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Gender Reveal Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops & Party Ideas

Gender reveal parties are totally a “thing” these days with pregnancy. This is where the expecting parent(s) throw a party to reveal whether they’re having a girl or a boy…or both, if they’re twins! You’ve probably seen videos of these events floating around social media. Popping balloons with colored confetti inside, slicing into a colored… Read More


safe teen dating tips for parents and teens

Safe Teen Dating: 22 Tips for Parents and Teens

Unfortunately, bad things can happen to even the best of teens. And, quite frankly, it doesn’t matter how fun the date is if safety is compromised. Safety first! While we can’t prevent every bad thing from happening, there are things parents and teens can do to dramatically increase the likelihood of safe teen dating. Each tip… Read More


How to Help Your Child Succeed [by Ashley LeBaron]

Helping Children Develop a Mindset for Success Children are very impressionable. Even the offhand comment can shape who they become. This can seem alarming to parents, but it is also a wonderful opportunity. As a parent, be deliberate and careful about how you talk to your children because it will influence how successful they become.… Read More



“You are o-FISH-ally the best!” Thank You Gift

Just saying, “thank you,” sometimes doesn’t cut it. If you’ve got the oppor-tuna-ty to send a fintastic thank you message then hang around. We’ve got a thank you gift idea that you’re reel-y going to like! Gottcha hooked? Below is a step-by-step guide to your own “You are o-FISH-ally the best!” thank you gift. It’s so… Read More


41 Ways to Say THANK YOU with Food & Drinks

Our post 41 Ways to Say THANK YOU with Candy is one of our most viewed posts, so we’re adding to the list with 41 ways to say thank you with food and drinks. This is great for all of those people who may be looking for a sugar-free alternative or just more thank you ideas… Read More


Hamburger Cake Recipe (Easy Boxed Cake Mix Recipe)

Hamburger cake… what?! You heard me correctly! We’ve got a sweet recipe for you that will totally take the cake! Pun intended 😉 With summer in full swing and in the middle barbecue season, we decided to transfer that tasty hamburger concept into cake form. (This page contains affiliate links that we may be compensated… Read More


How to Pick Out a Good Watermelon

Need help on how to pick out a good watermelon? You’ve come to the right girl. When it’s watermelon season you could definitely find me in the store knocking on all the watermelons, and I’ve had multiple people stop me to ask what I’m doing. Well, so that you can start looking like and being a pro watermelon… Read More


S’more Recipes for Summer: Top 25 S’more Desserts

To get you in the mood for this Top 25 S’more Desserts post, check out this adorable Campfire Cupcakes post by Justine from The Typical Mom. If you’d rather get straight to the s’mores they’re comin’ right up! With summer fast approaching, here are some pearls of wisdom you just can’t pass up… 25 s’more recipes… Read More


DIY Wedding on a Budget

On your wedding day, everything should be perfect, right? Well, with some DIY creativity, you will look perfect, your venue will look perfect, and your budget will look perfect. With these DIY wedding ideas on a budget, you can jump-start the beginning of your happily ever after. (This page contains affiliate links that we may be… Read More