Three is worse than two

Smiling 3 year old boy

I don’t mean to sound like an ungrateful parent. I really don’t. When I complain about my kids, I know with my heart there are parents out there who are in worse situations. But man, we are in the thick of it. We always knew our son was more physical than our daughter. He pulled [...]

Dynamic Duos on Netflix Streaming #StreamTeam


Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and this year is even more special because both of our kids old enough to understand what it means to be thankful. They are also expanding their circles of friends with school, daycare and activities like Girl Scouts, dancing classes and swimming classes. Talking to your kids about [...]

Stocking stuffer ideas for kids

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for kids under 5

I love filling our kids’ stockings. I try to include fun things with low price points so I can include a lot of little items at once. I had the chance to check out some items at a recent Mom Mixer event and these will definitely be going in our kids’ stockings! Wow Cups Recently, [...]

“Frozen” deco mesh balls {Tutorial}

Frozen Deco Mesh Ball tutorial

I love deco mesh. Not only is deco mesh really fun (Glitter! Sparkle!) it is really versatile. I’ve seen great deco mesh wreaths and crafts, but not too many deco mesh balls. Last year, I made these deco mesh balls in pink to give our daughter’s room a pop of color. Since then, we’ve painted [...]

My Favorite Holiday Photo Cards

Holiday Cards from Minted

It’s that time of year again! Right now, I am going through all my favorite photos from 2014 and trying to decide which one will end up on the holiday card. I love getting holiday cards. I display every single one I get, and it makes me so happy to see so many shining faces [...]

Disney Frozen Holiday Gift Guide for Girls


“This Christmas, I want everything to be FROZEN!” says my 5-year-old daughter with excitement. Last year, this request would have been a little difficult. It seemed like it was really hard to find anything Frozen. This year, however, there is an overabundance of everything Frozen. From dolls to puzzles to banks… but it’s the only [...]