Worst Week Ever

I've been busy, so I've not gotten a chance to post this. However, here we go . . . Our worst week ever start on June 25th. We were heading to Wisconsin for our first camping trip as a family. Everybody was excited. Except for the car. We go to turn on the car and all we heard was "click click click". Now, remember that our other car is a Prius. A … [Read more...]

Backyard Safari Outfitters

I've often written about how Madison is my not-so-girly girl. One of her favorite things is bugs. Yes, bugs. This is a kid who can catch fireflies in her sleep and has even caught a mosquito by its wings! She's petting inchworms and had butterflies land on her. She is the bug whisperer. That being said -- you have to know that she loves to play outside … [Read more...]

5 Natural Mosquito Remedies

My friend Phish wrote up this list of natural mosquito remedies. It's a great list, and if it helps even one person not get bitten this summer, it was worth posting! 1. The blades of a spinning fan is the best way to kill mosquitos. Mosquitos can only fly in still air, and they do this mostly over stagnant water. The wind current of a running fan … [Read more...]

OFF!® Clip-On™ Mosquito Repellent

This post was written for Family Review Network as part of a program by SC Johnson, who also supplied the product for review. If you've ever been to my house, you'd know I have three huge pine trees in front. While they do shade my house, they also attract every bug imaginable. From inside the house, you can often see swarms of mosquitoes outside my living … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]