Health & Lifestyle · Holidays & Crafts · Home Decor

DIY Trends to Try

I absolutely LOVE a good DIY. Not only do they normally save but they also allow me to freely customize the pieces for my home. Thanks to COVID-19, I’ve really stepped up my DIY game and like to think that I have become a Master Crafter; if there is such a thing. Checkout my latest… Continue reading DIY Trends to Try

Health & Lifestyle · mom hack · Mothering

Toy Storage & Organization

How did we get here?! When did my kids accumulate so many toys? I’ve been a mom for less than five years but I swear if you stacked all of my kid’s toys on top of one another it would reach the moon. And I’m not even exaggerating.And why do things have to have so… Continue reading Toy Storage & Organization

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering

Lessons & Blessings Learned During My First Year Working From Home

I have been working from home full time for a year now. That is something I never thought I would say. Prior to this journey there were times I thought I would love to be a stay at home mom, but living solely on a teacher’s salary did not allow for that. I’d also thought… Continue reading Lessons & Blessings Learned During My First Year Working From Home

diy · Health & Lifestyle · Holidays & Crafts

Summer Wooden Bead Wreath

I recently took a couple months off from crafting to complete a few home improvement projects. My husband and I painted our entryway, living room, stairway and upstairs hallway walls (Sherwin Williams' Passive) and trim, and also painted our stair railing spindles white and the inside of our front door white. I am so so… Continue reading Summer Wooden Bead Wreath

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering · toddlers

The Backyard is Where It’s At

We already know that this summer is going to be one for the books. We will tell our children’s children all about the summer we had to spend at home or six feet apart. Yes, I am sure as we ease back into the “new normal” more and more things to do will begin to… Continue reading The Backyard is Where It’s At

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering · Time Management

Staying Sane While Working from Home with Toddlers

As we enter into month three of our nationwide quarantine, I like to think I have developed a bit of wisdom regarding successfully balancing life with three active toddlers and two parents working from home (plus one in grad school). Most people will tell you that the key to making it through the day is… Continue reading Staying Sane While Working from Home with Toddlers

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering · toddlers

Going For the Gold – Indoor Olympics

It’s COVID-19 quarantine day 957 (at least that’s what it feels like). You’ve watched Frozen 2 more times than you can count and you have taken to calling your children Elsa and Sven. The air is crisp so you’re still stuck inside, extracurriculars have been canceled and you are really starting to miss your kids’… Continue reading Going For the Gold – Indoor Olympics

Health & Lifestyle · Home Decor · Product Reviews

Decocrated Spring Unboxing

I have received my highly-anticipate Decocrated Spring Box and let me tell you this; it did not disappoint! The color palette is gorgeous and the blue matches the walls in my dining room perfectly. So, you can imagine how easy it will be for me to incorporate all of these products into my home decor.… Continue reading Decocrated Spring Unboxing

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering · toddlers

Snow Day Survival Kit

It’s a random Tuesday in January (or April) in Northwest Ohio, and our kids are anxiously watching the morning news with their pajamas on inside out (yes, that’s a thing) while you pace back-and-forth in the kitchen. The meteorologist appears on the screen to inform viewers that your county is under a Level 3 snow… Continue reading Snow Day Survival Kit

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering · Postpartum · Time Management

Pumping and working

I often consider myself as having three jobs. My first job is obviously being a mom. My second is my real world big girl job (I am in communications and IT at a public university, if you were wondering). My third job is pumping and breastfeeding! Man oh man pumping, especially when working full-time, takes… Continue reading Pumping and working