When Everything Seems to go Wrong….


Did you ever have a day when everything seems to be going the opposite of how you wanted (or needed it!) to go?  I feel like I have had a few of those lately, and things reached a new level this weekend. The odd thing is that it hasn’t been any one HUGE things – [Read On]

Just in Time for Summer Fun – Don’t Miss THIS Giveaway!!


Last week in the middle of the thunderstorms that hit New Jersey we managed to make our way to our local Carvel Ice Cream Shoppe! With the temps in the mid 90s and humidity in the upper 90% it has been HOT here – and we figured that ice cream would be a great way [Read On]

Simple Outdoor Family Fun Ideas


I’ve mentioned a few times that we are trying to have a more relaxed summer this year as a family.  It seems that as the kids are getting older we are getting busier and busier – and what kind of memories are we making with the girls? I don’t want them to spend the summer [Read On]

The Stress of Adoption


Next month Baby S will turn a year old – it seems like yesterday that we got his referral and said YES to him.  I can’t imagine our lives without him.  He fits into our family so well, and the girls absolutely adore him. I have to admit that while his case is already tracked [Read On]

Let Hope Rise – Brand New Documentary on Hillsong UNITED!


I am SUPER EXCITED to share a brand new documentary with you today!  If you love Hillsong UNITED’s music, then you are in for an amazing treat!  On April 3, 2015 Warner Bros. Pictures is releasing a full length documentary which will chronicle the spectacular rise of the Australia based Christian worship band’s journey from a [Read On]

When it’s About Relaxing – Giveaway #2


It’s Monday and time for another super fun giveaway! This week I am up at the lake without the kids.  My husband gave me one job to do: RELAX.   Yep – that is all I have to do.  However, I’m finding it harder than one might think!  I got here yesterday and within the [Read On]

Just Say No!


That’s right – I’m actually advising you to say the *N word* – it’s okay!  We moms can get so overwhelmed when we say yes to everything, that not only do we forget to take time for ourselves {see this post!} but we can get bogged down in little issues that really aren’t that important. [Read On]

Go Science – a TOS Review


During the spring and summer we travel quite a bit as a family, and it can be difficult to continue doing homeschool while we travel. I was happy to receive 2 Go Science DVDs from Library and Educational Services to review as part of the TOS Crew.  We were able to review Go Science Vol [Read On]

Must See – Dolphin Tale 2 Preview


I mentioned in April that Dolphin Tale 2 is being released  - and now I can share the official trailer with you! This September, the original cast (Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, and Winter the Dolphin) are teaming up again to help save a new member of [Read On]

When it’s All About Me – and VBS – with a GIVEAWAY for You!!


I have been looking forward to this week for the last month – it’s VBS week!  I have to be honest and admit that while I’ll be helping here and there, I will have at least 2-3 HOURS a day all to myself while the big girls are at VBS and Baby S is napping. [Read On]

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