• Acadia to Zion: An Adventure Journal Through the U.S. National Parks
  • 2023 Holiday Gift Guide … Family Style!
  • National Park Book List
  • Five Favorites: Stocking Stuffer Edition (Under $5!)
  • Sourdough Discard Banana Bread

Acadia to Zion: An Adventure Journal Through the U.S. National Parks

The kids and I checked off a great many national parks this year and although I’ve recapped many of our adventures through mini family videos and they’ve completed Junior Ranger books at each stop, I wanted a true scrapbook of sorts to chronicle our adventures. And that’s where Acadia to Zion: An Adventure Journal Through […]

2023 Holiday Gift Guide … Family Style!

Full transparency! Some items included in this holiday gift guide were gifted to me for review and/or the shopping link is an affiliate where I earn a small commission. Thank you for trusting my recommendations … it’s one of my favorite things to compile this guide each year! Well, well! Happy Thanksgiving and almost Black […]

National Park Book List

If you are a lover of national parks you’ve found yourself the perfect book list! This collection of resources are some of our family’s very favorites and, with the launch of my national park printable it seemed fitting to gather all these book recommedations into one place. Happy reading! National Parks of the U.S.A. This […]

Banana Bread

Sourdough Discard Banana Bread

Banana bread is a staple year round, yes? But especially in the fall! Slowly but surely I’ve modified our family’s original banana bread recipe to be slightly healthier. These days it has less sugar and more protein … all without sacrificing that sweet and smooth banana bread taste! Max especially is a fan. When he […]

Road Trip Activities For Toddlers to Teens

As promised in 14 Essentials For a Mostly Wonderful Road Trip, it’s time for a round up of all the fun activities that keep the miles rollin’ by for my kids. For toddlers to teens, this list covers all sorts of interests – you don’t need it all, but a handful will definitely add a […]

14 Essentials For a Mostly Wonderful Road Trip

In preparation for our last trip we received a few items for review … if we didn’t love them though, they didn’t make the cut! This list is legit! With three cross country trips under my belt and two more in the works, I have definitely worked out the essentials for a mostly wonderful road […]

Five Favorites

Full speed ahead! That’s the name of the game around here! We’ve wrapped up summer (not the heat, just the travel and fun) and are telling ourselves that we love getting back into the groove of schoolwork. Fall is shaping up to be a fantastic one and before I launched into birthday prep – I […]

2022/2023 Family Read (and Listen) Aloud Book List

Am I posting this for you … or for me? Well, I have done an awful job at logging the books the kids and I have read over the years. I mean, how magical would it be if I had a giant list of all the books we’ve read together? But, I don’t. But also, […]