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  • Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    August 20, 2018

    “Mom, I’m hungry!!!”That’s what I hear constantly over the summer. I don’t know what it is about the summertime heat, but my kids' heads are always stuck inside the pantry door looking for snacks! Did I tell you I had to actually child proof the pantry door to keep them ...more

 
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  • Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    August 20, 2018

    “Mom, I’m hungry!!!”That’s what I hear constantly over the summer. I don’t know what it is about the summertime heat, but my kids' heads are always stuck inside the pantry door looking for snacks! Did I tell you I had to actually child proof the pantry door to keep them ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Six

    Aubrey Turns Six

    July 29, 2018

    This is our annual open letter to our daughter on her birthday.Dear Aubrey,We seriously must apologize for the delay of your birthday post and birthday day CELEBRATION! As the oldest middle child, you are so very patient and understanding. You're kind, freaking gorgeous, and smart rolled into one package.Home LifeYou ...more

  • Tips for Preparing to Visit Worlds of Fun with Kids

    Tips for Preparing to Visit Worlds of Fun with Kids

    July 12, 2018

    Having been born and raised in Kansas City, I always take for granted how easy it is to visit Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun for a fun-filled staycation! And for those coming from out of town, you probably want to understand the lay of the land (no pun ...more

  • Toddler Diaper Bag Essentials for Toddlers and Younger Kids

    Toddler Diaper Bag Essentials for Toddlers and Younger Kids

    July 3, 2018

    As a mom of four, I have finally figured out how to pack LIGHT when going out. I'm all about minimalism these days. I remember the days when I had one child and packed a ton of stuff on our outings. I saw another experienced mom friend who pretty much ...more

  • Baby Skincare Routine for Changing Seasons

    Baby Skincare Routine for Changing Seasons

    June 18, 2018

    If you would have told me when I married my hubs that 9 years later, we'd be blessed with four gorgeous babies, I wouldn't have believed you. It's been a whirlwind of almost a decade, and our family has been truly blessed to have grown so fast in a short ...more

  • Conrad Turns Three

    Conrad Turns Three

    June 14, 2018

    Conrad. Our favorite son.You've made it to three without being potty trained buddy! Way to go!! Kidding.You've changed so much this year. You've got a ton of personality. You are the wild one of the bunch. We love you so much, happy birthday!!Here are a few memorable moments from the ...more

  • Ansley Turns Seven

    May 30, 2018

    This is our annual open letter to our daughter on her birthday:Dear Ansley,We cannot believe you are turning the lucky number seven. As the oldest daughter, you take after Dad and I when it comes to being strong willed. You definitely get your wit from your dad. Oh, the funny ...more

  • Early Spring Vegetable Garden Tips with a Cold Frame and Raised Bed

    Early Spring Vegetable Garden Tips with a Cold Frame and Raised Bed

    May 29, 2018

    This post is sponsored by Miracle-Gro and Bonnie Plants, but all excitement is my own.With this great weekend weather, we decided to start our garden for the year! Living in the Midwest, we typically start our garden anywhere between February and April. That's Midwest weather for you. Sometimes, you get ...more

  • Donating Home Decor

    Donating Home Decor

    May 22, 2018

    This post is sponsored by Goodwill. All excitement and enthusiasm are my own. Thanks for supporting the sponsored that make this blog possible.In 2012, we moved into our home without a lot of furniture. With two kids at the time as well as being early in our careers, we really ...more

  • The Best Farmhouse and Cottage Style Decor from eBay

    The Best Farmhouse and Cottage Style Decor from eBay

    May 7, 2018

    This post was sponsored by eBay. All excitement and opinions are my own.This year, winter is overstaying its welcome. I am ready for spring! If I’m quite honest, I’ve been trying to take down our Christmas wreath from our mantel – since, well, Christmas. When I’m swapping out décor, I ...more

  • Umbrella Basket for Easter

    Umbrella Basket for Easter

    February 1, 2018

    As an alternative to the standard garden variety basket, I decided to use an umbrella basket for Easter baskets instead! This is a super cute way to store goodies.amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "sengerson-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_title = "Easter"; amzn_assoc_linkid = "bf9ff3a4996bbd9614bf400ce7512704"; amzn_assoc_asins = "B06WRRJ8D6,B06XS7ZW8V,B00ELN4TFO,B01MS3U6JI";What to ...more

