Pint-sized Treasures

Parenting writer for  Thriving Family. The Dollar Stretcher and Kids Activities Blog. I own the blog Pint-sized Treasures to encourage moms on their adventures in mommyland!

The Best Place for Moms to Get Help for Taxes

In just a few months many moms are going to have to start thinking about taxes. If you’re a wahm like me, taxes can be very interesting. I’m extremely glad I have my husband to guide me through the financial jargon ....more

Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls

Party coming up? These crab and cream cheese egg rolls are the perfect party appetizer! These are easy to fry or bake up and serve with sweet and sour dipping sauce ....more

Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide for Toddlers PLUS $500 Paypal Cash and Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

The holiday season is a super-busy time of the year for everyone — especially moms! If you’re like me, you are constantly trying to snag the perfect gift for each of your family members and close friends. Some people are easier than others, and toddlers? ...more

Easy Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

It’s pumpkin season — yay! I could eat pumpkin all day long. In fact, when our family eat up these yummy chocolate chip pumpkin muffins we also had — drum roll please — creamy, pumpkin soup! ...more

15 Ways to Spice Up Your Marriage

With fall and winter in the air, everyone is talking about their favorite spices! You know, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, ginger and more! But, I can’t stop thinking about how precious and rare it is to have someone to share all those holiday memories with! ...more

12 Gift Wrapping Hacks

Every single Christmas, you would find my mom and brother downstairs wrapping presents. I was a shallow teenager and wrapping gifts just wasn’t “my thing.” However, I have to admit that I always loved seeing my mom finished products!. She really knew how to add a special touch to each and every gift! ...more

Genius Toy Clean-up Hack

Some hacks are very helpful. Others are kind of “Yeah…maybe that helps a little.” And then, you have those GENIUS hacks that really make a BIG difference in your home! And sometimes the genius ideas comes from kids — really! ...more

Crazy Easy Nutella Cookies With Nutella Dip

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that I am a fan of Nutella. My family eats it on pancakes and definitely in dozens of desserts! Today, I am super-excited to share with you a crazy easy nutella cookie recipe that comes with an amazing nutella, cheesecake dip ....more

Dear Mom Who Shaved Her Daughter’s Head

Dear Mom who shaved her daughter’s head, I am sure we have never met, but your story moved me. Oh, I do know the frustration of trying to get daughters to keep their tresses neat, cute and orderly. I have four beautiful girls and some of them enjoy keeping their hair brushed, in a pony-tail etc ....more

Top Ten Family-Centered Holiday Gift Guide — Gifts That Will Bring Your Family Closer Together

Yesterday I did something crazy. I gave my husband his birthday gift one week early. I know, I know…it’s against the rules, but I did ....more