Minnie Mouse Inspired Back to School Finds

Minnie Mouse Hair Accessories

We heart Disney and I always love seeing all the creative ways their characters appear in back to school goodies for the kids. Here’s a cute roundup of some of my favorite Minnie Mouse finds this season. Everything from soap to shoes with inexpensive finds from Target to some fancier goodies from Saks. I adore […]

Organizing the Lunch Routine for Back to School

Storage bins for snacks

What are some of your back to school strategies to help minimize the chaos of the morning rush? I love to find ways to streamline and organize the entire lunch packing process. I find the abundance of snacks and packaged food in my pantry required for school lunches, snacks, and on the go eating, tends […]

Tis the Season to Stock Up on Crayons!


At $0.50 per box, it’s time to stock up at Crayons and back to school supplies at Walmart. During the August sales on back to school supplies this time of year, I’ll buy half a dozen boxes of crayons so we have them for the entire year – both for at home and to refresh […]

Back to School Fashion Finds on a Budget


Back to School is literally just around the corner. My kids start back on August 26th – just a bit over 2 weeks away. So we are in full BTS mode prepping on supplies and cleaning out drawers and closets to purge the clothing that no longer fits and figure out what we need to […]

The days are long but the years are short……

On the bus

And then came 1 st grade. I can hardly believe my little baby is growing up so fast. Luckily, Kenzie is CRAZY for school and has an unquenchable quest for knowledge. My non-stop reader couldn’t wait to head back to school and found being there a full day with lunch included THRILLING. Here’s the requisite […]

Fabulous Back to School Supplies for under $25


The kids and I tackled a Back to School shopping challenge at Walmart last week – our task was to buy a backpack for no more than $25 and stuff it with as much back to school supplies as we could with a budget of $25. And we bought duplicates of everything so that we […]

And then came Kindergarten….

The big yellow bus met my tiny girl today for the very first time. She was thrilled and totally excited for her big day which made it easy for us to see her off since she had a huge smile on her face. Plus she had quite the entourage from our neighborhood to see her […]