Shopping for fall sleepwear

I love it when the weather turns a little colder and all the cute, cozy, fall sleepwear catalogs start finding their way to my doorstep. ...more

I am a hillbilly

I have never been able to get my kids to sleep in their own beds. ...more

Attack of the apple faces

Try this in your kid’s lunch box – Apple Face apples (obviously) peanut or almond butter mini marshmallows toy Directions: Cut a big wedge into the apple, apply nut butter, then marshmallows. ...more

Ten ways to have a great kid's party

It's birthday party season at our house.  We have three kids with three birthdays within three months.  And since I've learned quite a bit about throwing parties over the years, I thought I'd share some of my valuable secrets with you!...more

10 ways to have a great kid’s birthday party

It’s birthday party season at our house. ...more

What you should know about BPA-Free products

Recently when I went shopping for back to school lunch box items I noticed that everywhere I looked — from online, to Target to Toys r Us to Rite Aid — all products were splattered with happy “BPA-free!” labels. ...more

How to get inspiration from a chicken

As a shy person, I always walk into any given situation and try to blend in. ...more

It’s time to buy sandals!

I know, I know, everyone is really boot-crazy right now, but I’m telling you now is the perfect time to buy sandals — for next year. ...more

Fun with bento!

Okay, I know it’s back to school time for everyone and that can mean a lot of great things, although right now I can’t think of a single one of them. ...more

New chicks!

We try to have a least 20 chickens in our hen house at all times. This is because we like to get at least three or four eggs every day and since our chickens are free range, we need a ton of hens to make this possible. ...more