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27 Mother Recommended Baby Shower Gifts

Is there anyone else out there that has a hard time picking out baby shower gifts? Look no further because, I have gathered a list of items that mothers with newborn babies have loved! Some of the items are a little pricey, so you may want to get some friends to go in on the gift with you to help spread out the cost. 27 Mother Recommended Baby Shower Gifts 1. Boppy Pillow2. Pack of white onesies.3. Baby Food Squeeze Spoon4. Chicco Liteway Stroller5. Zipper Sleepers6. Mamaroo Bouncer7. White Noise Sound Machine8. … [Read More...]

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12 College Care Package Ideas Your Student Will Love

When I was in college, I loved getting mail. Sadly, people don’t really send letters anymore, so I didn’t get that much. However, whenever something did arrive., I was thrilled! One time I signed up for a bunch of freebies just so I had something waiting for me in the mail sometimes (you can read about freebies […]

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DIY Colorado Flag Wooden Sign

A few weeks ago we went on a fun weekend vacation to Breckenridge, Colorado. Forrest and I invited my mom, dad, and brother to come along, which made it even more fun! One of the things that is fun to do in Breckenridge is walk down the main street and visit all the little shops. […]


Five College Essentials You May Not Have Thought Of

It’s been awhile since I’ve been in college apartments/dorms, but it hasn’t been so long that I don’t remember a few of the quirks and joys of it all. Most colleges will give you a list of recommended items to bring with you, but I thought I’d share a few college essentials that you may […]

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Italian Sausage Zucchini Boats

Easy and delicious Italian sausage zucchini boats – this low carb, healthy meal is filling, quick, and absolutely delicious! I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Honeysuckle White. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Save Print […]

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Back-to-School Family Dinner – Buca di Beppo 4 for $40 Coupon

Even though Jack isn’t in school yet, I have a lot of friends and family with children going back to school. It’s been fun to see a lot of them share their annual “Back-to-School Banquets” where they have a special dinner the night before school starts. The creativity of some of the people I know […]

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50 Ways to Enjoy Pregnancy

Pregnancy can hold some of the best and worst times of your life - here are 50+ ways to enjoy pregnancy, even when it's hard.  While I definitely believe that every pregnancy is a miracle, and I'm very grateful that I've been able to be pregnant two times...it isn't always easy to enjoy. I often envy those who have easy pregnancies (like our … [Read More...]


The Ultimate List of Wedding Song Ideas

One of my favorite parts of planning our reception (arguably), was planning the songs that would be played at the reception. I have always loved music from the time I was little, and, a little known fact is, I love dancing! Now, that doesn't mean I'm any good at dancing (if you've ever gone to Zumba with me, you'd whole heartedly agree), but I … [Read More...]


DIY Toy or Lego Bag and Playmat

Do you have lots of toys or legos laying around? They sure can be a pain to pick up and put away. However, with this DIY Toy or Lego Bag and play mat, clean up is a lot easier. The bag cinches up into a great toy storage container, and it holds a lot of toys. This project is easy and is perfect for gifts! I always used to say we … [Read More...]


50+ Easy Recipes for College Students

College can be rough when it comes to eating. I've heard countless stories of people who lived off of cream of wheat for weeks at a time, or hot dogs and macaroni and cheese. Not exactly healthy, right? I was fortunate enough to always have enough money for rent and food, and I loved to cook and bake, so I made it a priority to make good food (past … [Read More...]