I love eating soups in the winter. And there is nothing that compares to home made soup. Of course, not everyone has time for roasting and cooking for hours so I modified my favorite butternut squash soup recipe to shave off some time during dinner prep. Of course homemade soup still takes longer than opening a can, but when it… View Post
It’s the start of a new year, but I’m in the middle of a journey to making health my priority that started in July 2016 or as I like to say, 40 lbs ago.
Everything you need to know about planning the perfect girls’ weekend at The Durham Hotel in Durham, NC with your friends.
Will we prepare for the inevitable hard times or continue to be surprised by them? Being intentional in 2017 means making peace with what may come.
Christmas cards should be fun and show a family’s personality! Our DIY elf christmas card did just that! See 10 years of cards and learn to make your own!
Tis the season for a holiday porch makeover and you know what that means – all the pictures! When we bought our home 6+ years ago, one of the biggest selling points for me was the front porch. In our old house, there was only a little stoop with no room for even one chair. I love sipping my morning… View Post
How do you deal with stress? That’s the magic question isn’t it? We all have stress. None of us really wants to be stressed, yet sometimes it’s just unavoidable. I definitely admit to googling how to deal with stress a time or two in life. And if Google can’t help, well…I guess there’s no hope. Kidding! Actually, there are a… View Post
I love to travel and I will take whichever means of transportation necessary. I’ll fly or take the train when I can, but I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for a good long road trip. Planning a road trip with kids makes me all nostalgic for my own childhood. Growing up in the 80s, my family of five… View Post
Post contains affiliate links I hope I am never too old to play with toys. I’ll admit one of the most fun perks of being a mom is acting like a kid again! We’ve been window-shopping for toys this holiday season to get an idea of what the boys like and when we had the chance to check out the Imaginext… View Post
As the parents of boys in kindergarten and 2nd grade, it seems like we are hitting the sweet spot for reading. They have reached the point where they can enjoy books on their own or read aloud with the grown-ups. Over the past few months, we’ve amassed a few favorite books for k-2nd grade so I thought I would share… View Post