Summer Style for the Beach & Pool

Summer is here and in full force!  The weather this past week has been 90+ degrees, which calls for trips to the pool, ice cold summer shandy’s in hand, a whole lot of sun, and of course….a little R&R!  As you make your way to the beach or pool this season, be sure to make a statement with a few of these gems! Here is the ultimate summer style guide, which includes a variety of colors, texture, and Boho vibes!  From sandals to cute dresses to accessories, we’ve {Read More}

World Ovarian Cancer Day Giveaway

She is 37 years old.   A mother of two.  A daughter.  A sister.  A friend.  A fierce fighter. Her name is Randalynn and she is the reason today matters. It is Monday, May 8th….World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day. In honor of her and so many who are in the fight of their life, I am excited to announce this special giveaway to help spread awareness for Ovarian Cancer! My SIL was diagnosed in January and has been battling with optimism and strength {Read More}

Nautical Themed Party

So, it’s been a couple weeks since our vacation in Florida and I’m really missing the beach!  Watching my boys play together in the sand, riding on the kayak for their first time, searching for seashells, and splashing in the water, made for some great memories.  All of this fun in the sun got me to thinking.  I should probably post E’s nautical themed first birthday deets from almost a YEAR AGO.  Folks, he is almost two!! This mama is suhhhhlacking!  It has {Read More}

Book Review: The Danish Way of Parenting

Getting time to yourself as a parent isn’t something you take for granted.  BUT, what to do with the pockets of alone time is the big question. Should I go for a run, take a nap, clean the house (not desired but necessary), have a glass of vino and catch up on Netflix, read a book, finish the project I started, or  DO NOTHING? Usually, reading goes by the wayside because it requires FOCUS and I’m pretty tapped out mentally by the time I can actually {Read More}

Life with Kids: 10 realizations you have as a parent!

Soooo, before I became a parent, I had these hypothetical thoughts in my head of how life would play out once I had kids of my own.  I mean, it wouldn’t be all that hard. My children would be these stellar little creatures and I would be the fun, easy going, patient-all-the-time mom.  Yup, that’s right….parenthood would be this grand, daring adventure! Well, I guess you could say it’s a daring adventure. But, in a different kind of way.  You see, {Read More}

A Time Saving Tip to Lessen the Load

Calling all laundry lovers!  Okay, you can all go ahead and put your hands down. Actually, who are we kidding?! Let’s be honest…the words laundry and love do not belong in the same sentence.  Not sure I have ever met anyone who actually ENJOYS doing this household chore. I mean, if for some odd reason, you do, well….you’re an anomaly. The process of washing, drying, folding, and putting clothes away is just fart too lengthy of a process.  Some days, I have to run the washing machine a 2nd {Read More}