Simplifying Our Morning Routine

One of the things we consistently struggle with is the battle over breakfast. I don't know about your kids, but if Chris or I don't sit there and police our boys, then they'll choose to goof off instead of eat in the mornings. And you might think that this battle gets easier during the summer, but that is not the case! Why?...more

Simplifying Our Morning Routine

Life with kids can be crazy hectic. Between school, sports, church, family activities, birthday parties and the like, I feel like we are perpetually running late. It's funny because I've always been the girl that's on time or even early, to everything ....more

5 of the Best Books I've Read Recently

It's been awhile since I've talked about my favorite books. I've always been a big reader, though in the last year, I've slowed down a bit. Sometimes I block myself into a corner when I'm reading and I only want to read books about a certain subject matter, which can really be a hindrance! ...more

Keep Good Going & Win A $100 Visa Gift Card!

Six years ago, I started this blog to chronicle our journey with infertility and loss. Imagine my shock when, right after launching it (quite literally within a day or two) we found out I was pregnant. After years of struggle and heartache and loss, we finally welcomed our first son Brayden in January of 2009 ....more

Keep Good Going & Win a $100 Visa Gift Card

Six years ago, I started this blog to chronicle our journey with infertility and loss. Imagine my shock when, right after launching it (quite literally within a day or two) we found out I was pregnant. After years of struggle and heartache and loss, we finally welcomed our first son Brayden in January of 2009....more

Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

Back when I posted my Super Soft Sugar Cookie's recipe, I had intended to follow it up with my Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting recipe, but life got in the way and things got busy, and then before I knew it, I had totally forgotten about it! But it dawned on me today that I never posted it, so I set out to right that wrong! Cream Cheese Buttercream FrostingSource: JennaBlogs.comUse on: Super Soft Sugar Cookies1 8oz package of cream cheese, at room temp2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temp1 lb powdered sugar1/2 Tablespoon vanilla extractMilk, if neededFood coloring, if desiredUsing a hand mixer, combine cream cheese and butter ....more

Quinoa Pasta with Veggies and Chicken Meatballs (21 Day Fix Approved)

Lately, I've had a lot of requests for 21 Day Fix approved meals. I did some research on what that even is and then ordered a set of containers so I could work on some meals for you guys! Here is my first one and it is super delicious....more

Refreshing Bean Salad

My great-grandmother used to make an amazing...more

Big Miracles Have Little Beginnings

For I assure you: If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will tell this mountain, 'Move from here to there', and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. - Matthew 17:20 As a mom of two young boys, I feel that one of the best messages I can instill in them is this - Faith can move mountains and nothing is impossible with God....more

Big Miracles Have Little Beginnings

Having faith against all odds is often a moral that we, as parents, want to instill in our kids, and something we try to explain to them through stories and books. Today, I am thrilled to tell you about a brand new family friendly movie, hitting theaters on April 24, called the Little Boy movie that will give them a visual on how faith really can move mountains....more