Tag Archives: Education

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 [...]

Family time at Baby Animal Days in Kaysville + Giveaway!

                        (Two chances to win family passes! Check it out on below and on my Instagram page! ) My kids are quite vocal about their love of animals. They get it from their Dad! Although I am kind to animals, my kids just can't get enough of them. Spring is one of their favorite times of year because that means Baby Animal Days!  This year it is May 6th and 7th courtesy of Utah State Read more [...]

Behind the Scenes as an Extra for #JustLetGoMovie

What was it like being an extra on the set of Just Let Go?  (Read more about the movie and worldwide premiere on September 28 here) Definitely a bucket list experience and I am thrilled that I was able to share it with my daughter. The best advice I can give to someone wanting to be an extra is this: be ready when they need you and be precise at following directions. Your time as an extra is repetitive, but  oh so worth it if you enjoy watching the film process. I was enthralled with everything Read more [...]

Uplift Family Conference + Special Discount Code!

Pinch me because so much of August was a dream month for me! Sitting down with these like-minded ladies in the Utah Governor's Mansion reaffirmed to me that uplifting and promoting families is the best possible thing I can be doing right now. These bloggers are passionate about family and being with them brings me hope that there is so much we can do to share the good! Keep reading because we have an exciting announcement to share with you! I was lucky enough to get to sit by my good friend Read more [...]

Five Ways to Raise a Sustainable Family + #GetMessyGetClean Festival

Getting my family outside playing together and enjoying the sunshine is a top priority this summer. Our day at the Get Messy Get Clean Festival at Thanksgiving Point fit the bill perfectly. Whether my children were creating and popping massive bubbles (you've got to see the video HERE) or planting an herb garden in pots they decorated themselves, they loved every minute and begged to stay longer. I had Annie's cheddar bunnies and Justin's almond butter packets to snack on, so I was happy Read more [...]

Tips for getting the most out of your visit to Discovery Gateway + Family Membership Giveaway & Discount Tickets!

Now that is school is out it's time to start thinking of how you will keep your kiddos busy this summer. While they can certainly play outside, there will be days where it will be miserably hot. A great place to visit that will keep them cool and entertained is Discovery Gateway! We've already made our first visit to Discovery Gateway this summer. As you can tell from the picture above, it's been one of our favorite things to do in Utah since Lily was a baby. And that's one of my favorite Read more [...]

Last Chance to See Body Worlds at The Leonardo

This weekend is your last chance to see the Body Worlds exhibit at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City. I took my family earlier this year and it was fascinating. Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life left me with a greater appreciation for how the human body works. This latest exhibition from physician and pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens showcases the body in all stages of life.  Seeing all of the different organs, vessels, and muscles and how they intricately work together was incredible.  Read more [...]

52 Weeks to Fortify Your Family + Giveaway!

Is your life as crazy-busy-run from one lesson/meeting/event to the next as mine? I was talking to Nicole Carpenter, creator of MOMentity, about how I feel like I am putting out fires in my life instead of  building my dream life. I jump from one crisis to the next maintaining our family life, but never quite creating the life I want for my family. Sound familiar to anyone? So how do  we move from maintaining to creating? One way I have learned is through meaningful traditions and family Read more [...]

Giveaway for 3-day pass to #RootsTech!

It's my first year going to Roots Tech in Salt Lake City and I am so excited! Roots Tech has been on my radar for a few years as the largest family history event in the world. As a blogger and a wanna-be genealogist, this conference combines many of my interests. There's something incredibly special that comes from knowing and sharing our personal and family histories. At our Sunday night dinners with extended family, we have been playing family history jeopardy (leave me a comment if you Read more [...]

Experience Body Worlds at The Leonardo + Coupon Code!

It's no secret that our family loves visiting The Leonardo in downtown Salt Lake. We first discovered The Leonardo as part of the Salt Lake Connect Pass and it has since become a favorite. All the sophistication of an adult museum with the interactive elements of a children's museum. This month we are excited to go to Body Worlds - more than 200 plastinates—real human specimens preserved through Dr. von Hagens’ invention, the remarkable process of Plastination. The exhibit closes February Read more [...]