32 tips to save money for your next Vacation This season we are determined to save money, not spend it! Every year when EVERYTHING is on sale, shiny and new, we all find ourselves shopping heavily. For those of you celebrating the holidays, the expense can be tremendous. Our family does not celebrate Christmas and… Read More Penny Pinching Ideas for your next Vacation
Well here we were, on the East Coast with our 5 month old baby girl. Traveling to the East Coast is no small thing as we live in Washington State. A 5 to 6 hour flight with a baby is a task not for the faint hearted. Did I mention this is our first baby?… Read More East Coast Road Trip with Baby
Lists – To-Do’s – Journal Pages Mom’s LOVE a good list! We all make them and use them to keep track of our days activities, to remember the things needing to be done (mom brains, right?), and refer to them again and again throughout the day to stay productive. Sometimes we are just in the… Read More Free Printables!
The NOT SO PERFECT mom When you first bring home your little baby and set the car seat on the living room floor, emotions flood through your veins, followed by questions needing answered. What happens next? Is she comfortable? Will she recognize her home? Will you be good enough for this precious newborn who deserves… Read More The NOT SO PERFECT mom
No man will ever understand a woman’s hormones, particularly during pregnancy. In fact, woman barely understand them! Phoebe, case in point: (Laughing, crying, laughing, then I want to kill). Simply put, your relationship can suffer during these months of pregnancy, and the battle to keep relationships strong after the baby arrives can be even more… Read More Still Husband and Wife as Parents
From the post on DIY Laundry Soap made easy, here is the recipe card to print out and tape inside your laundry cabinet for future reference. Your FREE Printable: Borax Free Laundry Soap Check out the post on cleaning your home in under 20 minutes and DIY Cleaning products with printable recipe cards!
Essential Oils, From SKEPTIC TO ADVOCATE Five years ago I was introduced to the ever-growing essential oils band wagon. It was a hot topic in our area, party after in home party. Have an ailment, there’s an oil for that! As a woman with a few aches and pains here and there, I was curious… Read More Essential Oils Advocate
GIG HARBOR A city dear to my family’s heart. My husband grew up here, and often shares his childhood memories with me about Gig Harbor. I can see his inner little boy come out as he tells me about his adventures. Once we started dating, my husband shared all these quaint features of the city… Read More City of Gig Harbor, Washington
A friend of mine is about to give birth to her first baby, a little baby boy. As excited as I am for her and her family, I asked her to do some research on Postpartum depression, even if she feels she won’t experience it. I researched everything when I was pregnant (typical new mom,… Read More Combating Postpartum Depression
Being a parent is tough work. Exhausting actually. My girl will have a melt down followed by me turning away with tears streaming down my face from frustration. Mother like daughter maybe but the fact remains that this motherhood thing is not a walk in the park. That’s what I once imagined, the giggles,… Read More Toddler Tantrum Tips