Recycled Pop Can Garden Markers {Tutorial}

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Happy Earth Day, mommas! Today we celebrate Mother Earth and what better way to show mad respect for our planet, than a recycled craft for the garden.  Mother’s Day is right around the corner, which in Colorado means the all-clear to plant flowers and veggies outdoors. But how to mark those little baby sprouts so […]

Tasty Tuesday: Potato Sausage Skillet

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I found this recipe one night on a random Pinterest binge, and it has quickly become one of our family’s favorites. It’s fast, only a handful of ingredients most of which are staples, and it’s super filling and yummy. It calls for kielbasa, but I have made it multiple times with whatever sausage is on […]

Local Business Spotlight: Everyday Yogis with Jammie Speyer


Yoga is one of my very favorite activities. It has so many benefits to the mind and body, and it is a great compliment to any fitness routine. But you don’t have to be a gym rat to enjoy it, in fact you don’t even have to be in great shape! Jammie Speyer of Everyday […]

Autism Awareness #FashionFriday

Autism Awareness Fashion Friday

There are many ways you can support Autism Awareness, even beyond the month of April. I’ve put together a few outfits to show different ways you can support Autism and still look fashionable doing so! All items are from CafePress where they love to shine a light on Autism. (This post contains affiliate links. All proceeds […]

Top 5 Minecraft Books for Kids

Top 5 Minecraft Books for Kids

Minecraft is beyond an obsession in most houses. It’s become a lifestyle! We have a post showing our own Minecraft Birthday Party and one with tons of great links to free Minecraft printables. Now I’m here to share with you 5 books that my boys love, all pertaining to Minecraft.    Minecraft For Dummies As […]

Tasty Tuesday: Baked White Fish with Smoky Bacon-Tomato Relish

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Even though I don’t keep to the Lenten tradition of eating fish on Fridays anymore, I definitely enjoy the sales on seafood this time of year! I’m stocking up on individually frozen and wrapped fillets because it’s so easy to pull out exactly what I need from the freezer, thaw it quickly in a bowl […]

Unlock Secret Exclusive Items in Disney Infinity with Your Walt Disney World MagicBands!

Walt Disney World MagicBands

Do your kids love Disney Infinity? Mine do and they play it often. We have so many characters and the boys have created some amazing worlds and games. (For a full review check out’s feature on this great video game.) So now you’ve got the game. If you’ve visited Walt Disney World and received […]

10 Hilarious (but Harmless) April Fool’s Pranks to Play on Your Kids!

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I am a total jokester at heart, and our whole family loves pranking each other. Of course we always do it out of love and make sure that no one gets hurt or offended, but we do have a lot of fun at one another’s expense!  Here are a few fun and harmless pranks to […]

#ImBornTo Be a Disney Fanatic – Great Easter Ideas!

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As many of you know, I’m a Disney fan. Fanatic. Nut. Obsessed. You get the idea. When I found out that eBay was raising money for the March of Dimes just for people creating collections on their site, curating their favorite things and great finds, I knew a Disney collection would be perfect! Especially since, […]

Tasty Tuesday: Cookie Dough Hummus Dip (Copycat Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter!)

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We were pretty excited to learn that Trader Joes was coming to Denver. I’d been to their stores in Chicago and Los Angeles, and they do have some great products and prices. One of the big draws is something called Cookie Butter, which I’ve never actually tried but it sounds intriguing, if horribly unhealthy.  Unfortunately […]

Playtex Recalls Breast Pumps Due to Potential for Electric Shock

Recall Playtex Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump

Playtex Announces the Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain AC/DC Power Adapters Used With the Playtex® Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump Due to Potential for Electric Shock  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Shelton, CT. – March 18, 2014 – Energizer Personal Care – Playtex Manufacturing, Inc.announced today it is initiating a voluntary nationwide recall of certain AC/DC power […]

eBay Collections for a Cause Can Win You $5k! #imbornto

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When eBay asked if I’d help promote their collections for a cause, I jumped at the chance. When Brady was diagnosed with Autism, speech apraxia, dyspraxia, hypotonia and more, I struggled with the cost of therapy tools. $200 for a special swing. $80 for certain speech tools, $500 for a trampoline. I thought there had […]

Tasty Tuesday: Balsamic BBQ Sauce


We’re normally year-round grillers, but with the high winds and bitter cold lately, we’ve held off for a few months. So this sunny, mild weather made me want to clear the cobwebs out of the grill and fire it up! One of my favorite things to grill is chicken drumsticks. They’re cheap, fairly quick to […]

Honda Recalls 900k Odyssey Minivans


The NHTSA has announced a large scale recall of Honday Odyssey minivans manufactured and sold from 2005-2010 due to a fire risk with the fuel pump. More details can be found at SUMMARY: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain 2005-2010 Honda Odyssey vehicles manufactured June 23, 2004, through September 4, 2010. […]

Tasty Tuesday: Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas


With two preteens in the house, it seems like someone is always in the kitchen making or eating a snack. Our rule is that healthy snacks are “free”…meaning that you don’t have to ask, and you can have them any time of day. That said, sometimes we just want something crunchy and salty, and it’s […]

Local Business Spotlight: the STAGE at Mi Vida Strings


Three years ago, Michele and Eric Trujillo opened Mi Vida Strings, a stringed instrument shop in South Westminster. They have provided high quality rentals to students around the metro area as well as expert repairs and restorations, since their opening. Recently their love of music and art led them to acquire the building next door […]

St. Patrick’s Day Fun & Leprechaun Science!

Leprechaun science kit

Being Irish makes St. Patrick’s Day even more of an event for me. I like get the kids involved in some good old fashioned leprechaun hunting! There are many ways to try catch a leprechaun and create a day of fun and learning in the process. Recently I took a trip down to one of […]