• Crescent Roll Pepperoni Pizzas Recipe

    Somewhere along the line we got fed the message that dinner needs to be extra fancy.  I am not sure why but with 4 kids and evening activities sometimes dinner just needs to be simple.  Enter this delicious crescent roll pepperoni pizzas recipe.   The crescent roll pepperoni pizzas take less than 5 minutes to prepare and 10 minutes in

    Crescent Roll Pepperoni Pizzas Recipe
  • Got Armpit Odor? Simple Armpit Detox Recipe

    Several years ago, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer (she’s cancer free now!).  As a result, I started to place closer attention to what I put in and on my body.  It can get so overwhelming but what I found is that our skin is our largest organ.  Armpits are very porous and are an access point to our

    Got Armpit Odor? Simple Armpit Detox Recipe
  • Yearly Adoption Gotcha Day Gift Ideas

    One year ago, we walked into a stuffy, sterile office building in the bustling city of Hefei, China to meet our son for the first time and welcome him into our family by adoption (you can read more about that day here).  While that moment looked different than how most people meet their children, it was so special.  To mark

    Yearly Adoption Gotcha Day Gift Ideas
  • Cheesy Garlic Bread Pizza Recipe

    We are also selling our house so we are cleaning out the freezer. If you have moved you know how that goes. I had a loaf of garlic bread and my kids LOVE pizza. Everyone is sure to eat on pizza night so I whipped up this simple and cheesy garlic bread pizza recipe. It was an instant favorite and

    Cheesy Garlic Bread Pizza Recipe
  • Easy Peasy Pizza Bread

    It’s summertime around here which means I am serving up lunch to my kids daily and am always looking to switch up some of their favorites.  All of my kids love pizza so this easy peasy pizza bread was a HUGE hit.  It takes less than 5 minutes to whip together and 30 minutes to bake so it’s a perfect

    Easy Peasy Pizza Bread

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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The Simple Productivity Tip That Will Change Your Life

We live in a fast-paced world and our to-do list seems to be growing faster than we can check items off the list.  Not to mention there’s no time.  Or is there?  Setting a timer and getting to work is the #1 simple productivity tip that changed my life.  It can change yours too, I promise. Maybe you need to…

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Simple Italian Chicken, Green Beans and Potatoes

Nearly every week when I ask my family what they want for dinner, someone inevitably says Italian chicken, green beans and potatoes.  I always happily oblige because this simple, one-pan recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight plus EVERYONE eats it and you know what a big deal that is if you have kids. My sister-in-law brought us this meal…

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Simple Baked Turkey Pesto Sandwich

  Do you want to invite people over for lunch or dinner but have no idea what to serve?  Does the thought just overwhelm you?  Me too until I started making this simple baked turkey pesto sandwich recipe.   It is so simple.  Did I mention it’s just 4 ingredients?  Plus it’s so delicious no one will ever believe how…

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Anna Maria Island Florida Trip Guide

We just got back from an amazing week on the Gulf Coast of Florida.  We spent lots of time on one of my favorite barrier islands in Florida, Anna Maria Island.  Not only are the white sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters enough to draw you in but Anna Maria Island is a quaint town full of shops, restaurants…

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