Balsamic Roasted Carrots

Balsamic Roasted Carrots from

I adore fresh veggies. And carrots are just about the easiest of fresh veggies to come by. The grocery always has them, and they are a pretty cheap and flavorful side dish with most any meal. And for just a tad bit of effort, you can have Balsamic … [Continue reading]

Uncommon Goods

Uncommon Goods Review from

Hi, friends! Just wanted to pop in quickly and let you know about a great new-to-me site I found. I love bringing you new and creative and inspiring companies with which to do business, and fits that bill. was … [Continue reading]

Best of the Best Disney Food

As you've probably figured out by now, our family loves food. We don't love all food though. We have been to disney twice as a family and eaten in a lot of restaurants. Some restaurants are really yummy, some are not so good, and some are good just … [Continue reading]

Healthy-ish Fried Rice

Healthy-ish Fried Rice from

Our family LOVES dinner out at a Japanese steak house. And I have to admit, I love watching the hibachi cook. One of these days I'm goig to install a hibachi grill in my kitchen. One of these days. The fried rice is one of my favorite parts of the … [Continue reading]

Favorite Teen Fashion Stores

Favorite Teen Fashion Stores by

Shopping. It is something everyone has to do {unless you're super crafty and can sew}. I like shopping to some extent, but when I look and look and don't find anything, I get discouraged and tired. I thought it might be helpful for me to give y'all … [Continue reading]

5 Things That Will Save Your Disney Vacation

5 Things That Will Save Your Disney Trip from

Our family loves Disney. I'm pretty sure it's on most kiddos' bucket list as a thing to do one day. I have personally been three times, but only vividly remember two. In those two we have been once for New Year's and once for Thanksgiving, and both … [Continue reading]

Free Family Fun in Washington DC

Free Family Fun in DC from

A couple of years ago our family went on one of the best vacations of our lives. We traveled to Washington DC as a combination work/fun/educational trip, and we are still talking about how much we want to go back. One of the best surprises we … [Continue reading]

Favorite Childhood Read Aloud Books

Favorite Childhood Read-Aloud books

Even though I'm technically still in my childhood, I have books that I remember from years past. I've been homeschooled since first grade and one of my favorite subjects has always been reading. I loved reading to myself and being read to by my mom. … [Continue reading]

Best Washington DC Restaurants for Foodies

Best DC Restaurants for Foodies from

A couple of years ago, our family had the time of our lives in our nation's capital. Seriously, it was one of the best trips we've ever taken, and we cannot wait to go back. Not only are the historical sites amazing (not to mention FREE), but the … [Continue reading]

Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Tacos: Alabama Style from

One of the things we love to do when we travel is to eat all of the local food that we can. It really doesn't matter to us if it's a super fancy place or a hole in the wall, we just like to eat whatever the people who live there eat. A few months ago … [Continue reading]