diy · gifts · Holidays & Crafts · Mothering

Drink Dispenser Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teachers are some of the most important and influential people that will ever walk into our childrens’ lives. They serve as educator, counselor, caregiver, confident, friend, role model, discipliner, sounding board, advocate, so very much more. And for all of that, I can’t for the life of me understand why they are so underpaid, under… Continue reading Drink Dispenser Teacher Appreciation Gift

Mothering · Product Reviews

Give me all the [Name Bubbles] labels

You’ve heard the saying “a place for everything and everything in its place”, right?! Well me new motto is “a label for everything and everything labeled” hahaha. But seriously though, it’s hard enough to keep track of my three crazy kids, let alone all of their STUFF. Which is why I am so passionate about… Continue reading Give me all the [Name Bubbles] labels

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Home Decor

Patriotic Wood Bead & Yarn Garland

You all know how much I love a seasonal/holiday mantle. But what you may be surprised to learn is that until this year I had never decorated my mantle (or anywhere in my home for that matter) for the 4th of July! So when Decocrated me to write a guest post on am easy 4th… Continue reading Patriotic Wood Bead & Yarn Garland

Holidays & Crafts · Mothering

What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

Oh, Mother’s Day. A day to celebrate moms, moms-to-be, mother figures, etc. A special day all about us. So why does it always seem like I never get to relax that one day a year?! I’m always rushing from house to house to celebrate, organizing gifts and cards and flowers for the moms in our… Continue reading What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

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 · Holidays & Crafts · Mothering · toddlers

Two the Moon Birthday Party

We had Hank's second birthday party recently and I am absolutely in love how the theme and decor turned out. Seeing as though we are amidst a pandemic, we weren't able to have the big celebration that I would normally plan (if you know me, you know I love to host a party) but that… Continue reading Two the Moon Birthday Party

diy · Home Decor · Mothering

Turning a Room into a Home Office with Decocrated

My life, like everyone else’s, was recently flipped upside down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. With what seemed like little warning, many Americans lost their jobs; and those blessed with the ability to continue to work during the stay at home order (like myself) had to adapt to a new work from home… Continue reading Turning a Room into a Home Office with Decocrated

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 · Product Reviews

Lollipop Baby Camera Review

I've always been a regular old, plug your camera and monitor screen into the wall type of mom. Wi-Fi cameras made me nervous (think, creepy old guy hacking into my kids' monitor to watch them sleep...yikes) and I just assumed they would be pretty unreliable. But, when Lollipop offered to collaborate I decided to give… Continue reading Lollipop Baby Camera Review