Senior Treasure Box: Celebrate all year

What is it about having a senior in high school that has me feeling all the emotional feels.  I think this may have me more worked up and emotional than when she started kindergarten.  Perhaps because its the end of a season of parenting where when they start school you still have them at home.[…]

drink water

Easy Hacks to Help you Drink Water

Let’s face it, most of us could do with increasing the amount of water we drink.  Unless of course you’re one of the lucky ones who actually loves drinking water and doesn’t struggle with this like I do! Chugging down energy drinks and coffee might make it easier to get through a rough day juggling[…]

pumpkin pie spice

Make your own Pumpkin Pie Spice

Its pumpkin spice and everything nice! Happy Fall!  Tis the season for all things pumpkin! I don’t know about you, but I LOVE pumpkin!  And one spice that I love time of year is Pumpkin Pie spice!  I like adding to to things like smoothies, oatmeal and even homemade granola!  Find all kinds of pumpkin[…]

50th birthday countdown

A Birthday Countdown is where its at

How birthday countdowns started for us Its 2020…and the pandemic has been going on for several months. Jason’s 50th birthday was coming up and we knew that a big 50th birthday celebration wasn’t going to happen. So how else can you ring in becoming a half a century old? How about a birthday countdown! Tik[…]

100 days left in 2022, the countdown is on

100 days until 2023 Well here we are…today starts the 100 days countdown to 2023. It’s a year that seemed so far off when I became a mom in 2005 and when my 1st daughter started kindergarten in 2010.  Now here we are at the countdown to when she graduates high school and goes off[…]