Hello Preschool. Hello Mom Freedom!

At parents’ night before my fourth and youngest daughter was to start preschool, the director told us to try not to cry in front of our kids.

“It can make […]

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 […]

Thoughts on Moving: Missing Home and Finding It Again

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

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    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

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

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 […]

Best Ever Useful Graduation Gift – Tool Set

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 mom always taught me the […]

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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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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, […]

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    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

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