5 Reasons to Ditch Your Phone and Pick Up a REAL Camera

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I know, I know…camera phones are so convenient.  Who wants to tote around a clunky DSLR when you can just grab your camera from your pocket and capture those unforgettable memories of your kids?  We already have enough stuff to carry around as it is!     I’m all about using my phone’s camera and I normally take multiple pictures […]

Easy Lunch Idea: Mac & Cheese with Hidden Veggies

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Is it just me or is lunch a challenge for you?  Dinner seems so much easier, for some reason!  It’s almost like I forget that I’m in charge of lunch until it is lunch time.  :)  About 11:59am, I start scouring the house trying to think of something to feed my kids that I know […]

Split Pea Soup

Delicious Split Pea Soup

I have to make a confession.  (Shhhh…I don’t like peas.)  I never have and, though I will eat them if served to me or if I serve them as a side for our kids, they aren’t a vegetable I particularly enjoy.  Just keep that in mind when you scroll through this recipe…because even people who don’t […]

How to Help High-Energy Kids Fall Asleep

Helping high-energy kids

  Our boys have energy like you wouldn’t believe.  If only there was a way to harness it…I am quite certain that they would produce more than one of those fancy schmancy windmills.  Their energy is good for many things, like making thundering noises running laps around our house while simultaneously waking up their sister. […]

Take Your Own Professional-Looking Cake Smash Pictures at Your Baby’s Birthday Party

Do It Yourself Cake Smash Pictures

  We just celebrated Little Sister’s first birthday!  We had a sweetheart party for our little sweetheart on Valentines Day with both of our families.  It was lovely. I have always loved the look of professional cake smash photos, but felt that it is a little unnecessary when kiddos normally have cake at their birthday […]