2021 Tween girl holiday gift guide

If the tween girls in your life are anything like mine, they are hyper aware of what everyone has, what they don’t, and are constantly switching up their latest obsessive must-have. Here’s what’s been a hit in my household over the last few months with a wide range of prices from $5 up to $100.Continue reading “2021 Tween girl holiday gift guide”

2021 Toddler Boy Gift Guide: My favorite gift ideas for my little guy

My youngest son is two and a half, and obsessed with all things cars, fire trucks, and construction. All with a bit of Blippi, Paw Patrol, and Go Buster built in! I’m listing some of my favorites to save as you’re shopping this holiday season, but I’ll caveat all of that with—use your Facebook groupsContinue reading “2021 Toddler Boy Gift Guide: My favorite gift ideas for my little guy”

4 Things to Do to Create Memorable Birthdays

I am by no means a party planner. I don’t color coordinate well for family photos. I am an impulse shopper. And I’m constantly busy between my full time job, 3 kids, my side hustle, and keeping the house running. But what I do like to do is make birthdays special for my kids, andContinue reading “4 Things to Do to Create Memorable Birthdays”

6 people who want to hear from you today: Why sending a card can mean so much

One of my favorite emails to get every morning is my Daily Digest from USPS with my Informed Delivery of what’s coming to my mailbox today (If you have never used it, go sign up! It’s free.) I LOVE letters in the mail. Love them. They don’t even have to be in the mail. TheyContinue reading “6 people who want to hear from you today: Why sending a card can mean so much”

Activity: A Daily Valentine Love Note

Over the last 5 years, I’ve grown more and more into a words of affirmation love language gal, and it’s pretty typical that the love we want to receive is the love we tend to give as well. I love writing little notes in my kids lunches and post-its on my husband’s bathroom mirror. AndContinue reading “Activity: A Daily Valentine Love Note”

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat

With the holidays here, the giving spirit permeates the air. It’s the time to shower family and friends with gifts. But how often are you expanding that giving outside those you know? I feel like I’m in a constant state of busy-ness, and I have been good at seeking out organizations to support if theyContinue reading “Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat”

The Other Side of Motherhood’s 2020 Gift Guide and Stocking Stuffers

This is a weird year. In some cases, I’m closer to my neighbors right now than members of my family or my closest friends! As we reflect on a year that was anything but ordinary, I’m sharing a few of my favorite things that have made it into my shopping cart lately—from bigger gifts toContinue reading “The Other Side of Motherhood’s 2020 Gift Guide and Stocking Stuffers”