Why I hate it when you tell me “I could never do that.”

I have wanted to put these words on paper for years now. But I am not Louisa May Alcott. I am not eloquent or poetic. And I use phrases like “totes” and “I can’t even”. I’d rather appeal to my readers’ humor than their “feels”. But this has weighed on my heart heavy, especially during […]

“Me Time” during Isolation + GIVEAWAY

What crazy times we are living in … am I right? My daily stresses went from getting the kids to school on time and planning a homecoming to the kids using too much toilet paper and how many hours are actually in a day? I used to know it was 24 … now I’m convinced […]

Kids General Conference Worksheet

I have never been more excited for a session of General Conference as I am for this one. I have never felt more ready to hear what the leaders of our church have to say. I have never felt like my life was in more turmoil and, never have I ever needed guidance, confirmation and […]

DIY Wainscoting/ Board and Batten

I literally never thought I would be writing a “home-improvement post”. I am not Tim Allen. I’m more like the first little pig, who built her house out of straw. I’ve never used power tools, I am the queen of cutting corners, and hate slivers with a burning passion. That makes me the world’s worst […]

Best Online Sales

I’m not exactly sure why I am online shopping currently. Sounds like I am not going to have anywhere to go or anyone to see … for like … forever. So realistically I could stay in my pajamas forever. But something about being stuck at home and spending all the money I don’t have makes […]

Resources for Quarantine with Kids

So. 2020. Am I right? What a year this has been. And to think that I have handled all this garbage without my husband! I am so ready for him to be home and dealing with this madness with me. But unfortunately, it seems like the madness will end up delaying him. And the word […]

Letterboard Quotes

Of all the things I create, the letterboard quotes seem to get the most love on the old Instagram! And for good reason. I am freaking funny! … If I do say so myself ­čśë I’m going to keep making them, because you guys keep lovin’ on them. “If you build it, they will come.” […]

Favorite Cheetah Swimsuits

We all know that cheetah / leopard / I don’t know the friggin’ difference, is all the rage right now! And thank goodness. Because the 7 year old in me is finally living her best life! If only Lisa Frank folders would come back in style. I would say it’s an off day if I […]

Dinner On-The-Go with Armour Lunchmakers® + Drink

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LunchmakersClub #CollectiveBias We all know by now that my #momlife is quite hectic. That I am solo-parenting and flying by the seat of my freaking pants. That I am an emotional roller coaster with a to-do list 3 […]

Mystery OREO

This post is sponsored by OREO, but all opinions are my own. How many posts about OREOs can I do, right? … WRONG. There’s never too many posts about OREOs. Never. We love this delicious cookie in this house. It is milk’s favorite cookie, and Jamie’s favorite cookie too. And even though I am lactose […]