Seasonal

5 Must Do Fall Activities!

September 11, 2017

It’s that time of year again! With the cooler nights, crisp mornings and warm days, it’s beginning to feel like fall already here in New England. While summer is most definitely my favorite season, fall is…

Blog Life

Blogger Recognition Award

September 6, 2017

Holy smokes! This blogging community has truly blown me away with their kindness and support. This past week I was nominated by two awesome bloggers for the Blogger Recognition Award. With back to school and such…

Essential Oils

Relax & Soothe with Lavender Oil

September 5, 2017

Lavender is consistently associated with sleep and relaxation and it’s no wonder why. It’s soothing aroma is calming and invokes restfulness. It’s a great oil to have in your home. We use it regularly to freshen…

Blog Life

September Goals

September 4, 2017

I can’t believe it’s September already. We’ve survived the first few days of back to school and we’re enjoying the last little bits of summer while we can. Fall is just around the corner, and I’m…

Blog Life

5 Tips for New Bloggers

August 29, 2017

WOW, that went fast! I can’t believe this little blog of mine is already a month old! Sometimes I wonder if I started this blog to stave off baby fever. Makes sense though, right? I mean,…

Essential Oils

10 Uses for Peppermint Oil

August 28, 2017

Peppermint is one of my favorite essential oils. It truly is SO versatile. If you’re new to essential oils, my first recommendation would be peppermint. It is a must-have in your medicine cabinet! Use topically for muscle…

Blog Life

Liebster Award 2017

August 24, 2017

  I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award! Since I started my blogging journey exactly one month ago, I’ve seen posts here and there where other bloggers were being nominated for the Liebster Award. I didn’t…

Mom Life

Beach Day!

August 22, 2017

We FINALLY made it to the beach last week. We’re going on a week long vacation to OBX in October, but that’s not the same as a normal beach day here in New England. Last year…

Essential Oils

DIY Bug Spray with Essential Oils

August 14, 2017

Living in rural western MA we see a ton of bugs, especially during the warmer months of the year. While summer is and always will be my favorite season — it does bring the nuisance of…

Mom Life

10 Awesome Board Books!

August 12, 2017

  If there’s one thing I want to instill into my children — it’s the love of reading. It can open up so many windows of opportunity like imagination, knowledge, passion and confidence. My son Fallou…

Cooking & Recipes Salads

Dad’s Summer Macaroni Salad

August 8, 2017

Summer is a perfect time to enjoy cold pasta salads. This is a quick and easy pasta dish to bring to cook outs, potlucks, anything really. I got this recipe from my dad, who by the way, is…

Essential Oils Mom Life

Purify Your Home

August 8, 2017

I’m a newbie when it comes to essential oils, but I’ve definitely grown to love a select few oils that are officially becoming staples in my collection. I use doTERRA oils and have signed up to…

Mom Life

August 2017 Goals

August 5, 2017

I’ve seen this idea on a few other blogs I’ve found and I really like it. I think it’s a great way to keep myself accountable and also share with you all what’s going on in…

DIY & Home Decor

Can I Get a Window Seat?

July 30, 2017

I’ve always wanted a window seat. Somewhere I could curl up with a good book or sit and stare out the window. So when I first looked at our house I immediately fell in love. The windows…