Tips for Making School Mornings Smoother

This post is sponsored by NESTLE® NESQUIK® but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

School officially started this week! Of course, this brings on all the feels with having all six of my kiddos in the same school for the very first time (and last time for that matter)

Since all of the kids are going to the same school this year, that means all of them need to be ready and out the door at the exact same time too! Let’s just say it is essential to get the morning routine worked out and running smoothly to cut down on the morning chaos. Read more

Our New Favorite Wholesome Snack that Doubles as Breakfast

This post is sponsored by Nature’s Bakery. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own.

The countdown is ON! The start of school is merely days away. 

I have to admit I am READY for school to start and to get back to the daily routine that keeps us all a little more sane. 

This year all six of the kids will be packing lunches for school. Preschool through 5th grade! How did we make it this far already?  Read more

Essentials for the best Summer Dinners

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It’s Summer Time! 

The kids are out of school.
The days are forever long with sunshine.
It’s crazy hot.
You don’t want to turn on your oven… 
All the wonderful things that make summer awesome!

Most of all… Summer means the grill is working full-time!  We LOVE to grill. I am ALL about keeping the heat out of my house and making dinner time simple and delicious with just a few essentials. Read more

Plan a Visit to Arlington, Texas

Plan a Visit to Arlington, Texas



There are times when you want to do something fun, different, but not travel too far from home. We planned the perfect weekend trip for our whole family to Arlington, Texas! It was so much fun and there were so many family friendly options. 

Arlington, TX is a city just west of Dallas. It is well known for “The Big Three” attractions, Texas Rangers, AT&T Stadium (Cowboys Stadium) and Six Flags Over Texas. Read more