• New Series! What I’m Gardening This Week

    Anyone else in total disbelief that we made it through the winter? Well, at least the two worst months that I consider torturous “winter.” January and February. Done. Check. Moving on, homies! I love the months to lay low, to…

  • Jackson’s Valentine’s — and a Special Valentine Snack!

    Happy Valentine’s Week!! Whether you’re deep in love, single as can be, dating the one of your dreams, or dating yourself for awhile, I hope you are feeling the love this week! This is Jackson’s first year for a school…

  • Grove Collaborative – You Just HAVE to Try It Out!!

    I may have no less than 7 calendar appointment on my phone telling me when to cancel my “7 Day Free Trial” or “3 Months Free” from everything to Apple Music to Young Explorers VIP Membership to our local newspaper.…

  • Sausage Cream Cheese Rigatoni

    I feel like the last 4 recipe posts have all been Italian or something with a red sauce ingredient. Can you tell that I begin to hibernate and carb-load during the wintertime? 🙂 This recipe today is a simple pasta…

  • 5 Simple Changes to a Healthier Kitchen

    I’m well aware of the crazy amount of chemicals that infect our homes daily. The problem is that there is so much, I get so overwhelmed and don’t even know where to start to make changes! I want my family…

  • 10 Best Winter Diffuser Blends

    My New Year’s power word this year is CLEAN. Clean body, clean mind, and a clean home. And when I say ‘clean,’ I’m not talking about a resolution to clean up the constant slew of train tracks, stuffed animals, and…

  • Choosing Your New Year’s Word

    “Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” ~Brad Paisley I’m a big New Years person. The closing of a year, the reflection of where we’ve come, what we’ve accomplished, and the anticipation…

  • After Christmas Sales 2018

    Gift cards? Check. Cash? Check. A cold weekend with way too many bowl games on TV that is going to totally dominate my husband’s attention? Check. Let’s get shopping! Sites are really killing it with the sales right now, and…

  • Kemper Christmas 2018

    Can it really be over? Could all the excitement and build-up really be done already? Got an extra week and it still went too fast! On a Hallmark movie this year, one of my favorites, Lacey Chabert, said something like,…

  • Christmas Bucket List

    We were gifted with a few extra days of Christmas amp-up this year since Thanksgiving was earlier, and I’m ready to take full advantage of all things red, green, and Christmas!  It’s time to slow ourselves down to spend time…