We just took our first trip to Top of the Rock to explore the Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail and visit the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum. If you aren’t familiar with Top of the Rock, it is a heritage preserve located south of Branson, MO and is a Johnny Morris property, which automatically… Continue reading Top of the Rock
On this Mother’s Day, take time to think about what gifts you can give yourself.
Our family relies on technology rather heavily. When my daughter was 3, she would say to me, “Get on your computer and research it up,” if we didn’t know the answer to something. My older boys have Chromebooks through the school district and I am thankful for the filters that are placed on those by… Continue reading Monitoring Your Child’s Internet Usage
Any other last-minute mommas out there? Tomorrow is May the 4th, so naturally, I’ve waited until this evening to start planning our Star Wars themed dinner. If you need some ideas, I would start at this fabulous blog I stumbled across – Geeks Who Eat. We have decided that Thermal Detonators will definitely be our… Continue reading May the 4th be with you
A taco cake, taco cookie topped cupcakes, taco bar, and queso fountain came together for a 7th birthday party.
How to keep your kids busy and engaged for about $10
In January, I decided that the kids needed to take more responsibility in the kitchen. I also decided that I need to allow them to actually do more in the kitchen and not just dump an ingredient or stir now and then. I might have some control issues and I am working on that. Our… Continue reading Kids in the Kitchen