Life can change in an instant. For good or bad, better or worst, devastating or glorious. This realization is what makes life so precious, so important to celebrate, and so important to cherish. This is why it is imperative that we all take the time to reflect on the blessings we are given, to appreciate who we have as friends and family, and to celebrate small and big moments in our lives. We become so busy trying to stay connected to… Read more »

For Sale Free: E-book Read A-long thingy So we have it. That one toy that is tormenting us. Being a lover of books and reading, I was very excited to get a “my first reader” toy that would read the pages and ask questions and be oh-so-fun for Miss M. Then one day… it reared it’s ugly, possessed head. It randomly reads to you. Without a book in. It even skips pages. It reads pages from completely different books. It… Read more »

  Have you ever noticed how upset you react when someone bothers you while you are deep in a Facebook post, email chain or how-to video on your phone or tablet? Have you realized that reaction is to your spouse or children? There are a million {OK I have no idea how many} articles, studies, posts and opinions out there on this topic and I also want to weigh in. This issue of being constantly distracted really started to irritate… Read more »

Ahhhh organization. How sweet you are. I honestly have a love for organization and creating areas that provide a “home” and space for items that life tends to bucket as miscellaneous and annoyingly “in that pile”. When we were planning out all the details of Little M’s nursery, I knew that I wanted to tackle a closet project. These boring closets that come in old homes annoy me. Ever since I was little, I always tried to change my room… Read more »

One of the posts that I had been excited to post about, was how we updated {the one and only room so far in our house} from a very outdated 70s decor room, to our precious little bundle’s gorgeous and calming nursery. Here was the room before – a complete blank slate. We had already taken off all of the icky brown trim and brown closet doors. {Don’t mind the dog photo-bombs}     Here we are, I’m large and… Read more »