minky baby blanket :: diy + tutorial


Every child has that one special blanket, right? From my experience, that special blanket is the one they come home from them hospital with. With my first three children, my favorite baby prep activity was picking out that beautiful, soft blanket, that I knew my sweet baby would fall in love with and cuddle for […]

a simple 2-step process from SoCozy, now available at Bed Bath & Beyond, Harmon & BuyBuy Baby! #SoCozyHair #ad

a simple 2-step process for kids from socozy

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SoCozy. All opinions are my own and not edited by the sponsor. My older girls are to the age where they shower, more than they bathe. The 4-year old even sneaks in with them! That being the case, they are in charge, and I […]

small apparel :: kids’ clothes with a conscience on kickstarter


I wanted to start with the best part about Small Apparel, but I can’t decide on the best part–the adorable, totally unique kids’ clothing (and more!) or the fact that this family-owned business will be able to donate 25% of their profits forever if they can meet their Kickstarter goal to decrease their production costs. […]

diy burp cloths…spit up in style :: a simple sewing tutorial


Spit happens, right? It never ceases to amaze me that such tiny and adorable little humans can be so…well…I’ll say it…down right disgusting! They really have that characteristic covered quite well…along with the person holding them… I was fortunate with two of my three kiddos, that they weren’t very urpy. Life was pretty clean with […]

crisp and casual with solo hope + valentine’s day promo


It’s that time of the week again, time to collab – let’s break it down! Oh wait…it’s not the weekend, yet….here we go anyways! Iā€™m really excited to bring you this week’s installation in my collaboration with my friend Erin over at Home with the Boys! She is a fellow fashion lover, but she is […]

tutu diy :: for the little dancer or fashionista in your life


Oh, that dreaded moment when at bedtime, your child says to you, “Mom…I kind of forgot to tell you…I need four dozen cupcakes for the class party tomorrow…” Your date with Netflix and a glass of wine suddenly comes crashing down around you. Your evening plans have drastically changed. In this family, we homeschool, so […]

head to ft. wayne, shop @VeraBradley at huge discounts and BE HAPPY! {#vbos16}

what happens at the vera bradley outlet sale

Yup – that’s MY plan in April of this year! Every year we tend to take a little road trip, me and some girlfriends. It’s changed up a big over the years, but it’s always in our calendar. This year, the venue has not changed, it is still at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum […]