Quiet Tub System, What’s Inside and My #1 Tip on Storing Puzzles!

Our quiet tub system has been a lifesaver since I became a SAHM. Some of my friends have asked about them, so I decided to write a post on what they’re all about and how we use them. I originally saw the on idea on (where else?!) Pinterest ....more

Thoughts {A Three Things Thursday post}

1. I taught my last class of pregnancy on Wednesday. Barbell – my favorite ....more

Quilt Inspiration with Color Palettes at Brewer

If you have a moment, pop on over to Brewer Inspires, the Brewer Sewing and Quilting Distributors blog, where I am guest blogging today. ...more

National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day 2015

 How often do you take your kids to the park? I know for us it is not nearly enough.  It’s important for kids to stay active, be in fresh air and run in open spaces....more

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Coconut Cream Sauce

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Coconut Cream Sauce We love, love fish tacos around this house. ...more

Do or Don't? Nail Art.

Do you think nail art is a do or a don't? I used to say never but I'm pretty sure I've changed my tune.The Little Man had the day off of school today for parent teacher conferences and when his poor teacher called in sick I was a little unsure of how we would spend the morning given his broken arm and the freezing rain outside. Imagine my surprise when he said all he wanted to do while Gray was in school was get a pedicure with me (in Bruins colors to give them luck in the playoffs) and for me to do the same ....more

5 Ways to Make Sure We Still Connect

It’s a typical Friday night, my husband and I decided for date night we would go to a local restaurant, relax a bit and have dinner.  Sometimes around our house,  talking about anything other than day-to-day tasks seems impossible, we like to go out, just focus on each other a bit and have a nice dinner....more

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Can you believe that up until this past Easter weekend I’d never tried the beloved Southern Strawberry Pretzel Salad? It’s true. My mom was never into casseroles and congealed salads that many other women in her generation were known for ....more

Potato Packets

I am always looking for new ways to cook up potatoes. I usually have a wide assortment of them on hand: sweet potatoes, yukon gold, and russet potatoes are definitely staples in our family. The other day I bought a 10 pound back of local Michigan russet potatoes ....more

Alan Hewitt, Keyboardist For The Moody Blues, Set To Release Incredible New Album

Keyboardist for The Moody Blues, Alan Hewitt, is set to release an incredible new album as Alan Hewitt & One Nation. I have always been an avid fan of Alan Hewitt’s work, especially his knack for songwriting. Hewitt is a renowned multi-platinum composer, writer and producer, with lots of years of experience under his belt. I am a hundred percent sure that this next body of work will live up to and surpass all expectations....more