Ultimate Summer Boredom Busters

SummerBoredomBusters

Summer is a time of great freedom and time to be together as a family . . . alas, we can sometimes get to the point of boredom or even just plain getting on each others nerves. Well, we've got a great list for some things to try and thwart the latter half! Outdoor Play GARDENING WITH CHILDREN: MY FIRST GARDEN NATURE WALKS {IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD} THE SAND WATER TABLE WITH A TWIST HOW TO MAKE THE BEST OF YOUR ONE DAY BEACH TRIP HOW TO STAY SAFE AT THE POOL THIS SUMMER A DAY IN … [Read more...]

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Pausing Life in a Moment {with Your Camera}

Pausing Life for Just a Moment with the Panasonic LUMIX G7 camera

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Panasonic. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Documenting life through pictures has always been a part of my journey. While I've seen lots of people talk of about putting down their phone to really live life in the moment, I only half agree with this. Phones are a distraction, I agree. One quick check of email can turn into an hour long ordeal, flipping through … [Read more...]

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5 Easy Steps to Creating the Perfect Summer Adventure Kit

How to create the creating the perfect summer adventure kit for your family to help foster imagination in your children and spend time together as a family.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon Organic. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand. While I don't necessarily care for the heat of Summer, I love the spontaneity of Summer. Hopping in the van and deciding to head to the beach, isn't a far cry from reality in our house. It helps we live about 3 hours away. Deciding one night that we should take the kids to the Zoo is always on my … [Read more...]

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A Tasty Gluten And Dairy Free Meal Plan

A tasty gluten free and dairy free meal plan that is THM friendly which uses real food. To make your meal planning easier.

Gluten and dairy free eating can be tough to stick to, especially with all the temptations there are in the world. This meal plan is designed to help you easily stick to your gluten and dairy free way of eating but also gives you some approved versions of your favorite classics! Whether you decide to eat gluten and dairy free because of medical reasons or not, it's a great way to try something new and get back to the healthier roots of eating, focusing heavily on proteins, veggies, and … [Read more...]

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DIY Waterproof Book Bag

DIY Waterproof Book Bag with DUCK TAPE sponsored -2

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love creating things. There is nothing quite like the feeling when you hold a finished project in your hands. Especially when you gather the supplies together and stare at them for what seems like hours trying to decide what you are going to make. When I saw this: I wasn't really for sure what was going to be created. I texted my friend and told her I needed a … [Read more...]

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FREE and CHEAP Things to do in CHARLOTTE

FREE and Cheap things to do in Charlotte NC

Whether you live in Charlotte, or you're just visiting, there is no reason to spend an arm and a leg on plans for the day! I like spending time outside with the kids, having a picnic at the park, or just walking around and taking pictures. There are many places in Charlotte to do just that! Also, I love that Charlotte has free admission to some of their museums and nature preserves. If you're looking for an educational field trip that won't cost you a dime, look no further! From learning … [Read more...]

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