Win $250 to Spend at Minted – My Favorite Card Site!

By |November 20, 2014|

It’s no secret that I’m kind of obsessed with Minted – the best place in the whole, wide world to get all-things-paper! (Find 15 [...]

Thoughts on Moving: Missing Home and Finding It Again

By |September 22, 2014|

In early June my husband got a new job. A week later he was gone, and I was left to make this move happen [...]

  • 30 Smart Tips for Flying with a Baby by Harvard Homemaker
    Permalink Gallery

    A Well-Traveled Mom’s Guide – 30 Smart Tips For Flying With a Baby

A Well-Traveled Mom’s Guide – 30 Smart Tips For Flying With a Baby

By |May 28, 2014|

As the mother of 4 girls (ages 11 – 2), I have flown a lot with babies – oftentimes by myself. Over the past [...]

Birthday Gag Gift – Jar of Suckers (40 Sucks!)

By |May 20, 2014|

It seems like a lot of people around me are turning 40 these days. (Not me quite yet – soon enough!) Last year when [...]

Cute DIY Butterfly Footprints

By |May 9, 2014|

I love making things myself to hang on our walls. I think it really helps make our house feel like a home when we’re [...]

Best Ever Useful Graduation Gift – Tool Set

By |April 30, 2014|

When I graduated from high school, I remember getting a “Do-It-Herself” tool set as a graduation gift. While of course I was appreciative (my [...]

  • Giveaway_Mama B's Sweet Peas
    Permalink Gallery

    Giveaway! Win $50 to Spend at Mama B’s Sweet Peas – Expired!!!

Giveaway! Win $50 to Spend at Mama B’s Sweet Peas – Expired!!!

By |April 26, 2014|

WINNER: Amber, you should have an email in your inbox! Thanks for stopping by my blog and taking a moment to enter! :) Congratulations!! [...]

20 Thoughtful and Creative Gifts for Her

By |April 22, 2014|

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it! As you start thinking about gift ideas for the special ladies in your life, I [...]

  • Donate Life_Thank You Could Never Be Enough_The Liver Transplant that Saved My Mom's Life
    Permalink Gallery

    Thank You Could Never Be Enough – The Liver Transplant that Saved My Mom’s Life

Thank You Could Never Be Enough – The Liver Transplant that Saved My Mom’s Life

By |April 16, 2014|

Five years ago, my mom nearly died the same day her grandson was born. Her life was eventually saved by a stranger who became [...]

  • Under Stairs Mudroom_Transform a Closet
    Permalink Gallery

    Turn a Closet into an Awesome Mudroom Space with a Fun Chalk Wall

Turn a Closet into an Awesome Mudroom Space with a Fun Chalk Wall

By |April 1, 2014|

I am SO EXCITED to show you this change we recently made in our house! I absolutely love not only what it looks like [...]

Giveaway – Win $150 to Spend at Minted! EXPIRED!!!

By |March 25, 2014|

Congratulations to Christina H! You just won $150 to spend at Minted… woohoo!!! You have an email in your inbox from me to tell [...]

  • Create Your Own Custom Photo Collage by Harvard Homemaker
    Permalink Gallery

    Find Joy in Every Day – Create Your Own Custom Photo Collage

Find Joy in Every Day – Create Your Own Custom Photo Collage

By |March 23, 2014|

As you’ll see here, it’s no secret that I’m kind of obsessed with Minted’s beautiful holiday cards, but did you know that I also [...]

Love Your State Canvas – Easy, Inexpensive, DIY Art!

By |March 20, 2014|

I might live in the South now, but I’ll always be a Minnesota girl. This year we’ve had a cold winter even for the [...]

  • Safe Journal_A Place Your Child Can Ask You Anything
    Permalink Gallery

    Give Your Child a “Safe Journal” – A Place to Ask You Anything!

Give Your Child a “Safe Journal” – A Place to Ask You Anything!

By |March 9, 2014|

When my oldest daughter was turning 10, I began to realize just how fast time was really going. My youngest was still an infant, [...]

  • What to Pack for a Disney Cruise
    Permalink Gallery

    A Mom’s Guide: 15 Things to Pack for a Disney Cruise & Other Travel Tips

A Mom’s Guide: 15 Things to Pack for a Disney Cruise & Other Travel Tips

By |March 1, 2014|

My family recently went on our first Disney cruise.  Even though we have traveled a lot with our kids, I felt very overwhelmed while [...]

How Having One More Baby Has Changed Me as a Mother

By |February 24, 2014|

We almost didn’t have her.  I shudder now at the thought.

Shortly after the birth of our third daughter, I remember thinking that I was [...]