Celebrating Family

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD PRO

Disclaimer: I have been a lucky girl because I get to drive Toyota vehicles from time to time as part of a media partnership. All opinions about the 2020 Toyota 4Runner are my own. I recently had the pleasure of driving the 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD 4x4 for an entire week. I have driven almost … [Read More...]

Best Ever Banana Cake

One of my favorite cake recipes is based on a recipe my sister found over on food.com. She told me it was so good she ended up throwing it out her window because she could not stop eating it. Of course, after hearing that story I had to try it for myself. Guess what? This banana cake recipe really … [Read More...]

Lego Ninjago Cupcakes

It is no secret that I have a lot to learn about cake decorating. Nonetheless, I love to decorate cupcakes. My son usually requests creative cupcakes for his class birthday party and some of his past requests have included a giant snake, ocean cupcakes, and dirt cupcakes with a gummy worm in them. … [Read More...]

Abracadabra Rolls

I am not a huge Halloween fan, but I love fall and the idea of storybook magic. My daughter is also a big fan of slight of hand "magic" tricks. So we took an old family favorite and gave it a magical twist. These Abracadabra Rolls are so easy to make, they taste good, and they bring a little fun to … [Read More...]

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Disclaimer: I am a lucky girl because I get to drive Toyota vehicles from time to time as part of a media partnership. All opinions on the RAV4 Hybrid are my own. #ToyotaPartner  I drove the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid for a week and took it on a short day trip to Tortilla Flat in Arizona. I … [Read More...]

Red Sea Party Punch

Enjoy this simple party punch with an unexpected ingredient! I have been an Arizona Cardinals fan ever since they came to my home state in 1988. I try to never miss a game and am training my kiddos up in Cardinals fandom. We usually watch the games at home and I love to serve up tasty food and … [Read More...]

Before the Wrath (2020)

Before the Wrath explains anthropological evidence from the time of Christ that will reignite hope for believers and prepare the world for what’s coming. I heard an amazing analogy several years ago in a Bible study taught by a teacher who was an expert on Revelation and Israel. The analogy took … [Read More...]

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Disclaimer: I am a lucky girl because I get to drive Toyota vehicles from time to time as part of a media partnership. All opinions on the Highlander Hybrid are my own. #ToyotaPartner If you have driven a Highlander, you know it is at home on the highway and on a dirt road. The SUV drives … [Read More...]

Family Fun and Activities

40 Things to Do If You Are Bored

Several years ago my kids really started zoning out on technology and before I knew it they had one serious bad habit on their hands. So I took action by giving each kiddo a screen time punch card.  I also posted 40 Things to Do If You Are Bored on … [Read More...]

Medieval Times: Celebration Destination

Take a trip to a time when chivalry reigned and rivalries were deadly. I have partnered with Medieval Times to make this post possible. When my family goes to an event we look forward to having fun and making memories. That is especially true if we … [Read More...]

The Family Hike

Our family is blessed to live near many beautiful hiking trails. We are right next to the Superstition Mountains and within 30 minutes of many other parks, lakes and trails. Hiking is one of our family’s favorite pastimes. Our hikes range from one … [Read More...]

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Recipes and Food

Best Ever Banana Cake

One of my favorite cake recipes is based on a recipe my … [Read More...]

Lego Ninjago Cupcakes

It is no secret that I have a lot to learn about cake … [Read More...]

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