Tips for Making Time for Dates – Even with Small Children at Home

making time for dates

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Tony’s Pizza, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #tonyspizzeria Being the mother of many small children makes it a challenge to spend any romantic time alone with my husband. Juggling my own work schedule, my husband’s […]

Romantic Things to Do in Cincinnati While You’re at the Great Homeschool Convention

romantic things to do in Cincinnati

In a few months, Brett and I will be planning a road trip to the Great Homeschool Convention. I’m looking forward to listening to some amazing speakers, checking out some vendors and connecting with some of my favorite homeschool bloggers. It will also be a chance to recharge my homeschooling batteries, and re-connect with my […]

How to Attend a Homeschool Convention as a Romantic Getaway

attending a homeschool convention as a romantic getaway

The following post is sponsored by Great Homeschool Conventions. All opinions expressed are my own. As the mother of many small children, romantic getaways are few and far between. Juggling childcare is a challenge and there’s not much wiggle room in the budget. This spring, Brett and I will head off to Cincinatti for the […]

Summer Date Night Bucket List

summer date night bucket list

Schools are wrapping up, and we’re all looking forward to the longer days and unhurried pace of summer. You’ve scheduled park playdates and camps for your children — but what about your marriage? I’m on a mission this summer to spend more dedicated time with my sweet husband.  I created a Summer Bucket List for […]

Visiting Chicago with Children – Tips from a Newbie

Ideas for Visiting Chicago with Young Children

In July, my husband and I left the boys at home and traveled to Chicago with the girls. This trip brought back so many memories for me — the last time I’d walked the Magnificent Mile, I was pregnant with Rachel. She was astounded that she’d been to Chicago before, as a tiny bean in […]

Old-Fashioned Frosted Brownies

The following is a guest post by Misty Nagel Ever find yourself needing to make a dessert for a special occasion? No easy pre-packaged mix in your pantry and no time to run to the store? This recipe could quite easily step in to save you – most people have these ingredients readily at hand. […]

10 Great Date Ideas

Dianna and Brett Kennedy

I’m certainly not an expert on marriage, but there’s something I’ve learned over the past few years. Dedicated time together as a couple is VITAL to your relationship. I know we’re all busy, with work, children, school, and more — over at my house, we’re learning again how to MAKE time for each other. We’ve […]