Minted's 2016 Holiday Cards + a Giveaway

I've posted about Minted in the past, and I'm excited to share about their 2016 holiday card lineup and offer a giveaway! I have $100 Minted credit up for grabs to THREE winners! There are obviously a lot of options for places to buy holiday cards, but Minted has been my favorite for the past couple of years, even before I started collaborating with them ....more

2016 Blog Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who took my blog survey! I really enjoy doing these. For one thing, it allows me to hear from people who usually don't comment, it also allows me to know what you guys like reading on the blog ....more

Around the House: Fall Decor

I shared an updated house tour earlier this year, and in the past few months I've made some changes as far as decor goes, so I thought it would be fun to share some pictures! The photo above is our mantel that I decorated for fall. Not to toot my own horn, but I love how it turned out! ...more

That's Life

*This post idea is borrowed (or stolen, however you want to look at it) from Erin. Thanks, Erin! HOME LIFE ....more

September: What We Ate + Grocery Budget Recap

After I posted my mid-year food budgeting update, I got a few comments and emails wondering what we eat. So I decided to track all of our meals for the month of September and share that with you here on the blog! Every month looks different, of course, and random things are always popping up, but I'd say in general this is a pretty typical month as far as food ....more

Meet Me in Saint Louis

Two weekends ago, I took R with me to Saint Louis for a girls’ weekend. We met up with three college friends, two of whom each have a daughter they brought along. Now, I say that, but I don’t want you to get the wrong idea....more

So, running

So, running....more

Links + Loves: The Baby Edition

*None of these are affiliate links. Mostly...more

September Coffee Date

*The format of this post is borrowed from...more

Deciding How Much (and What) to Share about My Children Online

Note: The following is my personal opinion regarding what I feel most comfortable with as it concerns sharing about my own children online. I realize everyone has different thoughts about this topic and many of those will differ from mine!I came across an interesting article in USA Today recently...more