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Stephanie’s Miracle

Stephanie’s Miracle

It all started with a phone call. I was talking to my sister, Stephanie, on the phone that afternoon while she was running some errands. We were sharing our excitement about our upcoming trip to Niagara Falls and laughing about the fact that she had […]

Creating a Grocery List + Sticking to It

Creating a Grocery List + Sticking to It

  Remember that time you made a grocery list but forgot it at home, so you were left guessing as to what was written on that tiny piece of paper? Or maybe you took it with you, but you were pregnant and hungry, an impossibly […]

The “How To” of Meal Planning

The “How To” of Meal Planning

  Ok, mamas.   You’re here because you need a change. Hats off to you!! It can be so hard to get out of the “I’ve-always-done-it-this-way” rut. You got this, mama.   You know that feeling you get when you realize you have no idea […]

Cleaning Can Be Fun (No, Really!!)

Cleaning Can Be Fun (No, Really!!)

  Hey, mamas!   January is done and gone which is UNBELIEVABLE. The older I get, the more I realize that all the adults were right…time flies!! With that being said, the brightness of the New Year may have worn off a little. But, I’m […]

2018 Declutter Challenge

2018 Declutter Challenge

  January 1st.   There’s something about a new year that brings feelings of excitement and invincibility. It’s a fresh start, a chance to change the way we’ve been doing things and maybe even improve on some we’ve done well. 2018 is no different and […]

The Day I Became a Mama

The Day I Became a Mama

Today, my sweet little man turns two, which means he’s practically twenty. You might find me in a heap on the floor because it’s just not possible. He’s the one who made me a mama. The one who puts a smile on my face daily […]

My Favorite Wrapping Essentials

My Favorite Wrapping Essentials

  Now that I have kids, one of my favorite times to wrap gifts is in the early morning hours. The tree’s warm lights shine throughout the house, giving the darkness a hint of magic. That’s not to say that it’s easy for me to […]

The Blessing Season

The Blessing Season

  My father-in-law just so happens to be my Pastor. He was my Pastor first and became my Daddy second, thereby earning the name Pastor Daddy. He has always been passionate about what he has dubbed, “The Blessing Season” which starts a Sunday or two […]

Rain + Apple Pie

Rain + Apple Pie

  Today was one of those days that called for a little sunshine. And that sunshine was apple pie.   I have a love for baking that has slowly developed over the past six years since Nate and I were first married. Contrary to popular […]

Spread Some Love…

Spread Some Love…

Hey, mamas. You know those days where you’re at your whit’s end with your littles and trying to figure out how to make them behave once and for all?! (If only they were robots.) Guess what? We all have those days. No mama has it […]