Recipe: Halloween Boo Bark

We went to a cook-out over the weekend and thought it would be fun to take a Halloween themed candy with us. We whipped this up very easily and it was pretty tasty, the kiddos loved helping make it and eating it! What you’ll need: 12oz of Chocolate Chips (white, milk or dark, which ever ... Read More


Birmingham Mommy Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year.. We love going all out when it comes to decorating and that includes our pumpkins.. We want to see how creative our readers are.. Whether you carve, paint, or wax your pumpkins with melted crayon, we want to see what you’ve done, so we’re hosting ... Read More

Painted Pumpkins

5 Ways to Paint Pumpkins with Kids

Pumpkin carving is a Halloween tradition that most of us have been doing for as long as we can remember. But for those of us with younger kids at home, you dread the day for carving. Somehow pumpkin innards end up on the floor, the table, in kids’ hair, on the ceiling; and you curse ... Read More


Recipe: Brickle Brackle Apple Dip

This is one of my most favorite dessert dips of all time! It’s great for football parties, family gatherings or for just eating by the spoonful whenever… Not that I ever do that, I’m just sayin’ Ingredients: 2 Blocks of Cream Cheese 1 1/2 Cups of Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar 1 Bag Heath ... Read More

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Kids & Goals: Vision Boards

Self-Motivation may be the most important life skill you can teach and cultivate in someone. It is crucial that we teach our children about self-motivation because it will help them reach their goals. Many children are extremely receptive to visual and tactile style learning- so creating a vision board is a great way to help ... Read More

Game Day Wreath

DIY Game Day Wreath

Football Season has arrived and whether you’re cheering for the Tigers or the Tide (or any other team- College, Pro or Highschool) here’s a fun easy wreath you can make for your front door… We saw this originally on HGTV as a fall wreath (which is super cute, love the colors they used) but thought ... Read More

Raspberry Green Tea Smoothie

Recipe: Raspberry Green Tea Smoothie

Treat yourself with this delicious recipe from our friends over at Royal Cup Coffee and Tea.. A refreshing raspberry green tea smoothie is the perfect way to cool off over these last few weeks of summer! Ingredients: Makes one serving 1 cup HC Valentine Organic Dragonwell Green Tea 1/3 cup plain non fat yogurt 1/2 pint ... Read More

Healthy Lunch for Kids

Pack a Healthy Lunch

It’s that time again! Time for us to agonize over packing healthy, “perfect” lunches.. Or anything somewhat resembling healthy just to avoid sending little Junior to school with a Slim Jim and a fruit roll-up (not that there’s anything wrong with that, we all get busy….) Read on for a few ideas! Fruits of course, ... Read More

Pinspired Recipe

Pinspired Recipe: Salsa Roll Ups

Pinterest strikes again! Salsa Roll ups that even the kids will gobble up.  It’s a quick and easy snack to make and take to your next playdate or gathering! 4 oz cream cheese softened 3 Tbsp. Your favorite Salsa 1/2 cup Mexican Style Cheese 1/4 tsp. chili powder 4 (6 inch) flour tortillas Mix it ... Read More


Pack the Perfect Picnic

Summertime means lots of being outside, whether you’re packing a picnic lunch for a hike or road trip or just enjoying being outside in your own backyard, we have a few ideas to make your picnic perfect! If you have kids that don’t really like sandwiches or are just tired from eating them everyday at ... Read More