Taylor Swift Verified Fan Pre-Sale Day

Todays the day that Taylor Swift’s Eras tour tickets go on sale for verified fans. My daughter, husband and myself all became “verified fans” in hopes of getting a chance to purchase tickets to her concert early.  It was kinda ironic that only the true Swiftie of the family got a presale code.  I was[…]

Wedding Dress Grow Up…an Anniversary Tradition

There are so many fun ways to document your children growing up. One of my absolute favorites that I’ve done is the wedding dress grow up. All you do is each year on your anniversary, take a picture of your daughter in your wedding dress. If you’re planning to preserve your dress, this might not[…]

Blast from the Past. A Budding Entrepreneur

Its Saturday and time of another Blast from the past series! This is a series of blog posts that I’m moving over from a small family blog I had when I girls were younger. Today is called a budding entrepreneur. Its seemed fitting since Saturdays are our market day for The Scrunchie Sisters. The following[…]

Helping Teenagers Manage Stress

I have loved every season of being a mom. I feel incredibly blessed that I’ve been able to be at home with them for their entire childhood.  And while being a first time mom comes with a whole slew of challenges and adjustments, I feel like being a mom of teenagers is a whole new[…]

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy and Fun

Its almost Halloween I’ve always loved Halloween. I remember growing up my older sisters would come up with costume ideas for us.  I mean, when you grow up with six kids in your family, its not like you can run out to the local party store and buy 6 costumes…that would get downright expensive!  Back[…]

Our Best Family Halloween Costumes

I can’t believe it…my family agreed to do a group costume this year for Halloween!  Its been hit or miss the last couple years because of COVID and my girls not really wanting to dress up together!  But with it being my oldest daughters last Halloween at home, they’ve agreed to dress up together!! I[…]

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.[…]

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[…]