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Beaded Icicle Ornament

12 Dec

Beaded Icicle Ornament tutorial- easy for the kids! Pipe Cleaners and Beads, twisted around a pencil to shape

My parents do a mini preschool with the daycare girl and my daughters a few times a week. This past week, my dad was in charge of the craft activity. They made the easiest Christmas tree ornament that the even my 18 month old enjoyed putting together. Once again, I turn the blog time over […]

How To: Pack Young Kids For Travel

6 Dec

How to pack young kids for travel

Have any big travel plans in the works? Let me tell you something I achieved over the summer that I fully plan on accomplishing again and again. I successfully packed 3 kids (3 yrs and under mind you) for 4 days away into 1 carry-on luggage. Yes, I sure did. Don’t believe me? Allow me […]

Sweet And Tangy Chicken Recipe

22 Nov

Cranberry Chicken Recipe

You know your dad is your biggest fan when he takes his special interest in your blog to a whole new level and desires to become a contributor! Allow me to introduce to you, my dad! You’ve seen his work around my blog already, as he is the one who will take photos of crafts […]

Autumn Horizon Color Inspiration

19 Nov

Autumn Horizon Color Inspiration from an Arizona Sunrise with White Faced Ibis birds

Jonathan is pretty genius when it comes to nature and his camera lens. This shot he captured off a farm near our house one early morning has me really inspired. The colors are beautiful, the sunrise is breath taking, and the “white faced ibis” bird train is literally picture perfect. I had this picture made […]

Pumpkin Filled Crescent Rolls

14 Nov

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Tis the season to… eat pumpkin! I mean really though, all these pumpkin recipes start coming out and it’s hard to believe we use such a yummy thing for carving! Today I want to introduce […]

From My Notes | Alma 31:5

12 Nov

A while back my daughter was hunting through our bookcase and found an old notebook of mine from college. In this notebook I kept thoughts, impressions, notes, and quotes from church meetings, firesides, broadcasts, personal study and school courses. I hadn’t necessarily forgotten about my notebook, I cherish it too much to forget about it, […]

Restless Leg Remedy

12 Nov

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I am 28 weeks pregnant with my 3rd child. With each pregnancy, I get restless leg SO bad towards the end of my second trimester and all of my third. It is severe to the point where not only do I have a hard time falling asleep but it wakes me up in the middle […]

Knitted Pumpkin Hat

7 Nov

Knitted Pumpkin Hat Photoprop

My cousin Mallory is a very talented lady when it comes to knitting, crochet, HANDSPUN yarn, etc. Last year for Halloween, she made my Roslyn’s Cabbage Patch Kid beanie… this year, my dad had her make a knitted Pumpkin Hat for a photoprop… pictures courtesy Griffin Family Photo– if you’re in the Phoenix area my […]

Jewelry Candle Giveaway

6 Nov

Jewelry Candle Giveaway

Have you heard of Jewelry Candle? Inside the candles are a hidden jewel that can be worth anywhere from $10 to $7500. Inside your candle could be a ring, necklace, pendant, bracelet or a pair of earrings! You just never know what you are going to get but you will always get a gorgeous piece […]

How To Raise A Bully

5 Nov

How To Raise A Bully

I must start by stating: I am not a professional in child development or psychology. I have no formal training in the matter. With that said, I have been a child, I know and have known children, and I have children of my own. This article is strictly opinion. There has been a growing trend […]