A Letter to my son on his second birthday

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My dear Henry, Today is your second birthday. This is been an amazing year and it has brought me so much joy watching my baby grow up into such a big boy. You are loving, creative, smart, stubborn and funny. You are the first to run into my arms for a hug after a long … Continue Reading

We bought a house!

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It has been a crazy couple months, I am kind of not sure where to start. The short story is, we bought a house. Not just any house, another project house. I blame Zillow, always sending me new houses in the area that it thinks would be a good fit for us. We are crazy … Continue Reading

7 Easy Starts for Fast Moving Mama’s

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  When you start doing the right things, both you and your children will benefit. Yesterday was a crazy day… I was trying to close on a few things for work virtually, get my kids to school on time while also juggling all the other numerous things it takes to get out the door. Reflecting on … Continue Reading

Our Garage is Finished – My Long Awaited Reveal

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When we first purchased our house we didn't realize how hard it was going to be not having a garage.  We had no where to store our stuff, my husband had no where to work leaving our house packed full of misc. things we were not quite sure what to do with.  That is when … Continue Reading

Favorite Things Friday

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(Happy Friday, this week has been so much fun as we have celebrated my son's first birthday and getting ready for a fun birthday party tomorrow.  Not only is tomorrow's Henry's First Birthday Valentines Day Party, but it is also a date night for my husband and I!  Needless to say I am very excited … Continue Reading

DIY Valentines Day Heart T-shirt

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Last week I went shopping to find a cute shirt for my son to wear to his first birthday.  We decided that his birthday would be a Valentines Day theme as the only date we could get for the venue was on February 14th.  The challenge has been trying to figure out how to give … Continue Reading

A letter to my son on his first birthday

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Dear Henry, Congratulations honey-bear, in the blink on an eye you have made it to your first birthday.   You are not going to remember much of your first year, so I wanted to write you this letter so we can recap what has happened so far in your precious life. First, I want to start … Continue Reading

My Weight Loss Journey: Month 1 Update

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Welcome to motivational Monday, my venue for keeping myself motivated and also for inspiring others along the way.  One thing I recognized beginning this weight loss journey was that this journey was going to take about a year losing weight at a healthy rate.  For me that means about 1 pound to 1 1/2 pounds … Continue Reading

Favorite Things Friday

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Happy Friday everyone!  This week has been really busy as I am preparing to start a new position at my company, committing to fit in workouts every day and preparing for my little Henry's 1st birthday bash (expect to see a post on this next week). Thank you for stopping by, I hope you enjoy … Continue Reading

Starburst Valentine Idea: You Are a Star

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It is that time of year again, Valentines Day.  This means it is time for a new creative class valentine idea, my son and I decided that this year we wanted to use Starbursts.  The Starburst's "You are a Star Valentine" idea was really fun because we got to make four different versions of the … Continue Reading