Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our family LOVES oatmeal raisin cookies. And since there's oatmeal and raisins in them that makes them sound a little bit healthier, right? :)...more

Things To Think of Before Starting A "Mommy Blog"

Mommy blogs are all the rage these days. Being a mommy blogger is fun and rewarding, but that comes after hours and hours of hard work.  Here's a few things you need to know before starting a mom blog or if you're a newbie blogger! ...more

Top Ten Life Lessons According to a Stay At Home Mom

As a mom, there's lots to learn. I learn new things everyday. Some are silly, some are eye opening. But usually everything I learn makes me thankful that I am a mom. Here's some of life's greatest lessons according to me: ...more

Ham and Broccoli Bow Tie Pasta Bake

Believe it or not we are huge broccoli eaters at our house. Especially Charlie. I had to get after her for trying to eat the whole head of broccoli straight out of the fridge before I made this. ...more

14 Items That Will Bring Spring and Happiness Into Your Home

Spring is coming! Sometimes when winter feels like it's dragging on, it can get a bit depressing in your home with the cold temps and cloudy, gray skies. I like to try and brighten up our home to bring warmth and happiness in. Here are some of my favorite things to add to your home to bring the springtime feel inside. We use a number of these exact items in our home to make it warm, inviting and happy! ...more

Delicious Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love adding cream cheese to everything. It's so yummy. I also love chocolate chip cookies. So how about adding cream cheese to.... chocolate chip cookies? YES! ...more

38 Things I Have Learned As A Mom

1} You will never do anything in your own privacy again once you become a mom. Your privacy is now your children's privacy as well. You will especially have an audience when you are in the bathroom....more

6 Ways to Make Your Blog More Professional

Whether you are blogging as a hobby or for business and monetization, a professional feel to your blog is important. Blogs that are working with companies will especially need to pay attention to these fine details. ...more
This is awesome!  Thanks for the list..nice to have a reminder of things that are important on ...more

A Valentine's Day Scrooge Post

Warning: Valentine scrooge alert. The love-y-ist, dove-y-ist, gushiest holiday of the year. Yes, it's a day that you can feel 'love in the air'.But, it seems like every year it gets more mushy gushy... and I don't like that. Here's why:  ...more

12 Must Have Baby Items

Besides the obvious baby products- diapers, wipes, clothes, crib, bottles-these are the top baby items that I found most useful (and needed!) with both girls as babies. Some were everyday things and some were a one time life saver, but still needed! I highly recommend you to stock up on these products if you are preparing for a little one, it will make your life with a baby so much easier! ...more