Summer fun at Cherry Hill!

Cherry Hill is a favorite family tradition that has lasted 40+ years. What's the secret sauce to getting 100+ people together every year? Maybe it's the delicious slices of pie on Saturday night, maybe it's the races down Cardiac Canyon, or maybe it's the campsite games and conversations. Whatever the reason, I am grateful to grandparents who have gathered us to together at Cherry Hill since I was a baby. And now I take my own babies! This family-friendly place is nestled in Davis County. Read more [...]

Ultimate Mama and Baby Giveaway

Hello! We are excited to announce this amazing giveaway! We know there are so many mama's and expecting mama's out there, so we have rounded up some of our absolute FAVORITE products (shout out to Tubby Todd and Pink Blush!) and will be giving them away to one of YOU! When you have a new baby, you want to be surrounded with the most useful and most comfortable products. This prize is going to spoil a lucky mama! L'oved Baby- $40 Store Credit Copper Pearl-One Multi-Use Cover Icon Undies- Read more [...]

Win a Family Four Pack of Tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s OVO!

Even with having my baby girl earlier this month, I couldn't miss out on Cirque du Soleil's OVO coming to the Maverik Center February 22-27, 2017. A week before my due date I was able to attend a preview event for OVO at The Leonardo. We were treated to a sneak peek of the show as well as a live cold-blooded creatures demonstration. It's hard to say who loved it more - myself or my kids! These masks were a blast to create and made the kiddos excited to see the costumes in OVO. Aren't the Read more [...]

Family Time at The Leonardo + Discount Code

It's no secret that our family are HUGE fans of The Leonardo (see blog posts here, here, here, and here . The Leonardo is one of our favorite things to do in Salt Lake City, Utah. We love it so much that our kids are getting a family membership from Santa for Christmas. This year we are focusing more on EXPERIENCES than things. And The Leonardo is chock full of educational and fun experiences for everyone - from my preschooler up to my 4th grader. Earlier this month we spent an Read more [...]

Light the World – Blessings from Giving and Receiving

Are you ready to Light the World? On December 1st, will be kicking off the Christmas season with a worldwide day of service. My friend Wendy and I got a jump start on serving with our families and I am so excited to share our experience with you! Why participate? Because you have so much to give! This year I discovered that even in difficult times, I have something to offer.  Every year I prayerfully choose a few words to live by. For 2016 I was strongly impressed to "give Read more [...]

5 Fun Activities to Get You Excited for Moana!

  Holiday weekends mean movies at the Parker house! We are on the edge of our seats excited to see Disney's Moana! Moana opens in theaters this weekend so we are doing party prep to get ourselves pumped! First up! The trailer. We've seen it lots on the big screen, but it is still fun to watch it at home! And you've got to have a taste of Hawaii before you go to see Moana, too. Pineapple anyone? We made this yummy Hawaiian Pasta Salad for lunch. 5.0 from 2 reviews Save Read more [...]

A night of Disney Magic! Disney on Ice – Passport to Adventure

  As you can tell by my instagram post and facebook live , my family had a magical night at Disney on Ice at Vivint Arena! We went in with high expectations and Disney did not disappoint! Disney on Ice Passport to Adventure will be in Salt Lake through the 13th - don't miss out on this family activity. Be sure to scroll down to see how to save. This show is a must for every Disney fan! The entire crowd was so engaged - I've never heard more little girls singing along to Frozen than I Read more [...]

Disney on Ice Winner + More Ways to Save on Tickets!

  Congrats to Angie U for winning the two tickets to Disney on Ice - Passport to Adventure. If you didn't win, I've got some FANTASTIC news for you. There's still a few ways to get a great deal! Here's how: DONATE A TURKEY! On November 10th, Disney on Ice is partnering with The Utah Food Bank to give back to the community. Simply bring in a Thanksgiving turkey to the Vivint Smart Home Arena and you will receive two free tickets to Disney on Ice. The turkeys will be used to provide a Read more [...]

Disney on Ice Passport To Adventure Giveaway!

          It's time for one of our favorite holiday traditions -Disney on Ice! And this year's Disney on Ice Passport to Adventure features some well-loved familiar characters. Taking place in Salt Lake City November 10 through 13 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena - you won't want to miss this! Mickey and Minnie will take audiences on a sightseeing adventure created for the entire family to explore the African Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa; Read more [...]

Six Reasons to Shop at Deseret Industries this Weekend!

I'm a penny pincher when it comes to shopping, but that doesn't mean I skimp on quality. How do I do it? Places like Deseret Industries are my secret weapon and I am beyond excited to have a new one opening up just 10 minutes away from me in Springville, Utah! Here's six reasons that I LOVE thrift store shopping at Deseret Industries and why you should, too! KIDS GROW FAST! I swear that it wasn't long ago that Lily was this size. I blinked my eyes and now Lily is almost 10!                   PS Read more [...]