Free Things to do in Orlando

Free things to do in Orlando. This is the Ultimate Guide of Free Things to Do in Orlando, FL

When most people think of Orlando, Florida, they usually think of the big Florida attractions – Disney, Epcot, SeaWorld, and other big vacation destinations. However, the city, and surrounding area, have so much more to offer and plenty of things that won’t break the bank. Ranging from historical to quirky, here are 7 free things […]

Bacon Coleslaw

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Y’all already know how much I love bacon. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Bacon doesn’t judge, bacon understands, there is nothing that bacon can’t fix. Truly. So today I’m bringing you this fantastic bacon […]

Grain Free Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Grain Free Strawberry Shortcake Trifles. This light and delicious trifle layered with strawberry sauce, grain free shortcake and whipped cream is sure to be a hit with the whole family!

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! It’s strawberry picking time again y’all! I love picking strawberries with my kids, not only does it get them outside and away from screens, but it teaches them about gardening and where there food comes from. Plus we […]

Mother’s Day Expectations vs Reality

Mother's Day Expectations vs Reality

​ Every year, you get your hopes up for a quiet day of pampering and every year, your family is like Lol! Girl, you crazy! Sleeping In Expectation: You will be sleeping blissfully in your beautiful satin pj’s, your bed scattered with rose petals.Everyone in the house tiptoeing and communicating only in sign language so […]

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke

How to pay for college without going broke. College costs have skyrocketed over the last few years, making it expensive to get an education. Find out how you can afford to send your child to college without going completely broke. Real advice from a parent who has been there!

For most families, the mere mention of college tuition can trigger a full blown panic attack. The rising cost of tuition, books and room & board has most parents wondering how they are going to foot the college bill. With 1 kid in college and 5 more waiting in the wings, the financial burden of […]

Frozen Fruit and Yogurt Bites

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If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you know that I really try to live a crunchy lifestyle. When it comes to food I’m not really into dyes, not thrilled about preservatives and really detest high fructose corn syrup. I try to make sure that anything that I buy at the grocery store […]

Cleaning Amidst the Chaos plus FREE Weekly Cleaning Printable

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bona for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. See these kids? They look perfectly harmless, right? Well don’t let the cute exterior fool you, they are filthy little monsters just waiting for an opportunity to mess up my nicely cleaned house. I swear they […]

The King and Prince Resort – A Wonderful Coastal Retreat for Families

Planning a family trip to St. Simon's Island? Find out why you should stay at the beautiful King of Prince resort where simple pleasures flourish and true Southern hospitality abounds. The island's only beachfront lodging is waiting to welcome you with open arms.

The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort Located off the Georgia coast on quaint St. Simons Island sits The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort. As the only beach front resort, The King and Prince gives families an opportunity to experience coastal living at its finest, in fact you never even need to […]

Grain Free German Chocolate Cookies with Coconut Pecan Frosting

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! German chocolate cake is one of those things that you either love or hate, there is no in between. I happen to love it, if it’s done right that is. I don’t mess around with any artificial junk […]

Strawberry Lemonade (From Scratch!)

This Strawberry Lemonade recipe is wonderfully refreshing & sweet. Made from scratch with fresh lemon juice and strawberries, everyone is sure to love this recipe!

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Can you hear summer calling your name? It’s right around the corner and along with it comes back yard BBQs, picnics and lazy afternoons lounging outside. I love, love, love summer and all the fun that comes with […]

5 Reasons Bear Lake Valley Needs to be on Your Travel Bucket List

Considered the Caribbean of the Rockies, Bear Lake Valley Utah is the prefect family travel destination with it's miles of scenic hiking and biking trails, small town feel and stunning turquoise waters. This is one place your family needs to visit!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cooperatize and Bear Lake Valley, UT. All opinions are my own. Let’s talk travel bucket lists for a minute. I recently put pen to paper and made the list of all the destinations I want to visit with my family. There are so many beautiful places I […]

Find Your Adventure in Gulf County, Florida

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Find your adventure in Gulf County Florida Are looking for an exciting place for a family getaway? A place where you can put down the screens and just enjoy some outdoor adventure with your […]

No Churn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

The smoothest ice cream made without an ice cream maker and only 5 ingredients! This No Churn Ice Cream is packed with chocolate and peanut butter flavor and is so easy to make! Perfect summer treat!

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I’m a sucker for anything that combines chocolate and peanut butter. I even have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to my obsession. Unhealthy? Probably. Do I care? Not even a little bit 😉 I think it’s hereditary, my […]

Bacon & Ranch Chicken Quinoa Bowls

Bacon & Ranch Chicken Quinoa Bowls -- easy to make, naturally gluten-free and full of robust flavor. This delicious lunch bowl is a healthy alternative to fast food and you are sure to love every bite!

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Do you love bacon? Do you love ranch? Do you love quinoa? Then you are gonna LOVE this quinoa bowl. A few weeks ago I gave you the recipe for a delicious buffalo chicken quinoa bowl and y’all […]

Grain Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Easter time is upon us so I felt inspired to make some treats that the Easter bunny would be proud of. This recipe is a variation of my Grain Free Carrot Cake that I wrote about a few […]

Maple Bacon Pancakes

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeItWithMotts #CollectiveBias Oh boy do I have a treat for you today! Your breakfast is about to hit a whole new level of amazing. Are you ready to be blown away with a delicious breakfast concoction? I have […]

Turtle Frappucino

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This a sponsored post on behalf of savings.com and Community Coffee. All opinions are my own. Yesterday I introduced you to my Bailey’s Frappucino to help you cope with daylight savings time and today I’m giving you a recipe for a to die for turtle frapucinno that will practically make you weak in the knees. […]

Bailey’s Mocha Frappucino

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Daylight savings time is kicking my butt. It just gets worse the older I get. Honestly, I’m downing gallons of coffee just to make it through the day. In addition to my coffee, I’ve found that copious amounts […]

Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Loaded Buffalo Chicken Nachos. Shredded buffalo chicken, creamy cheese sauce, blue cheese crumbles and chopped green onions make these nachos the ultimate game day appetizer!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameForBasketball #CollectiveBias This post is not medical advice. It’s March. You know what that means? BASKETBALL!! My son is so into all things basketball, which of course means the whole family is absorbed into basketball fever. Weekends are […]

Spring Break Travel Tips for Families

Spring Break Travel Tips for Families. Packing for your family can be a challenge, but with these easy packing tips and tricks, your trip will be a breeze!

This post is sponsored by OshKosh B’Gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Spring break travel is in full swing! Are you one of the many families escaping to somewhere fun? We have a beach trip planned to Gulf Shore, AL and I can’t wait to put my toes in the sand! […]