Archives for June 2016

Paper Carton Planter Craft with Boxed Water

This post showing how to create a paper carton planter craft is part of my Boxed Water Ambassadorship. This past weekend, we celebrated Quincy's 6th birthday. She insisted on a "Fairy Princess … [Read more...]

Toys“R”Us Outlet Grand Opening at Seattle Premium Outlets!

Our friends at Toys“R”Us invited us to have a sneak peek of their NEW outlet store at the Seattle Premium Outlets (located at 10600 Quil Ceda Blvd. in Tulalip, WA) last night. Needless to say, the … [Read more...]

Summer Drink Recipe: Watermelon Basil Lime Mocktail

This summer drink recipe for Watermelon Basil Lime Mocktail is a sponsored post. My childhood summers often involved sitting on laws and drinking fruit drinks, otherwise known as Kool-Aid made from … [Read more...]

Parenting advice from real moms

Many thanks to Huggies for sponsoring today’s story on parenting advice from real moms and encouraging me to try Huggies Little Movers Diapers! Pick up any baby book or magazine and you'll be sure … [Read more...]

Easy Patriotic Snack Mix

Chex Mix is one of my favorite snacks to make for parties. Heck, it's one of my favorite things to make for day to day fun. This Patriotic Snack mix is so easy and the kids can help to because you … [Read more...]

25 Shark Crafts and Activities for Kids #SharkWeek

Whether you're looking for ways to celebrate Finding Dory or Shark Week, your kids will LOVE these Shark Crafts and Activities for Kids. They are JAWSOME! 25 Shark Crafts & Activities for … [Read more...]

Yummy Recipes for the 4th of July!

Whether you're headed to a cookout or planning one of your own, you'll love these yummy recipes for the 4th of July. Do you have 4th of July favorites? I'll be honest, I'm happy throwing a hot dog on … [Read more...]

WellieWishers : New from American Girl!

June 23, a new collection of dolls joins the  American Girl family. WellieWishers are five inspiring characters helping kindness and friendship bloom. These adorable new dolls are for girls ages 5-7, … [Read more...]

75 things to do this summer with kids!

School is out, or nearly out! Kids already telling you they are bored? Never fear, here are 75 things to do this summer with kids! Do you have any to add? Build and fly kites Swing on … [Read more...]

The heat is on – don’t miss these water activities!

Summer is here and the sun is relentless in many parts of the country! Need a fun way to cool off? Incorporate water play into your day! Any of these 15 ideas is sure to be a hit. Keep in mind with … [Read more...]

15 Reasons to Own a Cat

Thanks to Cat's Pride for sponsoring this post on reasons to own a cat and offering a great giveaway too! By the time I was 6, I was pegged a crazy cat lady. It was when I got my first kitten, Seddy, … [Read more...]

Pixar’s New Short: Piper (and Finding Dory opens Friday 6.17.16)

This post about Pixar's new short: Piper is part of a series about my experiences during the Finding Dory Press Event. This was an all expense paid trip, but my reactions to the experiences and … [Read more...]