Welcome to our most popular series of the year… She Picks! This Christmas gift guide has been in the works for months. Lots of research goes into each of these picks and we really think each one of them would make a fabulous gift idea. We’ve got you covered, my friends. Enjoy another day of She Picks!
This Christmas Activity Advent is such a fun family tradition that can be totally customized and is so simple to put together! My name is Melissa — I am a stay-at-home-mom, and I’m married to my best friend, Mike, and we have two wonderful kids who are our favorite people in the whole world! Our […]
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies with Buttercream Frosting… there is NO way that you will not LOVE these cookies. Well, maybe…if you’ve suffer from severe head trauma, burned every taste bud in your mouth while testing the Cup ‘O Noodles, and hate pumpkin with a passion. Everyone has had a pumpkin chocolate chip cookie…but, have you […]
I LOVE homemade marinara sauce. Love. It tastes so much better than the jarred stuff, it’s a great way to hide veggies from the kids, and it’s easy to make a big-mama batch and freeze for later. This was my first attempt at making a ton of homemade marinara sauce, and it really was so […]
Hello Everyone, I’m Chelsea from One Hot Crafty-Mama. My husband is in medical school and the Army. I am lucky enough to be able to stay at home with my daughter, and baby #2 is coming in the next month. I started the blog to share projects that I do when my husband is studying […]
Hmmm… the BEST family vacations… if I had to narrow it down to 5, what would I pick? I’ve been thinking long and hard. We’ve been on a lot of fun trips! I had to think about which vacations were the most kid friendly, low stress for mom & dad, and which ones we are still talking about as a family. I think I have my answers! You ready? Just click on the link to any of the individual vacations to read all about our trip (how we booked, things we loved, tips/tricks, etc.)
I know summer is basically over since kids are back in school and the new routines are in full swing… but with Labor Day it’s like one last chance to celebrate sun and warmth and delicious summery treats. So if you’re still looking for something cool, savory, and refreshing to add to your BBQ or […]
These First Day of School Chalkboard Treats are super-duper simple to make and PERFECT for a Back-to-School party or after-school treat! Even better, there’s no baking involved… just a swipe and squirt of frosting on a graham cracker, and you’re set. Easy… just like we need this hectic time of year. 🙂 Can you believe […]
Ever wondered what a Club Med Sandpiper Bay family vacation would be like? Let me just spill the beans up front and say, it was AWESOME. Honestly and truly, it’s at the very top of my list of best family vacations ever.
No churn ice cream is the best thing ever. Let’s think about this… ‘no churn’ and ‘ice cream.’ Are we all on the same page that we’re talking about perfection? Whether you’re just hot and need a cool treat, or you’re entertaining a crowd, these no churn ice cream recipes will keep everyone happy.
Happy July, my friends! Need some July Activity Days ideas?? Whether you’re an Activity Days leader or simply want some fun July activities for kids, this post is for you. Enjoy! What is Activity Days? Fun and entertaining activities for children ages 8 through 11 that build testimonies, strengthen families, and foster unity and personal […]
What better way to show your outdoor love than with camping shirts! We rounded up 10 of our favorite camping t-shirts that say all things camping. They make great gift ideas for the man or woman in your life and a perfect gift for yourself! Nearly every shirt is available in both men’s and women’s styles, as well as a variety of colors.