This 30 minute chicken asparagus is absolutely delicious! ¬†Even my picky 5 year old cleaned her plate the last time I made it, and that’s saying a lot! ūüėČ Ingredients: thawed or fresh chicken breasts (number will depend on how many you are serving) jar of spaghetti/marinara sauce sliced Swiss or Provolone cheese bunch of …

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The kids will be out of school very SOON! ¬†Summer is around the corner, are you ready!?! ¬†I can’t say that I am totally prepared¬†for all that we have planned for the upcoming months, but I am ready for some slower paced days. ¬†My girls are both going to camp this summer and my oldest …

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One of the best ways to save money on groceries is to plan your meals and your shopping list ahead of¬†time. The reason this helps to save money is because with a plan in place, you know exactly what you‚Äôre¬†going to get before you go to the store and avoid impulse purchases which can get …

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summer sport camps

Summer is quickly approaching which means it is almost time to send your kids off to summer camp.¬†Have you signed your kids up for any fun activities this year? ¬†If your kiddos love playing sports then have you considered sending them to a camp designed specifically to fine tune their skills? If you haven’t already …

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You are what you eat! ¬†We’ve all heard that saying, ¬†but it’s extremely true! ¬†As parents it’s our job to instill good habits in our kiddos and healthy nutrition should be at the top of the list. ¬†If you have active kids/athletes, than feeding them the right food and keeping them hydrated is probably the …

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¬†My kids go through a LOT of granola bars. ¬†They know there is a “one bar” limit in our house per day, but they always test me to see if I will break! ūüėČ ¬†The thing with granola bars is that they feel a lot like dessert (especially the chocolate chips ones). ¬†I will admit …

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Kids are busier than ever. Between a full schedule during the school day and all the extracurricular activities after school, when do they¬†have time to relax? It’s important that kids¬†have interests outside of school and family, but how much is too much? Having a full¬†life is great, but the potential for over-scheduling is a real …

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The ¬†Stuffed Loaf ¬†is a favorite in our house! It is a perfect grab and go meal. Meat, cheese and vegetables, everything you need for dinner, is inside the loaf! The recipe makes 2 loaves (my food-devouring kids eat both of these for a meal!). If your family won’t eat both loaves, you can freeze …

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This post brought to you by hhgregg. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sports Mom Survival Guide. Last week we mentioned an amazing sweepstake that is¬†taking place at hhgregg and we wanted to fill you in on a few more details! ¬†There are some innovative products that you can enter for a …

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Spring is always a good time to get your house clean and aired out after winter! ¬†If you don’t enjoy cleaning, like me, I thought I would share a few tips to help you do it quickly and with as little effort as possible. ¬†Here are my top 5 spring cleaning hacks: FANS I don’t …

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This post brought to you by hhgregg. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sports Mom Survival Guide. We love sharing with you ways to make your life better!! Recently we were introduced to something¬†that we think might make your life a little easier,¬†the¬†LG Twin Wash System. ¬†As a busy mom I can …

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Free 2015 March Madness Printable Basketball Tournament Bracket for Kids

March Madness has ARRIVED!! Who doesn’t have kids who want to print out their own bracket and see how far their teams go in this crazy basketball tournament?! ¬†My boys LOVE to make their own picks and of course try to do better than their dad! Some years I print out a bracket too, just …

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There are days that I have to plan ahead for dinner…the days that are non-stop and evenings with a million activities! ¬†Do you have them? ¬†(That’s probably a silly question…we ALL have them, right!?!) ¬†They are normally days that are completely filled with tasks/activities at every waking minute. ¬†On these crazy¬†days,¬†I like to get dinner …

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There was a time in my life when I wouldn’t have touched a Brussels sprout…BUT, I had never had them roasted!! ¬†So if you are thinking you don’t like Brussels Sprouts, maybe it’s time to give them a second chance. ¬†I am a pretty picky eater, so if I like them, then they MUST be …

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We found affordable & adorable glasses for kids! You can shop for them without even leaving your home.

Your kiddo wears glasses. Every time he or she needs new frames it’s so incredibly hard to find affordable & adorable glasses for kids. In rolls¬†Jonas Paul Eyewear. Glasses shopping for kids just got easy! Let me share with you how quick, easy and fun picking out new frames was for our 12 year old. …

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If you have a kid in any type of activity, there is a pretty good chance you have experienced the dilemma of transporting food. ¬†I know for me it is always a time thing. ¬†I almost always forget until right before we should be getting in the car that I need to pack something to …

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There are those days that I plan ahead for dinner and it makes my life SO much easier!!¬† They are normally days that are completely filled with tasks/activities every waking minute. ¬†On those days, if I remember, I like to get dinner started that morning before the chaos begins. ¬†I stubbled upon a slow cooker …

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For Valentine's day make 5 Minutes Easy Heart Pretzels, grab a cute little container, attach the free printable label and your treats are ready to give!

There’s so much to be said for giving a handmade treat instead of just something off the store shelf. Handmade treats don’t have to be hard or even take long to make. This Valentine’s Day you can make these 5 Minute Easy Heart Pretzels, grab a cute little container, attach the printable label and your …

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It‚Äôs COLD here in Indiana‚Ķwhich means it‚Äôs chili season in our house. ¬†We love all different kinds of chili but this recipe is one of our favorites and the absolute BEST part…it only takes 20 minutes to make. ¬†It‚Äôs really simple to make and is so delicious! Ingredients: ¬†1 pound of ground meat (beef or …

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The Super Bowl is just a few short weeks away! ¬†Are you planning to¬†throw a party for the big game?? ¬†Whether your team is playing or not, it’s always fun to watch it with your friends. ¬†So, if you’re hosting, we have a few decor ideas for you. ¬†AND to make it interesting we¬†thought we¬†would …

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organize your calendar

Ever feel like you have an organizational nightmare on your hands…I do! ¬†This is my May calendar.¬†This type of busy makes me SO thankful we have friends and teammates that are willing to help carpool when we need it!   The key for me is¬†to get everything scheduled and organized AND make sure that everyone …

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  Things are a little fuzzy but I can still remember back to middle school and the questionable choices I made, because “everyone else was doing it”! ¬†Yes, I had the large teased bangs and rolled the bottom of my pants tightly at the ankle…questionable decisions I now realize!¬† But honestly, peer pressure is real …

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A perfect, non-messy, on-the-go meal. Sloppy Joe Hand Pies are easy to make eat OR make ahead and freeze. Either way, your family will love them!

Easy meals =¬†awesome. Easy on-the-go meals = even better. Easy on-the-go MESSY meals = disaster! Such a simple solution for you. If your family love sloppy joe’s , but needs an on-the-go solution, try out these Sloppy Joe Hand Pies. You can simply make your favorite Sloppy Joe recipe, or use mine below. Even the …

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It‚Äôs crockpot season! ¬†This slow cooker corn chowder is absolutely delicious and the beauty of this recipe is just how easily it¬†comes together. ¬† It takes a few minutes of prep but other than that, it’s a dump and go recipe. ¬† Ingredients: ¬Ĺ cup chopped onion 2 cups diced peeled potatoes 6 pieces of …

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The holidays are approaching quickly! ¬†I absolutely love this time of year with¬†all the family and friend gatherings that surround each season. Kids play a big part in each get-together but they don’t necessarily enjoy spending time with the adults…AND if we are completely honest most of us adults prefer when the kids are playing …

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