Turning 30 on Vacation

Turning 30 on vacation at a water park Wisconsin Dells

It sounded like a good idea to turn 30 on vacation. I decided we should go back to a water park Wisconsin Dells since we had such a great experience the last time we went. That was probably a bad idea. Things did not run as smoothly this time. This time around we decided to stay at Mt. Olympus. They had a great special going and we figured Nolan would have a good time. We […]

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A Couple Crazy Weeks

Sticks and giggles a mommy lifestyle blog

You can probably tell that the past two weeks I have been a little MIA. There has been a lot going on. Last week I spent more time spending quality time with my family. I think I might have had a little flare up with the post partum depression and just didn’t feel like actually accomplishing anything. It really sucks when you have the blues. Then last weekend we woke up to water in our […]

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ISeeMe Personalized Book for Children

Their Very Own Personalized Book by ISeeMe

Standard Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission from purchases you make through the links in this post (at no additional cost to you), which allows me to continue providing free content on the blog. I received a free ISeeMe book in order to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. I was so excited when our I See Me book arrived. I was so impressed with how quickly it […]

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Mother’s Day: What Moms Really Want!

Need hints for what moms really want for Mother's Day? This isn't your normal list of flowers and jewelry.

Mother’s Day is coming up! Moms do a lot every day and it seems crazy that there is only one Mother’s Day. So this year get the wonderful woman in your life something she really wants! I am not going to say this list if for all moms, but let’s be honest, a lot of us want to spend time without our kids on Mother’s Day. Now don’t get me wrong, we love our kids. […]

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Our Curb Appeal Goals

The curb appeal of your house is very important. Check our yard work goals for this summer to increase our curb appeal.

Standard Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission from purchases you make through the links in this post (at no additional cost to you), which allows me to continue providing free content on the blog. This weekend made me realize how much I miss my town house. Yes, the location was horrible. Yes, paying so much for property taxes and home owners association on something you will never own stinks. Yes, […]

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What Food Poisoning Taught Me

Food poisoning is one of the worst things you can go through. Check out what it taught me.

Standard Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission from purchases you make through the links in this post (at no additional cost to you), which allows me to continue providing free content on the blog. This past weekend I was the unlucky winner of food poisoning. I don’t think I have ever been so sick in my life.┬áLiving with food poisoning teaches you a few things. Here are the things I […]

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How to Survive Vacations with Little Kids

Vacations with little kids are anything but a vacation for the parents. We recently went on a long weekend trip to Wisconsin Dells with a 3 year old and an 8 month old. It was fun for the kids but tiring for us parents. During our trip we learned a few things that would make vacations with little kids a lot easier. Check out our tips on surviving vacation. Plan There is nothing worse than […]

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Our First Family Vacation

Our first family vacation to Wisconsin Dells with little kids

This weekend we went on our first family vacation. We had a 3 day 2 night stay in Wisconsin Dells. We chose a place that was an easy drive from our home and one that I knew would be fun for my littles. On Friday, I worked in the morning for a few hours. My husband spent the morning loading up the van and getting the kids ready. They picked me up at lunch time. […]

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The Lazy Moms Guide to Easter Baskets for Girls

The Lazy moms guide to Easter baskets for girls

Standard Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission from purchases you make through the links in this post (at no additional cost to you), which allows me to continue providing free content on the blog. I am the ultimate lazy mom. Most times I think I can be the cool Pinterest mom, but in reality that is not even close to the case. This year I have been so busy that […]

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The Lazy Moms Guide to Easter Baskets for Boys

The Lazy Moms Guide to Easter Baskets for Boys

Standard Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission from purchases you make through the links in this post (at no additional cost to you), which allows me to continue providing free content on the blog. I am the ultimate lazy mom. I always think I can be the cool Pinterest mom, but in reality that is not even close to the case. This year I have been so lazy I have […]

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