Month: June 2017

We all love to save on groceries with Ibotta, but don't miss these apps to grow your savings even more. The best ways to save money on everyday purchases!

Beyond Ibotta: How To Grow Savings with Free Apps

It seems like everyone I know has jumped on the Ibotta bandwagon.  And why not?  That app is amazing!  Snap a pic of your receipt, scan a few barcodes, and watch your savings pile up.  It’s one of the best ways to save money since the days of clipping coupons. And I’m so glad to […] Read more…

Just west of Denver is Evergreen CO where the surrounding mountains feel like a million miles from the city, perfect for your next activity-filled adventure

Evergreen Colorado: Big Adventure in a Small Town

Just a few miles west of Denver is the town Evergreen Colorado that we stumbled upon this Father’s Day.  We ventured out on a hike that a friend had recommended hike and discovered the perfect little town nestled in the mountains.  And a place that would earn a top spot on our list of places […] Read more…

Healthy, versatile, and easy breakfast ideas for each day of the week. These make-ahead and grab-and-go breakfasts have something for everyone!

Easy Breakfast Ideas for Your Busy Mornings

Every morning at our house is about the same.  Kids up and out of bed.  Get them dressed, teeth brushed, backpacks together.  Oh right, and I need to get ready for work too.  Breakfast is almost an afterthought – which means it’s going to be cereal for an easy breakfast again!  Ok, we do love […] Read more…

Instead of a list of structured activities, these easy summer activities will give your kids a carefree summer full of play and imagination.

The Less-structured Summer: Easy Summer Activities for Kids

I can’t believe it’s that time of year again!  Summer vacation.  No more lunches, homework, backpacks.  Enter sleepovers, pool parties, and beach trips!  Also enter screen time – video games, tablets, and TV.  My goal is the same as every other summer: keep the kids off screens as much as possible this summer. So I […] Read more…

Running is our secret weapon for keeping active as a family. Everything from choosing the next race to crossing the finish line together is a family event.

Our Secret for Keeping the Family Active Together

There was a time when exercise would be scheduled around school and work schedules.  My husband would hit the gym in the mornings, before the kids even woke up for school.  I would stop in for a barre class on my way home from work.  Then in those few evening hours we had time to […] Read more…

Hiking with kids is an easy adventure. There is no better way to enjoy nature than hiking a nearby trail. These tips will have you on the trails in no time.

Hiking with Kids: Making it More Than An Uphill Walk

There was that one hike where I swear we weren’t even 10 minutes in before hearing the first “are we almost there???” whine. Hiking with kids has to be one of the easiest ways to get kids spending time outdoors, connecting with nature.  But if you’ve ever been out there with the little ones (or […] Read more…