5 Ways to a Simpler Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day can be so fun, especially with kids and I love keeping it simple! I have compiled some of my favorite ways to celebrate this holiday without all the extreme mushy gushy bits. 1. Sweets + Treats I love baking + always whip up something fun for the week. This week Ryker helped me make heart shaped rice krispie treat that we decorated with pink icing + sprinkles. It was messy and oh...

5 Thanksgiving Inspired Snack Ideas

This is truly my favorite time of year. I love trying to incorporate new traditions and of course pull out my tried and true ones. I consider it a tradition to make snacks themed around the holidays we celebrate each month. I believe it brings a silly, whimsical energy into the season and sparks a little magic for the day in our kid's eyes. And it's just FUN! Now please don't think these snacks...

Halloween Stew

Happy Halloween! Recently on Instagram, in a lot of my posts and stories I have talked about my goal to live a life each day that I love. A few months back, I found myself living for Friday. For the weekends. For that next BIG thing. Do you know what I'm talking about? Maybe so. So I took my life into my own hands and wrote out a list of activities and tasks that I love and that fill up my cup....

Halloween 2019 Family Space Alien Costumes

I don't think it's much of a secret how much we love dressing up for Halloween. Apparently, Riggs wasn't that into it until he realized that he got candy for his efforts - that changed his attitude really FAST! I really wanted to do a family theme for our annual Trunk or Treat party and told him he could dress up as whatever he wanted to on the actual night of Halloween. He was so okay with...

20 Experience Gift Ideas You Will Actually Use

When I think back on my childhood there are several memories that really stick out. One was a Winnie the Pooh themed birthday party that my Mom went all out on. Today it would be Pinterest worthy but 25 years ago people barely had the internet. I remember feeling so special with the details she put into that day. I also have ingrained into my memory my 5th birthday to Disney World. Several big...