Posted By: Katie Reed
Katie Reed

Katie is a 32 year old wife and mother of three beautiful boys. She writes a popular blog about life with her family in Salt Lake City. A keen writer, photographer and crafter, her blog is her outlet for her creativity.

Toddler Dictionary

My oldest son, Dexter, turned four years old last week.  And Dan, my crazy and rambunctious middle son turned two just...

Canon Rebel T5i

There are many beginners as well as “momtographers” (moms who love taking photos of their little ones and prefer...

Maraschino Cherry Cupcakes

There is something ever so sexy about a cherry. I don’t know what it is, but it’s like the vixen of fruit. For...

Honey Maid Go Bites

Trying to keep up with my active kids is sometimes a nightmare. Mark and I often disagree on the best things to feed them...

How to Create a Valentine's Day Intimate Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveOurVDay #CollectiveBias Valentine’s...

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Dip

I’m a sucker for a good dip. It’s why I married my husband. BA-DUM-TSH! I kid, I kid. But I do really love dip....

Gluten Free Kid

This is a sponsored post through Sverve. All opinions are my own. If you’re a long time reader of this blog, you may...

Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

If I’m honest, I’m not a big fan of cake. It seems to always disappoint. Either it’s too dry or too mushy....

finger control

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Captain McFinn. I received a complimentary...

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nutrisystem for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We’re a few weeks...

Valentines Day Love Garland

With Valentine’s Day getting closer, we’ve been playing around with some holiday themed crafts. So I thought...

Skittles No Melt Ice Cream

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#BigGameTreats #CollectiveBias You...

Best buds brothers

Dear Chester, First of all, commiserations on the name. I mean, I can sort of relate. Mom and Dad named me Dexter, after...

Sisterhood of Motherhood

I have never been a girl’s girl. When I was a child, I was a full-on Tomboy, always wanting to do what my brothers...

Baked Strawberry Doughnuts

Let’s be honest. There’s no real way to make a healthy doughnut. But this is as close as you can really get....

Garbage can's on heads

About two hours ago, Mark took the kids to a new daycare. We’d been planning to send them back to their Montessori,...

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This post brought to you by Silk. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. I’m lactose...

Chocolate Cherry Martini "Love Potion" for Valentine's Day

Ah, Valentine’s Day… that most important of holidays. The one that makes those who are single hate all couples...

Making a DIY Gift Basket from Items at Dollar General

This post brought to you by Dollar General. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. The holidays...

Old Fashioned Beef Stew

If there’s an ultimate comfort food in this world, especially in winter, it would have to be old fashioned beef stew....