Holiday Gift Idea: Diamond Candles

Diamond Candle

Growing up I have very fond memories of my mom almost always burning a candle. This is why Diamond Candles is one of my favorite brands. They make me remember the nostalgia of my childhood with an added bonus of a ring inside. In short, it would make a wonderful gift for any woman in [Continue Reading]

Hand Print Painting With a Two Year Old

hand print painting

Poor Emma gets depressed every morning when we take Zoey to school. They may fight non-stop but my girls are extremely close, and they miss each other like crazy when separated. Today was exceptionally sad on the Emma front. She was moping around talking about “Doey” (she hasn’t quite mastered the ‘z’ sounds yet.) I [Continue Reading]

Pumpkin Carving and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

roasted pumpkin seed recipe

Zoey went on a fieldtrip with her classmates to the Pumpkin Patch last week, and got to bring home her very own pumpkin. My husband decided it would be the perfect year to carve pumpkins with them for the first time, and I decided I wanted to make some Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. Win/Win. Bryan got [Continue Reading]

Driving For the Sky


A few weeks ago we were traveling out of town for my cousin’s surprise birthday party, and on the way there I was seriously inspired by the night sky. For the first time ever I actually had my camera with me so I decided to take some photos. I’m so glad I did. I loved [Continue Reading]

Halloween Acting Game FREE Printable

Halloween Acting Game FREE Printable

Halloween is one of the best times to have a party and play some games. I was thinking about ways kids (and adults) could get together and have a spooky time, then it hit me. We need a Halloween Acting Game that is sure to produce laughs, and maybe even some tears. Halloween Acting Game [Continue Reading]

Something in the Water

something in the water

I’m not a huge country fan, but sometimes a song touches my soul in a way only country can. Have a listen to Carrie Underwood’s “Something in the Water” My favorite lines from the song: Gonna look ahead, no turning back Live every day, give it all that I have Trust in someone bigger than [Continue Reading]

Kids’ Chore Charts FREE Printable


Earlier this year I created a chore chart printable to sell on Etsy, and after only selling a handful of them I realized something: Parents need an easy, printable, and FREE chore chart to help them get on track. Because of this realization I’ve decided to pull the chore charts off of Etsy, and offer [Continue Reading]

WhoDunnit? Parenting Mysteries


We recently developed an ant problem when our new neighbors moved in. Our pantries share a wall and we started getting ants coming in from their side…but that is a story for another time. The point of this is we had to remove everything from our pantry. Even though my kitchen and dining area are [Continue Reading]