• 2023 Goals + a Free Printable
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Arbonne Protein Shake
  • Best of the Year From Amazon
  • 2022 Year in Review: Highlights
  • Merry Christmas!

2023 Goals + a Free Printable

It’s the end of January … so, why goal talk now? Aren’t new year goals supposed to be well underway? I mean, yes … and no. Yes, because starting fresh on January 1st does have a nice ring to it. But no, mostly no, because you can start goals ANYTIME! This month the kids and […]

Peanut Butter & Jelly Arbonne Protein Shake

It’s been on my to do list for quite a little while to share my most favorite protein shakes ever! It’s creamy and delicious while still being wonderfully healthy. I blend this up 3-4 times a week and have yet to gt tired of it. For a few years now I’ve been on the Arbonne […]

Best of the Year From Amazon

Some of my very favorite posts from fellow writers are round ups of their tried and true products. And now you get one from me! I scrolled all my purchases from 2022 and here you’ll find my “Best of the Year From Amazon”. These are all things I’ve told my sisters and besties to buy […]

2022 Year in Review: Highlights

As much as I like to be ready for the new year come January I’ve learned that it’s more of a transition month for me than a true fresh start. And, I like it that way. Time to reflect, organize, plan … all my favorite things. Plus, that tail end of the year with Christmas […]

Merry Christmas!

When I saw this Christmas card design at VistaPrint I just knew it was the one for us. This year has been full of adventure and adjustments, laughter and longing. But truly, it is a wonderful life – and one I am so grateful for. Our Christmas season has been a beautiful one. We paused […]

Creamy Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes with Thyme

My mom first made this recipe over a decade ago. I had made it clear that mashed potatoes were not my favorite and so, she procured and mastered a delicious scalloped potato option for our holiday menu. Over the years these potatoes have become a family staple – for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and many other […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

Some items listed below were gifted for review purposes. I wouldn’t share if they didn’t truly earn a spot though! Ever since the Amazon catalog arrived in the mail my crew has been all, “Please add this to my watch list”. That’s what they call their wish list and I love seeing what all they’re […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Mamas

Some items listed below were gifted for review purposes. I wouldn’t share if they didn’t truly earn a spot though! ‘Tis the season for the much anticipated gift guides! I usually like to wait until after Thanksgiving, to give gratitude it’s due time to shine, but there are so many great deals already happening – […]

Five Favorites

We spent the last week of October in Houston.​​​​​​​ Dominic had a trip for work and the kids and I tagged along. Best of all, I talked my mom into meeting us there! It was a wonderful week and I can’t wait to share all about the grand things to do and see around there. […]

Halloween 2022 | Disneyland Inspired Costumes

For almost a year the kids have been prepping and planning their Disney inspired costumes. ​​​​​​​The only things we purchased new were Max’s mustache and their Disneyland name tags! Everything else was thrifted or from our closets. It all started with Jem’s love of Imagineer Mary Blair. And this book. And this one too. I […]

8 Timeless Disneyland Tips

This fall we spent a fabulous five days in Disneyland and California Adventure. From magical moments with cast members to fantastic first time experiences, we, once again, fell in love with the Happiest Place on Earth. Whenever I post photos I get a handful of questions about how to do Disney best so I figured […]