Monthly Goals

January 2018 Goals

January 10, 2018

Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s 2018 already. Seriously, where does the time go? The new year brings so much new into my life — new goals, new resolutions, new challenges and new adventures. I’ve taken my time easing into this new year in all aspects of my life — home, the blog, work, etc. It’s been refreshing to take my time, relax and enjoy my surroundings more. But, life must go on, so here are my goals for…

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Beauty & Wellness

The Best Natural Hand Cream

December 28, 2017

We’re in the throes of arctic temperatures here in New England, which always personifies my dry skin. Hand cream is something I use on the regular, so I wanted to share the three best natural hand…

Blog Life Christmas

Blogger Secret Santa 2017

December 23, 2017

I was so excited to take part in a Blogger Secret Santa this year put on by Megan Anne at Love Megan Anne. It was a lot of fun to pick out some cute gifts for…


5 Fun Holiday Books

December 15, 2017

Winter is almost here and it’s well into December which means we’ve been breaking out the holiday books! It really does help the kids understand themes, seasons and holiday season traditions. They’re also special since we…


Our Family’s Top 10 Holiday Movies

December 11, 2017

One of my favorite parts of this season are all the fun holiday movies to watch. Many of these are movies I grew up watching so it’s nostalgic to introduce them to my husband and stepdaughter…

Monthly Goals

December 2017 Goals

December 2, 2017

And just like that we’re in the holiday season of 2017. I probably say this every month, but I honestly can’t believe it’s already December?! This year has truly flown by. November was an up and…

Snacks & Apps

Quick & Easy Jalepeno Poppers

November 30, 2017

These jalepeno poppers are always a crowd favorite! With less than a handful of ingredients, it’s a quick and easy recipe. I use turkey bacon because we don’t eat pork in our household. I’ve tried making…

breastfeeding essentials

Ultimate List of Breastfeeding Essentials

November 13, 2017

Breastfeeding is no walk in the park. Something that seems like it should be second nature and so intuitive, definitely gave me a run for my money. My son had a tongue tie in the beginning and…

Beauty & Wellness

Natural Winter Skincare Routine

November 12, 2017

Now that it’s getting colder here in New England, it’s time to get back to my winter skincare routine. I have relatively normal skin, but it does tend to dry out a bit in the the…

Monthly Goals

November 2017 Goals

November 9, 2017

So I’m a bit behind this month in getting my November goals post figured out. I’ve honestly just been in a blogging funk the last couple weeks. Posts have been sporadic, but I have been working…

Mom Life

5 Must Read Books for the Crunchy Mama to Be

November 2, 2017

I’ve read all five of these books  from front to back and I recommend them wholeheartedly not just to the crunchy mama to be, but any future mama looking for some extra knowledge and preparedness during…

Arts & Crafts

Easy DIY Fall Wreath for Under $10!

October 21, 2017

I love the look of a pretty fall wreath, but I just could not justify spending upwards of $30-$50 (or more) on something that would adorn my door for only a few months out of the…

Halloween Seasonal

5 Family Friendly Halloween Movies

October 19, 2017

We love watching Halloween movies! It’s a perfect way to get in the spirit of ghosts and goblins with the kids. Last year was my daughter Fota’s first ever Halloween, so I got to introduce her…


Tangy Baked Vegetable Mac & Cheese

October 17, 2017

Who doesn’t love mac & cheese? While this recipe isn’t exactly healthy, it’s got all the cheesy goodness of the original without all the fat and you’ll get a serving of veggies! It takes me about an…