20 Egg-citing Easter Crafts for Kids to Hop into Spring Fun!

Passion for Savings Easter Peep Craft

20 Egg-citing Easter Crafts for Kids to Hop into Spring Fun! Spring is in the air and Easter is just around the corner! It’s the perfect time to gather the family for some fun-filled crafting adventures. Whether you’re planning a festive Easter party or simply looking for creative ways to celebrate the season, these egg-citing […]

Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Family Moments

Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Family Moments Hey there, lovely people! It’s me, Jessica, and can you believe Valentine’s Day is right around the corner? As we gear up for the day of love, let’s take a stroll down memory lane with some of our past Valentine’s Day videos. Grab a heart-shaped box of chocolates and […]

Jessica Ballinger’s Experience-Based Gift Guide

Jessica Ballinger’s Experience-Based Gift Guide **Affiliate Link Disclosure: This gift guide contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. With six kids ages 2-16, we have gone through so many stages in life. When our oldest were little, we needed […]

Jessica Ballinger’s No-Screen Gift Guide

Jessica Ballinger’s No-Screen Gift Guide **Affiliate Link Disclosure: This gift guide contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. As a homeschooling mom of six, I’ve navigated the world of STEAM toys extensively, discovering which ones truly stand the test […]

The Ballinger Family Advent Calendar Picks for 2023

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Ballinger Family Advent Calendar Picks for 2023 **Affiliate Link Disclosure: This Advent Calendar post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Advent calendars have become a beloved tradition for our family. They add a touch of excitement and mystery […]

Exploring the Copper Cafe at Madonna Inn

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Exploring the Copper Café at Madonna Inn Have you ever heard of the Madonna Inn in San Louis Obispo? With its themed rooms like the “Love Nest”, “Caveman Room”, “Bridal Falls”, and others, it has become a curious California Landmark. Jessica has always wanted to visit and while on a little road trip between Santa […]

Family Game Night S’mores Challenge

Jessica and Jacob

Family Game Night S’mores Challenge We created a fun new family game night challenge that’s perfect for the summer! This is super-fun to play with family, friends, or any group of people around a campfire. Grab your people, your treats, and have a few laughs! This is definitely a game that will make you belly […]

Weekend in Bakersfield

Weekend in Bakersfield We love traveling as a family and seeing new sites and experiences! We live in the LA area, and we’ve never really explored Bakersfield before…  Our son Parker is a gymnast and qualified to compete in the trampoline & tumbling State Championships there! Of course, the whole family wanted to see him […]

All 37 Disneyland Rides, Ranked from Worst to Best

All 37 Disneyland Rides, Ranked from Worst to Best Hi there, it’s Chris. Disneyland in Anaheim, California is one of my favorite places in the world. Whether I’m going on one of my favorite rides, talking to the magician behind the counter at the iconic magic shop or just aimlessly walking down the middle of […]

Easter Family Fun

Easter Family Fun We love Easter because it’s a day full of family, fun, and of course… Easter egg hunts! We start the day by attending a church service, then we usually spend some time at home with our own little family before getting together with extended family and friends. Here are some of our […]