Book Review: Born to Run

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall I read this book last year, and it helped jump start my training for the half-marathons I ran.  I’ve been lacking in motivation to start training again, so I re-read this book, and in spite of the bad light that is being cast on bare-foot running, I thought I […]

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5 Ways to Use Grandma’s Spaghetti Sauce

Today I am paying a special tribute to a lady that made this blog possible.  Rachael, is amazing and wonderful, but without this lady, I wouldn’t know Rachael. I’m talking about our Grandma.  Rachael and I are first cousins, and we are so fortunate because we have an amazing grandma.  She taught our moms how […]

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Tricks and Tips to Look Better in Pictures

A little while ago Vanessa wrote a post about getting in more photos with your kids. Vanessa encouraged all moms to forget about looking great, or being too fat, or whatever, and just get in the photos. I personally have thought about this a lot since the post, and I love the idea, but I […]

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Fledge Feet Product Review and Giveaway

Today I am giving a review on a new company: Fledge Feet We interviewed them last week and you can read that interview here. They offer fold down high tops for kids. And as with tradition, I am going to give them a rave review. Here is why: 1. Style- These little shoes are totally […]

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Healing Through Infertility and Miscarriage

  Don’t I look happy in this picture?  I had just found out (like hours before) that I was expecting our second child.  I hadn’t struggled getting pregnant, we had just waited for what felt like the right time to try again.  We were thrilled.  We had a happy accident with our first pregnancy, meaning […]

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The Burnout Cure

It is Mother’s May, and so we are talking about all things mom.  And what says “mom” more than burnout. Too cynical? You can read about how to overcome mommy burnout here, but  if you are already feeling really burnt out, just keep reading…   The fact is many moms, especially moms of little children, […]

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Kids Art Tote Bag-Mother’s Day Craft

  As mother’s we LOVE getting all those cute pictures drawn by our doting children for Mother’s Day.  Am I right?  But what do you do with them after Sunday is over?  Sure, they hang on the fridge, with the magnets they made for a couple of days.  And then what?  Throw them away?  NEVER!! Today’s tutorial […]

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5 Tips for Planning Your Disney Vacation

A friend recently posted a question on Facebook asking whether they should take their girls to Disneyland or a beach in Mexico. I immediately said, “Mexico”. Better value, more fun. But then I realized something: Disneyland is a vacation every family should take at least once. There is something magical about taking your children through […]

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Strawberry Cheesecake Sweet Rolls-Mother’s Day Brunch

  These yummy sweet rolls are sure to impress at your Mother’s Day brunch.  Cinnamon/sweet rolls kind of intimidate me, but these really weren’t hard to make.  I had some leftover cheesecake filling from these cupcakes (I made the cupcakes and sweet rolls within the same week, just timing on posts was different).  I wanted […]

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Fledge Feet Entrepreneur Interview

As you guys know, we love to interview small business owners and entrepreneurs and share what we learn with you! This week we are featuring Fledge Feet. They offer darling fold down high tops for kids! Callie is one of the sweetest ladies, and I know she is going to go far with this darling […]

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