Whole Foods & You: Putting Salad Bars in Schools #WFMSaladDay


I remember the first time I heard about a school having a salad bar. I was like "WHAT??" and then thought "why couldn't we have that when I was in school!". Did any of you have salad bars in your schools? Do your children have them now? We've been homeschooling for a long time, but our three oldest children did attend public school for the elementary years and they didn't have a salad bar. Knowing how my kids eat salad, they would have LOVED it. That's why when I heard about the Whole Foods … [Read more...]

DIY Salad Bar at Home + The Odd Life of Timothy Green


The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a a new movie by Disney that is the story of a couple, Cindy and Jim Green (played by Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton), who desperately want to have a child of their own, but are only left with their dreams of who he might be.  Suddenly, Timothy (played by CJ Adams) shows up at their house after a storm and they learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts. David and I went to a special early screening of The Odd Life of … [Read more...]

OXO Salad Dressing Shaker


Do you make your own salad dressing? I'm totally new to it, mostly because I've always had this idea that making your own salad dressing was a pain. I see great dressing recipes on lots of blogs, but I never make them. I was sent an OXO Salad Dressing Shaker to try out and now I am loving making my own salad dressing! It's frugal and I'm having fun playing with ingredients to get a healthy dressing that my whole family loves. It's really not that hard to make either. I've been a fan of … [Read more...]

Visiting Town Square Las Vegas with the Family


We took an outing to Town Square recently - it's one of our favorite places to hang out. It's an outdoor mall in Las Vegas with lots of great shops and restaurants. There is a children's park in the middle where kids can play. During warmer months, there is water play feature at the playground, plus movies in the park. At night, all the trees are lit of white lights and there is music playing from speakers as you walk around. There's an Apple Store, which the kids love to visit. I think … [Read more...]