Archives for 2018

Luxe for Life

Since becoming a mom, taking care of myself has taken a little bit of a back seat; understandably. I just don’t have the time/energy at the moment to do some of the things that I used to do when it was only myself that I needed to care for. It was only a handful of […]

Menu Planning Monday #130

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. We had a wonderful weekend filled with sports, parties and family time, and we are now ready for another week. […]

The Follow Up

I felt a follow-up post to my story was in need after the completely heart-warming, encouraging, uplifting, and terribly sad, discouraging, and heart-breaking response it received. If you missed it, you can see it here and here. So many of you reached out with words of encouragement, words of praise, and words of compassion. But […]

Menu Planning Monday #129

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. We had a jam-packed, but fun weekend, and are looking forward to a somewhat easy-going week! The kids only have […]

Five Non-Candy Valentines with Free Printables

**Re-posting this from last year! Still some amazing ideas. Gosh, people are so creative!** I was at Target the other day when I came across this amazing little section of goodies in the Valentines Day section that would make for GREAT non-candy Valentines for the little ones to give to their friends and/or take to […]

Menu Planning Monday #128

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. February?! Already?! How did that happen?? And dang that groundhog! I am SO ready for Spring! Here are this week’s […]

Battery and Remote-Operated Light Trick

Hello, my friends! I recently learned a new light trick from Brooke at Nesting with Grace, and I just had to pass along the goodness. I HAD to! It’s too good not to. We all know hardwiring lighting is a real pain, especially when there isn’t any wiring in the wall to begin with, leaving lighting […]

Menu Planning Monday #127

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. Our daughter has been requesting Chinese food a lot recently, so I thought I’d make a week of it. I […]

My Story- Part 2

To see the first part of my story, you can find it HERE. We were told our mom was in the back bedroom and to go see her. I paused, noticing how dark the hallway was before moving forward. This is when I heard the sound. A loud, exhausted moaning. The sound of someone with nothing […]

Menu Planning Monday #126

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. We are back in the swing of things with kids in sports and school nights not just packed with living […]