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

Five on Friday | 5 Things to See at the Indiana State Fair

Today’s Five on Friday is sponsored by Indiana’s Family of Farmers. All State Fair love is mine. When I tell people from out of state how excited I get for the Indiana State Fair, sometimes I get weird looks. Obviously these people have never experienced the magic

It’s Fruit Shoot Time! (Our #StuntHunt Entry)

This post and crazy video are brought to you by Fruit Shoot. The insane kids are mine. I am always impressed by my boys’ imaginations. They can take just about anything and make it into a game or an activity. Sticks become lightsabers. Dad’s shoes become space