The Color Purple – Dallas, TX

The Color Purple – Dallas, TX

Hey Dallas! Don't you just love all of the amazing musicals coming to the Big D? We are super excited to tell you that THE COLOR PURPLE is headed to Dallas! Tickets are available now and performances are at the Music Hall at Fair Park from January 23 - February 4,...

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How Not To Start 2018 Off

How Not To Start 2018 Off

You guys here is the deal... 2017 sucked. Like seriously sucked. I am so NOT one of those down in the dumps, life sucks, HELP ME - type people. In fact, I typically would see myself as the opposite, but for reals, last year SUCKED.  2017 Sucked Concussion Autism...

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10 Productivity Tips to Help Launch a Successful 2018!

10 Productivity Tips to Help Launch a Successful 2018!

Disclosure: Post sponsored by Mirum but all opinions are my own. Productivity at work is one of my strengths. I enjoy finding ways to get things done more quickly and effectively. With the new year upon us, what better way to start the year than to find ways to be...

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Non-Traditional LEGO Gifts for LEGO Lovers

Non-Traditional LEGO Gifts for LEGO Lovers

Are you looking for LEGO Gifts but really don't want to buy your LEGO love anymore LEGOs? Look no further, we have got the perfect non-traditional LEGO gift idea list! Best LEGO Gifts for LEGO Lovers (that aren't actually LEGOs!) If you are sick of buying LEGOs but...

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10 Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make With Your Kids

10 Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make With Your Kids

Looking for DIY Christmas Ornaments you can make with your kids? Look no further! Get ready to get glittery! Next week all 4 kids will be home. If everything works out as planned, I'll have the majority of the week off and we can get crafting. We have had our...

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Best Way to Teach Money Management to a Teenager

Best Way to Teach Money Management to a Teenager

This post about how to teach money management to teens is brought to you by Current. All opinions are my own. It happened. That sweet little baby girl that I gave birth to, what feels like just a few years ago is now actually a 14-years-old freshman in high school....

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5 Things Kids Can Learn From Playing Video Games

5 Things Kids Can Learn From Playing Video Games

This post is brought to you by Energizer®. All opinions are my own. I know as a mom, I tend to always dwell on the bad of a ton of screen time - especially video games. Everything in moderation, right? But there's some good news. Maybe those video games your kids play...

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5 Ways to Style Wet Hair – Mom Style

5 Ways to Style Wet Hair – Mom Style

Let's look at ways to style wet hair. Wet hair is my game. I don't have time to blow dry and I have massive amounts of thick hair. So what's a girl to do?  How to Style Wet Hair I am what you called hair challenged. If it wasn't for the Dry Bar or for my awesome hair...

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Best Thanksgiving Side Dish Instant Pot Recipes

Best Thanksgiving Side Dish Instant Pot Recipes

Make your Thanksgiving sides in no time with these thanksgiving menu Instant Pot recipes.  Our Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish Instant Pot Recipes It's that time of year. In just a few weeks, a plethora of family and friends will gather to eat, drink and be merry and...

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Favorite Things – 7 Things That I Am Loving

Favorite Things – 7 Things That I Am Loving

Today I am sharing some of my favorite things that I am loving. From technology to meal planning to sweet muscat wine - here are a few of my favorite things. Favorite Things I made a video over on our YouTube channel featuring things that I am loving (you can watch...

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20 BEST Thanksgiving Books for Kids

20 BEST Thanksgiving Books for Kids

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we are stocking up on Thanksgiving books. I'm hoping some of that gratitude and thanks talk will rub off on the toddlers. Kids Thanksgiving Book That They Will Love! While most of these Thanksgiving themed books are low tech, you...

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5 Daily Things We Use Our Amazon Echo For

5 Daily Things We Use Our Amazon Echo For

The Amazon Echo is one of the most widely used technology products in our house. When we first bought the Echo back in 2016, I bought it just to see what it would do. We used it regularly and for Christmas, bought an Echo Dot for each of the kids' rooms. Amazon Echo...

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Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes – Quick & Yummy

Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes – Quick & Yummy

Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes - because some people (my husband) can't eat Mexican food every night. I tried, he resisted. Moving on.  First - do you need a new Instant Pot? How about a second (everyone should have a second IP, right?) Did you know we are giving...

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Best Tech Products for Working From Home

Best Tech Products for Working From Home

If you are a remote worker and work from home, check out these products for your remote workstation!  Best Tech for Working From Home Our friends at Logitech sent us over several products for the work from home worker to celebrate National Work From Home Week. We're...

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Pley Disney Princess Subscription Box Unboxing and Review

Pley Disney Princess Subscription Box Unboxing and Review

Our friends at Pley recently sent us the latest Pley Disney Princess subscription box. If you have a Disney Princess fan in your house, this would make an awesome gift.  Disney Princess Subscription Box Delivered To Your Door! I found this photo of my daughter and...

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Overscheduled Kids And Not Being Able to Say No!

Overscheduled Kids And Not Being Able to Say No!

