New York pizza burger

New York pizza burger

This post brought to you by Stop & Shop. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Typical Mom. It’s summertime and that means barbecuing and really great food! Of course traditional hamburgers are great but put a great new twist on it like this New York pizza burger and your bbq will… Continue Reading

House cleaning checklist

House cleaning checklist

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Rug Doctor for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Yes we clean our houses regularly, but I’m always motivated to do some Spring cleaning and once during the Summer in a BIG way. You know…those things we don’t get to often but really need… Continue Reading

Cute cupcakes

Cute cupcakes

We have made a lot of cute cupcakes at home, and just love coming up with new ones! My blogger friends and I came together to share a few of our cutest cupcake creations to share with all of you so you can try to make them too! Let us know what your favorites are!… Continue Reading

Zion Ponderosa

Zion Ponderosa

If you’re looking to go on a road trip or take your family somewhere that’s incredible for all ages…..Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort right outside Zion National Park is a great destination! The 5 of us packed ourselves in our car this summer and took off to our “cabin in the woods!” I found this place 4 years… Continue Reading

Salted caramel chocolate chip cookies

Salted caramel chocolate chip cookies

This post was sponsored by a2 Milk® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Do you love just about anything that has salted caramel in it…..me too! I thought I would do a twist on the traditional cookie and make salted caramel chocolate chip cookies… Continue Reading

Travel for free

Travel for free

Ok I want to share how we travel for free and have done it time and time again in a variety of ways. We have scored free first class round trip tickets to New York, trips to National Parks with my kids and lots of fun road trips all for free. This is how we… Continue Reading

Ladybug cupcake

Ladybug cupcake

I have 3 girls and yes there is something about girls and their love for ladybugs that goes hand in hand. It’s also a cute theme for a first Birthday party, and if you’re looking for an easy ladybug cupcake recipe I have one for you! I’m all about easy recipes, but having fun in… Continue Reading

Hiking with kids

Hiking with kids

If you love getting out and about and going hiking with kids we have a few tips and tricks that have made our experiences more fun for everyone. From toddlers to now a teenager and two elementary age kids we have been thru all the stages of camping and hiking with our own kids and… Continue Reading

Wednesday roundup 132

Wednesday roundup 132

Welcome to the Wednesday roundup 132 where we want to see your best posts from last week and what you have been up to! There were so many great recipes and projects last week I know you have something else special in store for us. Linkup below. Here were a few of our favorite posts… Continue Reading

Adventure City

Adventure City

Adventure City is a great gem of a place located in Anaheim!! I took my 3 girls there last weekend and they had a blast! Not only did they have a variety of rides, but they also had petting area where you can brush and touch animals such as goats and sheep, and for just… Continue Reading

BBQ food ideas

BBQ food ideas

It’s summertime and what that means for us is a lot of cooking on the bbq and friends coming over! Aside from the traditional hamburgers and hot dogs there are SO many great bbq food ideas that we’ve come up with a great roundup with 25 grilling recipes we know you will love. Let us… Continue Reading

Temecula Fireworks

Temecula Fireworks

It is almost Fourth of July and if you are like most families you want to see some fireworks! Since we can’t do them ourselves anymore, in most cities, the next best thing is to gather your chairs, some food, friends, and head to the local park to see some big and beautiful fireworks! The… Continue Reading