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Potty Training Now, Because …

Reid turned three recently and for awhile now, I’ve thought he has been ready to make the transition from diapers to handsome little boy unders. But, he hasn’t really asked. And, on my end, I haven’t really felt much worry about pressing it.  All over the internet you’ll find articles about the best time to […]

Currently

  Doing — some work on toilets. Well, at least I thought it was going to take some work. But it didn’t. I decided to forgo my normal natural cleaning method and put this Scrubbing Bubbles stuff to work. Ya’ll I didn’t even have to scrub! Literally squirted, left it, and flushed 30 minutes later … […]

Celery + Apple Green Smoothie

I kicked off the year by going dairy free. At least for a little while.  It’s going OK. I honestly feel great. I’ve known for awhile that my body would be much happier sans dairy, but still, it’s never easy giving up something you love. I mean, I did have a dream about cheese the […]

Word of the Year: Lean In

Ah. The new year. I love it. This time of year is just the best! One of my favorite traditions each January is to choose a word of the year. For 2019 I actually chose two. But they go together, so, in my mind, it’s one thought. One theme for the coming months. Dominic and I recently […]

Merry Christmas + a Happy New Year

Here’s a belated peek at our Christmas card and photos we had taken in September! But, more important perhaps is that the photographer who took our photos has an amazing giveaway going on. It lasts into January so if you’re local, pop over and enter!  Oh, Reid. Always so happy and laughing … until you […]

This + That

I kind of abandoned my blog this fall. Homeschooling and freelance has taken my time and mental energy and well, that’s the beauty of blogging … you can pop in and out as it suits your life season. I’m hoping the new year will bring some more writing here though, maybe even some more organization. […]

5 Tips For Getting Outside No Matter the Weather

This post is sponsored by ClimateRight but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. The old me hibernated all winter. If the weather wasn’t ideal, there was no way I going outside. Count me out! Inside, with cocoa and slippers is where I preferred to be. Buuuuut, then I pieced together that my mental health […]

Dating Your Kids: Quality Time On Everyday Adventures

Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan™ Max 5-in-1 Convertible Car Seat! Quality time is such an important part of nurturing relationships. Quality time is  important with your spouse, it’s important with your friends, and, it’s important with your kids! With four kids, […]