No Churn Mint Chip Ice Cream Recipe

No Churn Mint Chip Ice Cream Recipe Our family loves just about anything mint, and we don't need a special occasion to ask for it. BUT, with St. Patrick's Day just around the corner we thought a little mint ice cream might be a fun green treat. This is super simple to make and you do NOT need an ice cream churn. INGREDIENTS 2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips 1 tsp Mint … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]

Exploring Genealogy Strengthens Family Ties

Exploring Genealogy Strengthens Family Ties Human history is broken down into the story of families. With the population growing throughout the centuries, everyone can slowly but surely trace themselves back to a smaller and smaller pool of people. Human families have only gotten bigger, otherwise they’re pretty much changeless. Learning the history of our own families through genealogy has picked up in popularity over the last decade or so. … [Read more...]

Gynoii GPW-1025 Smart Baby Monitor| #GIVEAWAY | ends 6/17

Gynoii  has added  another baby monitor to their selection of monitors. Introducing the Gynoii GPW-1025 baby monitor.  The main difference between the GPW-1025 and their older model is this new one has a 355 degree Pan and a 100 degree tilt, along with the  option to be able to view the room  you are monitoring no matter where you are if you have internet connection on your monitor device. Set up is as simple as plugging in your monitor and … [Read more...]

Tips for a kid-safe backyard play area

The warmer weather is here, and with it comes children running outside to play. It’s time to prepare to transform your backyard into a spectacular summer playground. Location is very important. You need to establish a safe environment in a safe community. The house and lot packages in Epping North, for example offer good spaces for backyards as well as a thriving community where your kids can be part of. To keep your kids safe, simply … [Read more...]

MessMatz Lets the Kids Craft Without the Mess

I love arts and crafts, and growing up I always figured that the messier the better. However working at a daycare and having mess and chaos in my everyday life I have found that as I get older the more I hate mess. With 3 kids it's hard to say it, but I actually hate Play Doh. The mess, the Play Doh that sticks to everything, including socks that is then spread through my house and into my carpet. Glitter, OMG don't even get me started with … [Read more...]

Summer Sun Safety Tips | Neutrogena/MLS #GIVEAWAY | ends 6/3 | #ChooseSkinHealth

Disclosure: This post was sponsored on behalf of Neutrogena via One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. I can't believe I am saying this, I swear we just took down the Christmas tree... but summer is almost here! During summer we spend almost all of our time outside. We can often be found swimming, searching for shells at the beach, BBQing in the backyard or attending MLS games in our hometown. Summer for us means lots of fun in the … [Read more...]

Traveling With Young Kids | Homemade Activity Book Idea

Traveling With Young Kids | Homemade Activity Book Idea During one of our family road trips, my oldest daughter and I tossed around ideas to keep Emma (5 1/2 at the time) and Ethan (4 at the time) entertained for nearly 5 hours in the car (each way). Kaytlin thought up a fun way to keep the kids entertained while still containing the mess so we didn’t have to dig for crayons or stickers between the seats and it went over so well I thought I'd … [Read more...]

4 Kitchen Essentials for Busy Moms

4 Kitchen Essentials for Busy Moms It seems like moms always have a reason to be in the kitchen. Moms spend much of their days cooking meals and preparing snacks for the family. They also have to pack their kids’ lunches and bake for school functions and parties. And of course moms have many non-cooking responsibilities and activities as well. Luckily, these four kitchen essentials can make a mom’s job just a little easier. Tupperware Many … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]