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

Tighten up those pants

How to sew the waist on pants for skinny kids

This post contains affiliate links.  Check out my privacy policy for more info. I have a problem- two of my kids are super skinny. Their pants are always coming down. It seems like a...

20 Things Your Kids Can Do Instead of Screen Time

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.

Reducing Screen Time

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...

Why my family eats dinner at 4:00

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.

Top Camping Items you can't forget

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.

Family Game Night

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.

Yummy Mummies

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...

Building Sibling Relationships

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...

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s time to get ready for Halloween. I always wait until the last minute, but I am way ahead of schedule this year. WooHoo!!! I have been working really hard at making my grocery lists and it seems to be paying off because I feel much more organized.

Pumpkin Cupcake Toppers

Fun Fall Pumpkin Cupcake Toppers

This is so fun to do in the fall. You can make your favorite cupcake recipe and then add these cute pumpkin cupcake toppers.  These are so easy to do for a fall party or...

Easy Peanut Dipping Sauce

AD Easy Peanut Dipping Sauce

My boys have been so cranky lately and I have been working to figure out to get them in a better mood and I think I finally got it. They both eat lunch at school early, 10:50 and 11:15.

Stitch Fix Review- October 2015

Stitch Fix- October 2015

I’ve been getting Stitch Fix for awhile now and really like it. You can read some of my other reviews.