Gift Idea and Giveaway: Travels with Gannon & Wyatt

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”  — Mark Twain When I was 11-years old. My family lived in the Dominican Republic for a year. It was a completely life-transforming experience for me at a time in my life when I was transforming into the person I was going to become. I learned Spanish […]

Corncob Treats for Thanksgiving Placecards

I was really pleased with how our Thanksgiving table came together last year!  It was an elegant out-door gathering featuring gold and cornhusks. You can read all about it here. But I thought I would explain a little more about the corncob treats I made to serve as both a kid-friendly dessert and a decorative place […]

Mad Science Birthday

I have been so excited to share our super Science Birthday Experiment–I mean “party”.  The kids had so much fun with this! And it was educational! Win win! This makes a great birthday party, or decorate it a little spookier and it makes a great Halloween party! We set the tone for the party with […]

Hello Kitty Fashion with the KuKee App

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and KuKee, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #KuKeeapp  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. Does she look a bit kooky to you? Getting to play with a new cell phone app for kids and get some brand new Hello Kitty fashions about put […]

Under the Sea Mermaid Birthday Party

A couple of weeks ago I go a call from my neighbor on a Wednesday night. She was wondering if I had any ideas for her daughter’s birthday party THAT SATURDAY! She had sent out an evite weeks before, but hadn’t gotten around to any party planning yet. Of course, I had ideas–it’s My Insanity–I […]

POP music–Make your own pop bottle piano

One of my other hats is that of a music teacher. As we get closer to school starting, I am also getting ready to begin teaching again. It is also time for my students to brush up on their music skills. Here is a really fun way to review some music basics and just play […]

Disneyland Travel Baskets with Silhouette Design Studio

Hi everyone! I had a little bit of a hard time getting this post up because I have been somewhat consumed by the news of the loss of the firefighters from my hometown of Prescott. One of our friends lost her husband in the fire. Before I get on to business as usual, I just […]

Studio C: Good Clean Fun & ROKU Giveaway!

I got a package last week that has really helped cure the summer boredom blues for my family… I was sent this ROKU so that we could access the BYUtv channel and all of the existing episodes of Studio C! “What is Studio C?” you may ask. I actually had no idea until about a […]

Link Party Summer Camp

It’s officially the first day of summer, but most of us have been out of school for a few weeks now. Have you heard your kids mutter “I’m bored!” yet? I have. Though I can’t understand how, since I don’t feel like I’ve had a minute to catch my breath yet this summer. In an […]

Summer Camping or Backyard Bingo

Summer is nearly here! I wanted to share something fun we’ve done to commemorate it’s beginning. You might want consider this for your family for Memorial Day, if you don’t already have plans. The backyard campout! Growing up my family used this activity as our traditional celebration of the last day of school and the […]