• Easy Thanksgiving Idea: “I’m Thankful for…” Pumpkin

    If you’re anything like me, your Thanksgiving plans have completely fallen off the wagon. We typially head to my husband’s grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving and pack her sweet home full of family from all over several states. It’s always a great time, with great food and great company on her picture perfect farm. This year? We just can’t justify the risk. Mya’s risk of infection is still there teamed up with such a high risk of COVID for our dear Grandma Kemper. I don’t like spending it away from her, but boy would it be silly to put her at…

  • How to Make Cheap Garland Look Expensive

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And it’s the most expensive time of the year. I started to decorate our house last weekend and apparently I grow new rooms and places to decorate because I’m always going out…

  • Mya’s Surgery and 11 Month Update

    Six days and counting since our baby girl went in for eye surgery and I’ve been excited to share all the great changes we’ve seen already in sweet Mya. Although we won’t have true results of the surgery for several…

  • Fall Family Picture Outfits

    It’s that magically stressful time of the year for a lot of us…fall family pictures. We love the result, right? But the prepwork is just that…so.much.work. We had our family photo session on Friday*takes a gulp of wine* and I…

  • Make-Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

    Whew! Anyone else spend the day yesterday stress-cooking/stress-baking/stress eating everything in your house?! What a day and looks like we’ve got maybe a few more days just like it ahead. We may be glued to our TV screen for days…

  • October 2020 Book Review

    Another month down of 2020 and another list of book reviews I have ready to share! A beautifully written story (a la Where the Crawdads Sing), a thriller, and…a Christmas story, because it snowed in KC and put me in…

  • November Meal Ideas

    I’ve been planning my November monthly meal plan this week which means I’ve been scouring my very favorite recipes books and Pinterest boards to find the best comfy, warm, and all things Thanksgiving meals for this month! Want to take…

  • Motivation Monday: Organizing Your Paperwork

    I’m not coming to you today with anything groundbreaking. And to be honest, it’s not glamorous or pretty or Pinterest/Instagram-worthy. However, going through this process has simplified my oodles of paperwork, moved documents out of the five different locations around…

  • Mya’s 10 Month Update

    Baby girl turned 10 months this weekend! Can you believe that!? Today’s all about the sweet 10 month old things she’s mastering, how she finally said one very special word (🤍🤍🤍), and all about her final pre-op appointment that we…

  • Easy Oreo Witches Hats

    Another week, another simple Halloween treat to make with your little ones! I made these Oreo Witches Hats as an after-school surprise for my two boys this week, but I think these would make the perfect dessert for a school…

  • My Organized Pantry Reveal

    Anyone else binge watching The Home Edit on Netflix and wanting to contain everything in your house? Yep, I’ve been fully influenced by them. But let me temper my excitement before I go out and spend hundreds of dollars “containing”…