7QT: 4th of July, My Birthday, & More

- 1 - #Updates - TODAY IS MY 6 YEAR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY!!! - 4th of July was awesome! - My husband threw me an awesome surprise party! - At the party I got a Bed Bath & Beyond gift card, which I used to buy a laminator! - I got a very nice package in the mail for a very nice person for my birthday!  It's called a RAK (random act of kindness) and I was blown away!  Picture on my IG. - I met a friend for lunch this past week because she's moving out of state!  It was really nice; I … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day to my mom, to me, and to all you lovely mom readers! … [Read more...]

{Wordless} Tulips

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I’m a Grumpy Mom When I’m Hungry… Here’s a Delicious Fix

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias Normally, I'm cheerful and bubbly, and I LOVE being a Stay at Home Mom.  However, #WhenImHungry, I'm not a happy person.  So I don't know about you, but I need an early-afternoon boost, and it's best when it comes during my kids' nap time - ESPECIALLY on those days when both kids are napping at the same time!  So I'm so grateful to do this post for … [Read more...]

We had a Wonderful Easter! Photo Collage Dump!

I'm kind of super proud of these collages. We had a great day. I would love to see all of your Easter photos too! If you wrote Easter blog posts, put your link in the comments. Smiley face. … [Read more...]

All the Babies, Sunglasses Swiper & other Saturday Laughs

5. Tootsie Roll stood up using his walkie toy and then practically raced across the room with it.  You can tell by the adorable sounds he's making that he was QUITE proud of himself! Unfortunately, Instagram won't let me embed the video (grr), so if you want to see it you'll have to click this link: Baby Runs Across Room!  Sorry.  But I promise it's worth it! 4. This picture is funny because we were trying so hard to take a family zoo picture... which is tricky when you have to do it … [Read more...]

101 Free (or Cheap) Winter Activities for Kids

Baby, it's COLD outside!  Are your kids going as stir-crazy as mine?  Here are 101 ways to combat cabin fever.  Please let me know if you have any great ideas to add to the list! 1. Freeze bubbles. 2. Build a snowman family. 3. Build an igloo. 4. Help shovel snow. 5. Bake cookies. 6. Make Cranberry Bliss Bars, like the ones at Starbucks. 7. Drink Hot chocolate. 8. Have a New Years Eve Party with your kids. Let them open a treat bag on every passing hour. 9. Go see the zoo … [Read more...]

Yay, Touchdown & other Saturday Laughs

5. So babies are the cutest and most fun things ever. Tootsie Roll has learned two tricks. Is it too reminiscent of dogs to call them tricks? Anyway, here's one of them: TOUCHDOWN! 4. We went to the mall with my mom the other night, and she (my mom) was very shocked to find out that Cupcakes does not yet have all of the Ty My Little Pony stuffed animals.  We saw them at our local Japanese Import store, and she found out about the lack of MLP stuffies.  So she got Cupcakes a Twilight Sparkle. … [Read more...]

{Wordless} My Adorable Family

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7QT: Delicious-ness, Gymnastics & my New E-mail

- 1 - Happy Friday! We have a fun day planned for today: a mall play date and then a library play date.  Fun times!  Do you have any play dates on the horizon? - 2 - Dessert of the Week Yummy Warm Apple Crisp.  It's easy and so much fun to make! Try it and serve with Vanilla Ice Cream. - 3 - Gymnastics I've been wanting to get Cupcakes into Gymnastics for over a year and we finally did it!  A friend of mine has a daughter who is the same age and since we live in the same town … [Read more...]