Self care goals for 2018


Hello 2018! Hello to a new year and a fresh start. Don’t you just love that? I do. As cliche as it sounds, I love starting off the new year with a few basic goals for myself. Nothing crazy-big or fancy, but with 2017 in my rearview (and we all know it … Read more

Happy Family at Target


Mornings can be a pretty crazy time around here. I try to get up and start my coffee before the baby and toddler wake up, but most mornings I’m awoken by the sound of little feet kicking the wall and babbling to themselves. As soon as my feet hit the floor, we … Read more

An easy way to give back this holiday season

The holidays are quickly approaching, and soon enough everyone will be caught up in the hustle and bustle of finding the perfect gifts, hitting up the biggest sales, deciding what to wear to their office Christmas party, or making the perfect dinner for their family. Sure, there are plenty of reasons to … Read more

Preparing for a new baby


Pregnancy. It can be one of the most special, joyful, exciting times in a woman’s life as she takes a giant step towards motherhood (or adds more children to her growing family). It can also be a very nerve-wracking, stressful time, depending on your personality and how your pregnancy goes. It’s a … Read more

Holiday appetizer with goat cheese + prosciutto


There’s almost nothing I love more than sharing delicious food with some of my favorite people. It’s one of the best parts of the holidays. Family, food, and friends. Whether it’s at my house or theirs, as long as we have good food and good conversation I’m happy. I’ve been dying to … Read more

My next kid-friendly vacation destination


Vacations are something that don’t seem to happen often enough in this household for many reasons. We’ve had a couple of crazy hectic years, what with adding two new babies to the family, and a family vacation wasn’t really an option for the longest time. It’s just been chaos, really. Now that … Read more

Opening up about infant feeding


  I loved breastfeeding. Is that a weird thing to say? As a mom of four who’s nursed all four babies, I can honestly say that breastfeeding was one of my highlights with each baby and it’s one of the things I looked forward to most after each subsequent birth. Maybe it … Read more

5 minute 5 product “no makeup” makeup look


It’s been a while since I talked about makeup over here on my little ol blog, which is kind of crazy, because makeup is a huge part of my every day life now. Back in January when I started this whole LipSense thing, I had no idea really that there was actually … Read more

Tips for soothing a fussy baby


    If there’s one thing I firmly believe in, it’s moms helping out other moms. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m far from the perfect parent. I make mistakes- tons of them, and even after 13 years of motherhood I still have questions and struggles when it comes to … Read more

Baby Loved, Science Proven


Playtime is such a crucial part of early childhood development. Babies and children learn through playing, so wouldn’t it make sense that we should be picky about their toys? Lamaze Toys are baby loved and science proven, meaning they are designed with every stage of your baby’s development in mind. I’m sharing … Read more