Organizing the Kids Closet

Kids Closet

Go look in their room. What’s the closet like? Be honest. Organizing kids closet could be a nightmare. But it doesn’t have to be. This month on I share how I got into the girls’ closet and organized it. No, it isn’t perfectly organized. And, yes, it doesn’t always stay as organized as I [...]

Crockpot Applesauce

Crockpot Applesauce

Crockpot applesauce. Just the thought of it gets me sniffing around for that aroma. Making homemade applesauce is tradition for so many families. I remember going to upstate NY to go apple picking close to my Godmother’s house. It always amazed me to see so many apples dangle from the big trees.Those just picked apples [...]

#UnstoppableMoms Sharing Advice

soccer mom

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Are you a mom like me – always running around doing a [...]

Mummy Hot Dogs for Halloween

Mummy Hot Dog

Make Mummy Hot Dogs for Halloween for a spooky meal! It’s a fun cooking with kids activity that will produce a tasty treat at the end!  These hot dogs can be made with or without cheese. Be sure to have ketchup to dip into! Maybe the ketchup could be the blood! Spooky! Print Mummy Hot [...]

Disney Getaway to Blizzard Beach with Kids & a Scared Mom

Blizzard Beach

A quick Disney getaway included visiting Blizzard Beach with kids. We had never visited a Disney Water Park as a family and were eager for the experience.  Our daughters are 3 & 7. The older one is super adventurous – she rode Space Mountain and Rockin’ Roller Coaster in Walt Disney World during our trip [...]

Travel Journaling with Kids

Travel Journal

You’ve bought the tickets. You have an idea of what you want to see and do. Now, get the kids involved!  Every travel experience can be and should be educational. No, there is no need for a formal lesson, just the opportunity to learn and experience. A simple notebook turned into a travel journal can [...]

Creating a Homework Station

Homework Station

The school year is in full swing! Many of you have started your new school year and others will begin soon. Regardless of your start date, it’s crucial to prepare your kiddos for success. Yes, you need the school supplies, early bedtime and uniforms or school clothes. What you also need is a spot that [...]

Back to School for Moms, Too!

Back To School

It isn’t just time for the kids. Moms and Dads enjoy back to school time for a variety of reasons. Back to school for moms may mean more time for mom to have mom-time. The kids are occupied all day, I mean yes, they’re learning, and mom is running around doing stuff! We’re all on [...]

Speciality Dining on Cruise Ships Review


Challenge: Is dining on cruise ships good? Cruise ships are notorious for having plenty of food available. Yes, passengers often complain after returning from their sailing of the weight they’ve gained from the soft serve ice cream, breakfast buffets and endless slices of pizza. There is always food around. Whether the bountiful buffets on the lido deck [...]

Carnival Freedom for Adventurous FUN

Carnival Freedom

Yes, cruising is all about family time together.  On our most recent Carnival cruise we sailed for 8 nights on the Carnival Freedom. My girls were ecstatic. Who doesn’t want to go away for 8 days and visit the ports of Grand Turk, La Romana, Curaco and Aruba? Best off is that our entire family would [...]