Blog, Kids, Motherhood, Parenting, Patience

Although You Are Gone, I Will Forever Enjoy Your Letters.

Do you remember how old you were when you learned about the mailbox? My fascination with the mail began when I was around three or four years old. I remember going with my mom to the mailbox every evening before she began cooking dinner.… Read More Although You Are Gone, I Will Forever Enjoy Your Letters.

Blog, Kids, Motherhood, Parenting, Patience

The Real Reason I Canceled Our Children’s Play-dates; An Open Letter.

It was the 8th time I had re-scheduled our kid’s splash pad play date in the last two months, and I can tell you are becoming aggravated. I don’t blame you. I am sure you wonder why I am so flaky despite how well our children play together. Maybe you blame me, maybe you blame yourself. Either way, your son has become restless, and you have to let him down once again by having to explain why my son cannot make it.… Read More The Real Reason I Canceled Our Children’s Play-dates; An Open Letter.

Meal Planning

How to Create a Meal Plan

As time-consuming as it seems, meal plans make life so much easier and more convenient by taking the guesswork out of mealtime and preparation. I actually save time and money when I follow through, and the fam-bam is more satisfied and less grumpy. Mostly, because they can predict what they’re eating in the week ahead.… Read More How to Create a Meal Plan

Meal Planning

Grocery List Building 101

Your grocery list can be organized by category, quantity, and cost. This allows you to get a clean overview of what you need and how much it will cost you to get what you want. I’d like to encourage you to get creative and make each template your own! I’ve made these templates as basic as possible so that you can customize them to meet your needs and personality.… Read More Grocery List Building 101

Blog, Kids, Parenting

The Kool-Aid Stand (Summer Memories of An Arizona Kid)

We sat at our little stand for hours. I think we had maybe six customers and made five bucks tops. That is pretty good for three ten-year-old girls selling Kool-Aid at 10 cents a pop. We thought we were awesome. We couldn’t wait to get together to do it again. Hopefully, by the second round, we would have enough money to buy the perfect doll.… Read More The Kool-Aid Stand (Summer Memories of An Arizona Kid)