Dutch Oven Cooking 101 No Comments

How many of you use a Dutch Oven? I will admit that is it something new to me. Although it may be new, it is awesome. If you’re new to using a Dutch, you may feel as though you are learning to cook all over again. Don’t panic because there are some pretty awesome tips available to help you learn how to use a Dutch Read more

7 Landscape Photography Tips From Experts No Comments

Expert Landscape Photography Tips and Tricks When you look at pictures of beautiful landscape photography, you probably wonder if you will ever be that good. The good news is that you can always study and practice to get even better. You don’t have to stick to being average. Follow these 7 landscape photography tips from the experts.   Find natural S shapes When you are trying to take photography Read more

How to Stay Hydrated throughout the Day No Comments

Because our bodies are made up of 70% water, staying hydrated is one of the most important things a person can do for their body. Exercise and healthy eating are great, but many times drinking enough water is the simplest thing you can do. However, many of us, myself included, forget to drink enough water. Here’s how to stay hydrated throughout the day! Drink Water in Read more

Can you believe that January is almost here? As much as I love the holiday season, it’s refreshing to see the start of New Year and what it will bring. There are some exciting things happening in January in relationship to birds. Let me tell you about these fun events. National Bird Day On January 5th, you should know that it’s National Bird Day. On National Bird Read more

Family Travel: Disneyland Deals No Comments

Family Travel: Disneyland Who doesn’t want to take their kids to Disneyland at some point in their lives? I know it has always been a dream of mind to take my kids to Disneyland. We love Disneyland and are planning our next trip! in 2012 we shared our Disneyland review. Right now Getaway Today has some great Disneyland Deals on trips to Disneyland! They also have some Read more

When it comes to sleep, my family doesn’t mess around. Whether we’re camping or just trying to stay comfortable we only want the best. Check out some of the ways my family stays comfortable throughout the summer while enjoying the outdoors! Thermarest Summer Blanket Auriga Down helps make sleeping restful. Sleek design, warmth, and comfort make this the ultimate sleeping bag. My whole family loves this summer Read more

Hydration Tips for Kids No Comments

It’s that time of year again, time to make sure our kids are as hydrated as possible. Now, how do we ensure they’re hydrated? Check out some of these tips. Drink Lots of Water It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to know that your body needs lots and lots of water to stay hydrated. Your body is mostly made up of water, so it only makes sense Read more

Reasons to Go Glamping at Conestoga Ranch No Comments

Glamping at Conestoga Ranch in Bear Lake, Utah Have you ever wanted to go “camping” but step it up a bit? There’s something known as “glamping” around and it may be right up your ally. If you’re local to Utah’s Bear Lake, you’ll like what is coming up throughout the summer at Conestoga Ranch. Here are some things we love about Conestoga Ranch! Think of this as Read more

EVOQ Travel System Stroller Review No Comments

EVOQ Travel System Stroller Review When you make first make the announcement to your family and friends that you're expecting for the first time, it seems like everyone has a plethora of tips they want to share with you to ensure that you are armed with everything you need to know about raising a child. Often times we receive so much conflicting stories and tips that Read more

Joovy Groove Ultralight Review   The Joovy Groove Ultralight is a lightweight stroller that surprisingly works well in providing a smooth ride for baby or toddler. It weighs in at 13.9 lbs. and is perfect for small living quarters. I had the opportunity to receive one from Joovy for review purposes.   Makes Traveling So Much Easier   Heading outdoors is something that I like to do, often. Traveling with kids Read more

Summer safety - water and sun Have you ever wondered how you can keep your kids happy and sun while playing in the sun and water? Check out these tips! Always have an adult readily available Although it seems extra easy to let our kids go out and play by themselves, it’s important to have a responsible adult with them at all times. Even if the kids are just going Read more

Print your pictures It has been often quoted that this is the generation that is taking more photos but will have no legacy because we are not printing our pictures. Sad isnt' it? Printing our photos is also a part of our family history. Family History - Seeing the legacy My father-in-law turned 70 in March. We wanted to do something unique. It's always hard to find a gift Read more

Summer Vacation Safety Tips No Comments

Summer Vacation Safety Tips   Summer is quickly approaching - this means that vacation season is well under way. Before you embark on your much-awaited family vacation this summer, safety should be your top priority to ensure everything flows smoothly. Here are some summer vacation safety tips that will help you and your family enjoy a care-free (and much-deserved) vacay:   Before You Leave Contact your local USPS office Read more

Reasons to Print Photos Most people like to keep their photos on a digital platform, which is great, but it’s also important to print photos whenever possible. Here are some reasons to print photos. Family History Think about it. When you print out photos, they can last a lifetime. It can be hard to show your heritage through technology because it’s always changing. When you print out photos, you are Read more

The Best Audiobooks for a Family Road Trip  Here’s a great list of family listening for Memorial Day road trips! Download a FREE audiobook thanks to Audible! 1)      THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame, narrated by Michael Hordern 2)      THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum, narrated by Anne Hathaway 3)      CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE KID’S SOUL by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, narrated by Read more