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Festive Fridays: Fall Outdoor Fun

The calendar says it’s fall, but around here days are still quite warm. This is really my favorite time of year to enjoy the outdoors, as it’s still short-sleeves weather but not as humid and stifling as those balmy summer days. I love to find reasons to be outside and am always on the lookout […]

Festive Fridays: Festive Home for Fall

If you’re like me, the minute the kids climb back on the bus, a switch flips in your brain and you instantly begin thinking about the fall. While it still may be warm enough to walk out the door sporting shorts and flip flops, you know that in the blink of an eye, you’ll be […]

Festive Fridays: Carving Out Family Time

  With school back in session and activities for the fall season ramping up, it can be tough to carve out family time in the weekend. As kids grow older, it becomes harder and harder to compete with clubs, school activities, and time with their friends, but finding time to bond as a family is […]

Festive Fridays: Back to Back Birthdays

  I grew up in a family where all of our birthdays fell within a 3 week period. My mom, dad, brother, and I all celebrated our special days right in a row and always right as school was starting back for the year. (And for added fun, I married a man whose birthday is […]

Festive Fridays: Football Season Kickoff Party

With preseason games already underway and the regular football season just around the corner, it’s time to start planning to gather your friends and get ready to cheer on your favorite team! Here are a few fun ideas to inspire as you get ready for the season to kick off! Bring-a-dip Potluck – Watching football […]

Festive Fridays: Farewell to Summer

We’re hanging out around my house today, lamenting that summer’s nearly over and thinking of what we want to do to send the season out with a bang before we head back to school. The day before school starts, we plan to spend the day at a local water park and shut the place down…which […]

Heirloom Audio Productions Make History Exciting

  *This post has been sponsored by Heirloom Audio Productions. All opinions are our own. There’s nothing quite like listening to an exciting story being told by a good storyteller. All throughout my life, I have escaped through the words of others to go back in time, travel to distant lands, or just live out […]

Festive Fridays: Easy, Affordable Date Night Ideas

  Spending time with your significant other is an important part of keeping your relationship healthy.  However, with all of the busy-ness of life, especially with small children, it can be so easy to let your relationship fall by the wayside.  When you’re strapped for time and money, here are a few easy date night […]