Perks Of WAHM Life


By now you’ve probably caught wind that I never intended to be a WAHM. This blog was birthed as a simple way to chronicle my pregnancy with Jemma for family that lived far away. And from there it grew. Slowly, but it did. To more than I ever thought it would be. And then it grew beyond this […]

Full, Not Busy


It’s the first hours of August 1st, a new month, a busy month around here. I technically haven’t closed out July because I haven’t gone to bed yet, but nonetheless, a new month is here. Hello August! There was a time in my life when I dreaded Sunday nights. The beginning of a week, felt so […]

3 Fun + Fabulous Ways To Stay Hydrated

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This post was sponsored by Skinnygirl as part of an Influencer Activation. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. When I’m hydrated I feel 100% better. Water is my magic. My secret ingredient. My liquid happiness. If I feel grumpy, tired, or just restless, the first question I always ask myself is “Am I […]

Hello, Tide purclean (and Mom Rompers)


This post was sponsored by NEW! Tide purclean as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  I go to Target every week. Sometimes with a specific shopping list. Sometimes just to browse and wander. And, let’s be real … sometimes just to sip a coffee and let my kids watch a movie on my […]

Yes, There Is Joy In House Cleaning!

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Today’s post was sponsored by LG Electronics. Totally not pulling your leg … there can be joy in house cleaning if you look hard enough and approach it with the right heart! Now, I’m not one to be all Pollyanna about chores. Chores aren’t my first pick upon waking and by the end of the day this […]

All About Building a House, Maybe

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Well, we’re maybe building a house. I say maybe because we haven’t bought property yet (we have a piece in mind that we love though) and we’re still nailing down a design. Oh, and the budget, because apparently it’s a good idea to be smart about finances when it comes to building. All that to say, we’re […]

Lemon Meringue

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Dominic always requests something lemon flavored for his birthday dessert. All year long I force chocolate down his throat when it comes to desserts, so, being the awesome wife I am, I whip up some lemon deliciousness on his one special day! Then, back to chocolate :) I’ve had this recipe for lemon meringue sitting […]

How To Deep Clean Your Dishwasher


Bear with me! I promise, as boring as it sounds to deep clean your dishwasher, it is a must and I’m going to help make this Spring cleaning task as easy as possible. Deep cleaning your dishwasher is totally something you can start in just a few minutes AND, best of all, if you use safe products, your […]

Gluten-Free, Hashbrown Crust Quiche

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I am not a chef, not even close. I don’t even have a love for cooking, my sister got those genes … and mad skills. Let me tell you! When I am old and gray I pray she takes me in and keeps my belly full with her amazing recipes. She is only 6 years my junior, but […]

Have You Tried Doctor On Demand?

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“This post was sponsored by Doctor On Demand as part of a Blog Blast Activation for Influence Central.” I love my kid’s pediatrician, really I do. In fact, she was my doctor growing up! When we moved back to my hometown I immediately called and begged her to take my littles on as new patients […]