I don’t think there is a mom out there who feels there is ever enough time in a day to get all (or sometimes any) of the things done. We are bombarded with feeling of overwhelm and exhaustion, not...
Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to be creative. From turning old shoe boxes into extraordinary Valentine's boxes to stuffing confetti into balloons with a pencil eraser, my kids love making Valentine's Day crafts.  I blame my mother for the...
Have you ever performed that agonizing, but totally necessary task of auditing your personal finances? I don't mean just the big ticket items and expenditures, but right down to the nitty-gritty, the dollars spent on coffee shop runs, gas...
If you are like me, you are on Pinterest constantly checking ideas on how to make your home beautiful. Personally, I love the farmhouse/vintage style decor. But before I can decorate and beautify our home, I have to clean and...
Mamas, we are far too hard on ourselves. It's time we get out of our own way and embrace the life that is perfectly imperfect, and what better way than in a new year? Both good and bad habits...
My job brought us to Portland in 2016. Our initial plan was for my husband to find a job and us put our four-month-old in daycare. However, after looking at our finances and realizing the majority of my husband’s...
We have the fall feels going on in our home right now. I sit here sipping my big mug of hot tea, with cozy slippers on, the leaves on the trees outside are turning a rainbow of yellow and...
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Five Fall Favorites

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Despite how warm it has been the past few weeks, there is no denying that fall is really, finally here. And I could not be happier! Here are my top FIVE fall favorites; the things I love most about...
Halloween is my favorite holiday, and my kid's class Halloween party is the perfect place to let my excitement out. After years of throwing class parties, I have it down to a system. For a one-hour class party, I set...
Without a doubt, the most played-with area in our home is a place filled with loose parts, which we lovingly refer to as the “junkyard.” The junkyard came to existence after one terrible week in March when we all...

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