Liza

May 242016
 

Austin has requested a cookie cake for his birthday for as long as I can remember.  So when he returned home from paratrooper school just in time to celebrate his 20th, I knew I wanted to make my cookie cake recipe for him.

Perfectly Patriotic M&M's® Cookie Cake Recipe

Birthdays aren’t the only time of year when a cookie cake is requested.  Every once in awhile I’ll get a text that says, “Hey, if you’re not busy, could you make me…” And along with a savory dish of some kind (homemade chicken nuggets or white cheddar mac & cheese) will be a cookie cake. Continue reading »

May 242016
 

Thank you for Povi for partnering on this post. All opinions are my own.

Helping young kids understand how to explain what they’re feeling can be a challenge.  Frustration, sadness, joy -those are concepts that aren’t easy to put into words, especially if they don’t know why they are feeling them.

Povi is the new EQ toy to help you discuss emotions with your child

The all-new Povi is designed to help spark conversation between parents and their children about emotions and feelings.  Povi is an EQ (emotional quotient) content platform and app that uses a cuddly buddy as the delivery tool for the stories. Continue reading »

May 192016
 

A few weeks ago I went over to the elementary school and pre-registered Bubbles for kindergarten.  And then last week we went back for her kindergarten screening.

Fun Ways to Get Kids Excited for Kindergarten

She has been very excited about the idea of kindergarten, but when it came to actually going in for the screening, she got a case of cold feet.  Fortunately the school is less than a mile away, so we were there and in the door before she had too long to dwell on it. Continue reading »

May 172016
 

I am so excited that the Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse schedule has been announced!

$1 Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse Schedule has been announced!

In the past we haven’t always had some of the movie chains that participate in these kinds of promos. But we do now have Cinemark theaters so we’ll definitely be enjoying some of these films this summer. Continue reading »

May 112016
 

Today is National Eat What You Want Day!

Seriously Tasty Recipes for National Eat What You Want Day

To help you celebrate, I put together a few of my family’s favorite recipes, plus a few from some bloggy buddies that look amazing. Continue reading »