Family · Life

So, We’ve Moved

FINALLY. We’re here. We’ve moved. It’s official, and we don’t have to do it again for at least 5-10 years. Can I get a loud, boisterous “hooray” from the audience? Because that’s what I feel like shouting right now, for sure. After almost a year of everything being up in the air – selling our…… Continue reading So, We’ve Moved


fun · holidays

My 8 Favorite Halloween TV Episodes or Specials

I know that my blog is primarily a “mama” one, but that’s certainly not all that I am. As I said on my “about me” page, I’m a big TV, book and movie buff. I find each of these to be great outlets when I just need to get my mind off of day to day…… Continue reading My 8 Favorite Halloween TV Episodes or Specials

#PeriParents · Link-Ups · Periscope · What's Up Wednesday

What’s Up Wednesday {October 2016 Edition}

Hello friends! Thanks for joining me today for “What’s Up Wednesday.” I’m linking up with bloggers Shay, Mel and Sheaffer for this. Please feel free to post a “What’s Up Wednesday” of your own and link-up with us all. I would love to get to know you all! So let’s get started… 1. What we’re…… Continue reading What’s Up Wednesday {October 2016 Edition}

Family · Honest Mama Talk · Parenting

Honest Mama Talk || I Said No

I have a habit of spreading myself to thin. I’m always saying yes when I’m asked to volunteer for things; I’m always taking on new projects; I’m always setting goals that are either impossible or very hard to accomplish. It’s insanity. I don’t know why I do it. I sometimes find myself believing that people…… Continue reading Honest Mama Talk || I Said No

Crafts with Kids · DIY · Parties

She’s TEN || Art Party for Kids

I’m officially the parent of a 10-year-old! I cannot believe it! Haley (our oldest) turned 10 a few weeks ago, and in celebration of her age officially heading into two digit zone, we decided to have a party. She has always been into arts and crafts… always drawing, coloring, painting, learning to sew. You name the…… Continue reading She’s TEN || Art Party for Kids

Deployment Diaries · marriage · Printables

Deployment Diaries: The First Care Package

My husband has been away on deployment for four weeks now, and it goes without saying, but it’s pretty hard so far. For us, for the kids… it’s difficult, but we’re managing. We talk on the phone or Skype as much as we can, which is a lot more than most couples who are dealing…… Continue reading Deployment Diaries: The First Care Package