The other night I was tossing and turning in bed for probably three hours. I have been thinking so much about life goals, goals for the blog, and goals for my family in general. And, thinking of one goal leads to another and another and another, before I know it I am aiming to completely abandon every thing I’ve ever known just because a new year is upon us. So, that’s just the question. Why… Read more »

So I have had blogs in the past in fact I have been blogging on and off since 2009. But I have to say this year of blogging has been my favorite by far. I’ve learned A LOT, I’ve met a lot of amazing people, I’ve tried some great products, but most importantly I have had so much fun! So in the Christmas spirit I am going to count my blogging blessings today. Top 5… Read more »

​*Sponsored post: I have received payment in exchange for this great post for my momma friends. All opinions are 100% mine mine mine!* Okay so let’s be honest here. I don’t make a whole lot of time to dress up or accessorize myself, and I get the feeling I’m not alone with this one. I stay at home with my almost one year old pretty much every day so for a long time my mindset… Read more »

Holiday joy. It’s a phrase we hear a lot this time of year and Christmas is all about things that bring joy to our hearts. People suggest keeping your Christmas errands simple and minimalistic to avoid stress and I agree but if you find joy in giving gifts and spending time wrapping them, then that’s just fine. Others might find happiness in shopping or baking a million Christmas cookies. And you know what that is… Read more »

*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, all opinions here are 100% mine!* There are so many things I bet all of us wish we had known before we became parents. Things you wish you would have talked about with your partner. The real truth about how much being a parent changes you and your life. And the honest to goodness truth about how your priorities change, or have… Read more »

How To Build A Fort Welcome to Minnesota. It is cold. It is snowy. I don’t know what kind of weather you all are having but if it’s anything like our weather right now you’re probably sitting in the house wondering what the heck to do. Well, this week Harrison and I are going to teach you all how to build a fort so awesome it will transform a boring room into an awesome adventure… Read more »

Enjoy a Night in with Kemps New Frozen Yogurt Yo2 I don’t know about you but I love ice cream AND in the same hand love Frozen Yogurt, especially when it’s made well. And I have always enjoyed Kemps products. But when I heard about Kemps New Frozen Yogurt Yo2 I was so excited to try it. Something about this time of year is always so busy and my husband and I are always wondering… Read more »

Date Day for you and the Kids Here’s what we’re doing this week: Date Day! Planning a date day for you and the kids might seem strange or you might think you do that every day. But why not make it special and instead of just having lunch at home or grabbing fast food, make it a date, make it special. Why we’re doing it: It is so easy to get stuck in a rut…. Read more »

Tis the Season to Make a Fun Holiday Season for The Family Last week, I talked about how we should find ways to clear our mind and minimize our stress around the holidays. Because I don’t know about you but when Momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy. Or something like that. Seriously though when you’re running on empty it’s hard to channel that holiday spirit. And when you can’t channel that holiday spirit it’s even… Read more »

  Plan a Stress Free Holiday with Stella Cheese Holiday season equals food. If you want me to have a stress free holiday party, just give me cheese. I’m not kidding. If you don’t agree with me then you can excuse yourself (actually, just hear me out). I cannot tell you how many hours me and my cousins spent laughing and pigging out around the crackers, cheese, dips, and finger foods galore at our family’s… Read more »