On the Road Again | Moving to Virginia

This has been a long process, to say the least. And I’ve had to keep things quiet for a bit but now we are free to announce: my family is moving to Virginia. The sign is in the yard, all the papers are signed, and a new home a couple of thousand miles away awaits […]

The Holiday Wish List | Mom Monday

Right now is probably not the best time to create a holiday wish list (holiday rush with the kids does NOT put me in the best of moods!). Or maybe it is? Times like this are the best of times and the worst of times. It’s when the peanut butter sandwich fell on the floor […]

Tis the Season For Packing and Cleaning With Shark

This story is nothing new. I know I’m not alone in feeling overwhelmed during the holiday season. You guys feel me, right? On a normal day, we parents are already pretty busy with school and kids and work, but then we add in all the “fun” of parties, shopping, baking, and travel… Oy. It’s a […]

No-Bake Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie With Blue Bunny

This post was sponsored by Blue Bunny, but the content and opinions expressed are my own. Have you checked the calendar? Oh man- Christmas is less than 20 days away. True story, folks. Gulp. I’m not sure about the rest of you, but the end of 2016 is coming in hot. And with the end […]

Baked Eggs in Avocados | Recipe for Atkins 40 Followers

Fun fact about me: avocados are my JAM, y’all. Which is hilarious considering I didn’t touch one until well into my 30s. Growing up in Texas I was exposed to a lot of guacamole and always turned my nose up at it. It just didn’t look right to me. As they say, with age comes […]

Shopping For Young Athletes Is Easy At DICK’S Sporting Goods (And a #Giveaway!)

As a mom of four young athletes, sometimes it feels like my life is dictated by the kid’s sports schedule. Weekday evenings mean practices and weekends are spent at games, tournaments, and meets. There’s usually overlap but every now and then we get a small break between activities where we are lazy bums. And it’s […]

Post Thanksgiving Ramblings

This weekend was just what we needed around here. No work, no blogging, no baseball, no school, and no guests. Dear Family: you know I love you, but you know I’m also the worst hostess EVER. So this isn’t to say I didn’t want you here this weekend, it’s just to say that it was […]

Banana Protein Recovery Waffle Recipe | EAS 100% Whey Protein

This shop has been compensated by CollectiveBias, Inc. on behalf of its advertiser, EAS Sports Nutrition. #easbrand #PowerinProtein #collectivebias So this whole working out thing. It hurts. Sometimes it hurts a lot. About two weeks ago I started a DVD program that incorporates a lot of weight work. You may have caught my oh-my-word-I-wanna-cry whine on Facebook. […]

Holiday Events in Arizona | 10 Holiday Attractions You’ll Love

Three of my favorite things about living in Arizona are October, November, December. Are you picking up what I’m throwing down? It’s not too hot, not too cold, and just right for a weather Goldilocks such as myself. These holiday months in Arizona are just up my alley. And I admit, the variety of holiday […]

Easy Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

Christmas is coming, and I’m working on upping my holiday meal game. I usually rely on my mom to get me through Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, but she’s back in Texas, and I’m on my own. And in true Shenanigans fashion, I’m starting with dessert first: because this easy candy cane cherry cheese Danish recipe […]