How to have a NO SCREEN Summer!

  Hey all! Today I wanted to share my 'No Screen' lists with you! I originally put together a list of activities for my toddlers to do this summer... Just a list of ideas I can quickly access when an, 'I'm boreeedd!' moment kicks in. And then I thought, 'Dude, I should make for my … Continue reading How to have a NO SCREEN Summer!

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5 Ways To Help Your Baby/Toddler Sleep Through The Night!!

Getting your baby/toddler to sleep through the night... Oh the dreams... The hopes... The wishes... I know sleep-deprived momma-- you need it! My mommy brain barely works under the best of conditions, let alone through a night of fussy, crying infants... But before you give up on sleep forever, try a few of these tips … Continue reading 5 Ways To Help Your Baby/Toddler Sleep Through The Night!!

The Baby And The Bath Water– A Toddler Sensory Activity!

A few weeks ago, I shared on Facebook (you can follow me here) on how I purchased this ugly doll for only 50¢ at a local garage sale! I know this doll looks a little rough, but as soon as I saw it... and the price tag.. I knew it was mine!! Well, my daughter's. … Continue reading The Baby And The Bath Water– A Toddler Sensory Activity!

Dollar Tree’s “Magic Eraser’s” Review//Prepping For Home Schooling!!

Last week we had such such a blast going to our town's Garage Sale Day! There is nothing like finding items that you've needed or wanted in good condition and for way cheap!! I had planned on purchasing this table in an upcoming Ikea trip: (Picture taken directly from the Ikea website.) I just wanted … Continue reading Dollar Tree’s “Magic Eraser’s” Review//Prepping For Home Schooling!!

Easiest DIY All-Purpose Cleaner Ever!!

So many of us are switching to a chemical-free home and with good reason! The chemicals found in our everyday household products are filled to the brim with ingredients we can't even pronounce let alone know what they do to us! Now, don't get me wrong, I'm still in the converting process... Some DIY recipes … Continue reading Easiest DIY All-Purpose Cleaner Ever!!

How To Eliminate Paper Clutter–For Good!!

We've all been there-- Mounds of random papers, junk mail, permission slips all piled high on our counters and kitchen tables. But let me ask you something... Have you ever removed all of that junk? Removed all of that junk and then just looked at how refreshing your kitchen felt? Ahhh... It's a powerful feeling! … Continue reading How To Eliminate Paper Clutter–For Good!!

5 Reasons You Need Coconut Oil In The Diaper Bag!!

Coconut oil is such an awesome ingredient produced by nature! It has so many wonderful uses! Do a little Google research and you'll find hundreds of ways to use it. And today, I wanna share with the fellow momma's out there as to why you'll need it in the diaper bag... Shall we? 1. Diaper Rash Ointment … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Need Coconut Oil In The Diaper Bag!!

Stained Glass Activity –Quick & Easy Fun For Toddler!

If your toddler loves stickers, this is a fun little activity that is easy to assemble and fun to execute! I found the idea on Pinterest (of course!) and tried it with my little girl who loved it! Here's what you do: Gather these items: Tape Clear Contact Paper Construction paper Scissors (All of which … Continue reading Stained Glass Activity –Quick & Easy Fun For Toddler!

Dump & Toss –Simple Toddler Organization That Works!!

Dump & Toss? Is that anything like the Bend and Snap?! No, no, it's just my easy way of keeping my toddler's toys organized! 😉 I know, I know... It sounds completely impossible to have an organized anything with a toddler around... But believe me, you can do it! If you follow me on Facebook, … Continue reading Dump & Toss –Simple Toddler Organization That Works!!

All Natural Air Freshener!!

This DIY air freshener is literally so simple... I'm not even sure it warrants a post... But what the hay! Commercial air freshener... Actually mostly anything you find to make your home smell good, is filled with a lot of harmful chemicals. I first read about it in this post by Wellness Mama, and after reading … Continue reading All Natural Air Freshener!!

Toddler Closet Organization– My ‘No-Fold’ System!!

