Day Out With Thomas 2014 at French Lick Scenic Railway

Year after year, one of my boys’ favorite activities is Day Out With Thomas. There is just something about trains that¬†kids love. We spent almost the whole day at Thomas this year, and I still had to drag the boys away when it was time to go.

It’s Time to Get Serious

If you’ve followed this blog for awhile, or you follow me on social media, you may already know that I am on the board of a fantastic organization called the Monkey Do Project. MDP partners with charitable organizations and aid providers in the Appalachian area of the

Five on Friday | 5 Characteristics of the Perfect Paper Towel

Today’s Five on Friday is brought to you by Viva. I have a bad habit of buying cheap paper towels. There’s nothing wrong with being frugal, but the bargain-basement paper towels I favored tend to disintegrate before they are actually useful. I end up using twice as

Strawberry Nutella Dessert Roll-Ups

Thanks Azteca for sending us a prize pack and inspiring us to get creative in the kitchen. My oldest son loves tortillas. He likes them for his tacos, he likes them with peanut butter, he likes them when they’re wrapping up turkey and cheese. But most of

Five on Friday | 5 Things to Look for in a Family Photographer

Today’s Five on Friday is brought to you by the Helen Wells Agency. Thank you Lauren for the amazing pictures! I’m usually trying to save money rather than spend it, but I think that family photos and photos of your kids are a great investment. Sure, I

My Dad, Dragsters, and My Favorite Memories

Although I’ve lived in the Indianapolis area most of my life, I’ve never been to the Indianapolis 500. It’s not that I don’t like racing; I grew up on it. But in our house, Memorial Day weekend wasn’t race weekend; Labor Day weekend was race weekend. I