  • Easy Shortcut Eggs Benedict (No Poached Egg)

    Easy Shortcut Eggs Benedict (No Poached Egg)

    January 25, 2018

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #YouPAMDoIt #PAMInControl #CollectiveBiasDuring the week, our family embeds a grab-and-go breakfast on most days for the first meal of our day. Getting four kids ready with school bags and daycare supplies takes a ...more

  • Eight Year Blog Anniversary

    Eight Year Blog Anniversary

    December 20, 2017

    Guys, I can't believe that we've hit my eight year blog anniversary. This blog was born on December 17, 2009. From the very start, it was a personal blog that then transformed into an amazing photography business. That then spiral into a lifestyle blog because my friends and clients always ...more

  • Parkville Family Photography at Park Unversity - Hughes Family

    Parkville Family Photography at Park Unversity - Hughes Family

    December 14, 2017

    I am so in love with this family of four! Aren't they the cutest?! We did their family session right on the lawn of Park University, which has an adorable water feature out front.I've met a few people who have never had family photos done. Ahh!!! It is an ...more

  • Overland Park Arboretum | Redman Family Photography Session

    Overland Park Arboretum | Redman Family Photography Session

    November 30, 2017

    This sweet little family met up with me at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens on a gorgeous fall day! I still couldn't believe it was October and it was still in the mid-70s! What a beautiful session with a sweet little girl. I will be documenting her as ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    August 20, 2018

    “Mom, I’m hungry!!!”That’s what I hear constantly over the summer. I don’t know what it is about the summertime heat, but my kids' heads are always stuck inside the pantry door looking for snacks! Did I tell you I had to actually child proof the pantry door to keep them ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Six

    Aubrey Turns Six

    July 29, 2018

    This is our annual open letter to our daughter on her birthday.Dear Aubrey,We seriously must apologize for the delay of your birthday post and birthday day CELEBRATION! As the oldest middle child, you are so very patient and understanding. You're kind, freaking gorgeous, and smart rolled into one package.Home LifeYou ...more

  • Tips for Preparing to Visit Worlds of Fun with Kids

    Tips for Preparing to Visit Worlds of Fun with Kids

    July 12, 2018

    Having been born and raised in Kansas City, I always take for granted how easy it is to visit Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun for a fun-filled staycation! And for those coming from out of town, you probably want to understand the lay of the land (no pun ...more

  • Toddler Diaper Bag Essentials for Toddlers and Younger Kids

    Toddler Diaper Bag Essentials for Toddlers and Younger Kids

    July 3, 2018

    As a mom of four, I have finally figured out how to pack LIGHT when going out. I'm all about minimalism these days. I remember the days when I had one child and packed a ton of stuff on our outings. I saw another experienced mom friend who pretty much ...more

  • Baby Skincare Routine for Changing Seasons

    Baby Skincare Routine for Changing Seasons

    June 18, 2018

    If you would have told me when I married my hubs that 9 years later, we'd be blessed with four gorgeous babies, I wouldn't have believed you. It's been a whirlwind of almost a decade, and our family has been truly blessed to have grown so fast in a short ...more

  • Conrad Turns Three

    Conrad Turns Three

    June 14, 2018

    Conrad. Our favorite son.You've made it to three without being potty trained buddy! Way to go!! Kidding.You've changed so much this year. You've got a ton of personality. You are the wild one of the bunch. We love you so much, happy birthday!!Here are a few memorable moments from the ...more

  • Ansley Turns Seven

    May 30, 2018

    This is our annual open letter to our daughter on her birthday:Dear Ansley,We cannot believe you are turning the lucky number seven. As the oldest daughter, you take after Dad and I when it comes to being strong willed. You definitely get your wit from your dad. Oh, the funny ...more

  • Early Spring Vegetable Garden Tips with a Cold Frame and Raised Bed

    Early Spring Vegetable Garden Tips with a Cold Frame and Raised Bed

    May 29, 2018

    This post is sponsored by Miracle-Gro and Bonnie Plants, but all excitement is my own.With this great weekend weather, we decided to start our garden for the year! Living in the Midwest, we typically start our garden anywhere between February and April. That's Midwest weather for you. Sometimes, you get ...more

