20 Back to School Snack Ideas


The Summer is coming to an end and the kids are all heading back to school. Seems like it was just yesterday that they got out of school for Summer break! Every year I struggle to come up with fun & new snacks for the kids to either take to school or to have here at home after school. I decided to find a few recipes that I’m going to try with my kids and I wanted to share them with {Read More}

4 Back to School Homework Tips

Back to School Homework Tips

In a few short days, I’ll be sending my son to kindergarten for the first time. I’ve never really had to pay attention to anything that deals with “back to school” so I’m extra nervous. Although my son will not have a ton of homework, I’d like to establish a great homework routine with him. I thought I would share some of my best tips for back to school homework solutions. #1. Make a Homework Center Kids learn best whenever {Read More}

Gearing up for Back to School with Skip Hop

Gearing up for Back to School with Skip Hop

A couple years ago, I went to buy a lunch box for one of my kids and came across the most adorable owl backpack & lunch bag I had ever seen. I looked at the company and then came home to find their website because I wanted to see everything else they had to offer. What I found was a great company called Skip Hop that not only makes great looking lunch bags & backpacks but a wide variety of {Read More}

5 Tips for Saving Money for Back to School Shopping #BacktoYou


It’s Back to School Shopping time and that means shopping, planning and organizing. For us parents, it usually means a lot of stress too, as we see the dollars flying out of our wallets faster than new dollars come in. But, there are some tips to help make the Back to School time a little easier for us. 1. Shop Online – Shopping online lets you see every sale & coupon that you could possibly use for one store. Plus, you’re {Read More}

Send a Little Love in your Kid’s Lunch with LunchBox Love


Growing up, my Mom made my lunch every single day and packed it in a brown paper bag to take to school (there weren’t all the fun lunch bags & bento gear that they have now.) Every once in a while, she would write “I love you!”, “Have a great day!” or a simple heart on my napkin to remind me that she was thinking about me. I wanted to do something similar for my youngest son who is starting {Read More}

Durable, Lightweight Backpacks from LiteGear


While it seems like school just got out for summer, the truth is it’s already Back to School time for many people. While Back to School shopping can be fun (new clothes, new shoes, new backpacks, new school supplies, etc.), it can also be stressful and very expensive for us parents. LiteGear is a great choice for lightweight, durable bags and backpacks. Three popular styles are the City Pack, City Tote, and Treo Pack. The City Pack & Tote are both extremely lightweight (weighing {Read More}

California Online Driver’s Ed with igottadrive.com #DivasDrive


This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and igottadrive.com. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. Last year, my oldest son started using an online school for homeschooling. It’s worked really well for him, so when it came time for him to start a Driver’s Ed program, I was pleased to find out that there is an online Driver’s Ed program called igottadrive.com that is licensed by the California DMV. igottadrive.com prepares kids to pass their {Read More}