Have a #Saucesome Family Dinner with Ragu #ad

Family Dinner

Dinner time is a very special time in our house. Before we had kids, James and I decided we would make sure we all sat together at the dinner table, enjoying our meal and good conversation with our kids. Fast forward almost five years, and we are doing just that! The four of us always sit down to dinner at the table, so we can spend some quality time together. Busy weekdays can be hard to find … [Read more...]

How We Do a Laid-back Christmas Morning in 5 Easy Steps

5 Steps to a Laid-Back Christmas Morning

With the holidays so crazy busy and hectic, Christmas morning should totally be the opposite. We strive for a day of relaxation and calmness in our house on Christmas. If nothing else, we at least want to keep the kids happy. The following are five simple steps to a laid-back Christmas morning like we have here! This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Duracell 1. Sleep until the kids wake … [Read more...]

5 Kid-Friendly Christmas Eve Traditions


Christmas Eve is one of the most magical nights of the year for children as they eagerly await the arrival of Santa.  With this anticipation filling their hearts and minds, planning a fun Christmas Eve can help the time seem to pass more quickly!  Here are 5 kid-friendly Christmas Eve traditions you can incorporate that your children will look forward to year after year. #1- Act out the … [Read more...]

Six Tips to More Family Time on Busy Weekday Mornings

More Family Time on Busy Mornings

When families are getting themselves and everything else ready for school or work, the mornings can easily become hectic. It may seem like the only moment you see your family on busy mornings is when they are flying out the door. Fortunately, there are ways you can combat the craziness and have more family time, even on busy mornings! 1. Do as much as possible the night before. Make … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Turn Dinner Time into Fun Family Time #sharethetable

Barilla #SharetheTable Initiative

This post is brought to you by Barilla. All opinions are mine.   James and I have always felt that dinner time is one of the most important times of the day for families. Before we had kids, we knew we wanted to have the meal around the dining room table so we could all enjoy it together. We got ourselves in the habit by doing dinner at the table, just the two of us. Busy schedules don't allow … [Read more...]

Funding Rainy Days with Savings from Walgreens Paperless Coupons

Saving Money with Walgreens Paperless Coupons #WalgreensPaperless

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Though I know how to use coupons fairly well, it seems I never have time to clip, sort, and use them all. I forget them at home, they expire before I know it, or the shelves in my stores are cleared of the items I want. I'm then left with lots of clipped paper that goes to the … [Read more...]