  • Donating Home Decor

    Donating Home Decor

    May 22, 2018

    This post is sponsored by Goodwill. All excitement and enthusiasm are my own. Thanks for supporting the sponsored that make this blog possible.In 2012, we moved into our home without a lot of furniture. With two kids at the time as well as being early in our careers, we really ...more

  • The Best Farmhouse and Cottage Style Decor from eBay

    The Best Farmhouse and Cottage Style Decor from eBay

    May 7, 2018

    This post was sponsored by eBay. All excitement and opinions are my own.This year, winter is overstaying its welcome. I am ready for spring! If I’m quite honest, I’ve been trying to take down our Christmas wreath from our mantel – since, well, Christmas. When I’m swapping out décor, I ...more

  • Umbrella Basket for Easter

    Umbrella Basket for Easter

    February 1, 2018

    As an alternative to the standard garden variety basket, I decided to use an umbrella basket for Easter baskets instead! This is a super cute way to store goodies.amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "sengerson-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_title = "Easter"; amzn_assoc_linkid = "bf9ff3a4996bbd9614bf400ce7512704"; amzn_assoc_asins = "B06WRRJ8D6,B06XS7ZW8V,B00ELN4TFO,B01MS3U6JI";What to ...more

  • Easy Shortcut Eggs Benedict (No Poached Egg)

    Easy Shortcut Eggs Benedict (No Poached Egg)

    January 25, 2018

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #YouPAMDoIt #PAMInControl #CollectiveBiasDuring the week, our family embeds a grab-and-go breakfast on most days for the first meal of our day. Getting four kids ready with school bags and daycare supplies takes a ...more

  • Eight Year Blog Anniversary

    Eight Year Blog Anniversary

    December 20, 2017

    Guys, I can't believe that we've hit my eight year blog anniversary. This blog was born on December 17, 2009. From the very start, it was a personal blog that then transformed into an amazing photography business. That then spiral into a lifestyle blog because my friends and clients always ...more

  • Parkville Family Photography at Park Unversity - Hughes Family

    Parkville Family Photography at Park Unversity - Hughes Family

    December 14, 2017

    I am so in love with this family of four! Aren't they the cutest?! We did their family session right on the lawn of Park University, which has an adorable water feature out front.I've met a few people who have never had family photos done. Ahh!!! It is an ...more

  • Overland Park Arboretum | Redman Family Photography Session

    Overland Park Arboretum | Redman Family Photography Session

    November 30, 2017

    This sweet little family met up with me at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens on a gorgeous fall day! I still couldn't believe it was October and it was still in the mid-70s! What a beautiful session with a sweet little girl. I will be documenting her as ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    Kids Snack Station Ideas for Summertime

    August 20, 2018

    “Mom, I’m hungry!!!”That’s what I hear constantly over the summer. I don’t know what it is about the summertime heat, but my kids' heads are always stuck inside the pantry door looking for snacks! Did I tell you I had to actually child proof the pantry door to keep them ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Six

    Aubrey Turns Six

    July 29, 2018

    This is our annual open letter to our daughter on her birthday.Dear Aubrey,We seriously must apologize for the delay of your birthday post and birthday day CELEBRATION! As the oldest middle child, you are so very patient and understanding. You're kind, freaking gorgeous, and smart rolled into one package.Home LifeYou ...more

  • Tips for Preparing to Visit Worlds of Fun with Kids

    Tips for Preparing to Visit Worlds of Fun with Kids

    July 12, 2018

    Having been born and raised in Kansas City, I always take for granted how easy it is to visit Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun for a fun-filled staycation! And for those coming from out of town, you probably want to understand the lay of the land (no pun ...more

  • Toddler Diaper Bag Essentials for Toddlers and Younger Kids

    Toddler Diaper Bag Essentials for Toddlers and Younger Kids

    July 3, 2018

    As a mom of four, I have finally figured out how to pack LIGHT when going out. I'm all about minimalism these days. I remember the days when I had one child and packed a ton of stuff on our outings. I saw another experienced mom friend who pretty much ...more

