5 Simple Steps to Improve Your Yard’s Landscape & Giveaway

We bought a new home a couple of years ago and the yard’s potential was one of my favorite things about the property. Although it’s relatively small compared to what I was hoping to buy, it is enough room for the…

Things to Take on Vacation to Make it Feel Like Home

My family loves to go on family vacations. In fact, my children have been on many vacations in their short lives and if we go more than a few months in between vacations, they get the vacation bug real bad…

1000 Things I’ll Never Do: Sports I’ll Never Play

I’ve always liked sports. I’m a competitive person and so sports are something that really feed that crazy side of me. If you know me, you would know I can be a bit over the top. If you’re an acquaintance,…

1000 Things I’ll Never Do: States I’ll Never Visit

I’ve decided that there are definitely 10 states I’ll never visit. It’s not that I don’t like to travel, because I do, but in all reality, it’s highly unlikely that I’ll ever make it to any of these states. Minnesota Iowa…

1000 Things I’ll Never Do: Exciting Things I’ll Never Experience

I was wandering the aisles of Target as we do at least once a week when I saw a book in the clearance section, which usually doesn’t happen. It was called “The Chuck It List: 1000 Things I’ll Never Do…

8 Stay At Home Moms Problems

When I became a stay at home mom back when my first was almost two, I admit, I was fearful. What was I supposed to do all day? Would I have anyone to talk to? Could I keep myself busy?…

15 Quick Delicious Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less

If you are looking for some quick, delicious recipes, we have found some of our favorites. Specifically, Valentine’s Day is coming up and all of our plans have changed for this weekend due to a lot of sickness in the…

Video Teaching Kids What to Do When They See Pornography

When I was growing up, pornography was a lot harder to find. I couldn’t just jump on a computer or access the internet through my smart phone … as I had neither because the smart phone wasn’t invented and computers…

3-Year Old Sings “Part of Your World” from Little Mermaid

“Little Mermaid,” a Disney classic, came out in 1989, at a time when I was just a young girl, way too young to remember its release, and about 14 years before little Claire Ryann Crosby was even born. Claire loves…

4 Simple Ways to Start a Blog for Less Than $22 (and Ways to Make Money)

  One typical thing I hear most often from friends when we start talking about my blogging career is, “I want to start a blog but it seems so complicated.” Or “I’d start a blog but it costs so much money.”…

Kids Fashion: Gorgeous White & Gold Coat

Okay. Let’s just be honest. I clothes shop and live through my daughter. Her clothes are almost always in style while I’m rocking my tank top and skinny jeans all year long from 4 years ago that I only bought…

Beautiful Winter & Temple Photos

Each year I take my children to the local LDS temple to do photos. The grounds are gorgeous with flowers and the whole landscape is well taken care for which makes for amazing temple photos. I started when my daughter…

“Hello from the MotherSide” Parody

Adele’s song, “Hello,” is constantly running through my mind. I can barely remember a time when I didn’t hear the word “hello” and immediately start singing, “Hello, it’s me. I was wondering if after all these years you’d like to…

Instagram Husband

I have an Instagram Husband and he is so great. I’m not one to take photos of myself but most other things that happen in my life warrant a photo. An Instagram Husband is one who gets to help their…

“Silent Night” by Vocal Point

We’re a sucker for A Capella. Obviously as this is not our first post about it. “Silent Night” is another one of those songs that really hits us as mothers because I put myself there that evening and I remember…