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 […]

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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

In 2009 my mom nearly died the same day her grandson was born. Her life was eventually saved by a stranger who became her organ donor. At the time, […]

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 […]

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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!

When my oldest daughter was turning 10, I began to realize just how fast time was really going. My youngest was still an infant, and so as I’d look […]

What Do I Love About You? Valentine Note Tradition

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 could go on…)  So last […]

Melted Crayon Hearts with Free Printable Valentines

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!  It’s so easy to give […]

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    How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

I love how the New Year brings with it a turn of the page.  You get a clean slate, and a chance to do better in life.  I think […]

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 […]

10 Most Popular Photos of 2013

I absolutely love pictures.  My camera is never far from reach, and I’m a big believer in displaying family photos so that the love your family shares is visible […]

Top 10 Parenting Tips of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, I have been reflecting back on what posts and ideas generated the most interest over the last year.  This is the first of […]

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 […]