family live […]

Deciding on Dinner Meal Planning Busy Family Edition July 27-August 2

Yes! I am finally working on getting my life in order, which has been a few week process. I’ve already almost successfully finished one week of meal planning and really want to stay on task and continue to plan every week. My husband wants me to just create a rotating schedule but I like change […]

Let’s Watch a Movie on Netflix

That’s how it always starts! My husband and I decide we need to relax and eat dinner in front of the tv. We say “let’s watch a movie” and start scrolling through the carousel on Netflix. It goes a little something like this: Charlie: Is there any new episodes of anything we watch? Me: Yes, […]

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Note: This post is sponsored by US Family Guide. All opinions are my own.We are planning a trip to Wisconsin Dells next month and we plan on visiting two new places this year: Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Wizard Quest. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the attractions after our trip, but wanted to […]

Getting in a Groove

Ever since I found out I was pregnant with #5 about 14 weeks ago I completely lost all focus in life. Don’t get me wrong, I’m totally excited about the baby and have been since we found out. I just can’t focus on anything besides whatever is immediately going on. I haven’t been able to […]

Our Homeschool Curriculum Choice this Year

Last year for homeschool we chose to use Seton Home Study which was an accredited Catholic curriculum. We made our decision to homeschool and bought our curriculum all in two days. We didn’t do any research into curriculum or learning styles. All I knew was that I needed something that was completely put together to […]