  • Baby Skincare Routine for Changing Seasons

    Baby Skincare Routine for Changing Seasons

    June 18, 2018

    If you would have told me when I married my hubs that 9 years later, we'd be blessed with four gorgeous babies, I wouldn't have believed you. It's been a whirlwind of almost a decade, and our family has been truly blessed to have grown so fast in a short ...more

  • Conrad Turns Three

    Conrad Turns Three

    June 14, 2018

    Conrad. Our favorite son.You've made it to three without being potty trained buddy! Way to go!! Kidding.You've changed so much this year. You've got a ton of personality. You are the wild one of the bunch. We love you so much, happy birthday!!Here are a few memorable moments from the ...more

  • Ansley Turns Seven

    May 30, 2018

    This is our annual open letter to our daughter on her birthday:Dear Ansley,We cannot believe you are turning the lucky number seven. As the oldest daughter, you take after Dad and I when it comes to being strong willed. You definitely get your wit from your dad. Oh, the funny ...more

  • Early Spring Vegetable Garden Tips with a Cold Frame and Raised Bed

    Early Spring Vegetable Garden Tips with a Cold Frame and Raised Bed

    May 29, 2018

    This post is sponsored by Miracle-Gro and Bonnie Plants, but all excitement is my own.With this great weekend weather, we decided to start our garden for the year! Living in the Midwest, we typically start our garden anywhere between February and April. That's Midwest weather for you. Sometimes, you get ...more

  • Donating Home Decor

    Donating Home Decor

    May 22, 2018

    This post is sponsored by Goodwill. All excitement and enthusiasm are my own. Thanks for supporting the sponsored that make this blog possible.In 2012, we moved into our home without a lot of furniture. With two kids at the time as well as being early in our careers, we really ...more

  • The Best Farmhouse and Cottage Style Decor from eBay

    The Best Farmhouse and Cottage Style Decor from eBay

    May 7, 2018

    This post was sponsored by eBay. All excitement and opinions are my own.This year, winter is overstaying its welcome. I am ready for spring! If I’m quite honest, I’ve been trying to take down our Christmas wreath from our mantel – since, well, Christmas. When I’m swapping out décor, I ...more

  • Umbrella Basket for Easter

    Umbrella Basket for Easter

    February 1, 2018

    As an alternative to the standard garden variety basket, I decided to use an umbrella basket for Easter baskets instead! This is a super cute way to store goodies.amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "sengerson-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_title = "Easter"; amzn_assoc_linkid = "bf9ff3a4996bbd9614bf400ce7512704"; amzn_assoc_asins = "B06WRRJ8D6,B06XS7ZW8V,B00ELN4TFO,B01MS3U6JI";What to ...more

  • Easy Shortcut Eggs Benedict (No Poached Egg)

    Easy Shortcut Eggs Benedict (No Poached Egg)

    January 25, 2018

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #YouPAMDoIt #PAMInControl #CollectiveBiasDuring the week, our family embeds a grab-and-go breakfast on most days for the first meal of our day. Getting four kids ready with school bags and daycare supplies takes a ...more

  • Eight Year Blog Anniversary

    Eight Year Blog Anniversary

    December 20, 2017

    Guys, I can't believe that we've hit my eight year blog anniversary. This blog was born on December 17, 2009. From the very start, it was a personal blog that then transformed into an amazing photography business. That then spiral into a lifestyle blog because my friends and clients always ...more

  • Parkville Family Photography at Park Unversity - Hughes Family

    Parkville Family Photography at Park Unversity - Hughes Family

    December 14, 2017

    I am so in love with this family of four! Aren't they the cutest?! We did their family session right on the lawn of Park University, which has an adorable water feature out front.I've met a few people who have never had family photos done. Ahh!!! It is an ...more

  • Overland Park Arboretum | Redman Family Photography Session

    Overland Park Arboretum | Redman Family Photography Session

    November 30, 2017

    This sweet little family met up with me at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens on a gorgeous fall day! I still couldn't believe it was October and it was still in the mid-70s! What a beautiful session with a sweet little girl. I will be documenting her as ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more