• Christmas Gift Ideas for Young Moms

    November 24, 2017

    This Post Contains Affiliate Links Raise your hand if you’re a young mom.  Raise your hand if you have zero idea what to ask for this Christmas.  Honestly, I tend to get so wrapped up in what I’m getting other people that I don’t focus on what I’d like.  I’m too exhausted at the end…

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  • The greatest non toy Christmas present gift guide for toddlers

    Non Toy Christmas Gift Ideas for Toddlers {Giveaway}

    November 22, 2017

    This Post Contains Affiliate Links Christmas is coming!!!!!  I LOVE CHRISTMAS!  Seriously, you can just call me Buddy the Elf and it will all be good.  Unfortunately, now that I’m a mama, I have begun dreading Christmas a little bit.  I adore the holiday season – watching my little man experience all the joy and…

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  • The thought of sledding with toddlers can be tough but, when you get out there, it can be so much fun! Encouragement to get out with your toddler and enjoy!

    Sledding with a Couple of Toddlers

    January 6, 2017

    The week after Christmas Nate, Caleb and I headed to Spokane to visit my family.  With eleven brothers and sisters, five nieces and nephews, and four siblings-in-law you better believe trips to visit family are a whole bunch of crazy!  This time around there were only a few of us home (and by a few…

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  • Sometimes the perfect holiday party is the simplest holiday party! Click through to get some great tips for throwing a simple but fantastic party!

    How to Throw the Perfect (Simple) Holiday Party for Your Mama Tribe

    December 19, 2016

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #SavorTheMemory #CollectiveBias There’s one thing I know for sure, motherhood is hard! Anyone who would say otherwise is obviously not a mom. While it’s hard, it is SO much easier with a tribe of mom friends to laugh with,…

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  • You absolutely need to try this fantastic cinnamon roll recipe!

    My Mother-in-Law’s Cinnamon Rolls

    December 14, 2016

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #MinuteMaidHoliday #CollectiveBias I am a sucker for traditions, especially holiday traditions!  Seriously, traditions make my heart happy!  One great thing about marriage is that I get to multiply my holiday traditions by two!  One of Nate’s favorite holiday…

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  • Your toddler will love this great snowflake stencil painting craft!

    Toddler Time ~ Snowflake Stencil Painting

    December 9, 2016

    Affiliate links are used in this post If you’ve been following me on Instagram (you totally should be!) and caught my InstaStory, you’ll have seen that we had a few inches of snow!  Since I’m in Western Washington, land of perpetual rain, this is probably the only large amount of snow we’re gonna get this…

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  • Uncommon Gift Guide for the Whole Family

    December 7, 2016

    Thank you Uncommon Goods for sponsoring this post Some people are pretty much impossible to shop for.  Unfortunately, Nate and I are some of those people.  It’s not that we’re picky or judgmental of gifts, it’s just that we’re wanna be minimalists who don’t like things that don’t have a purpose.  When we want or…

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  • Begin a new family tradition by riding on the Polar Express

    The Polar Express

    December 5, 2016

    Like many little boys his age, Caleb is totally obsessed with trains.  When I found out that a nearby historical steam train had Santa train rides during the Christmas season, I knew it was something we HAD to do with him! Sure enough, when we told him we were going to be riding on a…

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