Big Announcement!


  Things have been fairly quiet around this blog lately. It's taken a back seat to a big life change in our house. . . We're expecting our third baby! I am halfway through this pregnancy, and let me tell you, the third time around has been a doozy! Raising...

What to do before the spouse leaves the house. . .


My husband travels pretty frequently for work. He'll be gone anywhere from two to five days at a time. Somehow, back when I was working, it always landed on the ONLY TWO DAYS I actually had to go in to work. Trips were always over a Tuesday and Wednesday. Sometimes...

Reviewing my #Cherish Influenster VoxBox


Disclaimer: I received all items in this complimentary VoxBox in exchange for an honest review of each product. All opinions are my own! One of my favorite little benefits of doing this whole blogging thing has been trying different products! I am totally frugal and get in kind of a...

Making an Entrance with Sign Gypsies!


Disclaimer:This post contains a review, which I wrote in exchange for a Sign Gypsies greeting (which was donated to our local library). All opinions are my own.    If you've been around this blog for long, you know that we adore our local library system. We frequent the Chandler Library...

Bubble Guppies Live!


Thanks to Macaroni Kid Evansville, my family and I got to attend Bubble Guppies Live! The tickets were complimentary in exchange for our feedback.  If you have had kids any time in the last decade, you've likely heard of Bubble Guppies. If you haven't, I highly suggest checking them out....

“Crossing the Line,” by Ellen Valladares


I had the pleasure of receiving a digital copy of "Crossing the Line" in exchange for an honest review. It is an honor to be part of the Women On Writing Blog Tour to promote this fresh new book!  I enjoy reading a variety of genres, including historical fiction, memoirs,...

Fun Bath Toys!


I have had the opportunity to work with Checkered Fun Toys again! They sent toys for my children to test, and in return, I'm posting our honest review! You can check out the reviews of the other fun products we've received from Checkered Fun here and here.  My kids never...

Book Review: The Gatekeepers


I received this book in exchange for my honest review.  I normally do not reach for political books, but "The Gatekeepers" by Chris Whipple seemed like it could be interesting. If nothing else, I knew my husband would enjoy it once I finished. For one thing, he is great at...

My New Friend, Mrs. Cherry!


Welcome to “New Friend Friday!” Every other Friday, I’ll introduce you to someone new! It could be anyone from another blogger to a local business owner. I’ve gotten to meet some really great people lately, and I want to share them with you!  So, I missed last Friday. I know,...