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

I made a New Year's resolution to not buy cereal for a year and I did it! NO CEREAL!! Could you do it? Could you go a cereal without cereal?

A Year with NO Cereal

A few years ago my children where eating tons of cereal.  I wanted them to eat healthier, but cereal really IS easy and convenient.    I made a New Year’s resolution to go the entire year...

Try something new with your kids. It's fun for all ages. Why don't you eat ice cream for dinner tonight?

Why I Let My Kids Eat Ice Cream for Dinner

My son, Joe, came home with a book from his school book fair a few years ago called Yes Day!, by Amy Rosenthal. We read this book a couple of times a week for a few months.

Eye Pillow

Homemade Eye Pillow

I started taking yoga a couple of years ago. My yoga studio is soothing and calm. The first thing I noticed when I went was the smell. It smelled so nice and helped me relax.

Small Talk

Small Talk Leads to Great Relationships

My family is very busy, running from sports to music lessons, doing homework, dinner, then bed.  Some nights the only time we have together is dinner.  Even on those nights we are still rushing through our...

What is a CSA and should you buy your veggies this way? Learn all about this new way to get your fruits and vegetables.

What is a CSA?

For a long time I would go to the local farmer’s market and buy fresh vegetables.  I usually went to the same farmers and bought the same things every week.  It was delicious, but I got...

spend More at the Grocery Store

5 Things to Splurge on at the Grocery Store

When I go to the grocery store there are some things I save money on. You can read it here. My family doesn’t even realize I’m buying the store brand or a more expensive brand.

Are you looking for some fresh ideas to fill those Easter baskets? Check these out. I love that there is no candy!

Easy Easter Basket Ideas and NO Candy!

I’m always on the lookout for things my kids would like. When any of my kids say they want something I put it in my notes app on my phone so I always have it.

The #1 Secret to Better Sleep for New Moms

The #1 Secret to Better Sleep for New Moms

New moms get all kinds of baby advice from family, neighbors, friends, and coworkers.  Many times new moms are so focused on baby they they forget to take care of themselves.  My biggest issue...

Movie Night for Boys

Movie Night for Boys

My kids love movie night. We don’t do it often because we just don’t have time. They love it when we pull out all the blankets and make popcorn and spend time together.

What no one tells you about breastfeeding

What No One Tells You About Breastfeeding

When you’re pregnant people love to give advice, but here’s what no one tells you about breastfeeding. You’ll want to check it out. Breastfeeding is a main concern for new moms and it’s one...

grocery savings

5 Things to Save on at the Grocery Store

I am always trying to save money at the grocery store.  I do clip coupons from the paper and the ones I get in the mail, but only for things I usually buy. There...