20 Mermaid Crafts for Kids

Mermaid Crafts

Miss E is obsessed with mermaids! My sister got her a plastic mermaid tail for the pool, which she’s used all summer long. She’s been begging for one of the full tails, but for $100+, um, sorry sweet girl. Not happening. Last Christmas, we bought her a mermaid tail blanket and she’s even had a Mermaid themed… [Read More]

25 casseroles for busy school nights

25 casseroles for busy weeknights

Welcome to the new school year! That means Mama needs to start organizing our meals because most of our evenings are CRAZY. My kids get home from school around 4:15/4:30. Throw in three nights a week of activities (baseball, music, dance…) and organizing dinner time can feel straight up impossible. Sure, we’ll occasionally grab Chick-Fil-A or a frozen… [Read More]

Yes, my kid still uses a booster seat

boy in booster seat

I remember when Mr. A was born I read an article that talked about kids being in car seats until they were 10. I scoffed! Literally. Out loud. Of course, what the heck did I know…I was a first-time parents who was hyper-focused on my itty-bitty newborn. Ten seemed so far away. Ten seemed so… [Read More]

Easy Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe

Ice Cream Ingredients

We are HUGE ice cream lovers in our house. I mean, HUGE! So when Eagle Brand sent me some coupons for their condensed milk and asked me to try out some frozen treat recipes, I eagerly said okay. We decided to tackle a Cookies & Cream ice cream recipe, and it was SO easy. All you… [Read More]

One super easy way to give back to your school

School supplies

I can’t deny it any longer. I have a first and a third grader. Meet the Teacher is Friday. School starts Monday. We’ve spent the last few days making sure we have all the correct school supplies, packing up book bags and making a list of our favorite lunch snacks. We’ve reviewed our morning routine:… [Read More]

Humans are the problem, but we’re also the solution

Rainbow and light

It’s been this way since the beginning. The fighting. The violence. The holier than thou attitudes. It happened in Mesopotamia. It happened with Napolean, Julius Caeser and with Alexander the Great. The quest for power, control and to be better than everyone else, thinking that we ARE better than everyone else. Wanting something and feeling… [Read More]