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A Family Guide to the San Antonio Missions

A Family Guide to the San Antonio Missions

Today’s family field guide is sponsored by Robinson’s Fruit Shoot™ – delicious ready to drink juices in fun fruit flavors with no added sugars or artificial colors. Are you headed on a family adventure? Fruit Shoot™ is Made for Adventures and they want to see […]

Save your sanity with a magical blanket fort kit

Save your sanity with a magical blanket fort kit

Guys, I have a confession to make. Something I have been feeling awful about all week. My kids get out of school for the summer next Thursday and for the first time ever … I am not super excited about it. I know. Awful mom […]

Host your own Field Day party at home!

Host your own Field Day party at home!

Our friends at Birch Lane Kids asked us if we could throw a party full of classic kid moments. We literally jumped at the chance. Take a look at all the fun we had planning this field day inspired party at home. Do you remember field day? Oh […]

Starting a Mother’s Day Tea Party Tradition

Starting a Mother’s Day Tea Party Tradition

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Little Debbie®. But the fun we had, memories we made, and laughs we shared are all our own. My relationship with my mother has always been complicated. I left home when I was […]

One in Five Minds: What to do when you worry your child might have a mental illness

One in Five Minds: What to do when you worry your child might have a mental illness

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by a local San Antonio non-profit Clarity Child Guidance Center as part of their in One in Five Minds awareness campaign. This is a cause that is near and dear to my heart, and as always my goal is to […]

Simplify Your Life: 8 Things Busy Moms Can Do Now

Simplify Your Life: 8 Things Busy Moms Can Do Now

Are you a busy mom? Do your days ever feel SO busy and chaotic they just seem to run together from one to the next? A permanent state of shuffling, shifting and stress? I’m a busy mom too. (aren’t we all!!) My husband travels during […]

Creamy, Dreamy Overnight Oats with Peaches

Creamy, Dreamy Overnight Oats with Peaches

The smell of cinnamon and oatmeal swirling together in my kitchen is probably one of the best smells of all time. From oatmeal cookies, to a bowl of oatmeal that soothes my soul, to breads, muffins, yes even overnight oats (see below). Oatmeal is my […]

You’ll want to bookmark this homemade peppermint patties recipe

You’ll want to bookmark this homemade peppermint patties recipe

Hello, my name is Stacy and I am addicted to chocolate. There, I said it. I have a stash of chocolate stored in the house at all times and reach for it whenever I am stressed, bored, hungry, tired, angry, sleepy, [insert word here] … […]

Super Lucky to Have A Friend Like You Gift In A Jar

Super Lucky to Have A Friend Like You Gift In A Jar

Do you have a friend you just can’t imagine life without? A friend you are certain the stars aligned the day you two met and you actually won the friendship lottery. Let her know just how lucky you are to have a friend like her […]

8 Secrets to Raising Confident Kids

8 Secrets to Raising Confident Kids

My daughter has always been painfully shy around children her own age. That’s why my mouth fell open when she told me she was going to sing in her school’s talent show! Watching my formerly insecure seven year old take the stage in front of […]