Let me take a moment to be blatantly honest with you…sometimes I really don’t like to cook dinner. In fact, I’ll give you 7 reasons why this mom doesn’t want to cook dinner (and I’m sure you’ll agree). Because I
Sending Christmas cards is like sending cheer through the mail. Maybe you are like me and love sending them, but you are just never quite prepared so you are either late sending them or you just forget to send them
Hang in there. You can get through this holiday season. While we do not focus on the “things” aspect so much (yay for less stress), I do enjoy having a few fun things for the kids to open and we
Winter weather is a little different everywhere you go. In the North, kids typically bundle up while in the South there is more layering of lighter clothing. Being from Wisconsin, I am used to very chilly winters, but where we
Inspired by the Teal Pumpkin Project, I decided to pull together a huge list of Non Candy Halloween Treats (not allergy-friendly candy, but an alternative altogether) for trick-or-treat that are generally allergy-friendly. Many of these are unconventional–in other words, they
As a military family, we live in a rental home. We do not always know when we may have to move and have to expect to be moving around frequently, so we never completely “settle in.” We have painted walls, but that isn’t always practical or possible. So what are some ways that we make our rental feel like home?
Clothing can be so expensive and take up so much space in your closet and drawers. What I have been working towards this past year has been to reduce the amount of clothing we have in our wardrobe while still
Back-to-school shopping can be very stressful, which is the last thing we parents need. Running from store to store, bringing the kids along, hoping you didn’t forget anything…it can be a lot of work. Save yourself some stress and try…