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Ohhhh summertime. It’s really a double-edged sword – we love the outdoor activities, homework-free evenings, and longer sunlight days, but at same time we are ready for a change of season for a multitude of reasons (i.e. the heat,...
It’s back to school time and I can barely believe it! The shelves of Target are changing from all things summer and fun to school supplies. It's time to say goodbye to the carefree summer days. With school starting...
My eight year old, just like the average little girl has loved playing with dolls since she was young. First with baby dolls, that resembled her little sister, then graduating like most girls do to the big girl dolls....
Although summer is coming to an end, there are still opportunities to travel with your family (Last minute summer vacations, Labor Day weekend getaways, etc.)! Do you know what that means? Road Trip Time! Traveling with toddlers can be...
Snack dinners have become all the rage as of late. There’s something about having a platter of options to choose from that brings out the kid in all of us. Snack dinners aren’t just about the food though. They...
Are you planning any fun trips this summer? Sometimes the lead-up to a vacation can create the kind of stress you’re trying to get away from! These simple travel hacks will save you tons of time and headache so...
For decades it has been a tradition that when someone goes through a period of transition or crisis, friends from their community show up with food to care for the person/family. When the right words can’t be found to...
We've known that we've been wanting to move for a while. As our family grew, we realized that we were quickly outgrowing our home. We wanted a bigger house in a school district where we'd be happy sending our...
1:4 is No Good Only one of my four children eat any and all vegetables that are put in front of them. In fact, she (my 5 year old), specifically requests salads and vegetables for meals and snacks. I have...
We are a sensory bin family, and I am here to tell you why you should be too. For such a minor investment, these have turned out to be my children's absolute favorite items to play with in our home....
I am the absolute opposite of a procrastinator. I start planning baby showers the minute a friend tells me they are pregnant. On a few occasions, I even started planning baby showers before a friend was actually pregnant or...
Disclosure :: This post was sponsored by Zippy Shell of Louisiana.  Five Ways to Make Renovating Your Home Easier {A Mom's Perspective} My husband and I recently purchased a new (to us) home that needed some work before we could settle...
Author's Note :: this post is NOT sponsored; I personally purchased meals from Hello Fresh before writing this post.  If you're like me, you've been seeing ads and coupon codes for Hello Fresh and other home delivery meal kits for...
The First Gray I was 19 when I found my first gray hair. I was driving in my car, and glanced in the mirror at a stoplight. I nearly wrecked. Since I have hair that's almost black, the wiry white...

 

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