Bring It On, Teen Years! We’re Ready (with Yoplait Go Big)

If you've got any teen boys living at your house, you know that they can eat a lot. It seems like my almost 13-year-old son is hungry from the time he wakes up in the morning to the moment his head hits the pillow at night. It's practically a full-time job for me to keep groceries in our house. I hear from other parents of teenage boys that this is totally normal. Active teen boys are growing and their bodies need a lot of fuel. My son lives … [Read more...]

Home Matters Linky Party #105

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. Happy First Week of Fall! Thank you for stopping by the party this week. I am sure you'll find plenty of awesome ideas and posts you want to visit - I know I do! --Nicole Home Matters Linky Party #105! ... Happy fall Y'all !!! It is officially the season of all things pumpkin, gorgeous fall colors, family, and nights by the … [Read more...]

Stewart Falls Hike | Best Easy Day Hikes in Northern Utah

The Stewart Falls Hike is one of my favorite family friendly day hikes in northern Utah. It's a great option for hikers of all ages and abilities. The hiking trail begins at Aspen Grove Trail Head, gently winds through beautiful mountain scenery, and ends at one of Utah's best waterfalls. The best months to hike to Stewart Falls are May to October. You'll see wildflowers in Spring and Summer, and gorgeous foliage in the Fall. Give yourself … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Halloween Wreaths | Spider Wreath

This DIY Halloween wreath idea is a fun way to decorate your door for Trick or Treaters. All it takes is a grapevine wreath spray painted black and black glitter spiders attached with hot glue. Check out my creeptastic tutorial below for step-by-step directions. [Tweet "Check out this #DIY #Halloween Wreath Idea by @momfindsout!"] DIY Halloween Wreath Ideas | Black Spider Wreath … [Read more...]

Kamik Kids Snow Boots (Bluster2 3-Season Boot Review)

The mornings are chilly and the leaves have started to fall around here...summer is definitely over. It's time to start gearing up for the cold and snowy weather that will be here soon. I partnered with Kamik, one of my favorite and trusted footwear brands, to tell how I'm getting my kids ready for winter with Bluster2 (Thunder) 3-Season boots. My boys have worn Kamik winter boots ever since their feet could fit in the smallest toddler … [Read more...]

Home Matters Linky Party #104

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends.  Leave a comment with your linky number in the comments section below, so I can be sure to stop by your blog post and say hello! Thank you for linking up this week, I can't wait to see all the new ideas you are sharing. --Nicole Home Matters Linky Party #104! ... We are loving all of the gorgeous Autumn inspiration at the … [Read more...]

Easy Halloween Treats: Doughnuts of Doom

Sometimes you need easy Halloween treats. Fast. Like that time I forgot you forgot you signed up to bring treats to your oldest son's class party until about a half hour before the party started. Doughnuts of Doom are the perfect cover-up for that kind of forgetfulness. They are so cool and spooky-looking, but can be whipped out onto a serving plate faster than you can say Trick or Treat! Doughnuts of Doom Here's what you'll need:  … [Read more...]

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

This banana chocolate chip muffin recipe is a great way to get your banana bread fix faster than baking a loaf. My kids love banana muffins, and these muffins never last long at our house. Bake them with or without the chocolate chips - either way, this moist and sweet banana bread muffin recipe is a winner! My family loves for me to bake banana bread. The kids get so happy whenever they see a fresh loaf of banana bread cooling on the … [Read more...]

Home Matters Linky Party #103

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. Home Matters Linky Party #103! ... Fall is just about here. We are very excited about the fabulous Autumn inspiration at the linky party and are looking forward to everything you have to share. Thanks for joining us again this week at Home Matters! … [Read more...]