Everyday

6 Funny Godparent Gift Ideas

The baptism of your kid is a very important moment, usually celebrated with your loved ones and the godparents. Because they accepted this role in your child’s life, you need to thank them accordingly and give them a gift to remember this special moment.

Dinner Food & Drink Recipes

Sweet Potato Casserole

Actually, my kids call this sweet potato cake… It tastes so amazing. So if you’re looking for a healthy casserole, THIS is not it. I could eat this every single night. And left overs are even better! And it compliments all meats. In fact, this is the sweet potato dish we eat on Thanksgiving… There is quite a few steps. And it takes an hour to be ready… But if you can ignore the amazing aroma, it is sooooo worth it. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Everyday

Mom Fit – A Guide to Building Your Strength, Not Just Your Body

Many gym goers are there solely for the aesthetic results training brings. To an extent, that’s okay, if that’s what keeps you motivated, then you are developing healthy lifestyle habits as a result. Problems can arise, however, when that desire for aesthetics outweighs healthy living choices. Going into the gym without warming up and throwing yourself into heavy weights because you are young and your body can ‘handle it’ could be doing you damage.

Everyday

How to Get Your Home Ready For a New Baby

So, you’ve nearly made it through nine months of pregnancy. Well done! It’s not easy. With that said, you’ve still got a few challenges ahead of you. You’ve got to prepare for giving birth, but before then you need to make sure that your home is prepared for its brand new inhabitant. And that can be a bit of work! So, pull up your sleeves and get ready to work. Let’s explore this in a bit more detail…

Arts & Crafts DIY

DIY: Beachy Wooden Flag

This is such an easy DIY that anyone can do it. All you need is some pallet wood, paint, screws, glue and mini-starfish. This decorative piece can be a festive way to decorate for the 4th of July without straying away from the color scheme in the house. Think outside of the box! The flag doesn’t have to be red, white and blue. 

Dinner Food & Drink Recipes

Easy Cowboy Dinner Recipe

This recipe is a delicious alternative to Shepherd’s Pie. I love how you get a blend of American and Mexican cuisine together to make a meal full of flavor! The salsa really makes this so juicy and delicious. If your family is anything like mine, they will return for seconds or request it to be on the menu more often.

Arts & Crafts DIY

DIY Crafts: DIY Lampshade Cover

This lampshade cover is a wonderful idea. You see, it's attached to the lampshade via velcro. Easy to remove and clean if you have little kids who like to use their cheesy covered fingers to turn on the lamps, while grabbing the lampshade in the process. Oh wait, reliving that one, back to the craft.

Everyday

Why Bad Weather Doesn’t Have to Ruin a Fantastic Day Trip

The tremendous excitement of spending a day out in the natural world, whether it be roaming around a city, or exploring the forests of the neighboring regions, can often be dampened by news of bad weather. You might not know it till you feel the first raindrops on your head, or you might find out well in advance by the cheery word of the newscaster, but however you discover that your parade will be rained upon, you will most likely be a little deflated.

Arts & Crafts DIY

DIY Crafts: Easy Mosaics

Welcome to our DIY Crafts series! DIY Crafts is focused on crafts that we have done, crafts that we will do and crafts that others have done that we feel deserve the “Craft Spotlight”. We invite you to check back often as we share these projects with you. You can view all of the DIY Crafts by visiting our DIY and Arts & Crafts section.