A Poem for All the Moms Making Christmas Happen

Ladies, this one’s for you…

‘Twas the day before Christmas Not one gift was wrapped The house was a wreckAnd Mama felt trapped!As time slipped away The panic ensuedThe husband’s choice comments Led […]

Take a Picture Each Year to Mark the New Year

When my youngest daughter was born, we started this tradition of taking a picture to mark each New Year. We have now taken pictures for six straight years, and […]

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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)

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

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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

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 it.

For many of us, taking […]

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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!

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 an email, so please check […]

DIY Crazy Purple Minion Costumes

Well, Halloween is now six days away, and I only made these crazy purple minion costumes THREE YEARS AGO, but hey – better late than never!! I have had […]

GIVEAWAY: Three Winners Will Spend $100 at Minted!

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 that’s YOU!! :)

 

I’m so excited […]

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

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 THAT STUFF – we had […]

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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)

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

 

It’s no secret that I’m […]

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

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

Cute DIY Butterfly Footprints

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 surrounded by meaningful artwork. For […]

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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!!!

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

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