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Fashion

Setting #KidGoals in Style with Gymboree

This post is sponsored by Gymboree. It’s almost time to head back to school. One of the best parts about a brand new school year is setting goals to make the year ahead legendary. We love to take some time as a family to...

Food

Homemade Mermaid Ice Cream Cone Recipe

Why go to an ice cream shop to get a fun ice cream cone when you can make it at home? Yup, that’s right, from home! In fact, we have the easiest homemade no-churn MERMAID ice cream (yes, we said mermaid) recipe on the...

Food

10 Mermaid Recipes for your Next Party

Whether it’s the middle of the summer or a general love for the magical undersea creatures, a mermaid party is never out of style. This collection of mermaid recipes has everything from a refreshing mermaid-themed drink to a layer cake inspired by the sweet...

Food

Strawberry Fruit Leather Recipe

For all of the Gen X peeps like me – do you remember the original Fruit Roll-ups? If so, you know that they were once much more fruit-like and natural. I miss those old school snacks! Well, today’s post pays homage to those raw...

Finds

A Tour Through a Real-Life Smart Home

This post is sponsored by Cox Communications. A couple days ago, I spent some time in a smart home that included over 60 devices powered by Cox Communications. This beautiful home, provided by Homes By Taber, was a tech-lovers dream with wifi-connected products of...

Food

Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Recipe

When they kids are home on summer break from school, our schedules get seriously OUT OF WHACK. We’re running in a million different directions, our sleep habits are off and everyone is always hungry. So, in an effort to try to make sense out...

Travel

What to Do on Your First Trip to Santa Barbara

Update! Watch my post-event video from Santa Barbara below. 🙂 Next week, I’m heading to beautiful Santa Barbara, California for the first time, courtesy of Kia Motors. The theme of this Kia adventure is “reflection and renewal, ” which will highlight the unique features...

Finds

9 Things Moms Need for Yoga

Yoga is probably one of the best exercises for moms. It’s a stress-reliever as well as a manageable workout to sneak in during nap time. So you’ve likely subscribed to tons of Yoga channels on YouTube and are ready to get started. But what...