Instant Pot Homemade Chili beans tomatoes peppers cheese scallions sour cream brown bowl red napkin

Instant Pot Homemade Chili

I created this Instant Pot Homemade Chili recipe using my go to stove-top chili recipe.  It takes less time and is still incredibly flavorful despite the little time it takes to make in the Instant Pot.   Quick and Tasty Homemade Chili This homemade chili is perfect for cool evenings and when your family has […]

Ice Cream Party Ideas (Free BINGO Printable)

These Ice Cream Party Ideas save time and hassle when putting your party together.  Check out my tips and tricks to having a successful Ice Cream Social for your child’s birthday party!   I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream! When my daughter approached me this year and asked for an Ice Cream party instead […]

Treat Your Family Halloween Night With Red Baron

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Dinners on Halloween Night can be tricky. Treat your family Halloween Night with a variety of flavors offered by Red Baron. If there’s one thing that our house can agree on, it is delicious pizza. Halloween Night Chaos […]

Virginia Beach Family Vacation

*This post contains affiliate links. This post also contains sponsored content for activities in the Virginia Beach area.  All content and opinions are my own. Everyone had a lot of fun on our Virginia Beach Family Vacation this year.  We try to get to the beach at least once a year and we always aim […]

Grand Caverns Tour in Shenandoah Valley

Grand Caverns, now a National Landmark as of 1973, and located in the Shenandoah Valley, was discovered in 1804 by a 17-year-old named Bernard Weyer.  Only two years after its discovery, it was open to the public for tours and it is the oldest operating show cave in the U.S.  It was also open during […]

Ham & Muenster Cheese Croissants

Ham & Muenster Cheese Croissants

  Making these Ham & Muenster Cheese Croissants brought back childhood memories for my husband.  He came home from the grocery store with ingredients in hand, asking me to make them for the kids.   Great for Everyone Sometimes, it’s nice to whip up something fun and quick for snack time.  Recipes don’t always have […]

What You Need to Know About Disability

In 2017, there were over 2.1 million applications for disability.  It’s something that is incredibly common but, yet it is an incredibly difficult process to go through.  The Disability process is something that I am currently in the midst of with my father and without learning the ins-and-outs of the program, we would be completely […]

Virginia Safari Park Drive-Thru Zoo

  I’ve always wanted to go to the Safari Park in Natural Bridge, Virginia. It has been on my list for years and we finally visited over Spring Break. It was so amazing! The entire time was exciting – the children were laughing and smiling and everyone had a really great time. We got there […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2018

  Picking something for my husband on Father’s Day has always been quite the challenge as it seems the man has everything, and if he doesn’t, he just gets it himself.  So that sets the children and me up to get a little creative and also sometimes looking for the higher ticket items.  In this […]

Vacation Planning for Families

  Vacation season is quickly approaching! I dream of the days that I can get away with my loved ones and do something fun, not have to worry about my forever-messy house, my husband’s frustrating work schedule, and all of the other responsibilities that comes along with being a stay-at-home-mom. With our busy lives, vacations […]