The Star ~ Available on DVD/Blu-Ray TODAY!!

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I always appreciate being able to find great family-friendly movies we can enjoy watching together, and if it includes faith, even better!! That’s why I am super excited to have The Star, an AFFIRM Films and Sony Pictures Animation, releasing on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital TODAY!!! This is a timeless tale about faith, friendship and the […]

Food Frenzy: Foods from India That Will Have Your Mouth Watering

The taste of sambar with fresh tamarind, the sound of spluttering mustard seed, the aroma of turmeric, the smell of delicious crisp vadas, and the touch of soft idlis all make up the list of South India’s tantalizing recipes. Chutney and Dosa are just but a trailer of what South India has to offer since […]

A Mom’s Guide to Teen Girl Fashion

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“You’re wearing THAT?” It’s a phrase you hated hearing when you were a teen, and it’s a phrase you never expected to come out of your mouth. But here you are, surprised by your daughter’s choice of outfit and saying the phrase only spoken by out-of-touch, old-fashioned moms. Fashions change, especially in the Digital Age. […]

The top 3 easiest hairstyles of 2018

2018 symbolizes the year for innovation and imagination. So when this year started, the trend for hairstyles is even bolder and creative. As cliché as it sounds, 2018 is the year for a fresh start. 2017 was all about the bob. After all, the shoulder-grazing length looks particularly flattering to any face shape and hair […]

Skincare & Makeup: TOP 10 BEACH VACATION ESSENTIALS!

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My hubby and I will be heading on a mini vacay soon, to enjoy some fun in the sun! After the frigid temps we’ve been experiencing here in the midwest, I CANNOT WAIT!!! We won’t be leaving for a while, but I’ve already begun packing in my mind. Anyone else do this?! I guess it’s […]

Combat the Signs of Aging With These Simple Beauty Tricks

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The signs of aging kick in slowly but surely. Changes are discrete and practically unnoticeable at first. You’ll start getting a few subtle lines setting in across your forehead, around your eyes, and mouth in your mid-twenties. This seems young, but remember that you’ve been expressing all of your emotions through your face for around […]

Healthier, Longer Looking Lashes in 2018! #lashduo

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I have always had short, stubby lashes, with hooded eyes that hide them even more! Needless to say, when Younique launched the Esteem Lash Serum I had mine ordered right away. It’s supposed to boost natural lash health and encourage more length and volume to your lashes. Could it really be that easy?! The answer […]

Homemade Hamburger Helper: Instant Pot Creamy Shells w/Beef {Recipe}

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Here’s another family favorite and one that’s SO SO quick and easy to make!! Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef minced onion 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 1-pound box medium shell pasta 1 24-ounce jar marinara sauce (I used Barilla brand) 3 cups water 1 – 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions: Turn Instant Pot to saute setting and brown […]

Top 10 Must-haves for a Walt Disney World Vacation

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  A couple of years ago our family went on a family vacation to Walt Disney World!  It was the kids’ first time there, as well as to the ocean or on an airplane. They had a lot of firsts on this trip, and it was so fun to make memories together that will last a lifetime!! […]

Life As A New Parent: 10 Things You Need To Know

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Happy times ahead (image) Are you about to become a new parent soon? If so, congratulations, and may your years as a parent be filled with joys and happiness. Still, your life is going to change. Becoming a parent is not without its challenges, and that is why we have compiled this short guide to […]