Keeping Life Sane Organizing my life - raising happy kids & staying sane while doing it all.

Christmas Tree Brownies 2

Christmas Tree Brownies

I know. It’s not even Thanksgiving yet. I couldn’t wait and wanted to put some Christmas things on the blog. I went by the mall this weekend and they already had their Christmas lights all over the trees and other stores have their Christmas trees and decorations up.

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Baked Orange Carrots

I went to visit my family before Halloween. We get together every year around this time to of year. We get together and visit and the kids run around and play in the woods and build forts.

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Tighten up those pants

I have a problem where 2 of my kids are skinny. Their pants are always coming down. It seems like a lot of bottoms come with the adjustable waist now and I love those....

20 Things Your Kids Can Do Instead of Screen Time 1

20 Things Your Kids Can Do Instead of Screen Time

Yesterday I did a post on reducing screen time for your kids. You can read about it here. I included simple rules that you can incorporate so your kids are off the screen, which include tablets, video games, computers and TVs.

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Reducing Screen Time

I don’t know about you, but my kids get so grumpy and start arguing after being on a screen.  They get so focused into what they are doing they don’t even know what’s going...

Birth Kits Can Save Lives 0

Birth Kits CAN Save Lives

I have 3 kids ages 5, 8, and 10. I went to my regular doctor visits and did everything they told me to do. My first son came early. My water broke and didn’t even know it.

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Why my family eats dinner at 4:00

My family is VERY busy. All 3 of my kids (5, 8, and 10) are in different activities and our calendar is full every night of the week, that’s Monday through Friday.

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Top Camping Items You Can’t Forget

Fall is in the air and so is camping. My family and I go camping a few times a year. We try to go at least once is the spring and once in the fall. We typically group camp with some of my husband’s friends and their families.

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Family Game Night

So, sometimes it rains, and rains, and rains some more. Those times call for indoor entertainment. In my house, that usually means extra TV and screen time, but eventually that gets old too.

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Yummy Mummies- Mummy Hot Dogs

I can’t believe Halloween is 2 weeks away!  We are in full Halloween mode at my house. I’ve pulled my Halloween wreath, table cloth and decorations out.  My kids love it and are so...

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Building Sibling Relationships

I have a 10-year-old son and a just turned 5 year old daughter. They don’t have much in common, but I still like them to spend time together. Yes, we can all watch TV...