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Chuck E. Cheese is 40! Celebrates with new look, same great family fun

Chuck E. Cheese is 40! Celebrates with new look, same great family fun

Chuck E. Cheese is 40!!! And they are updating their restaurants to celebrate I remember going to Chuck E. Cheese as far back as first grade. I have always loved them. The pizza, the games, the parties, the prizes! What’s not to love about the […]

10 Things You Need To Know Before Indoor Skydiving

10 Things You Need To Know Before Indoor Skydiving

1. The whole experience will take about an hour. The flight itself is only 1 minute long. Learn all about indoor skydiving at iFly.com 2. It’s perfectly safe Anyone in suitable health ages 3 and over can do it. There is no upper age limit! […]

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 […]

Grow your own green smoothie garden!

Grow your own green smoothie garden!

Hey there! I’m Jen. I blog over at Plain Vanilla Mom and I am so excited to be here writing my first post for KSW. Stacy is amazing, as are all the ladies on the KSW&Co team, and I’m so thrilled to be a part of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heart Shaped Pizza Minis

Heart Shaped Pizza Minis

I’m sharing one of my family’s favorite ways to celebrate Valentines Day, Heart Shaped Pizza Minis!! Pizza and lazy man’s fondue … that’s been our Valentines Day menu for years. We are not fancy, I just chop up some fruit and melt some chocolate and […]

third quarter brownies, a family game day tradition

third quarter brownies, a family game day tradition

What is your favorite season? The long, warm days of summer or the cozy and cold winter months? My most favorite season – the season that does it for me more than nay other time of year – is football season. When we talk about […]

Cultivating the Next Generation of Animators

Cultivating the Next Generation of Animators

My daughter’s birthday is coming up. We’ve entered that period where just buying more toys to be buying more toys doesn’t make sense any more. Our home is bursting with the toys of three children, yet only the neighbor kids play with them. Instead of […]