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Parenting a Sneaky Toddler

Parenting a Sneaky Toddler

My adorable, precious little 3 year old daughter is the love of my life. She’s smart, funny, energetic, and a total kleptomaniac. We were  over at one of our friend’s house the other day, hanging out in their family room, which happens to be piled with three generations worth of toys. My kid entertains herself […]

CHD Awareness Week 2015: Brooklyn’s Story

CHD Awareness Week 2015: Brooklyn’s Story

February 7-14, 2015 is CHD Awareness Week. In honor of that we share with you Brooklyn’s story… Picture it: You’re heading into your 20-week prenatal appointment. The excitement and anticipation builds as you prepare for your first glimpse of this precious being growing in your belly. You expect to walk away with the first picture […]

Valentine’s Day Décor: Lucky in Love Garland

Valentine’s Day Décor: Lucky in Love Garland

Valentine’s day is coming up and there’s no better time to add some fun and whimsy to your home décor.  This Lucky in Love Garland is so simple and cute, every Queen should have one in her home. Supplies: Playing cards (I used the Jumbo ones because I thought they were cute) Three coordinating Valentine-themed […]

Handmade Christmas Gifts: Sugar Scrubs

Handmade Christmas Gifts: Sugar Scrubs

It’s that time of the year when I’m racking my brain trying to think of gift ideas for the person who has everything. Which got the creative juices flowing and I thought, “Who doesn’t love a from-the-heart handmade gift?” (Especially one that pampers?) Using ingredients I already have in the pantry I found a fun […]

4 Fun and Creative Teacher Gift Ideas

4 Fun and Creative Teacher Gift Ideas

Tis the season for giving! At times it can be difficult to think of gift ideas for friends, family and teachers. Take the stress out of finding the perfect teacher gift by giving them something they are sure to love. In our list of four fun and creative teacher gift ideas you’ll find everything from […]

Adding a Pet to the Family this Christmas? Food for Thought

Adding a Pet to the Family this Christmas? Food for Thought

Among the wonderful visions, sounds and smells of Christmas often comes a scent guaranteed to turn any grown Mama into a cooing mess… it’s not baby powder, but rather, puppy breath. There’s something about an impossibly soft-eyed little tail-wagging bundle of puppy fur that can melt the heart of anyone. If you are considering adding a […]

Kids with an Attitude of Gratitude: Sienna

Kids with an Attitude of Gratitude: Sienna

As the holiday season rolls around, in the midst of growing Christmas lists, families seek to find ways to instill an “attitude of gratitude” in their children. Living in a culture where it’s all about wanting and having more, it can be a challenge for kids to truly grasp the concept of, “It’s a far […]