Flavors From Minnesota: Semi-Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe & Slow Cooker Porketta Recipe

Thank you Western Union for sponsoring this post. Do you have a favorite meal or story that brings you home? Share your memories with #WUHomeCooked. What flavors and foods bring you back home? Whether you live near where you grew up or you are clear across the world, one thing is certain, there are flavors […]

Protect The Whole Family With Multi-Benefit Sunscreens From Banana Boat! {+ Banana Boat Coupon!}

Although back to school is just around the corner, we still have a little bit of Summer left and here in Minnesota we take full advantage of it! We had a terrible cold streak at the beginning of the month and now we are back to Summer weather again. I’m hoping it keeps up for […]

Hallmark Partners With Disney On Ice! {Hallmark Recordable Story Book & Disney On Ice Giveaway!}

Hallmark is proud to announce that Disney on Ice is coming to Minnesota! December 6-9 Disney’s 100 Years of Magic will be live at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN! Hallmark wants to invite you and your family to help celebrate Hallmark’s new line of Disney Recordable Storybooks.  Experience the magical world of […]

Wordless Wednesday! Minnesota State Fair!

We had an amazing time at the Minnesota State Fair this year. It’s one of my favorite things to do! The whole family had a blast!!   Link up your Wordless Wednesday posts below! You can also head over to Mom Spotted and link up there! Happy Wednesday 🙂


I had the opportunity to host my very own HERSHEY’S CAMP BONDFIRE BLOCK PARTY BBQ featuring the iconic Hershey’s S’mores! Since we live in the country on ten beautiful acres of land we don’t have a plethora of neighbors to invite over for a block party. We decided to put a spin on it and […]

Wordless Wednesday Linky! Weekend Fun!

Last weekend we were up at my husband’s family cabin all weekend. Just us and the kids! It was so fun! Carson took a bath in the sink! We went tubing around the lake with our new boat! This tube is great. It’s like riding a couch around the lake lol. Perfect with the kids. […]

Places To Stay in Minnesota! Our Embassy Suites Stay at Embassy Suites Bloomington, MN!

We love to take trips as a family. I can vividly remember my husband David telling me five years ago that one reason he wasn’t ready to have a family yet was because he still wanted to do things. After much discussion and me convincing him that kids are totally portable we started trying to […]

Things To Do in Minnesota: Ruttger’s Resort on Bay Lake {Our Resort Stay Part 2}

If you missed out on my first Ruttger’s Resort post then you definitely need to head over and read up on their amazing lodging. Our stay was fantastic from start to finish and there is so much to talk about that I’ve had to split it up by categories; lodging, activities and food! When we […]

Lodging In Minnesota: Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge {Our Resort Stay Part 1}

My hubby and Carson I haven’t shared about my Mother’s Day weekend with you yet and I’m so excited to give you all the juicy details now! My husband and I had a trip down to Woodbury planned for Wednesday night until Friday and we planned on leaving Danika and Aiden with family and just […]