30 Minute Tortellini Soup Recipe

Tortellini Soup is easily my favorite recipe. It is filling, easy to make and the ingredients are easy to keep on hand for a meal that's perfect for cold weather or to feed a big crowd. I like the fact that I can use all fresh ingredients or have everything easily...
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Mess-Free Fingerpainting in a Bag for Toddlers

The last few weeks I've been really feeling this third trimester exhaustion, so I've been trying to keep all messy activities to a minimum. Knowing your energy levels are prone to drop at any time makes things like cleaning up paint far more daunting, but I still want...
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Logan’s Birth Story

I had every intention of doing everything natural with Logan's birth, but obviously he had his own plans. Because it's all wrapped up in the same story, I'm actually going to share some of my journal entries from the days leading up to his birth, as well as my...
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Moving & Packing Organization

I've been preparing for a possible move since April. Ian has been applying for jobs since last year and we believed that he was going to be hired for a specific company, which fell through more than once. Although we have moved on to new opportunities our goal is to...

Selling On Amazon 

Selling on Amazon sounds like a big, scary thing, or at least it did to me when we started. It wasn't really all that hard once we knew what tools to use and found a process that worked for us. We could have made a ton of more money, but we were lazy and enjoyed...

Bible Journaling

Bible Journaling is something that I found on Pinterest, and I'm so glad I did. At first, it was just art. I wanted a new place where I could be creative, something that was tangible and wasn't confined to the screens of my Mac and phone.  The Bible was something...

How to Organize Your Baby Changing Stations

With Autumn, I didn't have a designated baby changing station. I also didn't have as nearly complicated of a life as I do now. Between having two kids at home all day while I also work from home, nursing Logan, playing with Autumn, doing her lessons, keeping the house...

3 Ways Switching Wallets Made My Life Simpler

I don't like to have to carry things. It's really the only major complaint I have about the years before potty training: the necessity of the diaper bag constantly. For years I haven't even carried a purse, just a wallet. For a long time I carried this wallet, which...

Why I Stayed with My Abusive Husband

I'v been toying with the idea of writing this post for a while now. It's been 3 years since I left my abusive husband and began rebuilding my life, and I don't always know what to say about it. I always struggled with the idea of not portraying myself as the poor...

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