Having young kids while trying to sell a home doesn't have to be a challenge! These six simple tips on showing your home to sell will help ease the stress!

Simple Tips for Showing Your Home To Sell

Our house is currently on the market, which means our house has to be ‘show ready’ within ONE hour at all times. If you have young kids, you know how easy it is to keep a house clean with a toddler. My son, G, will be turning two in March. I honestly think having a…

15 super cozy, stylish knitting projects to keep you warm and busy this winter. #10 is my favorite!

15 Knitting Projects to do this Winter

Knitting is a perfect hobby for winter. You don’t have to leave your couch. You can stay under a blanket. And you can watch a movie at the same time. It’s a hobby I love but often forget. Not this winter! Here are projects I have in mind, and (bonus!) most of them are free patterns. Knitting…

Must-read winter skin care tips that will put an END to dry skin! Such great advice!

Winter Skin Care Tips to Combat Dry Skin

Winter weather can cause a variety of problems with our skin – from the sometimes serious (like frost bite, infections and nosebleeds) to the uncomfortable and inconvenient (like cracked hands, and itchyitchyitchyitchy skin). At our house, nose bleeds are a nightly event, and at any given time someone is scratching something. In fact, just last…

Stay warm in style this winter with this cozy winter outfit.

Cozy Winter Outfit

I run into the same dilemma every winter – I hate to be cold but I love to be outside. It’s tragic, I know. With a polar vortex in the forecast, I have been strategizing how to make it through winter this year. As always, I turn to layers. Here is a winter outfit I would…

Five reasons your kids will LOVE the LEGO DUPLO Batman adventure set - and a chance to win a $50 LEGO gift card.

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGO DUPLO Batcave Adventure and a $50 LEGO Gift Card Giveaway

I’m teaming up with LEGO® DUPLO® to give you a great gift idea for your preschooler, and to offer you a chance to win a $50 LEGO gift card! Five Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGO® DUPLO® Batcave Adventure set (And a $50 LEGO® Gift Card Giveaway) 1. This Set is Awesome. Bottom line. With…

If you're looking for some great winter boredom busters for your little ones, you will love these 33 winter activities for toddlers!

33 Winter Activities for Toddlers

This will be my first winter staying home with a toddler. So in an effort to not get into a major cabin fever rut with G, I searched for some great winter boredom busters. These 33 winter activities for toddlers are AMAZING! I can’t WAIT to try #6 with my son! 1. Paper Plate Ring Toss…

Make wrapping paper as much fun as the present itself! Kids will love these clever ideas.

Creative Wrapping Paper Ideas for Kids

My mom was/is an expert gift wrapper: crisp corners, bows in the right places, and perfect paper. She would stay up until the wee hours on Christmas Eve wrapping our gifts while watching It’s a Wonderful Life. She not only beautifully wrapped our gifts, but used different paper for each of us. On Christmas morning…

Make your own body wash with four simple, easy-to-find ingredients. Natural, nourishing, and refreshing!

Nourishing DIY Body Wash

My sister has gotten really into natural foods and products over the past few years. When I was FaceTiming with her the other day, she was making a smoothie and put hemp in it. HEMP. In a smoothie. And then she drank it. Though I stick with fruits and vegetables for my smoothies, I have…

Simon loves his Hallmark ornaments

Creating a Keepsake Christmas Tree

Decorating the Christmas tree is one of my most favorite events of the year. We put our tree up the day after Thanksgiving and proceed to spend hours putting all the ornaments on the tree. Every year, I tell the kids the story behind each ornament. The ones from past co-workers. The one I made…