Light the World – Blessings from Giving and Receiving

Are you ready to Light the World? On December 1st, Mormon.org 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 [...]

Family Favorite Halloween Activities in Utah

Halloween time is here and our October has been jam packed with fun, fall things to do in Utah! Today I'm sharing a few of our family favorites so that you can join in on the fun! Skeletons, Spiders, and Sea Life - Oh My!  The Haunted Aquarium in Draper is SPOOKTACULAR! All your favorite aquarium attractions with the added fun and flair of Halloween - skeletons, tombstones, spider webs and more! From skeleton dives with the sharks to pirate alchemy to trick or treating, you don't want Read more [...]

How to Score Ridiculously Inexpensive Halloween Costumes!

Seeing my little ones in big-bellied Halloween costumes makes my heart go pitter patt! Not only did all three of my kiddos find the exact Halloween costume they wanted this year, but we scored all three of them for under $30 - TOTAL! Want to know my secret? Deseret Industries! Instead of buying a brand new costume, I checked out Deseret Industries selection of like-new items. This cute frog prince costume that turned out to be brand new - $12 buckaroos! And the fun didn't stop there! Read more [...]

5 Reasons to go to the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus + a Discount Code!

                                            Day two of Kyler's 5th birthday celebration! We spent the night at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus at the Vivint Smarthome Arena. My kids remembered how fun the preshow was last year so we were scrambling to get there before it started! We made it just in time. When Read more [...]

Things to do in Utah this weekend

At 20 weeks along, my morning sickness is FINALLY starting to let off a little bit! Woohoo! This weekend we are celebrating with a lot of family activities. Here are some of the fun things on our agenda. 1. Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey circus is in town! You are in luck because I scored you a discount code for Saturday night. Use the code DADS. The circus will be at the Vivint Arena through this Monday night so don't miss out. You can catch all the details here.  My kids are so Read more [...]