Essential oils are like flowers, they bring life and beauty…not necessarily to the eyes but to the olfactory bulb. 😉 The happy, energetic smell of lemon or a calming whiff of lavender is sometimes all this mom needs to get a little pick-me-up.
No lipstick and heels for me this week. Mostly sweat pants and sick kids. Although today I upgraded to jeans and a messy bun. I might not be runway material, but my kids were impressed. 😉 <3
I wanted to give a shout-out to all my blogging friends today! Having an awesome community of people who support and encourage each other was the unexpected part of blogging that I have absolutely come to love.
I’ve been on a bit of a quest this year to find a more natural option for dyeing Easter eggs. Not just for heath reasons, but I was also looking to create a more ‘rustic’ look, rather than the traditional neon flare. I did not realize how easy it would be, and with things I already…
Let me tell you, I LOVE learning from other moms. My best ideas come from you all! I love when we can swap ideas, encourage one another, and inspire eachother on this journey of motherhood. Today I have a special treat for you… a guest post from a very special mama.
Happy National Sibling’s Day! I love learning about other people’s families…what they look like, how they function, and all the juicy details of their particular unit. I met a lovely Korean lady a while back who shared that she came from a large family with eleven kids. Her eyes twinkled as she spoke fondly of…
This is probably going to come out wrong… but I like hearing about other moms and their struggles. Not that I want other moms to struggle, but rather I find comfort in knowing I’m not the only one that does.
One of the sweetest gifts my parents gave me was the verses they trained me to memorize when I was a child. I remember my mom had typed out a full page of references on her typewriter 😉 and rewarded us with smiley-face stickers as we committed each one to memory.
For my fellow, frugal friends: This is where the fun is at! Finding new ways to use your Mason jars with items you already have around the house!
Part of living simple is incorporating items that serve many purposes. Enter the Mason Jar. Simple, timeless, useful, and just plain cute. I feel a little redneck writing about how much I love these jars, but hey, it’s my life…