• 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…

  • Christmas Home Tour 2018

    I’ve been slowly decorating our house, but when the forecasters say there’s a blizzard in KC today, I booked it to get it all done.  Nothing makes me happier, cozier, and never-gonna-leave-my-house-ier than Christmas lights and snow.  So come get…

  • My Thanksgiving Tablescape

    Every year, we load up the family and head north to a small town in southern Iowa for Thanksgiving.  We spend the day at my husband’s grandmother’s house for a beautiful dinner and time with the family.  Even though Grandma…

  • Halloween 2018

    This Halloween was one for the ages! Jacks was finally at the age that he “got” what he was supposed to do, what he got, and just how fun it would be.  That crazy boy woke up early singing Disney…

  • Oh My, Yummly

    I spend countless hours each month searching and scanning Pinterest to find recipes that sound good, look good, have all the right ingredients that every member of the family will eat, and on and on and on.  I search general…

  • 23 Books to Read Before these Upcoming Movies!

    It’s getting colder and the days are getting shorter, and my love for snuggling up and watching a movie is up each and every day…and morning…and naptime… Recently, I had a girlfriend ask me to go watch the new movie A…

  • Fall Staples + Sales Round-Up

    The countdown is on!  T-minus 5 days until the first day of fall!!  Bring me all the reds, oranges, and spices while I’m roasting in 90 degree heat.  *cue some serious eye rolls*  But let’s look past the real temperatures and…

  • Life Lately

    My days go a little like this on a normal day: Wake-Up between 4-4:30 Workout at the only place that would make me set my alarm at that ridiculous time! (Fusion Fitness — Sweat Lab videos all online, too!) Rush…

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