Favorite Organizing Tools

Organization has always been something I've strived to accomplish, but never fully did. In the last eight years since we've lived on our own we have accumulated so much shit. When I was pregnant with Ellie I began nesting at around 18 weeks and have never stopped. I purged a lot of stuff when I [...]

Q & A

I feel like every time I post a Q&A it is the same questions but I have gained quite a bit of new followers and readers since the last time I posted. I hope that those of you who have been here for a while and have probably already read these don't mind. I have [...]

Elf on the Shelf Ideas

In our house we don't do Elf on the Shelf because well... I don't want to deal with it and I don't think my oldest would believe the whole idea behind it.. she's 12 and I'm honestly surprised we still get to do the whole Santa thing with her. However, I have decided to share [...]

Gift Ideas For Him & Her

MenMy husband is always the hardest person for me to buy a gift for. He is the type of person that if he wants something he will buy it himself. He makes a birthday/Christmas list every year and even after sending it out to everyone he purchases shit off of it. -rolls eyes- If the [...]

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Today I will be sharing with you some ideas on what to put in your loved one's stocking! Kids Candy Small books Small toys (blindbags, mashums, etc) Glow Sticks/bracelets Small puzzles Small games Movies Baby/toddler essentials (sippy cup, paci, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc) Snacks (goldfish, cheez its, crackers) Book light Bookmark Markers/crayons/colored pencils Stickers Adults Candy [...]

Two Decades

People always say "you said you couldn't live without them but look at you living.." It's true, I am living.. but it doesn't make it any easier sitting here with my girls wishing we could pack up and visit with their great-grandparents. Great-grandparents that they'll never get to meet or interact with. I'm doing the [...]

House Plans

When we bought our house we knew that there were things we wanted to update and/or change throughout the whole house. Our house was built in 1960 and it definitely shows its age in some areas. I will update this blog and probably add to it as I remember things we want to do or [...]

Blog Update

So, it's been a bit since I've sat down and got some content out. Truth is.. I've been struggling. A lot. As most of you know I started classes in August for my psychology program. Normally I take three classes and it is somewhat okay when it comes to balancing everything else in my life. [...]