Makeup & Glasses

Have you ever wondered what makeup looks best for days when you wear glasses?  Maybe you wear glasses everyday or maybe just on the weekends.  Either way, here are a few tips and tricks to make sure you look your best in glasses. Eye shadows:  When you are wearing glasses skip the smokey eye look…

Endless Options for a quick Breakfast

We have been in a bit of a breakfast rut lately so I have been working hard to change up our options! I asked my kids some of their breakfast options and they reminded me of our egg muffins we love.  The best part is you can add the ingredients you and your family love!…

Whole 30 Complete.

Yesterday, I completed my second full Whole 30.  I would be lying if I said I wanted to quit it 983,834,432 times.  I am really happy though I stuck it out and completed it.  I did my first Whole 30 in January of 2015 after I had my 4th child.  It was a great way…

Whole 30, Day #5

Today is my 5th day on Whole 30.  Have you heard of the Whole 30?  It is a 30 day reset designed to figure out food sensitivities by eating real whole foods and cutting out sugar, legumes, grains, dairy, MSG, carrageenan, sulfites, processed food and alcohol.  It is quite strict but the benefits are numerous….

Oh Monday.

We are back after a week long vacation in Minnesota!  It was a great week full of family time, games, relaxation, water skiing, crafts, golf and fishing!  I have been catching up on laundry, editing pictures and the day to day things this past weekend.  I will be getting to a regular schedule here soon,…

2 1/2 weeks Left of Summer Break

I can’t decide if that is a good thing or a bad thing that school starts in 2 1/2 weeks for three of my kids.  Part of me is so ready for more of a schedule and structure to our days and the other part is ready for time at the lake, backyard campfires, s’mores,…

Breakfast Parfait

This morning we made yogurt parfaits and they were so delicious I had to share here!  I found a great yogurt at Costco yesterday and I am kind of picky with what yogurt we buy.  Many brands add gums and additives to make it certain thickness or texture or added sugars.  This is the Kirkland…

Blogging again

Well, after about a year and a half break from blogging, I am at it again.  I will admit, it blogging kept me taking photos and documenting my family way better than what I have been doing.  I hope to use this space as a way to share some of my passions- adventures with my…