Teacher appreciation gift idea & free printable

Teacher appreciation gift idea & free printable

Teacher appreciation week is always a welcome event in my house for two reasons: 1. It’s a great opportunity to get the kids excited about doing something nice for others. 2. Teacher appreciation weeks falls just before the end of the school year so it means we’re almost done! I do admit, though, that it can be an expensive undertaking if you let it get out of hand. The good news is that with a … Continue reading Teacher appreciation gift idea & free printable

2016 Kia Sorento | A review for moms

Confessions of a car enthusiast’s daughter

Special thanks to DriveSTI and Kia for loaning me the 2016 Kia Sorento for a week-long test drive. All opinions and experiences are genuinely my own. When I was growing up, I knew that if I couldn’t find my dad in the house, he most likely could be found in one of two places: at the grill or in the driveway, washing the car. Perhaps the only thing he likes more than a tri-tip is … Continue reading Confessions of a car enthusiast’s daughter

The very best homemade granola bars recipe

The best homemade granola bars

Oh, friends. This recipe. Let me assure you that it is the result of much trial. And, subsequently, much error. If ever you’ve tried your hand at homemade granola bars, you probably know why this is such a triumph. More often than not, from-scratch granola bars come out either hard as a rock, or too soft to hold together. The good news is that finally our family has a go-to granola bar recipe. That’s all. … Continue reading The best homemade granola bars

A day at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

A day at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

A couple of weeks ago we had the chance to stop by Epcot during the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. Much like the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival held each year in the fall, the Flower & Garden Festival gives guests a chance to wander around the World Showcase enjoying tastes, sips, sights and events that are exclusive to the festival. Having visited Walt Disney World–and more specifically, Epcot–several times during special events … Continue reading A day at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

Best restaurants in Huntsville, Alabama

Best restaurants in Huntsville, Alabama

Special thanks to the Huntsville/Madison County CVB for hosting our Huntsville dining tour. In an effort to prepare for our relocation later this year, we recently traveled to Huntsville, Alabama for a preliminary visit. Going in, I had no idea what to expect. Having lived in both Augusta, Georgia and Nashville, Tennessee, I was accustomed to what life in the south might look like. I was a bit thrown off by Huntsville, though, because everything … Continue reading Best restaurants in Huntsville, Alabama

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