My Fall Reading List

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I don’t think I mentioned that I too participated in the summer reading program alongside my kids. During the months of June, July and August I read 9 books. Not a bad average for an overtired, busy mama, right? I’m going to keep the reading ball rolling and continue to utilize our fabulous library this fall.… Read More

Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

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Our first official day of homeschool preschool is September 3rd! With a 4 year old (and a 2 year old tagging along) our focus will be super hands-on this year. If the past tells me anything about our upcoming year, our learning will revolve around crafts. My children loves creating and I love seeing all their artwork. Craft time… Read More

Can You Run a 5K?

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I am not an athlete. Never have been, never will be. What I am though, is determined. And for quite some time it has been in the back of my mind to run a 5K. Mostly, just to see if I could and you know what I learned on Saturday – I can!   Have… Read More

Tieks: The Best Mom Flats

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I’ll start this post off with saying “I’m sorry.” I’m sorry for what I’m about to introduce to you too. Really, I am! But I know if you take the plunge you’ll email me down the road and emphatically type, THANK YOU, over and over and over again. Now. Tieks. The ballet flat, reinvented. Click… Read More

Mom Shirts That Say It All

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Wake up and smell the coffee, mama friends! Well, first you’ll have to start the coffee, because in all likelihood you forgot to set the timer again. Am I right? Or is that just me? Then, sip that coffee and take your pick of a tee make especially for you. One that speaks your heart… Read More

Our Top 10 Library Books From the Summer Reading Program

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Did you and your littles participate in your local summer reading program? We did! It was a wonderful weekly commitment to: visit our library, find new books, chart our reading adventures, listen to story time, do crafts, and scoop up some great coupons for local businesses after completing each week. Our library really went above… Read More

Perfect Pinterest Snacks

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Avocado Cream Cheese Snack Roll Ups /// Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks /// Dried Cantaloupe /// Apple Cookie /// Cheese and Turkey Roll Up /// Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries /// BLT Bites /// Frozen Peanut Butter Snack Square /// Coconut Cream Pie Energy Bites /// Cobb Dip Whether you’re looking for lunch box snacks or… Read More

Back-To-School Shopping For Mom!

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Back-to-school season is in full swing!!! Here in the Northwest we don’t begin classes until after Labor Day, but the stores are full of supplies and my Facebook is full of back-to-school status updates. From what I hear, the supply lists are long and specific! We are launching homeschool preschool this year, but that doesn’t… Read More

Super Iced Coffee

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Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make life easier, right? Well, then let me introduce the most amazing, easiest make-at-home iced coffee. I call it Super Iced Coffee. Because, well, that’s exactly what it is Here’s a step by step in how to add a kick to your step during these warm summer days …… Read More

Hatch a Butterfly With Your Family

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Ready to spend $20 on the best little bit of family fun? Yes? Alright … place your order for a Live Butterfly Garden! The Live Butterfly Garden offers children the invaluable lessons of metamorphosis, science, patterns, patience, and life cycle studies. Give the Magic of Metamorphosis to a child you love. In your kit you… Read More