Movie Night Theme Party & Free Printable V.I.P. Invitations

My family enjoys spending time together enjoying a good movie so when we were planning our party it seemed like the best party theme for us was a movie night theme party! I received a lot of fun party items from Oriental Trading for the purposes of this post, but keep in mind that despite the partnership, all opinions are my own. When picking out the supplies I needed to create the best movie theme party possible, I was amazed at {Read More}

How to Have Summer Fun in Your Own Backyard

There is no need to head out this Summer and deal with the crowds, bring the Summer Fun to your own backyard! These fun backyard toys will have your whole family enjoying the beautiful weather while having fun together!   These kids garden tools are perfectly-sized to match their little hands, which lets them plant flowers and learn botany like a real botanist!     Water balloons are a lot of fun for the whole family but nobody wants to {Read More}

Cheddar’s Restaurant Review

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen all opinions are my own.  My family enjoys catching up at the end of a busy week by dining out and spending time together while enjoying delicious food. Last weekend we headed to one of our favorite places to eat,  Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen I love the decor of this restaurant and the food is not only a great deal but unbelievably delicious. I am not just {Read More}

BYOU Magazine Inspires & Empowers Girls

At 10 years old my daughter is at a point in life where she is deciding what type of person she is and who she wants to surround herself with. Even though I try to have an open mind each time, I am not a fan of most of her friends and influences at school, it seems that nobody is good enough for my daughter. Sometimes I wonder if I am the only parent that cares and more often than not I {Read More}

Get Joy Back to the Console Printable Game

My family seen Inside Out in the theater and have been counting the days until it was available for purchase. Once I found out it was available for purchase at Walmart, I rushed to the store so we could watch again and again.

We even picked up fun Inside Out toys and created an Inside Out printable game called Get Joy Back to the Consol

Go On an Adventure with Finding Fortune

My daughter and I enjoy reading together but more often than not due to our different interests, it’s hard to find a good book that we could both enjoy. A book filled with adventure and suspense, interesting characters, and a story that captivates everyone regardless of age. Luckily we found it and can’t wait any longer to tell everyone about it! We were recently lucky enough to get our hands on a copy of the new Delia Ray book, Finding Fortune. {Read More}

Fun Date Night Ideas On a Budget

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeHealthyForEveryPartofLife #CollectiveBias I have been married to my husband for about 13 years and have a 10 year old daughter together. We both work all day and spend as much time together as a family that we can but sometimes we need a little time just for us! Sometimes it’s hard to get out and have a typical date night that includes going {Read More}

Family Fun in and Around Cedar Rapids

Since moving to Cedar Rapids about 2 years ago, my family has explored the area and we have had a lot of fun doing it. We have found a lot of places for Family Fun in and Around Cedar Rapids and I have decided to share some of my favorites. Hansen’s Dairy Farm in Hudson, Iowa is about an hour away from Cedar Rapids but it is totally worth every second of the drive. Not only will you learn how your {Read More}

Family Fun at Hansen’s Dairy Farm

If you are looking for a fun place to take the whole family that is both educational and full of excitement, I suggest heading over to Hansen’s Dairy Farm. Not only will you learn how your dairy products are made but you get a real hands on experience at the dairy farm that let’s you interact with cows and even kangaroos. That wasn’t a typo, I actually fed a kangaroo at a dairy farm in Iowa. I never thought I {Read More}

Old MacDonald’s Farm Cedar Rapids

If you are looking for a fun free place to take the kids in Cedar Rapids, Old MacDonald’s Farm should be your next stop. Old MacDonald’s Farm is located inside Bever Park at 2700 Bever Park Trail Cedar Rapids, Iowa. My daughter and I were thrilled to find this free public zoo and we love spending the day visiting the farm animals.    These days it seems harder and harder to find affordable family entertainment. It is even harder to {Read More}