Gluten Free Blueberry Chia Seed Muffin Recipe

Gluten Free Blueberry Chia Seed Muffin Recipe Along with our new focus on eating “clean”, my family has also been trying to avoid gluten when possible. When we eat this way we feel less sluggish and it’s really not too difficult to adapt recipes, so why not? I used to use a box mix for my blueberry muffins and was missing them terribly a few weeks ago. This put me on a search for an acceptable muffin. The fact that this recipe adds in chia seeds … [Read more...]

5 Fun St Patricks Day Crafts for Kids

5 Fun St. Patricks Day Crafts for Kids St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner. What better way to spend a little time with the kidlets this weekend then with a couple holiday crafts! I found 5 crafts varying in difficulty that are both fun and functional. Enjoy! Leprechaun Hats Four Leaf Clover Paper Craft Felt Leprechaun Finger Pupper Ombre Clover Pinch Proof Shirt Rainbow Magnet … [Read more...]

10 St Pattys Day Decor Crafts

With Valentine’s Day at our back door, our thoughts quickly turns to St. Patrick’s Day décor. It’s such a fun holiday, but we only have a month to decorate and enjoy it. I normally just post a craft round-up, but found these crafty décor items to be especially fun and wanted to feature them in a category of their own. I hope you enjoy these 10 fun, cute and creative ways to craft your way to adorable holiday décor this St. Patty’s Day. … [Read more...]

Clean Chewy Nut Fruit & Dark Chocolate Chip Granola Bar Recipe

Clean Chewy Nut Fruit & Dark Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe One of the first food items I wanted to find a recipe for was granola bars. My kids eat them like they are going out of style, but after studying the back of the box I knew there had to be a better alternative. I could have probably purchased an organic version from the store, but if I make them from scratch I know exactly what’s in them and I can customize them for my family’s likes … [Read more...]

Reindeer Footprint Art Project

Reindeer Footprint Art Project     Ethan and I went on a hunt for a holiday craft that he would be able to do mostly himself to give as a gift. He decided that this Reindeer Footprint Art Project looked like fun. I absolutely handprint and footprint art because it helps capture their size and growth throughout the years. You will need: Paint: brown, red, blue and black. We did not have black so we mixed all the colors … [Read more...]

20 Christmas Crafts For Kids

20 Christmas Crafts For Kids The kids are home and you’ve got an afternoon to kill. Why not spend it creating something they can proudly display during the holiday season and you can put away for a keepsake. We’ve found 20 Christmas crafts that are both fun and functional. If you make something, we’d love to see it! Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen Paper Plate Angel Gingerbread Paint Recipe Sock Snowman Ho Ho Ho Santa … [Read more...]

How to Create a Potted Mediterranean Herb Garden

How to Create a Potted Mediterranean Herb Garden So many of the herbs we know and love are actually native to the Mediterranean region, transferred and transplanted via trade hundreds of years ago. Still, it is possible to transform a back or side yard with the use of potted mediterranean herbs that are clumped together to give off an exotic look. Potting these popular herbs is actually beneficial for both the plants and you because it gives you … [Read more...]

RIO 2 hits theaters April 11!

RIO 2 hits theaters April 11! Blu and Jewel are back for an all new adventure in Rio 2! The entire cast of the animated smash RIO returns in RIO 2, and they are joined by a new flock of top actors and musical talents. Rich with grandeur, character, color and music, RIO 2 finds Jewel (Anne Hathaway), Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and their three kids leaving their domesticated life in that magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a … [Read more...]

How I Use the #Samsung Note 3 Scrapbook | #VzwBuzz

As a member of the #VzwBuzz influencer team, I received the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with line of service from Verizon. No additional compensation was provided nor did I promise positive feedback. All opinions are my own As I get more comfortable using my Note 3 I have started playing with it’s extra features. I have several hours a week where I am waiting for the kids while they are in dance. I’ve tried to maximize my time there by working, but … [Read more...]

Fisher Nut Exactly Dark Chocolate Snack Bites

Fisher Nut Exactly Dark Chocolate Snack Bites We are a family of snackers. Big or small dinner, it’s basically a given that there will be a snack before bed. Our “go to” snack is usually popcorn but occasionally the kids will ask for a handful of nuts instead. I was excited to hear that Fisher Nuts is launching a first-of-its-kind snack product – Fisher Nut Exactly – exclusively at Costco stores in the Midwest. This sweet yet savory … [Read more...]