Creepy Apple Monster Mouths Recipe

  Creepy Apple Monster Mouths Recipe Making a healthy treat that is fun and holiday themed is never easier than in the fall. These Apple Monster Mouths would be perfect for an after school snack or even a fall party. INGREDIENTS 1 Apple 1/4 cup Peanut Butter Yogurt Covered Raisins OR Almond Slivers OR Mini Marshmallows Red Food Coloring   DIRECTIONS Add 8 drops of food coloring to peanut butter and mix well to make it more … [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...]

Spiderweb Pizza Snacks Recipe

Spiderweb Pizza Snacks Recipe   My kids always come home from school hungry. Since it's almost October, I thought it would be fun to share a little after school snack we like to make. You can also think of this on a bigger scale with a full sized pizza and several spiders. The kids love to make them and they are creepy fun to eat! INGREDIENTS Pizza Sauce Round Crackers, Sandwich Slim Buns and/or Pita Breads String Mozzarella … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits of Flowers

The Health Benefits of Flowers Imagine walking into a room with beautiful flower arrangements – what would be the first thing coming to your mind? Happiness! Is that right? Unless you are allergic to flowers, it will be almost like walking into heaven. Colors, aroma, bouquets with different flowers, a bunch of roses in every color – that’s definitely how most of us feel about a surprise flower décor. Waking up and surrounded by these beauties … [Read more...]

A Good Nights Sleep Makes All The Difference #CMHmoms

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Children's Mercy. With back to school in full swing getting your kids set in a good sleep routine should be at the top of your list. During the summer bedtime routines typically disappear. Kids have a tendency to stay up later and then sleep in the next day.  A good sleep routine takes time because kids need more than one night for their bodies to reset. The recommendation is at least a week out from the … [Read more...]

4 Actionable Ways to Manage Sibling Rivalry

4 Actionable Ways to Manage Sibling Rivalry Seeing the young ones shout, quarrel and bicker, now and then, can wear parents down. When words like “I won’t spare her” echo in the living room, the first thought that comes to your mind is to send your children to the child care center. Relentless tension builds up as the fight continues, derailing the rest of your day. Don’t lose heart when you face such a situation because you’re not alone. … [Read more...]

Getting Your Kids Ready for a Move

Getting Your Kids Ready for a Move Moving is stressful for everybody, but it is especially stressful for kids. Children thrive when given routines to follow and even small changes to that routine can throw them seriously off track. Big changes like moving to an entirely new home, potentially in an entirely new town? A bunch of new stuff over which they feel like they have zero control? Forget about it. It’s meltdown city. Thankfully there are … [Read more...]

It’s Time For Fall Lawn Care

This post brought to you by TruGreen. All opinions are my own. It’s Time For Fall Lawn Care   Right about now you’re probably asking yourself where the summer went. Or maybe you’re already caught up in the whirl of activities that send us all spinning to the end of the year. Either way, your lawn is sitting there looking at you reproachfully and saying “what about me?” Well, what about it? You may have thought that late winter was … [Read more...]

Help the Planet With a Shoe Drive Fundraiser | $50 Amazon #GIVEAWAY | ends 10/7

This post brought to you by Funds2Orgs. All opinions remain my own. Help the Planet With a Shoe Drive Fundraiser By: Wayne Elsey There’s an awesome giveaway at the end of this post. But first I want to tell you about some fundraising ideas for schools, parent groups, athletic teams, nonprofits and churches. I’ve been in your shoes fundraising for my kid’s school, church or sports team. Did you know that every year in our country there are … [Read more...]

How Does Target Pharmacy Becoming A CVS Affect Me?

Disclosure: This post brought to you by CVS Pharmacy. Not everyone likes changes. I get that. I loved being able to grab my prescriptions at Target Pharmacy while I was doing my weekly shopping trip. When I saw the CVS signs I was worried I was going to have to do a ton of new patient paperwork. Well I am glad to report, I didn't have to do a darn thing. There was no impact to my experience. The only thing that did change, was now I am able to … [Read more...]