Okay seriously everyone... I love to fold! Especially the towels... Laundry is actually one of my favorite chores to do around the house (as long as Aria is napping when the time comes!). I even fold socks! Shocking, I know. But one thing I hate to fold, is baby clothes... They are so small and … Continue reading Toddler Closet Organization– My ‘No-Fold’ System!!

Some REALLY BIG News!!

I am so excited and proud to announce that the hubby and I are expecting our second baby to be born somewhere around Christmas time! The official due date is Christmas Eve! How exciting is that?! Although, I'm not gonna lie, it's a little scary too... And miraculous! And nerve-racking! That's pretty much motherhood in … Continue reading Some REALLY BIG News!!

Containing Kid Clutter– Introducing The Stuff Bucket!!

Check out this pic of my living room: Who knew such little people could cause such big messes? And I don't know about you, but when I have a huge mess like this to clean up, I begin to feel overwhelmed and would rather hide in another room of the house and pray that little … Continue reading Containing Kid Clutter– Introducing The Stuff Bucket!!

So What DO You Do All Day?! –Confessions Of A Stay At Home Mom

"So what have you been up too?" "Well taking care of Aria." I say caught off guard with that huge guilty feeling of inadequacy. The people who don't have kids, think I am lazily wasting the day away, dads with kids don't give a hoot, and fellow mommies who ought to know better (by the … Continue reading So What DO You Do All Day?! –Confessions Of A Stay At Home Mom

5 Things I Do Everyday To Keep My House Clean…Enough!!

I know that my house is never going to be magazine perfect, but I do strive to keep the house clean and clutter-free... Just clean enough! And the key to keeping your home clean is to do a few simple tasks each day to keep up with the clutter! Once you start to accomplish these tasks … Continue reading 5 Things I Do Everyday To Keep My House Clean…Enough!!

Easy Moisturizing Facial Cleanser Recipe!!

Recently I've been experimenting with shampoo/conditioner recipes using all natural ingredients- which, by the way, it is incredibly difficult to find the prefect blend of ingredients for my hair type, ugh! Anyway, I hit a brick wall with a honey and coconut oil leave-in conditioner recipe and I really didn't want to toss it... So … Continue reading Easy Moisturizing Facial Cleanser Recipe!!

3 Ingredient DIY Disinfecting Wipes!!

Raise your virtual hands if Clorox wipes have become your major go-to cleaning product for everything. Been there! But I have to tell you, I didn't love the ingredients found in them... I also hate the smell... yuk. So what's a better idea then to make some yourself?! Takes ten minutes--if that, costs next to … Continue reading 3 Ingredient DIY Disinfecting Wipes!!

7 Tips For Organized Travel!! + A Few Other Helpful Tips!

We love to travel!! We love vacation time and exploring new areas as a family! WE LIVE TO TRAVEL! And this is a sort of silly tidbit about me... I love bags and travel accessories! I have no idea why, I just love to try out new luggage and cosmetic bags... Finding new travel gear is … Continue reading 7 Tips For Organized Travel!! + A Few Other Helpful Tips!

5 Ways to Get Motivated!! (To Do Something You Probably Don’t Want To Do)

Today, I have an entire counter full of dirty dishes to take on and I DON'T WANT TO. I loathe the dishes...Have I mentioned that before? I don't have a dishwasher so I have to scrub each one by hand and IT IS AWFUL. Laundry I can get behind. Dusting, not a problem... But the dishes?! … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get Motivated!! (To Do Something You Probably Don’t Want To Do)

Easy Meal Planning For The Busy Mom +FREE Printables!!

Now that the weather is getting warmer, this is an awesome time to start meal planning! If you've never meal planned before I just want to encourage you to try it out now. If you're anything like us, you will be out and about in the pretty weather, too busy to think about dinner anyway... so … Continue reading Easy Meal Planning For The Busy Mom +FREE Printables!!

Sweet & Simple– Easter Basket For A One Year Old

When it comes to tots it isn't quantity that counts, it's not even the quality that counts... It's all about how interesting and fun the object is! And just like puppies, you can buy them a hundred toys and they might not like to play with any of them...Just their packaging! 😉 So when I … Continue reading Sweet & Simple– Easter Basket For A One Year Old