How to Create an After-School Schedule

The school year has started back up, and with that comes a whole new dimension of "busy" for our household. This is a crazy time for families with only one or two children, but having five children and a handful of daycare kids means that we especially have to be on our game to keep things running smoothly!...more

Saving Family Dinner Time by Serving After School Snacks

This has been our busiest school year yet. I even told Eric that I feel like I'm in survival mode. I can't add a lot of extras or stress to my life right now because we just have too much going on currently. This business has happened primarily because of a change in how we are doing school this year, and it's made that after school time (and evenings) some of our busiest times....more

The Hunt for Premade Blog Templates

I've noticed many bloggers mentioning the desire to change their blog design without spending a ton of money in the process. Understandable? Totally understandable. Thankfully, there's a little step between the free themes offered by your platform and throwing down a bunch of cash for a custom design: premade templates.  There are a ton of places you can look for premade designs, but there's a great collection on Etsy, which happens to be reputable and easy to use to boot....more

Not all kids from "The Projects" are hoodlums

It was a cold, rainy night when I stood at the ATM last week. All of a sudden it hit me--the smell of urine. I haven't had to endure the sharp stench of urine for a very long time. ...more

Our Week with Our Chevy Traverse

We've done so many things together as a family in our Chevy Traverse and we've created so many amazing memories. More than that, I'm so grateful that you got to join us on this adventure. ...more

Keeping healthy with busy fall schedules

Well, I've gone and done it. The transformation is complete. First there came the bulky car seats. Then came the need for a minivan. Now we've signed the Peanut up for her first season of soccer. I am officially a Soccer Mom....more

L'il Critters™ Gummy Vites™ Complete & a Video!

Hello there! Today I'm sharing L'il Critters™ Gummy Vites™ Complete with y'all. Do your kiddos take vitamins? Around here we lead a super active lifestyle, and although we eat a wholesome & healthy diet, a little boost in the right direction is never a bad thing. ...more

Watch Us Take Our Vitamins and Enter to Win a $100 VISA Gift Card!

I don't know about you, but I'm a little obsessed with making sure that everyone in my family takes a multivitamin each morning. I'm no scientist, but my kids' pediatrician recommended a daily multivitamin back when they were small and refused to eat their vegetables....more

L'il Critters™ Fruit and Veggie Gummy Bears: Vegetarian Formula

I can't believe it's almost time for school to start back up again. As many of you know, Stephen is a high school English teacher, so he's already deep into his prepping for the next school year. But he's not the only member of our family headed back....more

Back-To-School Breakfast Routine

Sitting here in stunned silence. I knew it was nearly mid-August, but how is it Back to School time...already?! As always, the days have whizzed by, but I'm still in disbelief that another summer is over. ...more