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What to Do When Your Kids Fight: Part 2

Heather here, from This week we are finishing up our posts about what to do when our kids are fighting. Don't miss What to Do When Your Kids Fight Part I, where we discuss how to prevent your kids from fighting.   Kids are going to fight and argue. So what do we do when ... read more

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Yogurt, Fruit and Granola Popsicles

With 5 kids, I am always looking for better snack options that are healthier and tasty.  Sometimes we are busy running from everyone's various activities and practices that is nice to have something the kids can grab on our way out the door.  In the warmer months my kids always beg for ice cream or ... read more


Amazing S’mores Dessert Recipes

Last week I shared with you a round up with a lot of great Camping Tips and Tricks.  It got me thinking about some of the reasons I love camping.  There are so many fun things about Camping…but one of our favorite Camping Traditions is making Campfire S'mores.  I look forward to them as much as the ... read more

DIY Unique Drink Stations

DIY Drink Stations

Spring and Summer are both well on their way, and that means lots of parties. Baby Showers, Weddings, BBQ's, and Birthdays are just some of the parties I am talking about. With the warmer weather approaching these parties are going to be in need of some nice cold, refreshing drinks. I have gathered ... read more


The Party Bunch: Linky Party

Happy Weekend everyone! It's time to link up your creative projects and recipes! Thank you so much for participating! We love looking through all the amazing projects! Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree from The 36th Avenue want to thank ... read more


Best Banana Cake Recipe

Banana Consumption at my house is really hard to predict.  When I buy a bunch of bananas, sometimes I don't get one because they IMMEDIATELY get gobbled up by hungry, ravenous beasts…aka…my littles.  Other times they sit…and sit…and sit…waiting for someone…begging for someone to eat them.  But I ... read more

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Macaroni and Cheese Kielbasa

With a busy family, weeknight dinners can be a struggle for many.  We are on the go a lot due to the kids after school schedules. When I haven't been able to prepare a dinner in advance, sometimes we are tempted to throw together a dinner just to get something on the dinner table.  Today I am ... read more

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DIY Subway Dresser

I am finally sharing how I made this DIY Subway Dresser for my son's room.  It is one of my favorite pieces in his room.  It was fun to be able to personalize it with some of his favorite sports team because this kid is a very big sports fan.  He loves to play them (lacrosse, football and basketball ... read more


Coconut Cream Pie

 Coconut Cream Pie... Are you a fan? This is always one of our family's favorites and usually makes an appearance at our Thanksgiving Table and other special occasions.  It is easier to make than you might think.  I always get rave reviews when I serve it. I love how professional this pie ... read more

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Brownies & Chocolate Chip Cookies: Brookies

My daughter loves to bake.  I know I have shared that with you before.  So on Sundays, she will usually make something for the family.  I learned about Brookies several months ago and had wanted to see if they tasted as good as they looked.  I mean, how can you go wrong with a combination of ... read more