Alternatives to Classic R&R You Can Do At Home!

Let’s face it, in #MomLife, we are faced with the dichotomy of being ever in need of some R&R, with very few opportunities to be able to indulge.  And, I’m sure I’m not alone in  that, when I finally get some time away, I’m constantly thinking of my kids, missing them,  and anxiously awaiting my return.  So, what’s…

The Joy is In the Journey

First, my apologies. It’s been a little while since I’ve posted.  I’ll admit, life has gotten pretty crazy around here!  The schedule with Luke, our six-month-old has taken an unpredictable turn in the p.m. hours.  (As in, wayyyy too little sleep.). Some people do better than others on little sleep.  (Read: I don’t function so well on little sleep…

An Ode to The New School Year 

Can you feel it? Butterflies, optimism, hope and new beginnings?  Those are just a few of the words to describe the way I feel this time of year. It’s a feeling that’s been instilled in me since I was old enough to remember. Fresh hair cut, new clothes, new back pack and lunchbox. A gloriously blank notebook and vibrant new set of markers, crayons and pencils…

Mom’s Night In Box Review

What are Night In Boxes All About? “What a GREAT idea!” I thought.  A huge part of the joy I get from blogging is sharing the simple ways to make life memorable and fun with you, my reader! So, I ventured to the website to check it out.  I was looking for a fun date night subscription box that Erik and I could have fun with.  When I…

10 Things That Make Me Happy

Last week I was tagged in this blog post challenge by Jessica Foley at A Modern Mom’s Life blog. What a fun “challenge” to participate in! It has allowed me to think, in-depth, about the things that make me truly happy and that I’m so grateful for in life. I recommend everyone, bloggers and non-bloggers alike, make a list like this one…