Family, Food, Inspiration

8 Easy and Safe Smoothie Recipes That Kids Can Make FastFeatured

Are you or your children smoothie fans?

I’m constantly looking for healthy, quick, easy and safe recipes that my children can make with little assistance since they are getting older. We are big fans of smoothies, especially for breakfast! However, I always find that I am the only one making them.

The last thing I want to do is hinder my children from learning important independence skills and that includes safely learning their way around the kitchen. So, I decided to search for smoothie recipes that they can make with little to no help that involves just a few ingredients and no cutting.

No matter the time of year, smoothies are a healthy snack or meal replacement option that can literally be made in a hundred different ways. Most childrenContinue reading

Food, Holiday, Inspiration

30 Festive Hot Chocolate RecipesFeatured

Seriously, there is no winter without a cup of hot cocoa! For my family there is no Christmas Eve without a cup of hot cocoa topped with marshmallows. How do you like your hot chocolate, with milk or water? We love milk! However, I’ve learned that there are so many more options. Like, what rock have I been hiding under!?!

Hot Chocolate is the perfect drink to get people in the holiday spirit. It makes for a great gift and it’s the perfect addition to your Continue reading

Experiences, Family, Food, Travel

My Weekend In Pictures: Hello AustinFeatured

Hello Austin! We’re always looking for an opportunity to travel. Slowly, weekend getaways are easily becoming our favorite. Why? Because, you can take them more often and most times they are more cost effective. This weekend we took a short road trip to Austin, just because! We got just the right amount of sun and fun.

Here’s a look at our weekend in Pictures…..


We checked into our hotel Friday evening atContinue reading

Family, Food, Review

Grow Your Avocado At Home With AvoseedoFeatured

This post was sponsored by the Avoseedo via US Family Guide. However, all opinions are my own.

Do you love Avocado? How about Guacamole? I’m a huge fan of both avocado and guacamole! Have you ever watched the price of Avocado’s inflate and thought to yourself, I wish I could grow my own at home? Well, if you answered yes to any of these questions you are in for a real treat. Thanks to Avoseedo, you can!

I’ve found that during certain times of the year the price for avocado is a bit inflated. As a result, I don’t get my fix as much as I would like. However, having the opportunity to grow my own at home will solve this problem. The best part about it is that its a great family activity. Its an educational opportunity for children and its really easy to do. I’m so excited to watch my avocado tree grow!Continue reading

Experiences, Family, Food, Houston Guide, Lifestyle, Reviews

Texas Rennaissance Festival: An Awesome Sunday FundayFeatured

This post was sponsored by the Texas Renaissance Festival via US Family Guide. However, all opinions are my own.

I have been living in Texas for six years now. It seems like from the very start the one event that I annually hear so much about is the Texas Renaissance Festival. It’s been on my bucket list of things to do here in Texas. Fall is my favorite season. I love everything about it! To me, it’s the perfect time to nest and create fun memories with your family. Yesterday, we did just that as we headed to the  Texas Renaissance Festival for an interesting Sunday Funday.

If you don’t know, the Texas Renaissance Festival is the nation’s largest and most acclaimed Renaissance themed event. Established in 1974, the event attracts over half a million visitors each year to its 55-acre New Market Village and Fields of New Market Campgrounds in Todd Mission, Texas. This immersive experience features world renowned live entertainment, works by master artists and craftspeople, award winning food and drink, hand-powered rides and games, and over 100 interactive characters during its nine themed weekends from September 30 through November 26, 2017. For more information, please visit

Yesterday, was the 1001 Dreams themed weekendContinue reading