diy · Holidays & Crafts · Mothering

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

St. Patrick’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. Perhaps it stems from my Irish roots, my love for gold or my mild (or not) obsession with holidays in general. Whatever the answer may be, I tend to be a bit extra when it comes to March 17. So, if you are looking… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Fun

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

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Home Decor

LUCKY St. Patrick’s Day Mantle Decor

When we were looking for our recent home, one of my very few requirements was that it have a fireplace with a mantel; otherwise, where was I going to hang our stockings?? I now treat my mantel as the focal point of my family room and redecorate it every chance I get! I love a… Continue reading LUCKY St. Patrick’s Day Mantle Decor

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Mothering

Leprechaun Trap DIY

On St. Patrick's Day eve, a leprechaun visits our household to hid his pot of gold, leave treats for the kids and make mischief for mom and dad to clean up. He is super sneaky and none of us can ever seem to catch a glimpse of him; no matter how hard we might try!… Continue reading Leprechaun Trap DIY

Anxiety · Infertility · Mothering · Postpartum · Pregnancy · Trying to Conceive · TTC

To the woman contemplating motherhood

Should I be a mother? Do I want kids? As a woman that’s probably a question that’s crossed your mind at some point in time; and maybe it’s on your mind right now. Maybe you are 19 years old and your boyfriend is in the military and you’re wondering if you should have a baby… Continue reading To the woman contemplating motherhood

Mothering

What’s In My Diaper Bag?

"As a former Girl Scout, I live by the motto “Be Prepared” which is why I take such pride in my diaper bag packing skills. A well-packed diaper bag is a skill that all moms should master. There isn’t much worse than being caught at Target with a cart full of things you didn’t know… Continue reading What’s In My Diaper Bag?

diy · food · Holidays & Crafts · Recipes

Valentine Cut Out Cookies

One of my goals for 2020 is to post more recipes and to share a bit more about what we eat as a busy family of five. I am definitely not a master baker but I have yet to find a sugar cookie recipe that is easier or more delicious than my mom’s! And it… Continue reading Valentine Cut Out Cookies

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Infertility

Valentine’s Day Heart Garland

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so obviously, I had to gather up some yarn and make some garland! My mantle is my favorite thing to decorate and a good garland seems to pull it all together; no matter the theme. For this particular garland, I combined some of my previously acquired yarn tassel… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Heart Garland

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

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Mothering · toddlers

Snow Paint

Snow days are fun, right?! Even as adults we understand how magical that first snow day is. Until we are cooped up with our kids for hours on end.   Sure, we can build snowmen and make snow angels until the cows come home; but how would you like to switch it up a bit?… Continue reading Snow Paint