Discover it Miles Traveling

Discover Summer with Discover it Miles®

I have always loved to travel.  My dad’s job has him travel a lot and I have been lucky enough to accompany him on some of his trips.  I’ve gotten to see a lot of the western US that most people don’t even know exist because of traveling with him, and now, Mr. Napping.  I […]

The Avengers Subway Art Printable

Avengers Subway Art Printable

We love superheroes at our house.  I love a little digital designing.  It seemed inevitable that an Avengers Subway Art printable would come about eventually.  The inevitable has happened! Big J and Little J share a room… except at night.  Their sleep schedules and needs just don’t allow for it.  Little J just needs less […]

Hunts Fresh Twists Oregano Jalapeño Bacon Salsa Landscape

Oregano Jalapeño Bacon Salsa

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HuntsFreshTwists #CollectiveBias With Summer coming on fast here in the desert, I’m starting to bring out my no-cook and low-cook recipes.  Especially as after school snacks – no more cookies that heat the oven to 350F (who am […]

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Waiting for Baby Bed Rest Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareYourSummer #CollectiveBias Pregnancy.  I know some women who adore being pregnant.  Every little flutter, the swollen belly, the endless doctor’s appointments, even the insatiable heartburn are all reminders of that amazing little miracle growing inside of them.  I […]

DIY Photo Backdrop Tulips SetUp

Large DIY Photo Backdrop for Under $10!

When I first started blogging, there weren’t a lot of industry standards – mostly because blogging wasn’t much of an industry yet.  When I started blogging, most bloggers were hobby bloggers – sharing their passions with the world with little to no compensation.  The blogging industry has changed vastly since then.  Bloggers have to be […]

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Family Movie Night with #BigPizzeriaTaste

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and TONY’S® Pizza, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BigPizzeriaTaste http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Things have been a bit hectic around here lately.  I feel like I’ve been saying that a lot.  Our routine has been off and it got even […]

Recycle Your Period Pad Gardening Supplies Hero

Recycle Your Period Pad in the Garden!

We’re going to get a little personal today… and talk about how to recycle your period pad.  If your first thought just now was “EWW, GROSS!” I get it!  That was my first thought too, but it’s not what you think.  We talking unused pads here, ladies. Did you know that 1 in 3 women […]

Free Kids' Chore Chart Printables

Free Printable Chore Charts

I was over on Ask Anna again yesterday with a free printable project I hope will help our summer routine go a little more smoothly: chore charts.  I have plans for this summer that include a summer ‘homeschool’ of sorts, complete with fun field trips and learning activities.  Since my schedule has become more demanding […]

SunnyD Bottle Watering Can Upcycle Water Spray Bottle

SunnyD Plastic Bottle Upcycle to Watering Can

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #WhereFunBegins #CollectiveBias   Summer is coming!  We have had AAHH-mazing weather the past week or so and, with our backyard landscaping almost done, we have been loving being outside more!  Big J was home sick last week and […]

168 Things to do This Summer

168 Things To Do This Summer

Not all the links in this post are affiliate links, but some links are.  If you make a purchase through these links, I get a (very) small percentage.  If you choose to do so, I thank you for your support and helping me put food on the table and diapers on my kids.  All of the […]

3 Ways to use all Radiant laundry detergent

3 Ways You Can Use all Radiant Laundry Detergent

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RadiantLaundry #CollectiveBias In this house, we do laundry.  A LOT of laundry.  And rarely a day goes by that I don’t have to pre-treat stains.  It’s kind of inevitable with three mischievous, curious and (usually) independent boys.  The last […]

Almost DIY Spaghetti Sauce

{Almost} DIY Spaghetti Sauce

So… how’s your week been?  Things have been a bit crazy around here lately and dinner has been less than planned in advance.  And the one night it was planned in advance, it didn’t happen.  We have been working like crazy to get our backyard landscaped (and our washing machine fixed!) and it’s been a […]

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The Secret to Cooking in Stainless Steel

It’s true.  I learned to cook from… my husband.  Our first married fight was over macaroni and cheese, no lie.  Yep, Mr. Napping taught me much of what I know.  When I got married the only kind of cookware I had ever used was no-stick stuff.  Usually with some sort of Teflon liner.  Mr Napping […]

Natural Goodness Toothpaste Without All the Chemicals Labeled

Natural Goodness: Toothpaste Without All the Chemicals

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias We are at a point when Little J has started resisting having his teeth brushed.  Not because he doesn’t like it, he does, but because he wants to do it himself.  He has always been my […]