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School is officially out for us and things can get a little “Weird” around here. And by weird I mean the kids acting silly and they should as it is their time to be free and just be kids. Crazy 8 has teamed up with National Geographic to bring 8 of their “Weird But True” facts to life as a line of T-Shirts for boys and girls ages 6-8! Starting on June 1st, the collection of T-shirts will be available exclusively online at Crazy8.com & will arrive in store on June 3rd!. These shirts are Fun, Energetic, Unique, Bold, Kind…

The Angry Birds movie is now in theaters everywhere and we are celebrating along with National Geographic and their Angry Bird books. I received a package in the mail from my friends at National Geographic consisting of The Angry Birds movie merchandise such as gummy worms, a backpack, stick on eyebrows and 2 books. They have recently partnered up with the movie for some fun books to read this summer. About the Books National Geographic The Angry Birds Movie – Red’s Big Adventure Set in the world of The Angry Birds Movie (2016), this book is filled with all the…

One thing we like to do as a family is take road trips. As you may know that it is not easy to travel as a family as there is always a need for a bathroom, food, and gas. One place that has all 3 of those needs is a Pilot Flying J. With over 650 locations located in interstate travel centers and travel plazas, you are sure to find one along your way. When you’re on the road, quality coffee can be hard to come by. Thankfully, Pilot Flying J offers the “best coffee on the interstate.” Sourced from…

It’s always good to be prepared in case you are stranded on the road, a kid has an accident, etc. An easy way to be prepared is creating a Family Car Emergency Kit with all the essentials you need for these type of situations. Below is a list of items that are great to include in your car emergency kit. Depending on your family you may need to include additional items in your kit. You may even be able to find some of these items at your local dollar store. I used the foldable cooler from my list and put…

April is national volunteer month and Chuck E Cheese is helping others by hosting a donation drive for Big Brothers, Big Sisters (BBBS) program. The BBBS program is such a great program to give kids a great mentorship for a positive change in their lives. For the month of April families can donate $1, $5 or any other amount of their choice at your local Chuck E Cheese location to the BBBs program. This is a great way to show kids how they can help others as they will be able to write their name on a Pin-up ticket and…

This Easter enjoy a Farmhouse Feast from Bob Evans and let them do the cooking for you. Not only will you enjoy a delicious feast among your family but also don’t have to worry about the hours of preparation or clean up. Now that is my kind of stress-free holiday. I can use that time I would spend in the kitchen with my family instead talking and catching up. The Farmhouse Feast is a farm-fresh homestyle meal that includes a hickory smoked ham served with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and ham, buttered sweet corn, coleslaw, rolls and lemon…

Sometimes the winter months can be so “blah” as we are missing the sunshine, warmer weather and going outdoors. I try to make the weekends fun with the family so we can get out some energy and not feel like we are hibernating. Below are some activities my family and I like to do during the winter months. Build a Fort. Instead of using chairs and a blanket we use every bit of the 77 pieces from the Discovery Kids Build and Play Constructions Fort Set. It has everything you need for endless hours of fort building fun. After you…

This post is sponsored by Vocalpoint and Dick’s Sporting Goods. All opinions are my own. How to be Comfortable and Warm on the Sidelines Attending games whether it’s soccer or football is a huge passion of mine. I love attending the games of my kids and their friends, however, when fall starts to hit, it can get a little cold on the sidelines. As a mom, it’s my job to be prepared. My #1 place to shop for sideline gear to stay warm is at DICK’s Sporting Goods®. Check out what I stock up with and maybe it’ll help you…

National Geographic has been around for many of years giving us the knowledge of geographic world. With the curiosity of the young mind it is important to educate them with the facts of the world. National Geographic Kids can give that knowledge to kids with their books that incorporate being fun and educational. Let’s take a journey around the world through National Geographic Kids books and explore animals, space, places, and life events. Traveling? Try these 5 Boredom Busters Activity Books to keep kids busy! Funny Fill­In: My Amusement Park Adventure – Kids can fill in the blanks telling their…

The holidays are my favorite time of year as I love spending time with my family, eating good food, and a tab bit obsessed about getting all my shopping done before Thanksgiving. In order to get all of my Holiday shopping done along with presents wrapped and shipped out I need to be full of energy. Chick-fil-A has been a lifesaver at doing that from their great selection of food choices. My family takes turns having Christmas at their house and this year is my year. That means I am in charge of the menu. YIKES! I am not going…