Healthier Snack Ideas for Kids
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I decided to sit my kids down the other day to see if I could figure out some healthier snacking options for them.  I started off by asking them what their favorite junk foods are.  My oldest said, “the middle of those chocolate sandwich cookies, chocolate caramel pretzel granola bars, lattes (He’s joking, he’s never…

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Buccaneer Cove opens at Boomers in Irvine
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*My family was treated to an afternoon of water-ific fun at the new Buccaneer Cove at Boomers in Irvine.  All opinions are mine. To say the boys were excited about getting to try out the new Buccaneer Cove area at Boomers in Irvine was an understatement.  They couldn’t wait to get there.  We first heard…

New Flor Rug Brightens my Dining Room
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*I was a sent a rug from Flor. A freaking rug. It is so awesome. I want you all to be aware that they sent it to me (as the FTC requires) but I also want you to know my unbiased opinion of the Flor rug…I heart the heck out of it. We have been…

Breyers New Ice Cream Toppings
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*Sponsored post.  About the new dessert toppings from Breyers.  I received compensation, ice cream and happy memories. Who doesn’t love an ice cream sundae?  If you answered that question positively I’m going to need you to step away from your computer and go do something else.  First off, you are a liar and second, ice…

My kids ARE Creative!
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Most of the time my two boys are just that.  Boys.  They are spies.  They are ninjas.  They are soccer stars.  They fart.  But lately my younger son has been saying he wants to be an artist when he grows up.  That made me SO happy!  Turns out he meant archeologist.  But still.  Pretty cool. …

Kid’s Art Pillows for Mother’s Day
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Hey mom.  Hey Marie (mom in law).  So I’ve now just ruined Mother’s Day for you because these kid’s art pillows are your gifts.  I know you read my blog, but I really wanted to share how cute these turned out with my readers.  Happy Mother’s Day! I love when my kid’s draw.  They come…

Cool Book for Kids: Make Magic! Do Good!
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Dallas Clayton makes the coolest books for kids.  We got Make Magic! Do Good! for my son’s birthday and we LOVE it!  If you aren’t familiar with Dallas’ work, you must browse his site.  He is this amazing character, living life to the fullest and encouraging kids to do the same.  His messages are super…

Surprise Birthday Party for Dad!
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My husband’s birthday is in November and I always ask my two boys what they want to get their dad.  Their ideas are usually Legos (my oldest) and toilets (it is my youngest’s go-to answer for everything right now…no idea why.)  But then, my oldest said that he wanted to throw him a surprise party….

New Year’s Eve Countdown Craft for Kids
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I had this idea for New Year’s Eve Countdown Surprise Bags for Kids (yup, that title IS too long).  I wanted to share it with you as New Year’s Eve will be here before you know it.  So this is what I call a “Nap Time Tutorial.”  While my kids don’t nap, I can often…

Tastemaker Spotlight on Axl’s Closet!
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Axl’s Closet is a rad online store for the coolest kid’s clothes.  They carry a ton of action sports brands, have amazing pricing and it is a one stop shop to pick up the latest in shoes, shirts, pants and accessories. Axl’s Closet knows I have two active little boys so they asked me to…