June 2016

  • 50 FREE Activities Your Family Can Enjoy this Summer

    50 FREE Activities Your Family Can Enjoy this Summer Are you looking forward to that final school bell of the year ringing so you and the kiddos can spend a fun and exciting summer together? Or does the sound of the end of the year school bell have you shaking in ... Read More
  • Time Doesn’t Heal Grief

    I wrote the following letter to my dad 3 years ago for Lifetime Moms (which doesn’t exist anymore) on the 10-year anniversary of his passing. This letter was such good therapy for me 3 years ago and I realized that I needed to express grief that had been built up ... Read More
  • DIY Lip Balm

    I have a confession. I’m addicted. To lip balm. I have some in my desk, in my purse, in the bathroom, in the kitchen and probably elsewhere. But all this lathering got me thinking about what I was actually putting on my lips.  Have you ever looked at the ... Read More
  • Family Fun Free or Cheap June 2016

    Well, summer is officially here! My kids got out of school 2 weeks ago – but it is the 115 degree weather this weekend that is telling me that we are in for a HOT summer! Luckily there are some fun free and cheap family fun activities that we can enjoy ... Read More
  • DIY Father’s Day Gift: Nuts About Dad

    Easy DIY Father’s Day Gift: “Nuts About Dad” Looking for a last minute Father’s Day gift for dad from the kids? This DIY Father’s Day Gift “Nuts About Dad” is simple to make and will brighten dad’s day! Fill the jar with his favorite nuts (or a ... Read More