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How to Make a DYI Outdoor Movie Screen

As many of you know I’ve been working with Disney this summer for the “Movie Night Under The Stars” project. I’ve truly loved introducing my kids to the Disney animated movies I grew up with. This past weekend was “The Lion King” that was recently released on Blu-ray and DVD August 29. It’s one of my […]

Destiny 2 Live Action Trailer

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve been this excited for a new release. My whole family is super excited. We got to play the beta a coupe weeks ago and the only complaint I had was that there wasn’t enough content in the beta. I am totally loving the 4v4( 4 Verses 4) platform […]

Airfryers: The Next Big Thing in Healthy Eating

I grew up cooking with cast iron skillets. Its how I was taught to cook. Anything fried was done in the cast iron. I’m a die hard when it comes to frying with Crisco in my pans. They heat evenly and make for the best tasting fried food. The only issue I have with frying […]

Oka-B Shoes are Perfect for Summer

As a child I had these pair of Jelly sandals that I absolutely loved. You could not get me out of them and believe me my mom tried! To me they were beautiful, comfortable and went with anything I wore. But of course they went out of style and I grew up. The sparkly beauty […]

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Destiny 2 Live Action Trailer

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve been this excited for a new release. My whole family is super excited. We got to play the beta a coupe weeks ago and the only complaint I had was that there wasn’t enough content in the beta. I am totally loving the 4v4( 4 Verses 4) platform […]

Accell’s power solutions For the Holidays

The holidays are a crazy time of electronics and lights. Between the lights on the trees and around the house and the gifts under the tree you will be on the look out off a place to plug them all in. Accell has you covered from power strips to power banks for those new electronics. […]

Beautiful Jewelry From Baby to Mama

When my babies are small I always get them a amber necklace. It’s something that I buy before they are born. When they arrive I normally wrap it around their ankle until they are big enough to wear it correctly. When Tee arrived I was so behind and didn’t have her amber necklace. It was one […]

Latest in Weight Loss

I had Gastric Bypass, So what?

Five days ago I was sitting in a hospital bed getting ready to have surgery at the University of Washington. One of the leading teaching schools in the country. I was excited, scared and just full of emotion. I’ve been on this journey for so long now that I couldn’t believe I was finally at […]

Week 2 of #NSNation

I’d like to start this week of with a recipe ready for the grill. With this weekend being Memorial Day, I thought being prepared is the way to go 🙂 You can find this recipe HERE from our Nutrisystem Kitchen The sweet, savory pairing of onions, red bell peppers and apples works so well with the […]

NutriSystem Week #1 #NSNation

Week One on the nutrisystem has come and gone. I gotta tell ya, it was a hard week for me. Lets start at the beginning.  I can’t tell you how excited I was to get my food from Nutrisystem! As many of you know I’ve been backing on the weight since having my daughter. Although […]

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How to Make a DYI Outdoor Movie Screen

As many of you know I’ve been working with Disney this summer for the “Movie Night Under The Stars” project. I’ve truly loved introducing my kids to the Disney animated movies I grew up with. This past weekend was “The Lion King” that was recently released on Blu-ray and DVD August 29. It’s one of my […]

Creating Movie Memories with Disney

When I was a child there were about 3 drive in movie theaters in my area. But as time went on and things changed those drive-ins went out of business. It’s sad really because there really is nothing better then cuddling together under the star on a blanket waiting with excitement for the movie to […]

New Disney•Pixar’s CARS 3 Trailer!

I am so looking forward to the next installment of the Cars movies. I loved the first two and I know this one won’t disappoint. Below is a official movie trailer and some fun activities for the whole family! CARS 3 opens in theatres everywhere on June 16th!   Like CARS on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Subscribe to […]

MARVEL’S DOCTOR STRANGE – New Trailer and Poster

In celebration of the cast’s appearance at San Diego Comic-Con, a brand new trailer and poster from Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE are now available. One of these days ill geek out at comic-con!   Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE is in theaters everywhere on November 4th!

Latest in Recipes

May 31 is National Macaroon Day!

My daughter is currently taking French in school. She came home a month back asking if I would make “Something French” for the pot luck the next day. Please tell me I’m not the only mother who has children who do this! Of course this was for extra credit that she desperately needed to help […]

Hey Good looking, What ya Got Cooking?

As a family we have fallen into a rut of eating the same thing day in and day out. We cook just so we can eat, not because we enjoy it. We have become afraid to try new things. Ok, well I haven’t, but I hate standing in front of a stove for over an […]

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Finding Dory Themed Recipes

With FINDING DORY now playing in theaters everywhere, I wanted to show you some really fun recipes . Have fun making these amazing recipes over the summer with your school of fish 🙂 Let me know if you make any of these and send me pictures!  

Hearty Potato Salad For Dad

Fathers day is coming up and plans are being made for pot lucks and BBQ’s. It’s a great time to be surrounded by family and eat good food. My husband loves potato salad. Normally I just buy one of those tubs of salad or I’ll pick something up from the deli. But this time I […]

Latest in DIY

How to Make a DYI Outdoor Movie Screen

As many of you know I’ve been working with Disney this summer for the “Movie Night Under The Stars” project. I’ve truly loved introducing my kids to the Disney animated movies I grew up with. This past weekend was “The Lion King” that was recently released on Blu-ray and DVD August 29. It’s one of my […]

Creating Movie Memories with Disney

When I was a child there were about 3 drive in movie theaters in my area. But as time went on and things changed those drive-ins went out of business. It’s sad really because there really is nothing better then cuddling together under the star on a blanket waiting with excitement for the movie to […]

Real Milk Paint for Real Projects

Lately it seems that everyone wants that vintage chic look. Honestly I don’t know of an easier way to get that look then to use Milk Paint. Using it is very easy and it gives you that vintage look you want for any project. Milk Paint is an amazing way to  get the look you want. I […]

Voltron Cupcakes

VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER premieres exclusively on Netflix June 10th!! In continuing celebration, here’s a new clip for you as well as a REALLY brilliant DIY cupcake activity!! So excited for this show :)!

Latest in Travels

5 Tips to Making Traveling with Kids Easier

Traveling can be a lot of fun, but for parents that have to travel with the kids in tow it can also be quite a challenge. What happens when the problems that are associated with traveling begin to add up faster than you can handle them? Read on for five helpful tips that will make your next family vacation […]

Traveling Cheap: Possible and Easy With 4 Tips

Want to travel the world but can‘t work with your finances? Need some extra cash to get that plane ticket you were dreaming about for so long? Relax. There are some unique and super easy ways how to travel much cheaper and see the whole world. Read it, learn it and start traveling right away! […]

Abendblume~Voted Best Bed And Breakfast In The Northwest!

My husband bill and I have always loved bed and breakfasts. Maybe it was because they are quiet and with 4 kids it’s the only time we have peace. It might be the fact that someone else makes our bed and feeds us an amazing breakfast each morning. Whatever it is I am so glad that […]

I Survived My First BlogHer

When I first started blogging 2 and a half years ago I never would have thought I would be where I am today. I honestly just started because I was signing up for all the freebies and kind of a hobby. My youngest daughter was newborn and I really didn’t have much to do. While […]