Book Love: Journey Back to Lumberjack Camp & Giveaway

Journey Back to lumberjack camp

A cousin sleepover is so much fun! Bike rides, games, electronics, baseball, cooking, laughing, eating and making cool dude bracelets is just some of the stuff we do. I always end the night reading a book out loud. I highly suggest ending a sleepover night reading an awesome story. It usually … [Read more...]

Caption This: Bike Skills Trail

Caption This Bike Skills Trail

My youngest is finally a confident bike rider. Yay, no more wobbly training wheels! I love going on family bike rides where everyone pedals well and whines no more. This week he wanted to experience more than the subdivision bike ride and was up for the challenge of a local bike skills trail. … [Read more...]

Stay Made: The World’s Most Innovative Children’s Bedding


StayMade: Changing the world of kids bedding This post is sponsored by Staymade. I was not compensated. I only share products that I believe in and I feel my readers will benefit from. When my kids were babies, I loved choosing bedding for their crib. As they transitioned to bunk beds and … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift {Free Printable}

Teacher Appreciation

I have a beautiful Snowball bush in my backyard that provides beautiful blooms just in time for Staff Appreciation Week {most years} as long as Mother Nature cooperates. Giving flowers isn't anything new but dressing up the flower presentation is really simple and thoughtful with the … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift ~ Paper Clips Dressed Up

Paper Clips - Teacher Appreciation 2

My children's elementary school PTO supports our teachers with Teacher Appreciation Week. I love to recognize our teachers but believe me, they don't always receive something during Teacher Appreciation Week because life gets away from me sometimes. I choose not to feel any guilt. Instead, I just … [Read more...]

Kindergarten Teacher Gift from the Class

Teacher Gift

Volunteering in my son's kindergarten classroom last year allowed me a little insight into a kindergarten teacher's world even if it is only for 50 minutes a week. Thank God it was only 50 minutes a week! Those little people are sweetly exhausting! The time it takes a teacher to manage 25 coats, … [Read more...]

Re-Purposed Italian Glass Water Bottles

Repurposed Italian Glass Water Bottles

I tagged along with my husband on a business trip {without kiddos} to Italy last summer. It was extraordinary and beyond words plus it happened over my 40th birthday. Let’s face it the hubs felt extremely guilty that that he wouldn’t be with me to celebrate my milestone day and felt this was the … [Read more...]