• Simple BLT Wrap Recipe

    This post was written in partnership with the National Pork Board, all opinions are my own. Every day might be a blur, but bacon is the cure.  I couldn’t agree more.  Who doesn’t love bacon?  I teamed up with National Pork Board to share this super simple BLT wrap recipe perfect for a busy weeknight or your next picnic.  It’s

    Simple BLT Wrap Recipe
  • Simple Summer Activities for Kids

    **Thanks to Heather from Glitter on a DimeGlitter on a Dime for guest-posting today** Summer Break is quickly becoming my favorite time of year! It is nice to forget about school routines for a while. We enjoy doing a DIY Summer Camp with lots of fun themes and activities. I know that route is not for everyone though. That is

    Simple Summer Activities for Kids
  • 10 Simple Backyard Water Activities for Kids

    It’s Summer.  It’s hot.  There’s no denying getting wet is the best way to beat the heat.  Water and kids go together like biscuits and gravy.  So, today I am sharing 10 simple water activities you can do in your own backyard.  It’s perfect for big siblings while little siblings nap or maybe you want some simple summer fun without

    10 Simple Backyard Water Activities for Kids
  • 10 Ways to Stretch Meat & Save Money

    Across the United States, grocery stores are starting to limit the amount of meat you can buy.  It can be A LOT to disconcerting especially when you have a growing family as I do.  So, what are some ways you can stretch your meat and get creative with your meal plan this week?     So, how can you stretch

    10 Ways to Stretch Meat & Save Money
  • Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe

      I don’t know about you but I am having to stretch my at-home cooking creativity cooking nearly every night of the week during this pandemic.  As a family, we have been thinking about some of our favorite foods from local restaurants and are recreating them at home.  My son requested we try making an easy breakfast pizza recipe and

    Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe

10 Simple Kid-Friendly Lunch Ideas

Anyone else feel like they are cooking LOTS of meals right now?  Just me?  However, I will say that my kids don’t mind eating the same thing even though I feel the pressure to provide ample variety int their diet.  So, I thought I would share 10 simple kid-friendly lunch ideas that are on repeat around here in case you…

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15 Tips to Help Get Your Picky Eater to Eat

One of the most common questions I get when it comes to meal planning has nothing to do with how to meal plan at all.  Rather, nearly every day someone asks me, “how do you get a picky eater to eat what you meal planned/made?” Yes, I have picky eaters at my house.  Yes, we have learned a few tips…

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Simple & Easy Desserts

I am always on the hunt for easy and quick desserts to make for an impromptu get together with friends or just to whip up for my own family.  My family loves dessert so we are well-versed in easy desserts but sometimes you just need a new easy recipe.   So, from chocolate and ice cream to fruit, we have…

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25 Simple Family Meals

Download your free meal ideas printable by signing up here. With a family of 6, I feel like I am making my family meals left and right.  Sometimes, I can get stuck in a rut about what to make for family meals, maybe you do too? So, I am going to share 25 simple family meal ideas that your whole…

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Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

This year Easter is going to look a little different for most of us due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  I don’t know about you but that means I am looking for fun ways to make Easter extra special for our family.  A friend shared this fun and simple glow in the dark easter egg hunt activity she did with her…

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5 Simple Easter Activities for Families

With the flip of the Calendar, I instantly started planning for Easter.  It always sneaks up on me because of spring break.  We enjoy doing some simple Easter activities leading up to Easter so I thought I would share 5 of our favorite simple Easter activities today in case you want to try them with your family.   5 Simple…

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Top Spring Cleaning Tips to Clean Like A Pro

  It’s almost officially spring but the weather is feeling oh so spring.  For some reason that elicits all sorts of internal brain sensors that I need to clean, just me?  Why don’t we do it in the dead of winter when the weather is awful?  Anyway, a heart wants what a heart wants so spring cleaning it is.  If…

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The Secrets to Creating Effective To-Do Lists

Our lives are full and on any given day you probably have a million things on your mind.  One way I love to decrease all that mind clutter is to write it down on a to-do list.  Writing it down signals my brain that I will get it taken care of and I don’t have to worry or think about…

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10 Simple Indoor Spring Activities for Kids

Spring has sprung or at least it has in my mind! Spring break is coming up and sometimes I need a few simple kids activity ideas for when the excitement of being home has worn off or a spring rain shower keeps us inside.  Break out these fun and oh so simple spring activities for kids!  Remember, it doesn’t have to…

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Simple DIY Hair Bow Holder

If you have little girls, you have hair bows.  Since we have two little girls we have LOTS of hair bows.  I wanted a simple way to organize them so I could pick out the bow I wanted easily and so they were easy to store away.  Most of our hair bows have alligator clips.  I made this simple DIY…

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