The Summer I Stopped Being A Camp Counselor

Remember that summer I stopped being a camp counselor? No? Me either, but next year I will, because it’s happening RIGHT NOW. News flash! I spend every waking, breathing moment with my children. Every moment. They are my world, my dream come true, my goals accomplished. That was (and still is) my dream job, to Continue Reading …

Teach Your Kids To Make Their Own Lunches {Free Printable}

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It’s summer. Tis the season for mom-is-taking-it-easy. My new plan? Making my kids do chores and fix their own lunches. This isn’t the Hilton after all, and someday (God-willing) they are going to move out of my house and they will need some real-life skills.     I created a little road map for them Continue Reading …

Silky Smooth Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

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I love chocolate. I love peanut butter. Traditionally this is not a great combo for staying on track with fitness goals. I think I found the answer! This chocolate and peanut butter smoothie will both satisfy sweet tooth cravings AND keep you full! It’s packed full of good-for-you ingredients too! I have been drinking this Continue Reading …

March is my FAVORITE month, new clothes for the kiddos and MORE! #ImagineSpring #IC #sponsored

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Fun fact about me: March is my favorite month! Why? Because my birthday, my son’s birthday and our wedding anniversary all fall during this glorious month. But my absolute favorite part? Continue Reading …

Where Have I Been? What Have I Been Doing?

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Chirp, chirp. Yep, those are crickets chirping over here on my blog. I have been MIA for awhile over here as some other exciting (and exhausting) things are happening over in my “real” life. So just where have I been and what have I been up to??   First off, my kids. Oooohhhhhh my kids. Continue Reading …

Lemon-Honey Sugar Scrub {My Face Wash}

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I have something to tell you. I am getting older. Unfortunately, so is my skin. The days of baby butt smooth skin are OVER, and bumpiness and redness are the new normal. Boo. My new awesome old person symptom is milia, yes, those little hard, white bumps typically found on newborn skin. What the heck?? Continue Reading …

How to get your hands on some Young Living Essential Oils!

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So, you’ve been hearing about those essential oils, right? Maybe you have used a few here or there, or maybe you have no clue what they are. Here is some info that I hope you will find helpful. I will be completely honest and say that I am an independent distributor for Young Living, but Continue Reading …

Supplementing Our Homeschool Reading Lessons With Rosetta Stone’s Kids Reading #RSKids #MC #sponsored

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rosetta Stone. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating. In case you did not know, we are a homeschool family. We did not always know that we wanted to homeschool our children, so our oldest spent 2 years in Continue Reading …

Year In Review, What I Learned About Being An Unstoppable Mom In 2014

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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. Reflecting back on the last year of my life, I am shocked at Continue Reading …