15 Gifts for Men That Aren’t Ties or Cologne

Do you have a man in your life who is really difficult to shop for? So do I! Both my husband and my father are impossible to buy gifts for! Neither works a traditional job so easy, traditional “dad gifts” like ties or cufflinks are out. On the…

Top 5 Websites to Help You Save Money While Online Shopping

I LOVE online shopping, especially around the holidays! I joke that shopping online is changing my life so much that it’s allowing me to slowly ease into the hermit life I’ve always dreamed of! When I was in my early 20s, pre-kids, I would go…

Our Ideal One Day Magic Kingdom Itinerary

When visiting Disney World, there are two main mistakes you can make: not planning your day at all, and over planning your day! Not planning the day at all can lead to a lot of disappointment over missed opportunities, as well as a lot of wasted time waiting in long…

Honey Lemon Chicken & Asparagus: The Recipe that Hooked me onto Pampered Chef

I know I have shared a million times about how I have a little chef in the house! So when a friend threw a Pampered Chef Party on Facebook for a former mutual customer of ours and I saw their SUPER CUTE kid cooking sets, I thought “I know…

Fun With the Wisdom Panel DNA Kit

In my world, our pets are our family.  I’m a firm believer that dogs & cats were God’s gift to us to remind us how to love, how to find joy, and to just relax and roll with life! I cannot remember a time in my…

How To Start Your Own Blog

If you know me, you know that computers aren’t exactly second nature. I know enough to get by, but certainly not enough to set up an entire website! I’m a Xennial after all: not quite old enough to be Gen X, too old to be a…

Delicious & Easy Pot Roast

We had a couple of cold, rainy weeks here in Texas that really got us into the fall spirit.  I got up on the top shelves and got out all our warm, snuggly clothes, went up to the attic and pulled down our fall decorations, switched to red wine from…

Why You Should Take Your Boy to Enchanted Tales With Belle

My boys are all boy! It’s all superheroes, sports, wrestling, and getting dirty! They have never cared much for princesses. In fact, most days, if you ask them to watch a princess movie, they’ll act as if you’ve infected them with some flesh-eating…

Sunshine Blogger Award

I’ve been at this blogging thing a little over a month, and have learned so much in that time, as well as made some amazing connections! One of those was my sweet new friend at Sweat Pants & Top Knots, Kathleen, who funny enough, lives in my same…

What to do with Only 36 Hours in New York City

For 32 years of my life, I shared a birthday with a really special guy, my Grandfather; we called him Pops. In all my life, I’ve never known anyone with a bigger heart, who loved his family more than him. My mom was his only child, and my…