Little Adventure: The Stanley Hotel

Over the weekend we headed up to Estes Park to visit The Stanley Hotel. This Historic Hotel opened in 1909 catering to upper middle class Americans. It is now widely known as the backdrop for the movie The Shining and investigated on the show Ghost Adventures ....more

Little Adventure: Sledding with Friends

Sunday morning we met up with some friends at a local elementary school that has an awesome sledding hill. We all took turns going down on different sleds with the kids and had a blast. It was such a beautiful day but it was freezing! ...more

9 Candy-Free Valentines

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about what valentines the boys will want to bring to their classes. Some years they want the store bought cards but some years they want some that I have found to print off. They really like the idea of fun things to add to the cards that make it different than their friends ....more

Crosck Pot Sausage & Peppers {recipe}

One of my favorite kitchen tools has got to be the Crock Pot. You can throw everything in it, walk away and come back later to a yummy dinner. We try to use it as much as possible in our house due to our sometimes crazy schedule ....more

Little Adventure: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Over Christmas break, we went with my dad and stepmom to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This was all of our first time going there and we had a great time. They had a lot of cool exhibits and the boys loved the kid area and all of the animals ....more


Hello sun. / Pie Face. / Boys trip to California ....more

Roasted Chickpeas {recipe}

Do you have a favorite snack that you can eat over and over again? This recipe for roasted chickpeas has definitely been on constant over here. It's healthy, delicious and crunchy all at the same time! ...more

Homemade Chocolate Play Dough #Nesquik

My oldest son, Hudson, recently turned 8 years old and has really been into science. As his mom, I like to nourish his passions and help him try new things that get him excited about what he loves (even if it only lasts a couple of months). I told him everyday I use science when I cook meals for him but instead of a laboratory, I have a kitchen ....more


Birthday dinner. / My oldest turned 8. / P lost his first tooth ....more

Merry Christmas

From our family to yours! ...more