Dirty Dishes, Clean Dishes {free printable}

Clean dishes Dirty dishes free printable

How can you tell when the dishes in the dishwasher are clean or dirty dishes? I’ve made a free printable so you can make a magnet!

My Depression Story: Childhood memories

My Depression Story: How I made the smiles, laughter, and music return

  I don’t know how to make this post look pretty with headings and pictures so I’m just going to write it. The thing is, depression is not pretty and there aren’t turning points when you know the depression is coming or pictures to know exactly what it looks like or even what it might […]

5 steps to a 5 minute DIY haircut {layers for long hair}

DIY haircut via @JanetGoingCrazy

{the above pictures are before and after the 7/3/13 haircut} It’s been a little while since I did a How To Tuesday post and I just had to share this one with you. I was reading a few of my friends’ blogs recently and I came across Beth’s post about cutting her own hair. I […]

Find a healthy alternative to snacks with Full Core

Full Core #StopSnacking

Photo credit: blogger Robin Gagnon Find a healthy alternative to snacks with Full Core Natural Appetite Control Drink – Promotes Digestive Health Hubby and I have been back on our weight loss program for almost three months and things are just not going as well as I had hoped. We both have lost, but not […]

Wait! Cold, Flu, and RSV season is not over yet!

New Mommy Tips

My son just celebrated his 5th birthday this weekend and we had a blast. I remember when he was born, I heard for the first time about RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and RSV season. I had prepared myself for a cold and flu season and I knew the risks of exposing him to daycare at […]

How to Personalize your Cubicle: more cubicle decorating ideas {from an Interior Designer!}

personalized cubicle decorating

How to Personalize your Cubicle: more cubicle decorating ideas {from an Interior Designer!} Working in an office setting, one tends to spend most of their time either next to the coffee machine or water cooler, or sitting within their cubicle. With all the time spent in a cubicle, many people like to add personal touches […]

How to teach a child to do a puzzle {How To Tuesday}

How To Tuesday

{How To Tuesday} I don't know about you, but my child didn't come with an instruction manual. My husband and I look at each other daily with that "deer in headlights" look and wonder how we are going to teach our boy the next big life lesson. When we were pregnant and when he was […]

Let’s Fight Fat in 2013 {with support & encouragement}

fight holiday fat

You all know that I struggle with my weight and I make promise after promise to myself (and to you all) that I am going to get on track and post regularly about it. I resisted fad diets for most of my life and I've always tried to convince myself that I was okay with […]

Top Ten Places to Visit if You Could Travel in Time

10 Places to Visit if you could Travel through Time

I am happy to be hosting author, Samuel Ben White, today as he tells us about his Top 10 places to visit if he could travel in time. He is the author of The Legend of Garison Fitch and is visiting blogs to guest post and spread his writing. Enjoy! Top Ten Places to Visit […]

Perfect Monkey Bread {Wordless Wednesday}

perfect monkey bread

Thanksgiving morning tradition in my dad's house is that I get up super early and make Monkey Bread for the family. I have been doing this for 17+ years and have started to teach my niece as well. This year, I was running late getting to my dad's house and started at least an hour […]