Pet photography can be challenging! Below are 10 tips to help you learn how to take stunning cat portraits of your furry family member with your smartphone, point & shoot camera, or DSLR. A big thanks to Meijer for sponsoring today’s post. Pets are family, too. It's this simple — You ... Read More about Pet Photography: How to Take Better Cat Portraits of Your Cutie
The tween and teen years can be heartbreaking . . . Here are five tips to help your teen find balance, reduce stress, and manage the pressure of adolescence. A big thank you to Magination Press Family for sponsoring today's post. The tween and teen years are a time of rapid change, growth, and ... Read More about 5 Important Things Every Tween & Teen Girl Needs to Know
Your house will smell amazing with this Crock-Pot potato soup. The slow cooker makes this meal super-easy: Just dice a few fresh ingredients, pop 'em into the Crock-Pot, and wait for the magic to happen . . . It’s literally comfort in a bowl. As the kids hang their backpacks after school I hear ... Read More about The Best Crock-Pot Potato Soup — A Classic Recipe Made Easy!
Your house smells amazing, six hours of simmering and it is time for supper. A slow cooker makes family dinners super-easy, but are you missing this crucial ONE step when you make one-pot meals? A big thanks to Meijer for sponsoring today’s post. It's been one of those chaotic days . . . A ... Read More about Are You Skipping This Important Step When Using The Slow Cooker?
I am on a constant quest to become un-busy. I want to live in the moment. Like many parents, I want more time on what matters most to me — my husband, my children, my health. But how does one do that with a chaotic family schedule? What I have learned as a parent of older children is that it ... Read More about How To Lead An UnBusy Life When Scheduling Gets In The Way