Celebrating Family
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  • Eight Classic Road Trip Games (Free Printable)
  • Buttermilk Biscuits from Scratch
  • Easy Crepes Recipe and Scrambled Egg Tips
  • Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Skewers (and Tofu Skewers)

Disney’s Jungle Book (2016) Review and Free Printable

The story of the boy named Mowgli has been around for a long time and it has seen many adaptations. Perhaps the most famous version of the The Jungle Book is Disney's 1967 animated version which many of us grew up watching and singing along with. Disney's newest The Jungle Book movie is an … [Read More...]

Spring Cleaning: Making Your Home Your Castle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyPledgeCastle #CollectiveBiasWith about half the square footage of the average American home, it is fair to say I live in a small house. It might seem like quite an exaggeration to call my home … [Read More...]

Tips for Making Sick Days Better For Your Child (Giveaway)

No matter how much you try to protect your children, they will get sick. There are quite a few germs floating around out there and kids are not exactly the best at avoiding them. We sure try to avoid illness and sick days around here, but it can be hard to do when everyone at school, church, scouts, … [Read More...]

Batman vs Superman Candy Strawberries

In case you haven't heard, there are going to be a few superhero battles this summer. The first clash to hit the big screens is Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. I grew up with Christopher Reeve as Superman and even though I watched re-runs of Adam West as Batman, I never really got into Batman. … [Read More...]

Turn Your Easter Basket Into a Planter

Spring is such a beautiful time of year. It is also the most colorful time in the desert, although there are only a handful of colors represented. I love adding color to my desert landscape by planting non-native flowers and plants (if they can survive the arid desert heat).  If you do any … [Read More...]

8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids (Book Review)

The pressure of parenting can be unbelievably heavy and at times we might begin to feel that we are failing as parents. However, parenting is a whole lot easier when we can admit we do not have all the answers and when we speak openly and honestly with each other about our daily struggles. In 8 … [Read More...]

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you have been following Celebrating Family for any time, you know that I like to keep things simple. I also really love making desserts and treats that look complicated but are not. Whenever I make ice cream sandwiches, my kids get all excited and act like I should sign up for the next episode of … [Read More...]

Hosting a Championship Worthy Basketball Party #GreatTasteTourney

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GreatTasteTourney #CollectiveBias I love basketball because it is such a fast paced game and there is hardly ever a dull moment. If you combine the fun of basketball with family, friends, … [Read More...]

Family Fun and Activities

8 Rules for Taking Your Toddler to Other People’s Homes

I no longer have a toddler in my home. Both of my babies have grown and I now have a grade schooler and a middle schooler. But it only seems like yesterday that I was dealing with tantrums and potty training. I thoroughly enjoyed those days, but I do … [Read More...]

Monster Jam 2016

I remember going to watch monster trucks battle it out when I was a kid. It was some real rip-roaring excitement and was always fun. Today I enjoy taking my family out to Monster Jam events, too. Monster Jam is coming to the Phoenix area where I … [Read More...]

Eight Classic Road Trip Games (Free Printable)

My family took a lot of road trips when I was growing up and we did not have portable DVD players, mobile phones, or handheld video games to keep us busy. My mom had to be creative to keep me and my sisters from destroying each other and annoying her … [Read More...]

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