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Make Travel Affordable

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. All opinions are 100% mine. I love to travel. One of my goals for 2015 was to travel more, but that doesn't come cheap! So, I use points, rewards and all sorts of things to make my travel more affordable. I really like the IHG Share Forever Rewards program shareforever.ihg.com because you get to share your rewards points with others. And what fun is travel if you do it all alone? I signed up, and I am thinking we need to go … [Read More...]

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Minecraft Creeper Punch

Minecraft is EVERYWHERE right now and chances are, you have a fan in your home. That is why you NEED to make this Minecraft Creeper Punch. Whether you are making it for your kiddos or an entire WORLD (you know, like in Minecraft?) this is both easy and inexpensive to make! Looking for more great Minecraft party ideas? Check out these 30 Awesome & Easy Minecraft Party Ideas. Creep on my friends! Ingredients Needed to Make Minecraft Creeper Punch: Sprite Lime Sherbet Lemon-Lime Kool-Aid … [Read More...]

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11 Types of Video Games Parents Should Know

I was listening to a parenting podcast the other day and they mentioned a few terms for video games parents probably don't know. The idea that I wouldn't know what a MMO was actually made me laugh out loud, but then I realized that they are totally right! People who don't spend giant portions of their free time gaming don't know what the heck we're talking about! So, I put together this list of 11 types of video games parents should know about. DISCLAIMER: I want to point out that I love … [Read More...]

red white and blue lemonade

Sugar Free Red White and Blue Lemonade

Lemonade and summer go hand in hand. I could drink a glass (or five) every day. Starting this memorial day, I am trying to be better about the food choices I make, and that means I am trading the sugar in my lemonade for Stevia In The Raw®. To celebrate, I made super simple red white and blue lemonade. Yum. So yum. The thing about Stevia In The Raw Baker's Bag is, you use it just like you would sugar, so if you use 2 tbsp of sugar in your normal lemonade recipe, then you use 2 tbsp of … [Read More...]

summer survival kit

Summer Survival Kit

Are you already dreading the "Mom, I'm BORED!" that comes every Summer. We totally were too, which is why we put together this Summer Survival Kit! It takes all those down-time moments of boredom and turns them into something fun! It is that time of year--SUMMER! Summer can be a time where we enjoy every second of it, or it can be a time where we are twirling our thumbs, waiting for school to start back up. I say we go for the first option! This year, we are using this awesome resource, … [Read More...]

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Aggression Cookies An Allergy Friendly Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Sometimes you get mad, and that's totally okay. Sometimes kids get mad, and that's okay, too. The problem comes when kids can't figure out how to channel their anger, but this cookie recipe can fix that. So, if you have mad kids, make aggression cookies! I don't talk about this very often, because we don't make it a big deal in our house, but some of us have allergies to nuts, eggs and even dairy. Regardless of it's big-deal-ness or not, though, we do have a lot of allergy-friendly recipes we … [Read More...]