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posts that I had been excited to post about, was how we updated {the one and only room so far in our house} from a very outdated 70s decor room, to our precious little bundle’s gorgeous and calming nursery.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 »

Happy 1st Crafternoon!! With the dawn of Pinterest, my inner crafter has started to emerge. I love creating things and challenging my creative side, and was so happy when my best friends wanted to instate “Crafternoons”. Being a full-time working mom, I don’t have time, energy, or the money it takes to be as crafty as I would like. So instituting a once-a-month Crafternoon was the perfect balance. With how busy life has become, and how “connected” we all think… Read more »