Football Tailgating Mini Pizzas

Mini Team Spirit Pizzas

Are you ready for some football? We’re fully in the midst of football season and for those of you that don’t already know, we are big college football fans and HUGE Nebraska Cornhusker fans! So, football Saturdays are a fun part of our fall and I love making some fun recipes when possible for our […]

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Ricky Ricotta Book Series & Mighty Robot Snack

Ricky Ricotta Books Mighty Robot Snacks

Have you heard of the Ricky Ricotta book series? The series comes from author Dav Pilkey (from the Captain Underpants series fame with over 70 million books in print) and is perfect for my little reluctant 2nd grade reader! Honestly, it’s been tough finding books that really excite Big Brother and as soon as we […]

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Join us for the Huggies Little Movers Twitter Party! #MovingMoments #ad

Little Movers Diapers

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Huggies Little Movers. All opinions are 100% mine. Last week I shared some info about Baby Brother being on the go in the all new Huggies® Little Movers diapers! And, this week there's going to be a fun Huggies Little Movers twitter party to […]

Quick & Easy DIY Pirate Halloween Costume

Quick & Easy DIY Pirate Costume

Pirates has been a popular family Halloween theme for us! We actually have done a pirates family costume theme twice now. The year of these photos, Big Brother (our little pirate) was actually the only one who needed a new costume! We already had our adult pirate costumes and the homemade parrot costume from a […]

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Doc McStuffins School of Medicine Week – Free Printables & Party Ideas

Doc McStuffins FREE Printables & Party Ideas

Time for your check up! Time for your check up! Make an appointment for an all-new check up– Friday September 26 at 9am/8c on Disney Junior on Disney Channel! Doc McStuffins School of Medicine week starts Monday September 22 at 9am/8c on Disney Junior!! It’s a whole week of back-to-back episodes where you’ll see Doc […]

LEGO Duplo Batman Line Review {+ HUGE Giveaway!!}

Lego Duplo Batcave Adventure

The littlest of superhero and LEGO fans have something to be VERY excited about!! DC Comics and LEGO® DUPLO® have teamed up to create some play sets perfect for sparking creative superhero play. Thanks to LEGO® DUPLO®, we were sent a set of the new Batcave Adventure set featuring Batman™, Catwoman, and Batwing. Hello, fun! […]

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Slow Cooker Apricot BBQ Chicken Wings {Tailgating Recipes}

Apricot Chicken Wings

It’s Football Friday here on the blog! We kicked things off last week with a tasty hot corn dip & some other fun football ideas! And, this week we’re all about delicious tailgating recipes! My share are these delicious slow cooker apricot bbq chicken wings! Super easy to make and tasty! These wings could NOT […]

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Toddlers on the Go with Huggies Little Movers

Huggies Little Movers

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Huggies® Little Movers. All opinions are 100% mine. At just over 2, Baby Brother is a crazy toddler on the go – running, climbing, wrestling with his big brothers! We're not ready for potty training yet, so a diaper with good coverage is a […]

Mint Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Pie

Mint Chocolae Cookie Ice Cream Pie

Yum! Who doesn’t love a good ice cream treat?! Ice cream cakes are one of my favorites, but you can’t go wrong with an ice cream pie either! Thanks to a sponsored partnership with Dreyer’s, I’m sharing the details on this super delicious and easy-to-make mint chocolate cookie crunch ice cream pie! A slice right […]

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Bedtime & Playtime with The World of Eric Carle – FREE Printable Activities

Eric Carle Books Printable Activities & Coloring Pages

If you have little ones or are a teacher of little ones, I’m guessing you probably have at least one (if not many) Eric Carle books in your collection. We certainly do– like, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Busy Spider,and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see”. These are some of the boys’ very favorite […]

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Hot Corn Dip {Football Game Day Ideas}

Hot Corn Dip

Football season is back again! College Football Saturdays in the fall are a tradition for us! Game watching, fun food, tailgating/homegating parties – super fun, especially when we’re cheering for our Huskers! So, we were thrilled when the season kicked off this past week! Just like in past years here on the blog, you can […]

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Kitchen Organization – DIY Cube Shelves

DIY Cube Shelves

As a Lowe’s Creative Ideas blogger, one of the challenge themes for this month was kitchen organization and it was great timing for us! We just recently finally created a true little command center area, which really helped with organization. But, that little counter spot in our kitchen was still sort of a dumping ground. […]

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DIY No-Sew Disney Frozen Kristoff Costume

DIY No-Sew Disney's Frozen Kristoff Costume

Have little boys who love Disney’s FROZEN? I do – in fact, I have 3 of them! And, one thing that is sorely lacking is FROZEN costumes for the boys! I’ve seen tons Elsa & Anna dresses (both to buy and DIY) and ample other princess gear. But, little boys want to dress up as […]

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15+ Practical Paleo Recipes

15+ Practical Paleo Recipes

Are you following a Paleo or Whole 30 diet plan? I haven’t committed to eat that way 100%. But in trying to eat healthier, we have been experimenting with some different paleo recipes. I know though that sometimes the thought of making a grain-free, legume free, and all (or mostly) dairy free meal can be […]

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How & Why I’m Running an EASY Marathon! #MiracleMarathon


Yes, I did say easy marathon! Really, there is such a thing! It’s the #MiracleMarathon and anyone can participate! If I can do it, YOU can do it! And, it’s all to help the kids! What is it? The Miracle Marathon is a 27-day virtual fundraising campaign in which participants run/walk (or achieve forward motion […]

20+ DIY Disney FROZEN Costumes & Accessories

20+ DIY Disney Frozen Costumes & Accessories

Almost a year after the release and the Frozen Fever continues! Speaking of…did you hear that Disney just announced the release of “Frozen Fever”, an all-new animated short for next year? Exciting!! So, something tells me that that characters from Disney’s FROZEN are going to be rather popular Halloween costume choices this year! While you […]

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Straight Talk on Straight Teeth with Invisalign

Dental x-ray

Orthodontics. Braces. Ahhhh – it’s all completely new parenting territory here. I was one of the “lucky” few of my friends that didn’t have braces. But, unfortunately, we are for sure going to need some orthodontic care for Big Brother! He’s got a rather sizable crossbite going on. It’s not as noticeable on this old […]

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Easy-to-Make Disney Photo Books with Snapfish {+ Giveaway!!}

Easy Disney Photobook

I LOVE preserving family memories in all kinds of forms (the blog included). Scrapbooking & photo books are some of my favorite things to make. Sometimes though I get overwhelmed and making those things get put on the back burner (read- they NEVER get done). For example, we have SO many fun Disney memories from […]

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Money Saving Tips to Fund Your Travel Bucket List

travel bucket list tips

Do you have a travel bucket list? We don’t have anything technically “official”, but we have talked about A LOT of places that we want to go and experience with the kids. Here are a few that top our list: Australia – We have family living there and while Mr. Mom Endeavors and I have […]

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Sizzling Summer Food Bloggers Retreat in Scottsdale, Arizona

FireSky Resort in Scottsdale

If you’re looking for some great food bloggers to follow or awesome places to stay & eat in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, this is the post for you! Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending the TSRI Sizzling Summer Retreat with a small handful of other food & lifestyle bloggers hosted by the FireSky […]

Little Tikes Tunnel ‘N Dome Climber Review {& GIVEAWAY!!!}

Little Tikes Tunnel 'n Dome Climber Review

Need a fun something fun to help keep the kids active? My boys are always looking for things to climb – in, on, through, or jump off. Their activity levels never cease to amaze me! So, we thought the Little Tikes Tunnel ‘N Dome Climber looked perfect for our house of young boys and were […]

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