School Delays and Cancellations- A Mom’s View

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  Here in the Midwest USA this winter, Mother Nature has gone a bit crazy. We traditionally have cold, snowy winters, hot summers, and anything in between during Spring and Fall. Most of December was fairly mild, and now that we are into January/February, that bitter cold has set in. Kinda. We are forecasted for […]

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Recipe: Cheesy Potato Casserole

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Our deck project is complete! If you have been following along on my Instagram page (@suburbanboymom if you aren’t already following) you know that we took on a project much larger than we had anticipated. We purchased our home exactly 1 year ago, and the previous owners had built and stained a HUGE deck on […]

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Making Simple Desserts Festive for the Holidays

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This time of year is always crazy busy with various holiday parties, get togethers, pitch-ins, etc. One thing I try to always keep on hand during the holidays is some basic dessert mixes to make when time is limited and I don’t want to go the “store bought” route. One of my family’s favorite “easy” […]

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Made You Smile!


For Kids

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. If you have been following along, you know that Gymboree is our go-to for clothes for the boys. I was apprehensive when I heard they were coming out with […]

July 17, 2018

Recipe: Boat Sandwich


Recipes

Every summer since I was a year old has been spent on a boat. My parents grew up around boats, and their parents did as well. My parents’ friends had boats, so we would often meet up with them out on the lake. We would park the boat, swim and eat lunch. One of my […]

July 12, 2018

Summer Shopping Must Haves


Articles for Her, For Kids

Shopping for the whole family for summer can be overwhelming, and expensive! The boys go through more clothes daily, because they’re outside getting them dirty and changing into clean ones. It’s a never ending cycle of laundry around here in the summer months especially. When shopping for clothes, I always try to be budget conscious, […]

July 6, 2018

First Time Garden- How Did I Do?


At Home

  I have never been one to have a green thumb. Indoor plants, flowers, outdoor plants, trees…you name it and if I was in charge of keeping it alive to thrive, it would die. When we purchased our new house, one of our selling points was the yard. Our old house was on a hill, […]

July 4, 2018

Recipe: Cheesy Potato Casserole


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Our deck project is complete! If you have been following along on my Instagram page (@suburbanboymom if you aren’t already following) you know that we took on a project much larger than we had anticipated. We purchased our home exactly 1 year ago, and the previous owners had built and stained a HUGE deck on […]

July 2, 2018

My Favorite Things- My Top 5 Must-Haves at Costco


Reviews

This is NOT a sponsored post. I love Costco. Like, I’m obsessed. We didn’t get a Costco membership until my attempts at breastfeeding failed with my youngest (now 3) and a friend told us that their formula was the best deal, and obviously the most convenient, since the cans would last us a lot longer. […]

March 8, 2018

My Favorite Things- Olive Garden Inspired Alfredo Sauce


Recipes

One of my absolute favorite “chain” restaurants to go to is Olive Garden. The food is great, it’s reasonably priced, and the kids actually like it, too. It’s an easy choice when the whole family is going out to eat. My favorite (and the boys’) item on the menu is the Alfredo sauce. I could […]

March 7, 2018

10 Random Facts About Me


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We are kicking off a series of posts all about my favorite things! We kicked off this series with a giveaway on Instagram, so head over to the Suburban Boy Mom Instagram page to enter if you haven’t already! Before I share my favorite things with you (or those things near and dear to my […]

February 22, 2018