Hello Fresh Unboxing

I was super excited to find my first Hello Fresh box sitting on my porch today!  Hello Fresh is a ready-to-make meal subscription box that will alleviate the thought, planning and grocery shopping required for three of our family meals thisweek.  I still don’t know if this is a good…

Inspiring Women Series – Bradford Mom 2 Mom Sale

Inspiring Women Series – Bradford Mom 2 Mom Sale

Some of the themes in my writing include finding balance in life living as an A-type personality, and sharing ideas to make juggling it all just a little bit easier.  While I always hope I can inspire others with my writing, I’ve decided I want to try something a little…

Tips & Tricks for Introducing Responsibility & Allowances

Tips & Tricks for Introducing Responsibility & Allowances

Sometimes inspiration for my writing comes from other moms asking for advice.   Recently I was asked for my thoughts on introducing responsibility and allowances.  I am not an expert on this stuff  and while family values differ and what works for each child may be different, I love to share what works for my family…

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.

- Coco Chanel -
Life Lessons in a Scrapbook – Life Lesson #4

Life Lessons in a Scrapbook – Life Lesson #4

A few years ago I made a scrapbook album to give to Chase someday when he gets older.   I captured some of my pregnancy, special events and milestones from his first year to document his growth.  What was most meaningful to create  in this album, was a series of “life…

Simple Kitchen Play – Making a Rainbow

Today I’m sharing another great simple kitchen experiment for kids.  All you need is a bag of skittles and you can make a rainbow!  We used our leftover skittles from the Halloween candy.  It was a lot of fun watching a rainbow of colors expand across the plate.  Here’s how…

DIY – Punchboard Birthday Party Game

DIY – Punchboard Birthday Party Game

Around 2000 BC (before children), I would spend much of my free time managing guest lists, prepping party decor and coming up with fabulous food spreads.  I LOVED to throw parties of every kind and my friends had come to look forward to my annual shin digs. Once Chase was…

How to Manage Toys Overload

How to Manage Toys Overload

In recent posts, I’ve shared how we transformed our unfinished basement into a play space and offered some tips and tricks on how to organize toys in a playroom.  Today, it’s all about how to maintain your play space and prevent toys from taking over your house.  Here’s what works…

Boredom Boxes for Kids – Video Share

Last year I made some boredom boxes for Chase when he transitioned from napping to quiet time and was at home with me for a year of maternity leave.  It took a 30 minute investment of my time to pull together some random miscellaneous toys and activities from around the…

What you think, you become.  What you feel, you attract.  What you imagine, you create.

- Buddha -