International Delight Cold Stone Creamery™ Summer Inspirations

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Summertime and the living's easy. Summer brings beautiful sunsets, lemonade, picnics, sun dresses, water fun and cool treats! It's hard to believe we only have one more month left till the end of summer. Our boys have spent the summer at water parks, licking Popsicle and eating ice cream, lots and lots of ice cream. Watching my boys {and husband} eating said ice cream can be challenging. How is it that they can eat so … [Read more...]

Road Trip Tips & Packed London Fog Travel Bag Giveaway

Road Trip Travel Tips

Road trips always make me a little antsy, I tend to worry about all of the what-ifs. What if we get a flat, what if we get stuck on the road, do we have enough snacks, do I have what I need if someone gets sick... yada, yada, yada. So that I wont worry myself and Troy sick, I keep an emergency bag full of "Boy Mom Essentials", including a change of clothes for at least two boys. Thankfully, State Farm has compiled some … [Read more...]

A Simple Plan – Family Homeschool Planner

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***We are also giving away a $100 Gift Card for Mardel Christian & Education onThe Homeschool Lounge*** It's that time of year...already. Time to start planning for the coming homeschool year! I like to have planners figured out and filled in early. {I'm a planner} My personal and homeschool planners are something I start searching for at the beginning of the summer. As year round homeschoolers, I like to schedule … [Read more...]

Answers Bible Curriculum for Homeschool {Giveaway}

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Over the summer, we lighten up on formal homeschool lessons and focus more on reading, child led learning, crafts and science. This summer, we also had the opportunity to delve into the Bible with a daily morning Bible study as a family, with the Answers Bible Curriculum from Answers in Genesis. Answers Bible Curriculum is a chronological, 3-year Sunday school / homeschool Bible curriculum that covers the entire … [Read more...]

Pampers Babies Love, Sleep & Play

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There are so many wonderful ways that our children experience love, sleep and play. Being a mom of four boys, my memory bank is full of funny, heart warming, breathtaking memories of my children's love, sleep and play moments. There is nothing like the peace that would come over me as I watched my sweet babies sleep, they must have had such sweet dreams from the smiles and giggles that would come from such deep sleep. … [Read more...]

It’s the Little Things with Olivari Olive Oil

The older I get, the older my boys get, the more I realize how important it is to celebrate the little things in life. We can all use a reminder to celebrate the little things that bring us joy. The smart people at Olivari Olive Oil are using their social media channels to launch new positive content every day, Olivari Olive Oil is encouraging us all to seek out and celebrate "The Little Things In Life" in their “The Year … [Read more...]

Re-purpose, Reuse, Recycle with ID

With four growing boys in the house, we try to re-purpose, reuse and recycle as much as we can. We have become pretty creative with ways to reuse our everyday items before we throw them into the garbage.As homeschoolers, the majority of our crafts have come from re-purposed items, such as egg cartons, bottles, cans, boxes and Internation Delight coffee creamer bottles.As much as we love and enjoy our coffee, we love our … [Read more...]

Beautifully Disney Summer Collection – Giveaway

Beautifully Disney Summer Collection

While at Disney Social Media Moms in May, we were introduced to the newly launched Beautifully Disney cosmetic line. The line officially launched back in March, on March 2nd to be exact, my birthday! The line is a girly girls dream come true. Remember Bonne Bell,  kissing potion lip gloss, lip smackers {Dr Pepper} and Tinkerbell cosmetics for girls and how much fun it was to have your very own makeup?  Beautifully Disney … [Read more...]

Lemonade Stand Lessons & Free Printables

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Nothing says summer like a lemonade stand. They have been popping up all over town as children join forces to raise awareness and money for a little girl who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia. It's a beautiful thing to see our community come together to rally for this little girl who is battling to get through each day. A lemonade stand keeps us cool and refreshed during the summer months while bringing … [Read more...]

Kings Hawaiian Bringing Family Together

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Anything that can bring a large family together is surely a good thing. I recently had the opportunity to visit the beautiful state of Colorado for a family reunion. I enjoyed an incredibly fun and memorable weekend with cousins and extended family that I had not seen in almost 20 years. As Latinos, there are two things that not only bring us together but play an essential role in our gatherings... food and music!Music is … [Read more...]