First Day of School

I love back to school!  I guess it is the teacher in me that gets super excited about this day.  Even when we homeschooled, I loved the first day of school excitement and newness. Today is the boys first FIRST day of school!  My oldest has had a first day of school when he went […]

Vacation Snacks – SNACAKTION

This post is sponsored by  The J.M. Smucker Company . Yikes! Where has summer gone!?  Yes, that seems to be the theme for most of my thoughts lately.  I can not believe school starts tomorrow for my boys.  We have fully enjoyed our summer exploring our new town, having fun and making memories.  We have […]

Behind the Scenes: A Day in the Life

I have decided to join a handful of other bloggers today, showcasing what life is like behind the computer screen.  Behind the blog: Day in the life.  Every day is marked with some type of fun activity (my boys words, not necessarily my own).  For the most part each day has the same main events: […]

Shopping with School Age Kids

shopping with kids

Shopping with school aged children is not always the easiest task.  Shopping with kids (of all ages) always makes things interesting.   Kids are full of life and bring adventure and life wherever they go.  This totally includes shopping trips. This summer, the boys and I have been doing our errands and grocery shopping together.  Some […]

Shopping at Dicks Sporting Goods with the Boys

This post is sponsored by Vocalpoint and DICK’s Sporting Goods. All shopping adventures and opinions are my own. I love shopping at sporting goods stores.  There is something motivational about seeing the images, motivational quotes, sports gear, running shoes, outdoor toys, and fitness fashion.  This is my kind of candy store. I decided to take […]

Enjoying the Reverse Taper


Happy Monday, friends!  I can not believe that it has been two weeks since the Boston Marathon.  I feel fully recovered and ready to run.  Yet, I realize that I am not ready to really run yet.  I am fully enjoying this rest and recovery stage… and taking full advantage. I do have two quirky […]