Author: Amy

The Peter Pan Effect

  There are some things that we think we can’t do when we reach a certain age. Some things are definitely meant to be left behind in your teenage years, however; especially when you’re a mom and you don’t want to embarrass your children. But how do we know when and where to draw the...

Family Ties: Fun Ways to Make Family Memories That Last

  If you want your kids to look back on their childhood with nothing but fond memories of all the good times shared together, you need to be proactive. You need to make special memories by planning lots of fun family activities no matter what stage of life your child is at.   Ideally, you...

Classic Peanut Butter Blossoms

Many people make these around the Holidays but they are also good throughout the year! These Classic Peanut Butter Blossoms are fairly easy, fun to make with the kids (with adult supervision obviously) and are delicious. My oldest daughter loves putting the Hershey’s Kisses on top! Pin for later —>> Be sure to check out...

Arguments At Home? There’s An App For That!

    Could technology be the answer to your home arguments? If you are constantly getting in rows and rants with different members of the family, perhaps it’s time to look at a few new, exciting solutions. You might be surprised at just how great tech can be at cooling down a room and I’m...

Surprise Your Valentine With Gifts From Zazzle

If you’re looking for a Valentine’s gift for your loved one, Zazzle offers many items that are both creative and personalized. You can shop for many items such as mugs, t-shirts, cards, jewelry,  and more and design them with your own special artwork, or message. I will admit, Valentine’s Day in our house is mostly...

Save As You Spend: How To Update Your Home

  Make Decisions Early On First of all, it’s important that you decide exactly what you want before wasting money and then changing your mind – can you begin to imagine how many people have had to repaint rooms after realizing that the paint color wasn’t exactly what they had imagined? Decide what exactly you...

Get Your Family Up And Running!

  If there’s one resolution worth keeping in 2017, it’s getting your family up and running and making a conscious effort to be more active. The importance of regular exercise for children and adults cannot be underestimated. If you’re keen to inject some more energy into family life, here are some ideas to try, and...

5-Minute Mood Boosters Every Mom Should Try

  We all have days when we feel a little low, or things don’t go quite as we expected. Perhaps a relaxing day has turned into a crazy whirlwind, or you feel overwhelmed at the prospect of getting through a seemingly never-ending to-do list. Maybe you haven’t slept, or you’re craving a moment to yourself....

Starting a Family: Getting That Baby On Board

  Settling down and having a family is something that most of us plan to do at some point in our lives. A baby can complete a family, bond you and your partner forever and bring more love and joy into your heart than you ever thought possible. But trying for a baby can be...

Facing an Expensive Year? My Ideas Could Help!

  Many of us dread to check our bank balances, and for good reason. The expense and cost of the holiday season can weigh heavy on the bank account. So, if you’re looking for ways of saving money you need to make use of some of my awesome tips.     Cut Heating Costs  ...

Preparing The Perfect Kids’ Party

    Arranging a kids party takes a lot of planning – and patience! If you own kids weren’t enough to deal with, you now have the task of having to look after other parents’ little ones. In the early stages, you may be able to get away with the basics, but as your child...

Convince Yourself You’re A Morning Person: The 1-2-3 Of 6am

    Ask people whether they’re a morning or an evening person, and the answer you get may depend on what time you ask it at. For instance, if you ask a morning person in the evening, they’ll yawn and say “Morning, definitely morning”. If you ask an evening person in the morning, you probably...