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Baby Girl Nursery Tour

Baby Girl Nursery Tour

I love the challenge of decorating a room without spending an arm and a leg! Aside from the furniture (which is all secondhand) everything I purchased to decorate this room came from either Ross, Homegoods, Tuesday Morning, IKEA, Target, Hobby Lobby, Dollar Tree, Etsy or […]

A Dozen Toys My Kids (and their friends) Never Tire of Playing With!

A Dozen Toys My Kids (and their friends) Never Tire of Playing With!

When it comes to toys I am a major believer in investing in Quality and Quantity! When I say quantity I do not mean lots of different toys, I mean purchasing enough of one quality item that your children can have a really meaningful play […]

A Festive Front Porch For Halloween

A Festive Front Porch For Halloween

I love Autumn, and Halloween has always been a favorite holiday of mine, but I’m not a big fan of scary things.  My husband and children on the other hand LOVE all of the creepy Halloween goodness this time of year! Soooo… when my kids […]

5 Things You’ll Find in My Church Bag

5 Things You’ll Find in My Church Bag

Today I’m sharing 5 things that I keep in my church bag to make sitting quietly through church a little bit easier for my kids. (For anyone wondering I bought this bag from Target online, almost 4 years ago! It has served me so, so […]

Teaching Self-Reliance in Our Homes

Teaching Self-Reliance in Our Homes

Last month I was asked to speak to my church congregation about teaching self-reliance in our homes. I thought I’d share my talk here as well…   “There are many principals of self-reliance, both physical and spiritual. Today I have felt impressed to speak on […]

5 Family Goals for Summer 2017

5 Family Goals for Summer 2017

#1 Listen to audio books when in the car for 20+ minutes. (We love Audible.com!)   #2 Keep summer journals where we write (or draw) about our adventures. (We found our journals, pictured below, at Target.)   #3 Go on an outdoor adventure at least […]