‘Tis the Season


Health and Wellness

Ah, the sweet smell of pine in the air…the (sometimes) cooler weather calling for boots and pants…the anticipation of Jesus’ birth and Santa’s visit…and of course… SICKNESS It’s like clockwork, right? Two years ago, for my oldest daughter’s first Christmas, she had her first real bad cold with HIGH fever. It was scary! And the […]

December 21, 2017

Dealing With The Big “D”


Lifestyle

DISAPPOINTMENT I’m becoming more aware of how influential disappointment can be in my day to day life. It started with the birth of my second baby. No, I was not disappointed in the girls…I felt like they were disappointed in me, or that I was disappointed in myself. No matter how hard I tried, I […]

December 14, 2017

The Cookie That Tops All Holiday Cookies


DIY/Recipes

I know, I know…that is a HUGE claim to make. But hear me out! I have proof! Every year, for as long as I can remember, my mom, sister and I have made cookies for Christmas. Sometimes we hand them out, and sometimes we keep them for ourselves 😉 And we ALWAYS make THESE cookies. […]

December 12, 2017

Decisions, Decisions


Parenting

“Aw, your girls are so beautiful!” “Thank you.” *Genuine smile as I remember just how blessed I am by my two girls.* “Gotta try for a boy, right?” *Smile fades as I mumble something and make a hasty exit.* Isn’t it a bit archaic to think that families of all girls are not complete unless […]

December 7, 2017

Toddler/Preschool Activities that Keep the TV Off


DIY/Recipes

So I have a love/hate relationship with our television. In fact, I have that relationship with the television, phone, iPad, Kindle, you name it! Why? Yes, I know my daughter can learn, and is learning, amazing things from different shows she watches and games she plays. Yes, I do love the fact that any of […]

December 5, 2017