Pop Secret Fort

Building Forts: The Essentials #PopSecretForts

This post is sponsored by PopSecret.  I was provided with compensation for this post, however, all content herein is original, honest and 100% mine.  Pinky promise.   In a home with three active boys, you better believe we do our fair share of fort building!  Who doesn’t love a good fort?!  I’ve got about 3 […]

Printable Valentines

Printable Valentines {Boy-Approved!}

Okay, I’m about to do something I don’t do too often… I’m gonna let the crazy out of the box a bit.  To make up for it, I’ve got some printable valentines that are totally boy-approved for you!  I try not to be a helicopter mom and to let my kids explore and learn for […]

Quick Dinner Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

Dinner. We have a love-hate relationship. I love to eat it, I hate to cook it. By dinnertime, I’m tired. I’ve spent all day with kids, trying to juggle their wants and needs while trying to squeeze my to-do list in between caring for them. After school is a crazy, hectic and some times stressful […]

11 Valentines Date and Gift Ideas

11 Valentines Day Ideas: Dates and Gifts

Valentines Day is a month away!  Are you a planner or do you just wing it?  Me, I’m a planner.  A schemer and a dreamer with big ideas.  So I start early.  And our wedding anniversary is the week before so that might have something to do with it too.  And Little J’s birthday is […]

Getting Kids to Help Clean Up

10 Tips and Tricks for Getting Kids to Help Clean Up

I have been seeing tons of “age-appropriate chore” lists and cleaning schedules and ‘how to maintain a cleaning schedule’ types of pins in my Pinterest feed lately. And I am trying to get my house under control after (nearly) a year of new baby chaos, and then there was the toy factory explosion that was […]

January 2015 Calendar

{Primary Printables} LDS 2015 Primary Calendars

If there’s one thing you need to be organized, it’s a calendar, right?  Well, this 2015 Primary Calendar set should help out.  A place to keep track of baptisms, primary activities, presidency meetings, training meetings, and other important events.  I wanted the monthly theme on each calendar.  There are also spots to write in who […]

Opening Excercises Assignment Sheets

{Primary Printables} Opening Exercise Assignment Hand Outs

Hey, it’s day 3 of this little Primary Printables series.  Did you miss the Opening Exercise Organizer or the Birthday Lists?  Check those out for ultimate organization! Today, I have for you another goody: Opening Exercise Assignment Hand Outs.  These are the papers you hand to the child, in the hopes that they will take […]

Printable Birthday List Organizer

{Primary Printables} Birthday Lists

As I mentioned yesterday, I am now the Primary Secretary in our ward.  Along with knowing what’s going on and keeping on track of Opening Exercise assignments, I quickly discovered I needed an easy way to see if there had been any birthdays in the last week that we needed to recognize.  Because how awful do […]

Primary Opening Exercises Tracker

Primary Printables: Opening Exercises Organizer

I have been able to work with the kids at church since last Fall as the secretary in the Primary. I love it and get to work with a great group of women, but it keeps me super busy and there has been a lot of organizing and re-organizing that has had to be done. […]

to-done list WM

The To-Done List {Printable}

Have you ever looked back on your day and thought to yourself ‘I was busy all day long, why doesn’t it show?” I spent much of 2014 feeling like I was merely surviving.  The only thing I had to show at the end of the day was dinner dishes that needed washing and laundry piled […]

The best of 2014

The Best of While He Was Napping 2014

It has been a busy and whirlwind kind of year for us here in the Napping household.  Waay too many hours in the hospital, too many dollars to medical bills and too much “surviving” going on here.  I’ve felt torn in too many directions the past few months and I know things around While He […]

Chicken Avocado Won Tons

Nasoya Chicken Avocado Won Tons

This post is sponsored by Nasoya. I was provided with product and compensation, but all content herein is 100% original, honest and my own.  And it’s super yummy.   Appetizers can take a meal to the next level.  And there’s something about the combination of a chicken avocado won ton that is a total treat […]

LR Goals Countdown

2015 Goals Printable

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas (or a nice Thursday off if you’re so inclined not to celebrate). Santa stayed waaay too late at our house on Christmas Eve and our Christmas morning started off differently than we had planned, but it was a great day with family, friends and delicious Belgian liege […]

Bissell ProHeat 2x Premier Upright Cleaner

Deep Cleaning with Bissell this Holiday Season

This post is sponsored by Bissell.  I was provided with product and compensation for this review; however, I pinky swear and cross my heart that all opinions and content are my own, 100% honest and original.   Christmas is quick approaching! Next week, can you believe it?!  If you’re anything like me, you’re running around […]