Inside Out Emotions Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and Fear are not just emotions that we feel, but are also the main characters of the new Disney Pixar film Inside Out…who happen to be emotions. My family has been so […]

Family Fun Outings – Arizona Style- part 2–As You Wish Pottery Painting Giveaway!

Continuing with our Spring Break series today and a GIVEAWAY! Spring Break is a great time to get out and play around town. I’m sharing some of our favorite family outings each day this week. Check back each day for more Arizona fun! Disclosure: I received free admittance to many of these places as a […]

Family Fun Outings – Arizona Style- part 1 The Duttons

Spring Break is right around the corner and if you are anything like me, you can’t wait for it to get here, but after a day or two of squabbles over the remote, you are ready for it to be over. Never fear! If you are staycationing here in Arizona (or visiting from somewhere else), […]

Favorite Finds for BabyTime

Babies, babies everywhere! I have two new nieces born within the last two weeks, two more on the way (one of them is a nephew), and countless friends have either recently popped or are getting ready to. Are you feeling baby fever in your world? Having a baby is always exciting and cause for celebration! […]

Along Came a Spider Halloween

Spiders and spider webs are a Halloween staple. They are inherently creepy, but the black and white design can also be sophisticated or fun in Halloween decor, costumes, and treats!   With all of my spare time, I teach music classes for kids. Last year during Halloween time, I was teaching the “Black Spiders” semester of […]

Baby Update – 1 month old

Wow! It has already been more than a month since this little man joined our family. We are so in love with him and excited that he is smiling and becoming more interactive each day. He is well-loved by his siblings and so many family and friends. We are so grateful to have him in […]

One Smart Cookie — First Day of School Treat!

This post originally appeared on one of my favorite sites, Paging Supermom, last year when school started. My kids were so excited by this surprise! School starts this week for us. Not sure they will get such a cool surprise this year. My kids have already gone back to school for the year. It came […]

Pogo Pass Discount — Summer Boredom Buster

Has it happened at your house yet? Have your children started complaining about being bored this summer? If you live in Arizona, I may just have the solution for you! Have you heard of Pogo Passes? Some of my friends have had these for a couple of years and love them! For a one-time fee, […]

Easy Paper Beachball Garland and Pool Party Placecards

This post originally appeared on Skip To My Lou as part of her Summer Camp Craft series last summer. We are now out of school and ready to party, so I am excited to share it with you here! It’s a simple party craft to make with the kids. Maybe they will want to host […]

Superhero Birthday for Kids

Everybody loves Superheros, right? Chances are you are going to be involved in some sort of superhero celebration at some point in your life, if you haven’t already. My son turned 4 at a rather inconvenient time for us. I was just returning from SNAP! conference, I am great-with-child, and on top of it all […]