25+ Delicious Blackberry Recipes

25+ Blackberry Recipes

Berries are some of our favorite things this time of year. If you happen to live in a climate where berries grow, picking them fresh is SO delicious! In fact, we’re headed out to go wild berry picking right now! But even when you can’t find them fresh, you can often find great deals on […]

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DIY Planner Stickers – Free Printable!

Free Printable Planner Stickers2

We’re gearing up for back-to-school time here, which also means I’m in the mood to get things organized. I just got a sparkly new planner (an academic year calendar) that I’m working on getting all set up. I find that I’m much more likely to actually use my planner when it’s cute and I can […]

Banana Pudding Milkshake

Banana Pudding Milkshake

One of our favorite treats (especially my husband’s) is banana pudding! Like this banana pudding trifle is a BIG favorite. So, why not do a banana pudding inspired milkshake?! Milkshakes are a perfect summer treat! So, make it a banana pudding one and you have a seriously tasty dessert drink! Mmmmmm! Enjoy this easy recipe: […]

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25+ Delicious Sangria Recipes

25+ Summer Sangria Recipes

Grab a pitcher, some fruit juice/fresh fruit, some wine…and enjoy some super delicious homemade sangria! Sangria is delicious any time of year, but it seems especially perfect during the hot summer months. Sangria recipes are typically SO easy to make and are so refreshing! Super yum! So, we’ve got a list here with over 25 […]

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Host a Grilling Party – Easy Hot Dog Bar

Grilling Party Hot Dog Bar

This is a sponsored conversation written by me of behalf of Ball Park® brand. The opinions and text are all mine. I’m sharing an easy & fun hot dog bar idea, perfect for your grilling parties! We LOVE a good backyard grilling get-together with friends! And sometimes, I want those grilling parties to have a […]

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10+ Fun Handwriting Activities and Printables

10+ Handwriting Activities & Printables

With a newly minted preschooler, one starting kindergarten in the fall, and one going into 3rd grade, handwriting is something that we definitely need to practice! With so much focus on technology these days, it’s easy to have handwriting get brushed aside. But, it’s such an important skill – both for life and academics, with […]

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Hershey’s S’mores Ice Box Cake

S'mores Ice Box Cake

Oh you guys, I’m so excited to share this recipe with you! This Hershey’s S’mores ice box cake may be one of the tastiest desserts ever and it couldn’t be easier to make! It’s a decadent no-bake treat, absolutely full of your favorite s’mores flavors! Graham crackers, marshmallows, and Hershey’s Milk Chocolate all put together […]

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SHAUN THE SHEEP Movie Crafts & Free Printable Activity Sheets

Shaun The Sheep Crafts & Activities

From the creators of Chicken Run and Wallace and Gromit, comes Shaun The Sheep an all-new family fun movie hitting US theaters on August 5, 2015! Ewe know ewe want to go see it! A few years ago, Big Brother actually had a little obsession with Chicken Run! The boys are super excited to see […]

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Sandwich Kabobs

Sandwich Kabobs - Easy Lunch for Kids

Need something to change up the lunch routine a bit? Whether it’s a fun summer lunch outside by the pool, a picnic, or something different in the lunch box when back-to-school time hits, sandwich kabobs are a perfect kid-friendly meal idea. I’ve teamed up with Frigo® Cheese Heads® String Cheese to bring you some fun […]

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Magical Vacation Giveaway – Win Tickets to Disneyland!!!

Magical Vacation Giveaway

It’s Disneyland’s 60th Birthday week, so let’s celebrate with a very Magical Giveaway!!  I’ve teamed up with a group of fabulous bloggers and our sponsor Get Away Today to bring you a chance to win an incredible Magical Vacation Package!! Magical Prize Package (valued at $1500!): One lucky person will win… 1) A 4 Day/ […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Countdown Printable

Star Wars The Force Awakens Countdown Calendar

Who else is crazy excited for Star Wars: The Force Awakens?! In our Star Wars fan family, it probably comes as no surprise that we canNOT wait for this movie! We just had a Star Wars birthday party for our two oldest boys and are working on a Disney/Star Wars playroom. Every time we go […]

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Minion Munch Snack Mix Recipe

Minions Party Snack Recipe

Minion fans of any age will enjoy snacking on some tasty Minion Munch. This no-bake sweet and salty snack works great for a Minions Movie or Despicable Me movie nights or a whole fun Minions party! The best part is that you can whip it up in just a few minutes and it’s something the […]

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Minions Party Ideas

Minions Party

Bello! The Minions of Despicable Me fame are back, this time starring in their very own movie that hits theaters on July 10th! In this Minions Movie, we begin at the dawn of time where we’ll see Minions starting as single-celled yellow organisms, evolving through the ages and serving the most despicable of masters! We’re […]

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25+ Shark Crafts, Recipes, and Activities

Shark Crafts & Activities

It’s shark week!! There’s of course tons of shark fun to watch on the tv during shark week, but there’s so many ways you can have some fun with shark week. First up, if you have a local aquarium, you should add that to your shark week plans! As a Sea Life Arizona ambassador, I […]

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Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration – 10 Reasons to Visit!

Disneyland 60 Castle

Disneyland turns 60 on July 17, which makes this a dazzling year to plan a trip. Whether you’re a Disneyland enthusiast or planning your first visit, we’re sharing 10 reasons why you should plan a trip to Disneyland for the Diamond Celebration! 1. Dazzling Diamond Decor The whole area really is dazzling with beautiful shades […]

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All-American Chocolate Malt Milkshake

all-american chocolate malt milkshake

Living in Phoenix, our summers are HOT! That means our time outside and our summer celebrations (like 4th of July) typically MUST involve pool time and some cool treats! For 4th of July, our family almost always makes some fun patriotic treats and it often revolves around an ice cream treat. So, I’m happy to […]

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Help for the Digital Photo Hoarder with SanDisk iXpand!

Photography Storage Gear - SanDisk iXpand

With smart phones and tablets, just about everyone is a photographer now! Gone are the days of needing to remember your camera before heading out. Instead, you have a camera at the ready at all times. And so, we are taking tons of photos! Like millions. BILLIONS. (Really – something like 50 million photos are […]

Phoenix Family Fun – Arizona Sea Life Aquarium (Giveaway!!!)

Arizona Sea Life Aquarium Phoenix

Families looking for a place to beat the Phoenix heat and have some indoor fun this summer will love spending time at Arizona’s Sea Life Aquarium! We just went for a visit while the Octonauts were there thanks to a fun Arizona bloggers’ event and the boys had so much fun! As a mom I […]

Elmer’s Glue Slime Kit Party Favor

Elmer's Glue Slime Kit Party Favor

So excited to share this fun slime kit party favor sponsored by Elmer’s as a part of their Crafty Parents Crew! It’s sure to be a fun birthday party favor or party “make and take” craft! With preschool & elementary-aged kids here in the house, we definitely have Elmer’s School Glue on hand. There’s so […]

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Disney Craft: DIY Star Wars Mickey Ears

DIY Star Wars Mickey Ears

I’m so excited to share some Star Wars and general Disney fun with you today – two of our favorite things around here!! I’ve teamed up with a whole group of Disney-loving creative bloggers to participate in the R&R Workshop Month of Disney series! For my contribution, I decided to share how to make your […]

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Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out Review – A Must-See Family Movie

Inside Out Emotions

Disney-Pixar’s newest animated feature, Inside Out, is now out in theaters nationwide and this one is an absolute MUST-SEE film! I personally think this might be the best thing Disney-Pixar has done yet! So, if you’re on the fence about going or don’t think the movie looks very good at first glance, please read all […]