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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

20 Thoughtful and Creative Gifts for Her

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 hope this post helps you […]

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

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

Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

What a year it’s been!  As I look back on my first full year of blogging, I’m (pleasantly) surprised sometimes by what resonates with you.  When I was first […]

Favorite Things of 2013

Over the past year, I have shared various gift ideas or products that I swear by.  It’s not uncommon for me to receive emails saying, “I remember you mentioning […]

Elf on the Shelf Winter Wonderland and Photo Gift

I must admit that I love the Elf on the Shelf tradition.  It’s so fun to see our girls jump out of bed each morning, starting with Thanksgiving, to […]

10 Thoughts on How to Raise Grateful Children

If you are reading this, you have access to the internet.  That already makes you more privileged than most people in the world.  At least 80% of humanity lives […]