Advice To My Younger Self

-sigh-  “The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.” - Thomas S. MonsonLife has a lot of curveballs and bumpy roads and because of that we learn from the experiences. That's not to say it was fun or the best for us in the [...]

Elf on the Shelf Ideas

In our house we don't do Elf on the Shelf because well... I don't want to deal with it and I don't think my oldest would believe the whole idea behind it.. she's 12 and I'm honestly surprised we still get to do the whole Santa thing with her. However, I have decided to share [...]

Two Decades

People always say "you said you couldn't live without them but look at you living.." It's true, I am living.. but it doesn't make it any easier sitting here with my girls wishing we could pack up and visit with their great-grandparents. Great-grandparents that they'll never get to meet or interact with. I'm doing the [...]

Tips For Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids, regardless of age, can be intimidating. From running around like a chicken with your head cut off making sure you have remembered everything to keeping them entertained and happy for the trip.. it's all a little, okay.. a lot, overwhelming. I've come up with a list of what to pack, clothes and [...]

Summer Bucket List

As Summer is approaching us I thought I would share a list of fun activities you could do with your whole family. It is always nice to get out of the house, spend some quality time together, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Go to the beach Drive-in Movie Go camping Family vacation [...]

Christmas Tree!

Welcome to Blogmas Day 16! 9 more sleeps until Christmas! 🎅🏻 Today is all about the Christmas tree! Last year the way we decorate our tree changed. A little over three years ago my husband lost his grandma and last year his grandpa gave the grand-kids her Christmas decorations and we got a lot of [...]