Starting Again

Starting Again

We all hate starting over – at least I do, so I assume everyone else does. Even my kids hate starting again. Because usually we’re starting over because we got something wrong. And if there’s anything worse that starting over, it’s admitting that I’ve gotten something wrong. I often have...

What my Kids think of the New Baby

What my Kids think of the New Baby

I have 3 children and while they each are super excited that we’re having another baby – they’ve been asking for one for basically forever – their responses have all been different. I can’t wait to see what they all think once the baby is here! First. Here’s what...

Tips for Dealing with Morning Sickness

I’m currently pregnant with my 4th child and “enjoying” all the 1st trimester joys of morning sickness. Luckily for me, my morning sickness (all day sickness) is only in the 1st trimester. I’m not sure what would happen in my house if it lasted any longer. As I’m lying...

Caring for Myself in My First Trimester

Caring for Myself in My First Trimester

Aside from the actual delivery. First Trimester is by far my least favorite part of pregnancy. I have morning sickness – really all day sickness – from about 4 weeks until week 13. And with 3 kids, homeschooling, and a small business, keeping up while I’m sick is a...

Ladybug Girl Craft

Ladybug Girl Craft

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy is one of my children’s favorite books. We received this book years ago as part of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program. Which is a program she started here in Tennessee that mails each child under 5 one free book a month. We’ve discovered some truly...

Rhythms of Rest – Review

I received this book free for purposes of my review. All opinions are my own. Rhythms of Rest by Shelly Miller – Finding the Spirit of Sabbath in a Busy World. Are you tired? I know as a mom with young children, I am. And not just physically tired....

Mini Chicken Pot Pies

These little chicken pot pies are perfect for cold winter days. My kids thought that having their own bowl was awesome! Plus the biscuits fit perfectly on top this way. Feel free to make this in one big pan if you don’t want to do personal ones. Chicken Pot...

Conspiracy of Silence – Book Reivew

Conspiracy of Silence (The Tox Files) by Ronie Kendig I love trying out new Action Book authors. Because I love books that are full of action. So I was pretty excited to give this book a try. It sounded interesting and entertaining. Conspiracy of Silence definitely did not disappoint. It...

The Beginner’s Bible – Review and Giveaway

The Beginner’s Bible – Review and Giveaway

I received this book free for purposes of my review. All opinions are my own. The Beginner’s Bible® has been a favorite with young children and their parents since its release in 1989 with over 25 million products sold. Now it’s redesigned with fresh new art that will excite...

Lee Stafford Ceramic Curling Wand for Corkscrew Curls – Review and Giveaway

Lee Stafford Ceramic Curling Wand for Corkscrew Curls – Review and Giveaway

This is a sponsored post. I received this product free for purposes of my review. All opinions are my own. My 8yr old Daughter has the straightest, silkiest, hair ever. I’ve tried everything to get good curls. We tried hot rollers, curling irons, a variety of gels and mouses,...

Last Minute Gift Idea

Last Minute Gift Idea

Scrambling for a last minute gift for that impossible to buy for someone? Here’s a super simple and delicious treat anyone can make. Russian Tea 1 Cup Tang 1 Cup Lipton Instant Tea 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon Mason Jar Pretty Ribbons If you have a...

Shattered Vigil – Review

The Shattered Vigil (The Darkwater Saga) by Patrick W. Carr This is the second book in The Darkwater Saga Series. The first book is The Shock of Night. I read The Shattered Vigil without first reading The Shock of Night. It took me the first couple of chapters to...