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    20 Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Teen or Preteen Girl (from the Mom of Four Daughters)

20 Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Teen or Preteen Girl (from the Mom of Four Daughters)

By |December 4, 2017|

As the mom of four daughters, I know girl stuff. So if you are in need of gift ideas that a teen (or preteen […]

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    What to Wear for Family Pictures: A 10-Step Guide to Looking Great

What to Wear for Family Pictures: A 10-Step Guide to Looking Great

By |November 14, 2017|

It’s that time of year again. Time to think about the ol’ holiday card! And that means you need a picture to go with […]

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    MINTED GIVEAWAY! Three Winners to Receive $100 to Spend at Minted!

MINTED GIVEAWAY! Three Winners to Receive $100 to Spend at Minted!

By |November 23, 2016|

This giveaway has expired – sorry! But please read below to see why I love Minted so much!!

Congrats to the three winners! You should also have […]

DIY Crazy Purple Minion Costumes

By |October 25, 2016|

Well, Halloween is now six days away, and I only made these crazy purple minion costumes THREE YEARS AGO, but hey – better late […]

GIVEAWAY: Three Winners Will Spend $100 at Minted!

By |November 18, 2015|

This giveaway is now expired – SORRY! Thanks so much to all who entered!

Winners are BRIANA, ALLISON, AND CRYSTAL. 

*Check your email to see if […]

The Black Bunny: A Short Story I Wrote as a Little Girl

By |April 2, 2015|

This past summer, I went through everything we owned before we moved.

Not my most thrilling summer.

But it really was good to go through ALL […]

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

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

By |November 20, 2014|

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Amanda T. – you win!!! I have emailed you with your winning code to redeem your $250, so please check your inbox! […]

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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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 […]

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    Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe Place to Ask You Anything!

Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe 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 Do I Love About You? Valentine Note Tradition

By |February 10, 2014|

Anyone who reads my blog knows that I love to start traditions!  (Some family favorites:  Halloween Boo-ing, 24 Books Until Christmas, Happy Jar… I […]

Melted Crayon Hearts with Free Printable Valentines

By |February 1, 2014|

Looking to do something different for Valentine’s Day this year with your kids?  Why not make use of all those old and broken crayons! […]