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

A Date Night In 0

A Simple Date Night In

We all get busy with the children and their activities and sometimes we neglect our spouse. Sometimes I feel like I haven’t really talked to my husband for months except about the kids sports

Outside Summer Toys 0

Outside Summer Toys for under $10

Summer is right around the corner and I love being outside. I try and get my kids to play outside, run and get their energy out. After awhile they get bored with the same old toys.

You may be wondering how to make homemade vanilla extract. It's so simple and using only 2 ingredients, you can have your own for baking or gift giving. 12

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

This post contains affiliate links. Click on my Privacy Policy for more info. I first thought to make homemade vanilla a few years ago when I was needing teacher gifts for Christmas.  I wanted...

Are you wondering, "How do I make a bun?" I was too until I learned about this trick on how to make the perfect bun. It's so easy! 7

How to make the perfect bun

I am not good at doing hair, mine or my daughters.  I can’t even french braid.  My daughter goes over to our neighbor’s house to get the “Elsa” braid all the time.

Summer Reading Log 0

Summer Reading Log

I have my kids reading this summer.  We love to go to the library and they enjoy picking out the books they want to read.  I’m always putting some back because they have about...

Accepting your family is complete 17

Accepting Your Family Is Complete

I have 3 kids and always thought it would be 4; however, after my daughter was born I felt like our family was complete.  We had 2 boys and now our little girl.  My husband and I both...

"It's not fair, Mom!" Don't let your kids make you feel guilty. 0

“It’s not fair, Mom”

My husband and I are raising our kids the best we can. My boys are getting to the age where I hear, “It’s not fair!” all the time.  When kids are little, they think...

Don't you love chunky salsa? It's so easy to make and this recipe is great because it's less than five minutes! Perfect for when you're busy! 23

5 Minute Chunky Salsa

My daughter is having a busy week, she’s turning 5 and graduating from preschool. I am so excited for her.

It's drives me crazy when I hear "I'm bored.". Here's a little motivation for you to help your kids move on and do something. 2

How to help kids when they’re bored

Have you ever heard the saying that only dull people get bored? I’m not sure if I agree with that, but I have been hearing my kids say they are bored a lot lately and it drives me crazy.