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Reeling in and engaging our little chaos creators can be a challenging task sometimes. We present to you four  creative crafts for kids to help them learn, have fun, and stay busy with simple household items repurposed! Sidewalk Chalk Any project...
  My kids are grown now but we still are making memories and strawberry jam together every summer. We love reminiscing about when they were little. I hope you try making it this year too! Making sweet memories with...
During this weird time in history, Facebook has been riddled with memes about having to feed all the people, ALL.THE.TIME. If you feel like the short-order cook at your house, it's probably not your imagination. But pandemic or no...
For 19 years of my career I worked in Higher Education in the Admissions and Recruitment fields. The last six years before I worked for myself, my role focused on marketing and I found my calling. I am an...
When you are in love, spending time together is a no-brainer. No one has to tell newlyweds to be obsessed with each other. Then years of marriage go by….you have kids, a career, a mortgage, PTA meetings, soccer practice,...
It’s an uneasy and scary time, but you all need to eat. The act of preparing and serving a meal – even the most simple of meals – can bring great comfort to you, or whoever is doing the...
I am still reeling from the fact that I should not be going anywhere. Like you, we are doing our best to self seclude so that we lessen the impact of COVID-19 in our community. I don't know what...
Pi (3.14) is the same as 3/14 which is National Pi Day! Naturally, there are many math type ways to celebrate Pi Day, but don't you think the best way is by eating lots and lots of pie? With...
I never realized until speaking with another mom, just how big of a deal having too many toys can be. At this point, Joshua had toys in every room of the house; the living room looked like Toys R...
Not to freak you out, but Easter is coming at us kinda quickly. With all the fun of egg hunts, Easter services and dressing our littles up in lace, bonnets and oxfords, it can slip our minds that people...
How many of us finally get some alone time with our spouse, only to chat about the kids? Me too! Sometimes it's hard to think of date night questions when you're tired from work and parenting. I'm sure many of...
Specific Strategies for Living a Minimalist Mom Life In my previous article, I revealed to you my journey towards becoming a minimalist mom. If you’ll recall, in my article A Busy Mom’s Guide to Minimalism, I laid out the challenges...

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Black Friday and Before: 2020 Edition

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I am one of those crazy people who loves going Black Friday shopping, and sadly, this will not be one of those years with...