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

Busy Kids = Better Grades 1

Busy Kids = Better Grades

My husband and I stay VERY busy with our 3 kids that are 8, 10, and 12. We’re always running to music lessons or some sort of practice or meeting. We’re trying to get...

Polar Bear Hot Chocolate 0

Polar Bear Hot Chocolate

Christmas is over and my family is finally getting back to it’s normal routine. It’s been freezing out and the kids have been stuck inside. I thought I would make some fun and SUPER EASY hot chocolate to warm themselves (and me) up.


Test Week Hacks for Tweens

Standardized tests start in 3rd grade where I live. They’re called BOG, EOQ, and EOG or beginning of grade, end of quarter, and end of grade. They are a big deal.

Meal Planning Made Easy 1

Menu Planning Made Easy

During the fall and before Christmas, I got off my weekly meal planning. I felt I was running to the grocery store ever other day because I was just coming up with recipes a...

A Punishment for Tweens that works 27

A Punishment that WORKS

When kids get into trouble, parents are always trying to think of appropriate punishments. We take away electronics, outside time, friends, toys, and sports.

Here are some great tips to get your kids moving in the right directions and start appreciating the things they have. 0

Help! My child is spoiled!

I feel Christmas always brings out the worst in kids and they begin to act spoiled and greedy.  Maybe your kids are already like this and you feel it’s out of control.  They complain someone received more or...

Minion Popcorn Balls 1

Minion Popcorn Balls

Are your kids obsessed with minions like mine? They are so excited that the new Minions movie just came out on DVD.

Etched Glass Christmas Decoration 5

Etched Glass Christmas Decoration

Starting around the middle of October my family is very busy. We have football, cheer, Thanksgiving, wrestling season starts, then Christmas.

Here are some FREE Christmas Gift Tags (square) that you can print out at home. Your gifts will look great and it doens't cost a fortune. 0

FREE Christmas Gift Tags- Printable Squares

Here are some FREE Christmas Gift Tags (square) that you can print out at home. Your gifts will look great and it doesn’t cost a fortune. I made some Christmas Gift Tags last week.  I’m...

Peppermint Mocha Coffee Creamer 0

Peppermint Mocha Coffee Creamer

I love coffee. I usually have a cup of coffee in the morning with a little milk. By the afternoon, I love to have a special treat and around the holidays I love to make my coffee special.

Peppermint Lip Scrub 0

Peppermint Lip Scrub

The weather is getting cold her and my skin is so dry. My lips get really dry and I love this peppermint lip scrub, especially around Christmas.