We recently had a day out with the family skiing up at Park City Mountain Resort. It was a blast! Jordan and I went skiing all day, while our two oldest kids took “first timer” ski lessons from the Resort’s amazing instructors! I’ve been lucky to live in Utah near so many great ski resorts, […]

Two Funny Dudes From Down Under

by Marie on February 20, 2009

Shane and David, from the Upside Down Show, are two of the funniest characters on children’s television. Really, they’re so creative and imaginative, I’m always laughing along with my kids. Their show is a mix of Pee Wee’s Playhouse meets Mr. Rogers, super silly with tons of imagination. It’s shown only on Noggin (that I […]

Get Twitter-Pated Event

by Marie on February 11, 2009

If you live in Utah and want to learn how to better use Social Media, like Twitter and Kirtsy, come to a Startup Princess Event this Thursday called Get Twitter-pated and Learn to Kirtsy. I’ll be teaching a mini class on Twitter 101, Vanessa from I Never Grew Up will be getting a little more […]

BlissDom ’09 Round Up

by Marie on February 10, 2009

What a great weekend. Thanks to the BlissDom ’09 organizers Allison Worthington and Barbara Jones, it was fabulous. I moderated the panel discussing Social Media, a topic which I have lots of interest in. And thank you to my roomies, Katie from Moms in the Right and Nicole, aka Gidget Goes Home. Nicole and I […]

I first wrote about “The Purpose of Play” and kid’s creativity when I was a guest mom at Design Mom last April. I feel it’s so important and am a huge advocate for children and enhancing their creativity, that I’m re-posting this video by Sir Ken Robinson (first seen at Bella Dia). It’s a little […]

Today marks the start of my Family’s Biggest Loser Competition! I’m heading up this year’s competition as I’m in dire need for it to happen. I’ve got the unwanted, flabby, extra, Holiday/baby weight that just won’t come off (or maybe it’s just my lack of healthy eating and exercise holding me back?!) Here’s our Family […]

Donate to Soles 4 Souls

by Marie on December 27, 2008

I just learned about this great charity called Soles 4 Souls. By donating $5, 2 pairs of shoes are given to someone in need. They’re pushing for 50,000 pairs of shoes in 50 days and there’s only a few days left, so let’s help them along. I just donated using my Paypal account, super quick […]

Blissdom ’09 is Coming!

by Marie on December 22, 2008

This February, I’ll be kickin’ it in Nashville for Blissdom ’09. It’s THE place for fun, friends, and fabulous blogging for women. I need a weekend away, you need a weekend away, let’s meet up at Blissdom! I’m on the ticket to speak at this fabulous event, excited to be joined by amazing women bloggers […]

Toys Making a Comeback

by Marie on December 18, 2008

Come take a poll over at Blissful Kids to see what toys your kids are wishing for that you may have played with as a youngster. Maybe Care Bears or Transformers?

Week of Treats: Link Love

by Marie on December 12, 2008

WEEK OF TREATS – DAY 5 To finish up this Week of Treats, I’m linking to some wonderful treats around blogland. Here I made my friend Pamela’s Toffee that is to DIE for (pictured below). I’ve eaten almost half the pan by myself, no joke! I’d never made toffee before and surprised at how easy […]

Thanks to The Lil’ Peanut Patch, I’m their Marvelous Mommy this week. I don’t know about marvelous, but I am a Mommy! Come read my interview and see what my kids are into right now.

Utah Boutique This Weekend

by Marie on November 20, 2008

Tomorrow, Friday, starts off the weekend of fabulous Handmade shopping over at Tom & Lucy’s Art Shoppe. I’ve been busy working to get it all set up with my great friend and partner, Pamela. It’s been pretty crazy managing a boutique, I’ve normally only been a vendor at boutiques before. It’s much different on the […]

Are you ready? What else is there to buy? What item am I missing out on? I try to get my shopping done early, but there always seems to be one or two presents I get last minute. Here’s a few projects & shops to prep us for the upcoming Holidays! 12 projects for a […]

This last weekend, I was lucky enough to attended Startup Princess Academy. Kelly, the founder, began Startup Princess to help other women entrepreneurs grow their business and make their wishes come true. Well, I was granted many wishes from some fabulous Fairy Godmothers. Here’s some of the fantastic ladies that presented about Online Marketing. Holly […]

On Monday Night! Don’t tell my husband this, but I actually like football. After asking tons of questions, I mostly understand it, enough that I enjoy watching it. I know what “pass interference” means and what a “safety” is. I love going to games and having a team to cheer for. Well, I mostly like […]

Is it glue, paper, crayons, OR yarn, paint and beads? Head on over to Blissful Kids and take a poll listing lots of crafty closet supplies. I’d really love to see what kind of things are on hand at your house.

Tilt Photography, located in Utah, is hosting a spooky Halloween Event. Come by tomorrow – Wednesday, October 29th between 4-8 pm to get your child’s photo taken in their Halloween costume. For only $10, you get a 5×7 photo of your little witch or scary ghost. They’re also sending you an email of the photo […]

Eating, reading, and running are a few of my favorite hobbies. I’ve found some fabulous websites I love to visit for all three of these hobbies that help me love them even more. Eating: I’ve shared this before, but Tastespotting is the coolest website for food. It’s a collection of great recipes to be had […]

Being a Stay at Home Blogger

by Marie on October 20, 2008

I’ve been featured over at the amazing site Today’s Mama. They’ve got great tips, articles and the ever popular Mama’s Handbook for Today’s Mama. A new feature called Mama Voices spotlights a few ladies and how they manage working from home, giving out the dirt on making it all work. My essay is on being […]

Blissful Kids Launch

by Marie on October 20, 2008

If you haven’t been to the incredible website Blissfully Domestic yet, you’re in for a treat. It’s got everything you need for being Blissful & Domestic. They’ve now started a new channel called Blissful Kids and I’m the new editor, Hooray! There’s going to be me and lots of other crafty contributors posting all about […]

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