REALLY excited to share some of my dearest blogger friends with you today! Please meet Rachel and Polly from the incredible site Thriving Home. These friends are passionate about encouraging moms and equipping families with easy, healthy recipes. Polly and Rachel are getting ready to release … [Read more...] about 3 Myths of Freezer Cooking – DEBUNKED (Guest Post)
YOU GUYS. Total dream come true happened in our house this summer and I am so excited to share it with you today! Since we moved into this house 13 years ago, we have always kind of given our kitchen cabinets the side-eye. They are a cheap, wood/laminate combo in a light shade that is very … [Read more...] about How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
I grew up in the church. Both of my parents are church music directors. I remember spending Saturday nights running around the sanctuary with my brothers while my parents practiced the organ for Sunday morning services. We raced up and down the stairs to the balcony trying to get away from the … [Read more...] about How to Encourage a Love of Church in Your Kids
This post contains some affiliate links of products I LOVE. Please see my full disclosure HERE. Thank you SO much for supporting my family and me!) Summertime is when I get a little more space to indulge my passion for reading, so I have been hungrily devouring any … [Read more...] about My Favorite Books for Summer Reading
We are gearing up to have some fun this 4th of July because my mom and dad will be in town (woohoo!) and it is Noah's 8th (what in the world?!) birthday the day before. I thought I would put together a resource featuring the best quick and easy game ideas for your family to enjoy as you gather to … [Read more...] about 10 Fun Games for the 4th of July
Our little family got to enjoy a week at the beach recently! Vacation is so important. Even if you can't leave home - making the effort to slow down, put the phones and emails away for a bit, and focus on enjoying your family (and eating way too much ice cream and pizza) - is good for the … [Read more...] about 5 Acts of Kindness You Can Do While On Vacation
Summer is in full swing over here! While this summer is a little different because I have to work, there is definitely a slower pace we are all enjoying. As I was dreaming about this site and how to best serve you sweet mamas in the coming months, I decided that I want to keep sharing ideas with … [Read more...] about Easy Christ-Centered Sensory Bin and Activity
I posted on Instagram a few weeks ago a photo of my old slow cooker filled up and ready to go by 9 am. The caption read, "I once read a woman describe that when she was able to get dinner in the crockpot before lunch, she couldn't have been more proud of her productivity than if she's performed … [Read more...] about Recipe – Slow Cooker Pepper Steak
I am so excited to share my dear friend, Marcy Beaupied, on Happy Home Fairy today! Marcy leads an after school art program at various South Florida schools called Project Artwork. Her classes have become so popular that Marcy created a website called Project Artwork at Home to help families … [Read more...] about Father’s Day Merit Badges – FREE Printable!
It's that time of year where your weekends are filled with baby showers, bridal showers, or weddings! A sweet friend of mine will be getting married this summer and we had the opportunity to bless her with a special bridal shower last week. I volunteered to be the game master because I LOVE … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Bridal Shower Games
I am so honored to have my long-time friend, Laine Schmidt, sharing her encouragement with you today! This gal is amazing! She is a pastor's wife, Middle School teacher, actress, incredible mom of 2 boys, and now licensed Life Coach. Her heart to help people make their goals and dreams come true … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Rock at Being a Working Mom
(This post contains some affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure HERE. Thank you SO much for supporting my family and me!) It's that time again! It's My Favorite Things Summer Giveaway time! Can anyone else believe it's summertime? Not me! Although my hair can. The humidity is taking … [Read more...] about Favorite Things Summer Giveaway and Blog Hop!
Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day! This special day falls on the Tuesday of the first FULL week of May every year. It is an awesome opportunity to honor the men and women who work so hard to educate our kids! I have a super simple way you can do just that - without spending a ton of … [Read more...] about Last-Minute Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea – FREE Printable
When I became a mom I was completely unprepared for how challenging it would be to keep my cool when things did not go my way. I often fell apart when his diaper exploded all over the beautiful crib sheets. I fussed when he got sick. I complained when he didn't take a nap and I didn't get a … [Read more...] about The Power of the Word ‘But’ for Moms
I taught 2nd grade for 4 years and then preschool for 4 (and still going!). I remember spending all my money on supplies and special projects and being at the school late at night creating bulletin boards and grading papers. I remember praying for my students and their families and looking … [Read more...] about 10 Teacher Appreciation Gifts that Don’t Cost a Thing