Melissa Kutsche

Melissa is an Air Force spouse and mama to three littles. She is originally from Michigan and currently lives in Las Vegas. A former Spanish teacher and college academic advisor, she now stays home with her children. Some of her favorite things are afternoon lattes, bookstores, and spontaneous dance parties. You can read more by Melissa on Instagram and on her personal blog.
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Family Fun in Las Vegas This Fall

Autumn in the desert might require fewer sweaters and hot beverages, but there is still a lot of fall fun to be had. From corn mazes to pumpkin patches, read on to discover which family-friendly...
Friday Favorites Melissa's Top 5 Sleep Essentials with sleeping woman with eye mask

Friday Favorites: Melissa’s Top 5 Sleep Essentials

Experts say that adults need seven to nine hours of sleep each night. With three little kids, a whining dog, and a spouse that gets up before the sun, this feels unattainable much of...

The Pandemic Made Me A Bad Environmentalist: Why I’m Ready for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a movement that encourages people to refuse single-use plastics for the month of July and beyond. Plastic Free July always provides a great yearly reset for me; it’s an opportunity...
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Our Top Tips for Visiting National Parks with Kids

“Was that a dog?” my husband asked. We had both seen it, a streak of black fur through the underbrush just behind our tent.  “If it was, that would be big dog,” I replied. We...