To Elf Or Not To Elf

This Thanksgiving we got out the Christmas decorations like usual but this time the kids were really eager to find our magic elf, Jimmy Jingle.  A few years ago (2012) my sister-in-law gave us this magic elf that came with a poem.  It wasn’t the typical “Elf On The Shelf” doll.  He was a […]

Backyard Makeover Begins

We’ve been planning on fixing up the backyard at the new house since the day we moved in.  Our last house had such a great backyard and was one of the main reasons we bought it.  The new house has a large yard but it is mostly dirt.

A blank canvas is nice but I […]

By |November 10th, 2015|Vlogs|Comments Off on Backyard Makeover Begins|

Minecraft Marshmallows

Here is an easy food activity for the kids.  All you need is marshmallows, candy melts and black decorating gel.  This was a collaboration with our friend James at FunFoods. You can make creepers, TNT and skeletons fairly easily. There is more you could make but it might be a little more challenging.  Give […]

By |August 31st, 2015|activities with kids, Dessert|Comments Off on Minecraft Marshmallows|

Goodbye Pool, Hello Inflatable Water Slide!

We recently moved and at our previous house we had the perfect play pool for our young family. Our new house, although there is plenty of space in the backyard, is lacking one of those pleasant water features that is so desirable in the AZ summer heat. To break the kids in to living […]

By |August 31st, 2015|activities with kids|Comments Off on Goodbye Pool, Hello Inflatable Water Slide!|

111 Things To Do This Summer

Go swimming
Have a water balloon fight
Watermelon seed spitting contest
Marshmallow war
Grill out
Sleep under the stars
Go camping
Hiking
Rock climbing
Running
Horseback riding
4-wheeling
Bungee Jumping
Sky Diving
Geocaching
Exploring
Snorkeling
Scuba Diving
Parasailing
Caving
Fishing 
Canoeing
Golfing
Planking
Target Balling
Kayaking
Rafting
Skiing
Tubing
Surfing
Paddleboarding
Boogie boarding
Body boarding
Wake boarding
Knee boarding
Ziplining
roller blading
people watching
bird watching
sight seeing 
Mountain biking
Visit a theme park
Amusement park
Water park
Neighborhood park
City park
State Park
National Park 
Skate park
Trampoline Park 
Splash pad 
museum 
science center
movie theatre
arcade
zoo
library
aquarium
Food truck
Attend a baseball game 
WNBA Game
Car race
play
concert
party
bbq
vidcon
vlogger fair
fireworks show
farmers market
parade
factory […]

By |June 17th, 2015|activities with kids, Videos|Comments Off on 111 Things To Do This Summer|

2 YEAR EAR PIERCING UPDATE

By |April 18th, 2015|activities with kids, video|Comments Off on 2 YEAR EAR PIERCING UPDATE|

BABY’S FIRST LAUGH

By |April 10th, 2015|activities with kids, video|Comments Off on BABY’S FIRST LAUGH|

JACKSON’S 9TH BIRTHDAY

By |April 4th, 2015|video|Comments Off on JACKSON’S 9TH BIRTHDAY|

Toxic Waste Giveaway

We’re giving a bag of toxic waste candy to 4 winners. Here’s how to enter…
a Rafflecopter giveaway

By |April 1st, 2015|Contests|Comments Off on Toxic Waste Giveaway|

LIFE IN AN AIRSTREAM

Meet The Currens! A family of five traveling the country in an Airstream Travel Trailer full-time.  They’ve been on their family adventure for about 1.5 years now with no end currently in site. They’re not alone in their desire to live minimally and enjoy life outdoors. They are part of a strong and growing […]

By |March 27th, 2015|Travel, video|Comments Off on LIFE IN AN AIRSTREAM|
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