My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

In some ways it seemed like she was just born, in other ways it seems like a very long time ago. Nevertheless, she is turning three today and that fact in itself is hard to comprehend. Three years ago I was sick with a fever and congestion and very pregnant. While I would have preferred … More My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

A Christmas Bucket List to Help You Savor and Focus on the Season

Christmas is almost here, December is literally flying! Christmas preparations are in full swing here and I’m trying to cram in every tradition and activity I can while I have energy and motivation to do so. OK,  maybe not to that extreme but you get the idea. There is a lot I want to do … More A Christmas Bucket List to Help You Savor and Focus on the Season

How to have a Fun and (mostly) Free Fall with your Family

This week as the attention turns towards being thankful, it seemed an appropriate time to look back on the many fond memories and fun moments we have had this fall. Here are some of our favorite activities we’re thankful for this fall and perhaps these will inspire you to create similar moments with your family, … More How to have a Fun and (mostly) Free Fall with your Family

Disney Princess Gift Guide for Your Little Princess

My daughters absolutely love Disney Princesses. They have a princess bedroom, princess clothes, princess toys, princess birthday parties, they make up stories about princesses, they read princesses books, they watch Disney Princess shows, know all the songs by heart and spend the majority of their day asking to listen to princess music on Spotify. Basically they live and … More Disney Princess Gift Guide for Your Little Princess

How to Plan a Spirited Football Party (on a budget)

This year, I went all out for the football party we hosted, complete with moving furniture to accommodate more guests, decorating the dining room with banners, backdrops and Nebraska accents and even making football shaped cakes. This post included affiliate links. Here are my tips for hosting a fun and affordable football party: 1) Make … More How to Plan a Spirited Football Party (on a budget)

Book Review: “Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents”

This post contains affiliate links. “Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents” is a book I would recommend for soon to be parents….and for established parents. I know the title seems more geared toward people on their way to having their first child and in many aspects it is. Many of the topics … More Book Review: “Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents”