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Bittersweet Weaning and the End of an Era

Bittersweet Weaning and the End of an Era

Breastfeeding my oldest son, TJ proved to be quite a challenge in the very beginning due to an undiagnosed tongue tie and a lack of professional support. Looking back, I find it a little surprising that I held on for so long, in so much pain, without giving up. I know that my husband’s unwavering [...]

Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

It’s that time of year! Spring cleaning is upon us. As the grass greens and the trees bud, I’m usually busy freshening up the house and opening the windows (to clean them). Here are some of my favorite quick and dirty tips for cleaning your house. Dishwasher- Add one cup baking soda to the bottom [...]

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

Have we all seen the DIY chalkboards on Pinterest? Yes. Do we pin them and write in the comment box “Totally doing this for _____, so cool!” I know I did! So I decided on a long weekend to actually start AND complete a pinterest project. No excuses! I knew that some of the projects [...]

Choosing a Preschool, Questions to Ask

Choosing a Preschool, Questions to Ask

When we set out to find a preschool for our son last summer, we were a little overwhelmed by the variety of options available. What was going to work best for our son that was also within our budget? Given that he had never been in daycare or away from home for lengths of time, [...]

DIY Soap Bar Bunnies

DIY Soap Bar Bunnies

When I was younger, my own mama and I did a lot of crafting. We had a few favorites, and this is one of them. I’m not sure where my mom learned to make these adorable little bunnies, but they’re something I haven’t seen in years anywhere else. By using that soap bar, it has [...]

Mini Egg Blondies

Mini Egg Blondies

Easter is one of my favorite holidays. This is mostly because the best candy is brought out in the stores during this season. Yes, I prefer Easter candy over Halloween candy… hands down! For as long as I can remember, Cadbury Mini Eggs have been my first choice. I am always sure to stock up [...]