6 Simple Ways to Make Lasting Memories with Your Children

  As moms, we want to create special memories with our kids!  In our minds we have visions of our children thinking back on their childhood with memories of making great things in the kitchen, working on fancy crafts, and having a great adventure in travels.  We are bombarded with Pinterest-worthy ideas, blog posts, and magazines and we can sometimes think if we are not super creative or … [Read more...]

10 At Home Fun Frugal Family Nights

10 At Home Frugal Family Nights

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info Life is busy!  It is so easy to get caught up in a schedule that separates you often as a family!  You even have to be careful with kids activities and sports schedules because although you are often there at their practices and ballgames you don’t get much time for conversation and time to build relationships! This … [Read more...]

10 Frugal Family Night Ideas

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Life is busy!  It is so easy to get caught up in a schedule that separates you often as a family!  You even have to be careful with kids activities and sports schedules because although you are often there at their practices and ballgames you don't get much time for conversation and building relationships! This is what I love about family nights!  They are an intentional activity that helps … [Read more...]

50 Ways to Celebrate Summer (Free Printable)

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There are so many wonderful things you can do in the summer! I have put together a summer bucket list you can do together as a family! *affiliate links included 1.  Have pool party 2.  Go to a Drive In Movie 3. Catch lightening Bugs together, then set them free! 4. Take a nap or read a book in the hammock 5. Blow Bubbles as a family 6. Go for a family night of putt putt … [Read more...]

15 Amazing Winter Activities

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Winter time can be blah if we let it!  It is cold, often dreary, and sometimes the weather makes it tough to go places but there are some fun things you can do together as a family that helps liven this time up a little bit so I thought I would make a list!   I also love this list because it helps us get back to enjoy the simple things of life and gets us away from the electronics, and phones and … [Read more...]

10 Fun Spring Family Nights

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Spring is here!  The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting shorter but I love having more daylight!  If you have been reading here for a while you will know that I love family nights!  This is such a wonderful way to connect with your kids! Your kids love the time you and your spouse focus totally on them.  No work, no phones, nothing but games, events, or just plain family … [Read more...]

How to Savor the Moments!

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Time is flying for me!  I really can't believe how fast my kids are growing up-my oldest is 16 and youngest is 11! How do I stop time? It is so funny, when you are a mom in your early 20's and you have these babies at your legs and people tell you "enjoy these days, they will be gone before you know it", and there you are NOT believing them. You have sleepless nights, toddler fits,maybe … [Read more...]

10 Fun Fall Family Nights

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Fall is here!  The weather is getting cooler and the days are getting longer!  If you have been reading here for a while you will know that I love family nights!  This is such a wonderful way to connect with your kids! They love the time you and your spouse focus totally on them.  No work, no phones, nothing but games, events, or just plain family togetherness.   This is such a great time to … [Read more...]

Five Great Cookbooks for Kids

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I was talking recently how cooking together can bring your closer to your children!  There is just something special that happens when you are beating eggs and mixing ingredients together that brings out great conversation and accomplish achieved together after the masterpiece has been created! I thought I would share 5 Great Cookbooks for Kids to give you and your children a great start in the … [Read more...]

10 Date Nights to do with the Kids!

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I want to start by saying you don't have to do date nights with kids to be a good mom or dad.  Many families are large or are in situations where this is just too difficult or it is just not their thing and that is OK! All of that said however spending some one on one time with a child can really help you connect with them on a deeper level.  This is especially true if you are dealing with a … [Read more...]