Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is such a special holiday. One of my favorites. A beautiful time to reflect and honor and snuggle my most precious blessings.​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​ Oh, and presents :) Those are pretty nice too! I usually coordinate a group gift between my sisters and I for our mom, I brainstorm with my husband for his […]

Five Favorites: Stay At Home Edition

The golden moments of staying at home … These two battle all day long so it was pretty precious to catch them lovin’ on each other. Nothing like Mama saying, “You better be nice or this video game goes off” to bring out the love! Speaking of love … here’s a few things I’m crushin’ […]

The “One Big Gift” Easter Gift Guide

Today’s post includes affiliate links. Some items I’ve shared were received as review samples, but, of course, I wouldn’t share if we didn’t truly think these gift ideas were wonderful! Who knew we’d be having a quarantine Easter this year?!? I’m definitely disappointed that we won’t be celebrating with our church family this year and […]

The Holiday Gift Guide For Mamas

Merry almost Christmas! I’ve been curating this list of gift ideas for mamas for months now and I’m so excited to share! These are things I LOVE, things on my personal wish list, and things I know you’ll adore too! Before we get to it, a little disclaimer … some links are affiliates which mean […]

23 of Our Most Loved Picture Books

It probably comes at no surprise that we love books.​​​​​​​ We really, really do. As our home library grows and we find new treasures at our local library the kids and I thought it would be fun to keep track of our favorites. So we started a Notes section on my phone and every few […]

Five Favorites: Target Edition

After a long hiatus from Target – AKA the moneysucker, I ventured in with the kids for a few necessities. We left pretty unscathed. Only a few bonus things jumped in our cart :) We all showed so much restraint! Somehow we rolled through Target and the only photo I snapped was of Kate DiCamillo’s […]

16 Book Festival Favorites You’ll Want To Read Too!

The big kids and I went to the first ever Seattle Children’s Book Festival last weekend. It was so wonderful and we can’t wait for next year! We went specifically to meet LeUyen Pham, the illustrator of the Princess in Black series. These books are a top favorite for both Jemma and Max and we […]

My Favorite Montana Small Businesses

I love exploring new shops and businesses when traveling, don’t you? I mean, I obviously appreciate the consistency of Target as much as the next girl, but Target is Target is Target everywhere you go. Small businesses, on the other hand, are unique and so regionally-minded. They give a true glimpse at life in their […]

The Chore Chart That Is Actually Working For Us!

A special thank you to The Buttercup House for gifting our family a set of chore magnets. We have gone through many a season of chore charts. Honestly, I feel like I’ve tried them all. The only thing I haven’t tried is a traditional allowance for completing chores. I’m very much in the camp of […]

This + That

This is pretty much the story of my life ^^^ trying lots of things, being OK at some and awful at others … all while embracing the experience. In a world where it is so easy to compare ourselves to the best of the best, it’s mighty fine to just do and be and try. […]