Henry made everything slow down. I know he’s my last baby (for real this time), and I’m trying my hardest to soak up the little moments.

I try to say yes as much as I can.


Zora got a hair cut and looks like a sweet little puppy now. Be sure to watch the video of her playing with the kids and doing tricks with them!


Zora's IAMS visible differences challenge - part 1

Zora’s going to embark on a little challenge this month – let’s see what visible differences happen! This is part 1, with a sweet video of her playing in the back yard.


Want to save on your energy bill? Here are 3 ways to cut costs.


Why I love cleaning my wood floors, even with 3 kids and a dog.

We finally ripped the carpet out of our dining room, and replaced it with wood. I’m SO thankful to have such an easy-to-clean floor in there that I don’t mind cleaning it every day. (Or almost every day).


The promises a mother makes to her children.

I’ve made lots of promises to my kids. Big ones and small ones, but the most important one i’m not sure I’ve told them about.


These couples were challenged to look into each other’s eyes for just 30 seconds, and just that little bit of connection sparked some romance. I try to do something similar with my husband every day, with an extra-long hug at least once a day (when he comes home from work is a good time).


Feb 25 2016
Category: Food. Sponsored

Want to eat more veggies but get stuck or bored with them? Here are 5 ways to eat more vegetables, so naturally that you won’t even notice.


2015 was a busy year for me. We started the year with a cross-country move, pregnant and exhausted (and too pregnancy-hormone-headachy to blog at all), and ended it with a brand new baby.
Yet somehow, I still managed to make $5,487.34 “on the side” with my blog, just from one site.


Dollar General asked me to try out some baby supplies from Dollar General, and compare their store brand to some national brands. I thought that sounded like a fun challenge, and I was happy to give it a go!


It’s called stress urinary incontinence (SUI) – when you pee a little due to stress on your body – coughing, sneezing, laughing, pregnancy, or even exercise can cause it.

I finally understood. And, ugh… it was every bit as un-lovely as I thought it would be.

If it happens to you, know you’re not alone.


Spread your wishes for the greater good, and UPS will make a donation to its charity partners. #WishesDelivered



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