How to Childproof Your Home

This is a guest post written by Bryn Huntpalmer. While kids do need to learn from their mistakes, and there are bound to be some bumps, bruises, and tears that come with those “learning experiences,” there are definite hazards in our homes from which we absolutely want to protect our children. Beyond latches to keep… 

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E5 8 Camping Tips for Families

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It’s Thursday! Yay! That means another podcast from yours truly. Today I’m sharing 8 Camping Tips for Families. Summer is right around the corner which means you better have stuff planned for your family to do so they don’t go stir crazy, and camping is a perfect and inexpensive way to bond with your kids…. 

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10 Quick & Easy End of Year Teacher Gift Ideas

10 Quick and Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

The end of the school year is always non stop running back and forth to the school for all the end of year programs. It’s all crazyness! And sometimes, just sometimes, I forget about getting the kids teachers something to show my appreciation for them. Imagine that! Me forgetting something. Ha! So I’ve compiled a… 

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Beyond The Tie- 35 Fathers Day Gift’s

35 Fathers Day Gift Ideas

“This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy for more information.” Fathers day is sneaking up and I know all of us are trying to decide what to get that special guy in our lives. My husband doesn’t like the typical “traditional” Fathers Day gifts so I have to go on a quest each… 

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Outdoor Summer Art & Play Ideas for Kids

Outdoor Summer Art and Play for Kids

“I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received an OshKosh B’Gosh gift card to facilitate my post and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Summer is sneaking up on us. Do you have a plan for the kids this summer? Play dates, trips, park hops,… 

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Summer Book List for Preschoolers

16 Summer Books for Preschoolers

My favorite type of books are preschool books. I think even when I don’t teach preschool or have preschool age children anymore, I will still buy preschool books. I love illustrations and the simple goodness of preschool books. We needed to freshen up our summer book collection and I found some gems. I wanted to… 

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Bow Tie Carbonara Pasta

Bow Tie Carbonara Pasta

We have a favorite Italian restaurant we go to in Lehi Utah called Bona Vita. There is nothing there that we wouldn’t order again. Everything is amazing especially their Coconut Italian Soda. Mmmmmm! My husband took me there for Mothers Day Dinner on Saturday and he ordered the Carbonara. We fell in love with it… 

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