Girls Build Too!

GoldieBlox and TheBuilder's Survival Kit #GirlsNeedGoldie #ad

This is a sponsored post for GoldieBlox through The Motherhood. All opinions are mine. Finally, a line of building toys geared toward girls!  Because after all Girls Build Too!  Besides my husband, my ten year old Joy is the engineer of the family.  This girl LOVES to build…and take things apart.  It’s how her mind… [continue reading]

Happy 3rd Birthday Bobby!

Blow out the candles

Bobby is three years old!  Well…actually he’s been three since (cough) NOVEMBER!  Wait.  I can explain.  See his birthday falls over Thanksgiving.  We were on VACATION!  And, and, he’s so little.  And he wouldn’t notice that we postponed his party for say…FOUR months!  I never meant to wait this long, but there’s always something right? … [continue reading]

Sara’s surgery update

Update on Sara's surgery LaughWithUsBlog

I want to thank you all so much for your continued prayers for my sister Sara!  It has been just over two months since Sara underwent surgery involving heated chemo for appendix cancer.  In my last update she had just been readmitted to the hospital after vomiting blood. She was in excruciating pain and battled… [continue reading]

Confessions of a Prodigal Son Movie

Confessions of a Prodigal Son

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Confessions of a Prodigal Son Movie.  All opinions are my own.  You know besides my family, food, and travel, there’s not much I enjoy more that a great movie.  I was thrilled to get to pre-screen Confessions of a Prodigal Son.  Nathan Clarkson is… [continue reading]

5 Tips for a Stress Free Easter

#HoneyBakedEaster Meal #ad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HoneyBaked Ham.  All opinions are my own.  Picture this.  A relaxing, stress free Easter of laughing and enjoying a day with family.  Yeah, I know; it’s tough!  If you’re a mom, then you’re probably like me–a frazzled mess on Easter Sunday.  Easter morning is… [continue reading]

My new kitchen table!

My new kitchen table

I am so excited about my new table.  When I began blogging almost five years ago, it was my intention to start a business.  First and foremost I wanted to be able to take my family on a yearly vacation, which, thank the Lord, is a dream I have realized!  Then should funds ever be… [continue reading]

Fun in the mud!

All Muddy!

What’s two weeks worth of snow, sleet, and rain in Texas add up to?  Fun in the mud, of course!  I looked out the window and this is the sight that met my eyes.  “Jason did you say they could play in the mud?” I called out.  He had not, but oh what fun they… [continue reading]

Stay Hydrated with DripDrop

#DrinkDripDrop Hydrating Powder #ad

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/DripDrop.  All opinions are my own.  Water.  We buy it by the case.  Whether I’m exercising, taking the kids to the park, or spending the day at a theme park, I always make sure I have bottles of water for the family.  When we travel I always throw a… [continue reading]