We The Fentons: Views From The Family Vlog

Like many kids these days, my 10 year old son Chase is addicted to Youtube.  He’s only allowed to use the iPad on weekends, in common spaces of the house (ie. not alone in his bedroom), and with strict filtering mode… Continue Reading

Slow-Cooker Steak Tacos with Mango Pico De Gallo

It’s Taco night at Casa Fenton!  Slow-cooker steak tacos with mango pico de gallo; one of my fave dinners to make, and a big winner with the kids too, because they love the whole ‘build-your-own’ aspect, and I find that they… Continue Reading

Equal Playing Time: The Fine Line Between Development & Discrimination

My eldest son has always been a soccer player. From the tender age of 3, I’ve done the soccer mom dance, enrolling him in house leagues, and showing up at the pitch every week with my lawn chair and latte… Continue Reading

How We Made A DIY Chalkboard

For years I’ve held onto this stunning old gold wooden frame that once housed a beautiful landscape oil painting over my grandparent’s mantel.  I always loved the frame, but given its size, I could never find the right piece of… Continue Reading

It’s no small world: How to do Disney like a pro

It’s the happiest place on earth, but it’s no small world (after all).  Amassing 27,258 acres, Walt Disney World, Orlando, is basically a small city.  With 4 Major theme parks, 2 water parks, 34 resorts, over 300 restaurants, 5 golf courses,… Continue Reading

Why my household has decided to Live Clean

Every once in a while, you stumble onto a line of products that makes you want to purge everything on your bathroom counter (and in your shower, and tub) and just start fresh. Well that’s exactly what happened when I… Continue Reading