Our Date Night In


Disclosure: I received a complimentary Date Night In Box in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  My husband and I have been together for a long, long time for our age. We've experienced several stages of dating together: high school movie nights, college dance...

Valentine’s Day and the Same Cookies Every Year


Once upon a time, a little over seven years ago, my husband happened to see a recipe on Pinterest for Samoa/Caramel Delite copycat cookies. He said, "Wow! Those look awesome. Those are my favorite Girl Scout cookies." So, my newlywed heart-eyes self decided that if my hubby-wubby wanted those cookies,...

Tiny Tot Tuesday: Stickers!


Welcome to Tiny Tot Tuesday: Stickers edition! As a pediatric occupational therapist (who is currently staying home with my tiny tots), I am always on the lookout for little activities that will support good fine motor development in my kids. I like to keep most activities pretty simple, with minimal...

The Top 10 Things I’ve Learned from Other People on the Internet


Welcome to my Friday Fun Series. On Fridays, I will either publish food-related posts (Food Friday) or share bloggers or people that I think you should know (New Friend Friday). This post kicks off the "New Friend Friday" category! I will share someone awesome with you every other week (ideally)....

This Thing Thursday: Meteor Edition


Welcome to my Thursday series... It's called "This Thing Thursday" because I like alliterations. It's the place where any post can go that doesn't quite fit on one of my other days. My daughter loves to talk about space and the planets, which is really cool, especially considering what Elon...

Wednesday Wares: Concealer and my Fairy Godmother at Sephora


This post is the first in my new Wednesday series: Where, Wear, Ware Wednesday. This is where I'll post "Where" we go, things that I "Wear," and reviews of different "Wares." What can I say? I like consecutive consonants ;-) Earlier this week, the kids and I met a friend...

I Finally Finished a Book! Lullaby Road by James Anderson


Disclosure: I received a copy of Lullaby Road in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are purely my own.  The entire basis of this blog is the constant lament that I never get to finish anything as a parent of small children. I can hardly finish a...

How to Feed a One Year Old Snack Monster.


I have a one year old snack monster at home.  His favorite food is food. Anything you place in front of him will at least get a taste. I fear for our grocery budget once he reaches middle school. He knows where the food is located now and will open...

We finally finished something! Welcome to our happy kitchen.


"I just wanna finish my. . ." kitchen remodel! After two years of work, we can finally say that we are finished with our on-a-budget kitchen renovation. I cannot WAIT to show you the before and after pictures. We moved into this house in 2014, just a few weeks before...

The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe Ever!


My daughter loves to help make cookies. She also loves sprinkles. So, I was on the hunt to find the best sprinkle cookie recipe ever! We had tried the traditional sugar cookie recipe that's meant for rolling out and cutting shapes, and I'm just not a fan of the taste....