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Extended Stay America Grab n Go breakfast

Extended Stay America Visit #2 Even Better Than Expected

In June I dropped my daughter off at the US Air Force Academy and we stayed at the Extended Stay America in Colorado Springs thanks to the ESA team. The first weekend in September is Parent’s Weekend and we headed   Read More »

Shopping Bag Textbook Covers

Turn Your Favorite Shopping Bags into the BEST Textbook Covers

When it comes to back-to-school traditions, somethings never change. I remember spending hours covering all of my text books in high school with brown paper cut from grocery sacks. If I was lucky, they survived one 9-week grading period and   Read More »

Easy Paleo Un-Egg Roll Bowls

It’s time for a diet reset. This spring I did so well, eliminating sugar, dairy and grains from my diet and as a result I lost 30 lbs and felt AMAZING. Enter summer – sending a child off to college,   Read More »

Making Kids Lunch Fun with Bento Box Lunches

Part of the back to school fun for my kids is picking out a cool lunch box for the upcoming year. As my girls get older, they are wanting to move away from the traditional PBJ packed lunch and are   Read More »

Extended Stay America – Clean & Family Friendly

Over the past year I have done quite a bit of travel for both work and for fun with the kids. We have had some great hotel stays and few pretty awful ones, too, but the one thing that I   Read More »

French Press coffee better than keurig

3 Reasons I Switched to French Press Coffee

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which means if you click on one and make a purchase, I will earn a small commission on that sale (which goes to pay for things like the hosting for this site). I didn’t   Read More »

Udderly SMooth in the Wintertime

Udderly SMooth is a great product all year round for taking care of your skin but especially in the wintertime.  It is gentle but it works wonders on dry skin and skin that has been in the cold and wind.   Read More »

A Teacher Gift with Laura Kelly for Expressionery

Sometimes the teacher that makes the biggest difference for a kiddo isn’t their classroom teacher but instead a specialty one.  In this case, the PE teacher has been a stand for our daughter’s all around health and well being for   Read More »

BEST {Maraschino Cherry} Pancakes Ever

This amazing recipe was originally dreamed up by Carolina Moore (Always Expect Moore) during the Create Make and Celebrate Retreat!  This post is sponsored by Cherry Man but the opinions are mine.  These are the BEST {Maraschino Cherry} pancakes ever.   Read More »

Gluten Free Mini Holiday Banana Loaves

These gluten free mini holiday loaves are ridiculously yummy and easy to bake up.  The greatest part is that you can grab the adorable little paper pans (that come with the packaging and the cutest little wooden knife ever) from   Read More »