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Well this blog post is a little bit late but now that my new website is launched I figured it was also time to share it here on the blog! Back in the fall of 2020 an opportunity opened up for us to move back to South Carolina and we jumped at the chance! When […]

We moved and adopted again!

Foster Care

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Father’s Day is just around the corner – literally! It’s only a few days away and maybe you are like me and it sort of snuck up on you? The great part is that Walmart.com is here to come to the rescue and the man who you want to feel special…he will never know you […]

Father’s Day gift ideas that you can get by Sunday!

Holiday

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Wow, it’s been a minute since I’ve blogged – daily because WE MOVED! One day at a time we are unpacking and settling in our new home in South Carolina. Life is so beautiful here and even though we miss Baltimore, we love living out in the country and soaking up our life as a […]

Walmart + membership

Uncategorized

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Wow, 2020 has been quite the year, hasn’t it? It has been a doozy for parents to try and figure out what the best decision is for our children. Let me preface this post by saying – WHATEVER decision you have made, or end up making is a good one. There is not one right […]

How to create a homeschool room you and your kids will love

Homeschool

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By now most everyone with school age kids has homeschooled at least 8+ weeks. You might be feeling one of two ways – “GET MY CHILDREN OUT OF THIS HOUSE NOW BEFORE I GO INSANE” or “Wow, I didn’t think I could ever homeschool my children, maybe I should consider this for next year?” You may be somewhere in between those two feelings but if you are considering homeschooling next year, hopefully this blog post can give you some encouragement that you CAN DO THIS!

20 Questions + Answers for anyone who is wanting to homeschool

Homeschool

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If you saw my Instagram stories today, we decided to build a sand/water sensory table for the boys! With all of this extra time outside lately, we figured this would be a great activity for them! The wood models typically range from $200-$600 and as much as I love my children…that just wasn’t in the […]

$50 DIY sensory table

Featured

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I’ve always been curious about Cricut machines but if I’m being honest, I was always so intimidated to get one. I assumed they were a lot of upkeep and super pricey to create one. When Joann’s asked if I would do a campaign using a Cricut Joy, I said yes because this seemed like the […]

Crafting with Cricut Joy

DIY

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I’ve actually been meaning to do a blog post with our weekly homeschool schedule so I’m excited to finally get this out there in hopes that it will help some moms who are going to be temporarily forced into homeschooling right now because of the Coronavirus. We don’t abide by this schedule 100%, that’s what […]

Homeschool Schedule and Resources

Homeschool

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Can you tell just by looking at the photo above that 3 items are spray painted? I teamed up with Joann Fabrics for this project and they challenged me to use Rust-Oleum spray paint to either create or transform a project! If you are anything like me, I love to create beautiful spaces on a […]

DIY Spring Tablescape

DIY

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Have you ever been afraid of shopping at thrift stores because of what you might bring home? Many people believe that second hand items are much dirtier than brand new items, but I’m here to tell you, that’s actually not true. When you browse through a rack of sweaters at Target and maybe pick up […]

Why you shouldn’t be afraid of the thrift store

Thrifting