• 7 Best Adoption Book Ideas for Parents

    When I first had the inkling to adopt, one of the first things I did was scour the internet for adoption book ideas. I wanted to read alllllllll the adoption stories I could. Reading adoption books confirmed in my head what my heart already knew, we were meant to adopt. I get asked all the time what books we read

    7 Best Adoption Book Ideas for Parents
  • 30+ Quick & Easy Camping Meal Ideas

    This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer and with that comes a whole lot of camping for folks. Is there anything better than sitting around an open campfire, unplugged and hanging out with those you love over a good meal. However, I enjoy the resting and eating more than the cooking so I asked my social media community (join

    30+ Quick & Easy Camping Meal Ideas
  • Simple Teacher Gift Card Idea + Printable

    School is about out for the summer and what a year it has been.  Our teachers have been hard at work navigating teaching our students online, in person and everything in between.  So, as we wrap up the year I have a simple teacher gift idea to say thank you. Having been a teacher myself, I know the time and

    Simple Teacher Gift Card Idea + Printable
  • 35 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights

    It’s the end of the school year around here which means our schedule is full of festivities, which we are extra thankful this year, but that means we are often in a time crunch around dinner time.  This often means meal planning goes out the window, but if there was ever a time to meal plan, THIS IS IT. The

    35 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights
  • Simple Ways to Help Fight Food Insecurity for Kids & Orphans

    In 2019, I saw his tiny face for the first time and then on June 10th, 2019 they placed my son in my arms. At 25 months old, he weighed 19 lbs, he felt small and frail as I held him close. It didn’t take us long to realize the toll malnutrition had taken on his body and cognition. Sadly,

    Simple Ways to Help Fight Food Insecurity for Kids & Orphans

Simple Easter Dinner Menu Ideas

Easter is right around the corner. Maybe like me you, you don’t love ham and also want to keep the Easter dinner menu simple so you can enjoy the time with your family. You are in the right place! Psst….do you need a spot to right down your menu? Check out this meal plan journal. Simple Easter Dinner Menu Slow…

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Quick & Easy Resurrection Rolls Recipe with Explanation

Easter is right around the corner and one of our favorite ways to illustrate his ascension to heaven is with this resurrection rolls recipe. Resurrection roll\ illustrates that Jesus was in the tomb (the marshmallow) and 3 days later was not. When you pull the resurrection rolls out of the oven, the marshmallow will be gone. We have resurrection rolls,…

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The Easiest Ice Cream Pie Recipe Ever!

Now, that the weather is warming up all my kids want (& me too) is ice cream.  So, this simple 3-ingredient ice cream pie recipe is a crowd pleaser around here and takes no time at all so you can get back to enjoying the weather.   Plus, you can make this ice cream pie a million different ways based…

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Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers to Tweens

Easter is right around the corner and with spring break thrown in there too, it’s time to start thinking about what to put in those Easter Baskets. We have a full range of ages in our home so I am thinking about Easter basket ideas for toddlers to tweens. I have found a simple formula to fill my Easter baskets….

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Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Looking for a fun and different way to enjoy an Easter Egg hunt?  Try this glow in the dark Easter egg hunt.  My kids went crazy for this last year so we will be doing it again this year! It just takes a few supplies and a little setup for some fun glow in the dark easter egg hunt fun!…

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4 Simple Tips to Eliminate Shower Door Soap Scum

Soap scum on shower doors is the bane of my existence. I mean showers are meant for soap so why does it have to leave a nasty residue? When we had our new shower door installed, I asked the local experts and found a few simple tips that have helped us eliminate shower door soap scum. We are enjoying sparkling…

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20 Things to Never Buy at Aldi

When it comes to Aldi, it’s pretty hard to knock this retail giant. Not only does it save you lots of money, there are lots of really good private label foods we always buy there. Check out our 50+ favorites here. However, there are 20 things I NEVER buy at Aldi and I’ll tell you why! 20 Things To Never…

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50+ Best Products to Always Buy at Aldi

Aldi is my go to store for weekly grocery hauls.   I knew there was a loyal following and I have to say I have joined the fold.  It turns out the hype is real, Aldi has some pretty delicious foods for a fraction of the price. So, what do I always buy at Aldi? 50+ Products to Always Buy at…

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10 Simple Chinese New Year Activities

After adopting our son (born in China), we have been learning more about the Chinese culture and incorporating some of their traditions into our home.  One of the biggest holidays in China is the Chinese New Year or its also referred to as the Lunar New Year.   Chinese New Year is a two-week celebration full of lots of fun…

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