Growing Together: Fun Gardening Projects for the Whole Family

  My family has a raised garden in our back yard. My children love choosing which vegetables we will plant in it each year. We all work together to water, weed and take care of our garden. It is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy each others company!         Growing Together: Fun Gardening Projects for the Whole Family Don’t let your children become part of the ‘indoor generation’! Simply step into your backyard and you can instantly enjoy the wonders of gardening together. Research shows that children who participate in gardening activities are more likely to form long-lasting positive relationships with gardens and nature. So, tell your munchkin to put down the remote control and put on his … [Continue]

Teaching Your Kids About the Dangers of Texting and Driving

  Teaching Your Kids About the Dangers of Texting and Driving We all know how much our kids love their screen time. Whether they enjoy waking up on Saturday mornings and watching hours of cartoons, or they play digital games together on a tablet with their friends, it can be challenging to encourage them to unplug and turn off their devices. But it is extremely important for parents to talk about the dangers of digital distraction - especially when our kids are old enough to drive. Texting while driving is a growing problem for young people, as many young drivers are distracted by a variety of mobile phone functions while operating a car, such as incoming text messages, GPS directions, and song selection. This top road safety … [Continue]

Legoland Discovery Center – Dallas Fort Worth

Have you heard of the Legoland Discovery Centers? Many friends I have spoken to recently didn't know they even existed.. Say What?! We have friends in the Dallas Forth Worth area that visit Legoland Discovery Center Dallas / Forth Worth often. My kids love to see what new adventures they are up to social media while at Legoland Discovery Center. … [Continue]

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Dallas

While on a spur of the moment vacation in Dallas we decided to go to dinner and a tournament at Medieval Times Dallas. Our friends over at Real and Quirky had enjoyed all the times they had been there and recommended we check it out while we were in Dallas. On our way to the castle we tried to explain what to expect to our kids but they were a … [Continue]

7 Effective Tips on How to Keep Bugs and Pests Out of Your Garage

Infestation is a common problem. No matter what kind of property you own, you will face this kind of issue sooner or later. This can lead to even bigger problems when left unattended. However, pest infestation is a preventable kind of problem. Take initial steps now in order to prevent this from happening. Here are seven tips to help you in … [Continue]

Urban Bricks Pizza comes to Live Oak!

Have you tried Urban Bricks yet? Well no better time than now! #BrickinGood Pizza Comes to Live Oak San Antonio's growing pizza franchise, Urban Bricks Pizza, is hosting a grand opening celebration for their new location at 8000 Pat Booker Road, Suite 100, Live Oak, TX 78233 on Saturday, March 25th from 12pm-8pm that includes free pizza for … [Continue]

The Secrets of Pairing Wine and Chocolate

The Secrets of Pairing Wine and Chocolate There are fewer pleasures to the culinary palate than the combination of a great wine and sweet chocolate. Whether the occasion is a romantic evening with a special loved one or an after-dinner treat, pairing these two flavorful options is a mouthwatering experience. The key, however, to successfully … [Continue]

DIY Upcycled Doll Table

DIY Upcycled Doll Table from Chick-fil-A soup containers! My family LOVES Chick-fil-A! When I say love I mean we probably eat there once a week. We all have our favorites and then we have our seasonal favorites! I absolutely love eating the Chicken Tortilla Soup from Chick-fil-A at this time of year. It is so rich in flavor and I like the spice … [Continue]

Spring Cleaning With Essential Oils

I am always looking for ways to eliminate all toxic chemicals from my home by replacing with more natural cleaners like essential oils, vinegar, baking soda and even fruits like lemons and oranges. Not only is it better for your families health but it is better for our environment. Check out these awesome Spring Cleaning With Essential Oils … [Continue]

Smoked Pork Chops on the Grill!

Summer is here and at our house that means grilling several nights a week! We love to try new recipes and products on our grill. Thanks to Cave Tools we recently had the chance to try and review their Smoker Box! My husband has been asking for a smoker for some years now but we just haven't got around to purchasing one. I thought this Smoker … [Continue]