It happened. Our overscheduled kids have sucked the life out of us. What sucks more, we can't say no. Let's talk about crazy schedules for kids and what to do when you just can't say no.  Overscheduling the Kids As a mom to 4 kids, I have many friends and...

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Ataribox Is Coming And Yes, The Kids Will Want It!

Ataribox Is Coming And Yes, The Kids Will Want It!

Ataribox - sound familiar? Yes, the old school Atari is making a comeback. Our kids could soon be bugging us to buy them an Atari - but don't worry, this isn't the Atari of the 80's! Launching this Fall on Indiegogo, the Ataribox is positioning itself as a PC like...

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A Parenting Fail Story About the Seesaw App

A Parenting Fail Story About the Seesaw App

Does your school use the Seesaw app? Here's a story of parent fail and the awesomeness of this app. If you work for a school district as a teacher or administrator and are not using the Seesaw app, hopefully, this app review will give you some insight from a parent's...

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10 Truths About Motherhood

10 Truths About Motherhood

11 years of being a mom has taught me many lessons. There have been many FAILS. There's been a few wins. Out of all of the things that I've learned, 10 truths about motherhood ring true. I could tell you things like your house will never be clean or that sleep is a...

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How to Clean Laminate Floors

How to Clean Laminate Floors

How to clean laminate floors. You bought laminate floors, they looked beautiful - and then they got DIRTY. Let's talk about how to clean your floors without residue! Maybe it was the cry for help about how my house is a wreck or sympathy for the fact God gave me 2...

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Make Ice Anywhere There is a Plug

Make Ice Anywhere There is a Plug

Portable RCA ice maker - make ice anywhere there is a plug! RCA recently sent us their compact ice maker to review. We tried it out, and here are our thoughts.  RCA Ice Maker Review We like to entertain often. While we absolutely love our Samsung Hub refrigerator -...

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Tween Tech Gift Ideas –  2017 Tech Gift Guide

Tween Tech Gift Ideas – 2017 Tech Gift Guide

Tween Tech Gift Ideas - Need to buy a gift for a tween? Look no further! We've rounded up the best tech gift ideas for tweens in this handy guide. Tween Tech Gift Ideas Buying for a tween can be daunting. Kids now a days have all kinds of gadgets and gizmos, but what...

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How We Got Our Minecraft Obsessed Child to Read

How We Got Our Minecraft Obsessed Child to Read

Minecraft Books - How We Got Our Minecraft Obsessed Child to Read  Getting Your Child to Read Minecraft Books Do you have problems getting your Minecraft child to read? We say Minecraft child because OMG these kids live and breathe Minecraft.  Here's the deal. Over...

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How to Help Houston After Hurricane Harvey

How to Help Houston After Hurricane Harvey

As we all process what is going on in Houston, TX with Hurricane Harvey - here is a list of the best ways to help.  Also, if you pray, continue to do so. Harvey has destroyed and caused so much damage - to make matters worse, he has not even left the building yet. ...

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What to Buy a Teen Girl – Best Tech Gifts for Teen Girls

What to Buy a Teen Girl – Best Tech Gifts for Teen Girls

 2017 Teen Girl Tech Gift Guide - Best Tech Gifts for Teen Girls Looking for a gift for a teen girl? We've got you covered! Introducing our gift guides to help you with tech gift ideas and make your gift shopping easy peasy!  Best Gifts for Teen Girls If you have a...

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Allstate QuickTrip App To Help You Juggle All The Things!

Allstate QuickTrip App To Help You Juggle All The Things!

This is a sponsored message from Allstate. Busy parents need all the help they can get, especially as we head back to school! Our friends at Allstate get that need. Allstate has developed an app to help us juggle everything required of us parents. Busy day, a million...

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7 Back to School Tech Must Haves

7 Back to School Tech Must Haves

Back to school technology products - the school year is about to start, we're sharing the top tech products to add to your school list. Can you believe the new school year is already here?  Doesn't it feel like school just let out? Nope, summer is coming to an end and...

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Nap Desks Could Become a Thing!

Nap Desks Could Become a Thing!

Nap desks - that just sounds dreamy, right? Let's chat. Remember a few years ago when we all heard how we shouldn't be sitting is bad for hours on end and that we should adapt to things like walking desks? Remember? So do we. We get it. Sitting for 10 hours a day...

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Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Dallas and What Time!

Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Dallas and What Time!

There is a Solar Eclipse happening in just a few days and if you are in the Dallas area, here is what you need to know about where to watch the eclipse and what time.  Solar Eclipse in Dallas Here in Dallas, we don't get a full coverage show of the August 21, 2017...

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5 Tips for Talking Puberty with Tween Boys

5 Tips for Talking Puberty with Tween Boys

Talking puberty with tween boys. Mamas and papas, you know you can't wait to read this one. For some reason there is a lot of information about talking to puberty in girls but not puberty in boys. Let's change that. Moms and dads, we need to be talking to both our...

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