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

Keeping your kids challenged 2

Keeping your kids challenged

This post contain affiliate links. Just like kids need to get their energy out by participating in sports, running, and playing outside, they need to exercise their mind too.  I’ve realized that when we...

My son wrote to Lego and they wrote back. 6

My son wrote to Lego and they wrote back!

My son loves Legos. He was asking me all kinds of questions about them and I had no idea what the answers were. He wanted to know if he could visit the Lego factory to find out how they were made.

10 Things You MUST see in the Outer Banks 6

10 Things you MUST see in the Outer Banks

Are you planning a trip to the Outer Banks? If not, maybe you should. There is so much to do there beside just laying on the beach. Here are the 10 things you MUST see in the Outer Banks.

Cream of Chicken Soup 2

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

I am always looking for things to do to make my family healthier, but big changes do not go over very well.  I do a lot of things that my husband or kids do...

Top 5 Things New Moms Need 4

Top 5 Things New Moms Need

I was talking to a friend the other day that is pregnant and she was telling me all the baby stuff she was registering for. Some of the things she was telling me, I do not even remember being around 1o years ago when I was having my first child.

Are we over scheduling our kids? 2

Are we over-scheduling our kids?

Another mom and I were talking the other day, reminiscing about our childhood.  We don’t remember our moms driving us all over the place for our after school activities.  We both felt we were driving all...

Who doesn't love bacon? Here are the best recipes with bacon that are on the Internet. Click over and see them all. I know you'll love them! 4

The BEST Recipes on Pinterest with BACON!

Ok-  Who doesn’t love bacon?  EVERYONE!  I created this post when I first started blogging, almost three years ago!  I went in and updated a few things, took some stuff off, and added a...

Scalloped potatoes aren't just for the holidays. These are the perfect meal for any week night. Click on over to grab the recipe. 1

YUMMY Scalloped Potatoes

I love making scalloped potatoes.  My favorite part is that I can make them whenever I have time and add them to the oven at dinner.

Is your child ready for music lessons? 0

Is you child ready for music lessons?

Many parents want their child to be well rounded and, in many cases, learn a musical instrument. There are few questions you need to ask yourself or your child to see if they are ready.

Tips to Get Your Child to Listen 0

Tips to get your child to listen

Sometimes kids are in their own world.  They are focused on what they are doing and not pay attention to anything else.  Other times kids hear you, but do not listen.  Here are 6 tips...