Cozy Porches

I have long dreamed of a big wrap around front porch outfitted with porch swings, incredible potted plants, and rocking chairs. Well before I ever owned a home, I had a calendar that was literally … [Read more...]

#SIMPLEGiving is Simply Giving

"Hey guys!  Wanna come with me today?  I have a special project to do..." Excitedly, they piled into the car, a jumble of untied shoes and unkempt hair. "What is it mama?" "Remember how mom … [Read more...]

Being #unstoppablemoms when you really don’t want to.

Disclosure: I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time … [Read more...]

If you give Jeannett a new bedroom…

Now that we've unpacked all the boxes and are feeling more and more settled in by the day, my eye is now moving to making this house a home. I can't quite feel settled until I feel like the house … [Read more...]

Shopping. Deals. Basically it’s my favorite.

You might have noticed a little button in my sidebar recently added that proclaims that I am a Wayfair.com Homemaker. Basically, that's a clever way of saying that I get to work with a great brand … [Read more...]

Fire safety, a quiz, and a challenge

Did you know that June is Home Safety Month? I know it doesn't sound as sexy or fun or Pinterest worthy as say, National Donut Day, but I promise you it is way more important.  No matter how many … [Read more...]

You’re Doing OK, Mom.

Before I became a mom, I thought I knew. I thought I had some semblance of what it would be like.  What it would feel like.  What I would do. The things my kids would NEVER do.  Oh goodness no. … [Read more...]

Spring is my favorite. Also bunting. {giveaway}

I suppose a case could be made for each of the seasons. After all, summer brings lazy days and popsicles. Fall has that crisp breeze and candy colored squash. And winter...Christmas. But … [Read more...]