30 Activities to Beat the Summer Slide +PRINTABLES!

Summer slump, summer slide, summer setback, and summer brain drain. All of these mean the same thing to parents: summer learning loss for our kids! Recent studies show that students are now losing more knowledge in math each year during…

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75 Summer Family Fun Ideas [FREE PRINTABLE!]

Summer break is right around the corner and we’re on the lookout for things to do! Since both my husband and I work full-time outside the home, we plan all of the bigger summer events first and then work in…

31 Fun & Educational Easter Basket Filler Ideas

When my son was little, it was easy to buy a lot of small, cheap toys as Easter basket fillers. They normally ended up breaking, getting lost or cluttering up the house. Now that he’s older, I decided to focus…

3 Days of Family Fun in Tulsa, OK

Family road trip time! We visited Tulsa, Oklahoma on a quick road trip to see family. Even though we only stayed 3 days there, and 2 of them were rainy, we had a great time! Having been there quite a…

Valentine’s Day Class Party Bookmarks! [FREE PRINTABLE]

Valentine’s Day class parties are coming! I’ll be honest- class parties are tough for me. First, if they’re going to have food, I have to be concerned about potential allergens for Little J. He has at least 5 food allergies…

9 Creative Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Going out to a fancy restaurant for Valentine’s Day can be fun, but it’s always crowded and not to mention expensive!  The Professor and I are also both introverted homebodies, so staying at home to do something, or finding something…

7 Apps That Save You the Most Money on Groceries

Something that my husband and I love to do and are kind of “known for” in our family is finding good deals and ways to save money when shopping. While I would love to say that I’m an extreme couponing…