The Real Reason for My Clutter…

***This post contains affiliate links, and I may receive a small commission if you buy through the links below. See full disclosure for more info.   For quite some time, I’ve known that I have a clutter problem. Really I can look back as far as age 19 and...

Be A Better Parent This Year

The New Year is a time of reflection for many people, and one of the things I’ve been reflecting on is how to be a better parent. While I love my son very much, and am often told by close friends and family that I am a great mom,...

Why I Don’t “Do” New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year’s, friends! The new year is many things. It is a time for new beginnings, a fresh start, time to leave behind the negativity of the past year’s struggles. For some it may be the beginning of a new job, a new school semester, a new chapter...

A Year In Review Kids’ Printable

When you have little kids, the years really seem to fly by, but take forever, all at the same time. They change so quickly when they are little, and I am quickly learning that although I think I will always remember what his favorite color is during this stage...

New Year’s Printables

With New Year’s just a few days away, I thought it would be fun to decorate the house. I am a sucker for printables, so I thought I’d share with you too! Stay tuned, tomorrow I’ll have a printable especially for kids! Thanks for stopping by! If you like...

20 Simple Self Care Ideas for Moms

This past year has been a serious struggle for me. I’ve gone through, and dug up, more darkness than I ever have before. Going back to work was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do, because I loved my last job so much (I was laid...

Whipped Peppermint Sugar Scrub

*I was not financially compensated for this post, however I did receive the product to be given away for free. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.*   Happy Monday! I can’t believe there is less than 1 week left in 2016! This year has had...

Teaching Children Respect

Ok guys, so yesterday morning was pretty rough in our house. Like, child lying on the floor screaming and crying because no one would feed him (he’s 3!!!) his waffle, having a total meltdown because momma picked the wrong shoes (after giving him the choice, which he refused to...

Stovetop Holiday Potpourri

Ahh, the holiday season! When everything is peaceful, and joyful, and everyone shows their true love for one another…right?? It’s funny how we strive to have the “perfect” holiday season. But, at least for me, we end up FAR from it. Stressed, over-spending, short on patience, and definitely short...

A Letter Of Love

Dear Dad, Our relationship has been far from perfect. In fact, it’s been down right rocky at times. Most of the time. But through all the ups and downs, I want you to know, I love you. You haven’t been the BEST father in the world, but no one...