My Husband’s Promotion!

promotion to master sergeant

He’s been waiting so long for this, and he didn’t want to wait a single solitary second. As soon as he was given the news that he would be a Master Sergeant as of April 1st, he began planning his promotion ceremony. April Fools or no, he was doing it. Sure, he had to face [...]

This is Life

rockstar bike ride

The baby had me tossing and turning at around 5am to 8am. She was restless, and restless upon me. Breastfeeding wasn’t helping, laying beside me wasn’t helping, clearly she was still tired yet hungry, but still attempting to sleep (as was I). When she finally rose at 8am, I grumbled with drowse that wouldn’t blink [...]

Asthma Help with Young Living Oils

Asthma help with Young Living

When I picked him up from school, he mumbled, “Mom, I’m not feeling so well.” He went on to explain how his stomach hurt somewhat, how he was coughing and having trouble breathing (but never went to the nurse, grr!). I already knew this was a bad asthma season for him already, and pointed out [...]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W12} #happinessis

hair like dad

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day.Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you do [...]

Both Cars Paid Off! (Life List Item Crossed Off)

husband's car paid off

I put it on our life list last year that I wanted both our cars paid off. I was certain our minivan would be paid off last year (and it was) but I wasn’t sure about my husband’s car – I knew it would be late last year, early this year, and sure enough… We’re [...]

Oreo Cookie Dough Brownie Cupcakes

Oreo Cookie Dough Brownie Cupcakes

Please don’t hate me for this one. This is one of the most decadent desserts out I’ve ever made and enjoyed, and it’s not at all hard to make. You might recognize this from my Dessert for Dinner post. See how the layers work? Favorite chocolate chip cookie dough on the bottom (ours is, hands [...]

Fun Science Shows & Movies for Kids on Netflix + Science Experiment Fun #NetflixKids

Fun Science Programs for Kids on Netflix

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. I’m not sure about you, but my kids are faaaaascinated with science. Making a potato battery? Mixing vinegar and baking soda? Food coloring carnations? Oh yeah, baby. We love fostering that love of science and experimentation with science-based movies and shows that stream on Netflix. (Mythbusters [...]

Easy Sausage Egg Cheese Biscuit Sandwich

easy cheesy sausage egg sandwich

(I am a compensated Great Day Farms ambassador.) My son had a sleepover the other night. I always love making big breakfasts when the kids have sleepovers, but it wasn’t until I reached into our deep freezer did I realize.. no hash browns, no bacon (the bulk box was in there, just empty), and no [...]