Roasted Tomato Sauce

September 15, 2014
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Our garden has certainly produced quite the bountiful harvest this year! When we planted it way back in May- we considered it to be a bit of an experiment- that we would try a bunch of different things and see what worked best so we would know better what to plan for future summers. And [...]

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Create Cooler Texts! (Zap Video Message Maker)

September 12, 2014
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When I was asked by my friends over at VolunteerSpot to try out a new video messaging app by ZapVM- I was excited to give it a try. It’s a free app that your download to your iPhone that accesses your photos and allows you to add a voiceover to a slideshow of your images [...]

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Building a Better To Do List

September 11, 2014
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When people ask me what is the key to staying organized and running an organized household, I tell them that you have to take the time to plan. Think about it- when it comes to appointments and setting aside time for vacations, we all manage “the big stuff” fairly well using some sort of a [...]

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Cinnamon Raisin Popovers (An Awesome After School Snack!)

September 10, 2014
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For a long time it has seemed that as my kids got older, the after-school juggling became more complicated. Older kids meant more advanced sports and activities with multiple practices and games per week taking place in further and further away locations. But this year… something completely unexpected has happened to my schedule…. it became [...]

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Kalbi Kebabs

September 8, 2014
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My family loves Korean BBQ, and we even have a favorite restaurant that we love to visit for special occasions called Korean Garden (used to be known as Kang Suh). The staff there loves to see our big family and makes such a fuss over every one of us- asking all kinds of questions about [...]

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A Beados Craft Birthday Party!

September 4, 2014
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I love to plan birthday parties around cool craft kits that my kids have seen on TV or that their friends are talking about school. My daughter Lili has been talking about Beados for a long time, so I thought it would be fun to create a craft birthday party, using Beados as our theme! [...]

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Quick and Easy Sports Night Dinner: Char Siu Chicken and Basmati Rice

September 3, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf Success® Rice. While yesterday was the first day of school, it was also the first soccer game for my son who made the Junior Varsity team! It was fun taking the whole family over to watch the game and cheer for Kyle and his teammates- [...]

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A Fresh Start!

September 2, 2014
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In a flurry of activity this morning, and filled with much enthusiasm, the kids all headed back in school. I kissed them goodbye with mixed feelings…. happy for the fresh start of a new school year, but sad that summer went by so quickly! (And I am sure that many of you feel the same [...]

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How to Organize Babysitter Instructions

August 29, 2014
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Today’s post comes from regular Momof6 contributor, Crystal Sabalaske… Hiring a sitter so you can spend an afternoon or evening away from home is a lot like preparing to go on vacation. When you pack for vacation and just throw random stuff in a suitcase, you might find yourself wasting precious relaxation time scouring stores [...]

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Creating a Beautiful Smile for Life with Invisalign Teen

August 28, 2014
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This post was sponsored by Invisalign Teen®. All always, all opinions expressed here are my own. I’ll never forget being in high school and going with my Mom to the orthodontists for an evaluation, and being told I needed to get braces on my teeth to straighten them. And that I would need to keep them [...]

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