10 Kid-Friendly YouTube Channels To Watch With Your Kids

The kids and I have settled into a pretty nice summer routine and it usually begins with watching a mom-curated YouTube playlist while I drink my coffee. This is usually after breakfast and before we start whatever adventures we have planned for the day. I look through the channels we’ve subscribed to and the videos suggested based on our viewing history and add anything that … Continue reading 10 Kid-Friendly YouTube Channels To Watch With Your Kids

the [What’s On My Bookshelf] tag.

It’s another rainy summer morning so we’re hiding inside with our library books and I figured this was a good time to participate in the What’s On My Bookshelf tag that I saw at Rachael’s blog, Beach Bookworm. She didn’t technically tag me, but then she wrote those magic words: “If I didn’t tag you, and you would like to do this tag, then consider yourself … Continue reading the [What’s On My Bookshelf] tag.

Quick Fix: Chocolate Cake in a Mug 2.0

I think we’ve all had that emergency cake moment of weakness at this point. The desire for cake is too strong, but having a whole cake to contend with is an unwelcomed proposition. What’s a girl to do? The scenario is so common that the internet is rife with cake in a mug recipes. Ree Drummond has a great one. I’ve made it several times … Continue reading Quick Fix: Chocolate Cake in a Mug 2.0

Sort Your Dog into a Hogwarts House!

I saw this fun quiz on Birdie Bookworm’s blog and was immediately curious about what Hogwarts house my insane dog would be placed into. For those of you who haven’t met him, this is my dog, Doctor. He’s a 5 year old black lab / saint bernard mix – yes seriously – who manages to be adorable, insane, clever and idiotic all at the same … Continue reading Sort Your Dog into a Hogwarts House!

6 Things I’m Loving Right Now.

Anne recently shared 6 things she’s loving for early summer and I thought I’d play copy cat and tell you some of my recent favorite things. 1.Winking Owl Moscato and all the other cheap, yet delicious, deals I keep finding at Aldi. I used to shop at Aldi like eight years ago when I was saving up for our house and living on a shoe … Continue reading 6 Things I’m Loving Right Now.