Song of the Week 2018: Part 2

Song of the Week 2018: Part 2

Note: Song of the Week is a simple music program I developed for my family to use in our homeschool. It incorporates Latter-day Saint children’s songs and hymns. Families can easily adapt this program for other music or to use with a public school schedule. You can learn more about the benefits of this program […]

Exciting Romantic App: A Review

Exciting Romantic App: A Review

I recently tried out Exciting Romantic, a new app designed to bring some spark back into a relationship. The app is easy to use. It has one page with 9 Category buttons on it: Crazy Plans, Presents, Movies, Recipe ideas to make together (note: the actual recipes are not included), Questions, Discounts, Bedroom Ideas, and then […]

My First Family Cruise

My First Family Cruise

Last week, I got to cross “Visit Somewhere Out of the Country” and “Go On a Cruise” off of my bucket list. Back in October, my husband and I booked a 4-night cruise to the Bahamas on Royal Caribbean’s ship Enchantment of the Seas. At the time of booking, we weren’t sure when my dad […]

A Half-Birthday Date

A Half-Birthday Date

I have the best boyfriend in the world (fight me), and I am constantly looking for new ideas of what to do for him! My roommate was telling me about what she did for her friend’s half-birthday, and I laughed so hard. She organized “half” activities (such as eating half a sandwich, watching half a movie, […]

Disney Princess Party

Disney Princess Party

Looking for ideas for a fun and budget-friendly Princess party! You’re in the right place! My daughter, Claire, is going to be four this week. Four! We are moving in just a few short weeks, so we decided to have her birthday party a little early to alleviate some stress. Because even fun, birthday party […]

Song of the Week 2018

Song of the Week 2018

To learn more about the benefits of using music like a Song of the Week in your home, please see my original post introducing this fun and simple routine. It has lots of great tips for choosing a “song method” and the inspiration behind this program, as well as other song lists. This is my […]

Girls Night Out: 90’s Dance Party Recap

Girls Night Out: 90’s Dance Party Recap

Do you ever just need a night to party? A night with no “scrubs”? (Especially scrubs wearing hats, those are the worst kind (don’t worry about it, it’s an inside joke)). This past fall, the Utah sisters behind This Blue Dress were in desperate need of such a night. I (Tara), won 2 free tickets […]

Snow Ice Cream

Snow Ice Cream

So they tell you not to eat the yellow snow….(that’s some good advice right there!) But what about the other snow? I remember always playing in the snow with my siblings, building snowmen and forts, and making snow angels. However, there’s a lot less excitement for me now, especially because I was just hired on […]