Let the car time begin! Whether you’re prepping for a long road trip, or just trying to survive the day without hitting up a drive-thru, being prepared with a super fun, super easy car picnic will change your entire life for the better! Okay…I may sound a bit dramatic by saying it will change your entire life for the better…. Read More
Inexpensive gadgets that make mom life a little bit easier…and more fun!
A Moment of Calm Amidst the Hustle And Bustle This Holiday Season One of my favorite ways to start my morning is to indulge in the stillness and read a few passages in my NIV, Mom’s Devotional Bible. Ever since I was old enough to read, I’ve been a self-help junkie. It’s a bit ironic to me that it took… Read More
“Ouch!!!” I winced in pain as I retrieved yet another lego, deeply embedded in my foot. Enough was enough, I thought. Having kids is great, but the giant mess the tiny humans leave behind can be a pain (literally!). With kids, There will be messes My kids are small, and a big part of learning and growing creatively includes playing… Read More
If you’re tired of dealing with annual contracts and rising cable rates, it may be time to consider ditching cable. Luckily, it’s much easier than you may think!
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 a mom… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
Life less balanced. That’s describes the vibe around the Schirmer household the past few weeks. It’s been crazy. Mostly crazy in a good way, but still crazy! We were fortunate to be able to take a week off to spend time with family up in New York. It was a perfect week. But, as I’m sure you know, a vacation… Read More
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… Read More