• A Perfect Day for Apple Picking

    I love summer weather, but fall is my favorite season! Come September, our schedule is packed with every fall fest and activity imaginable! First on the list this year – apple picking! The sun was shining, early morning temps were cool with a nice breeze.…

  • 5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special

    To be honest, Valentine’s Day was never something that I had been big on. I’m not very good with romance nor am I an over the top cheesy love stuff type person. But I will admit that since becoming a mom, I have found myself…

  • A Winter Nature Walk

    I have always been an outdoorsy person and the apple didn’t fall far from the tree with my girl. My daughter loves to be outside and doesn’t care what the temperature is! I often catch her trying to slip on her shoes and run out…

  • My Flower Child

    “Mommy, can we go outside plant seeds?!” This one of my daughter’s first questions of the day. “Sorry honey, it’s too cold outside to plant flowers!” Saddened, she responded with an “awwww”. This past year I introduced my daughter to gardening and she really took…

  • Life With A Toddler & Dogs

    When I pictured my life with kids and dogs, I had this idea of what it could be like. I envisioned us as a happy family, taking strolls around the park, playing in the backyard, lots of cuddles and kisses, snuggling up after a day…

  • The Santa Experience

    Oh Santa! Kids either love him or are terrified of him. The few times we’ve taken Kin to go see the big guy, we ended up with the cringe worthy crying pictures. This year we had decided that we wouldn’t take her to see Santa,…

  • Kicking off December With Gingerbread Houses

    What better way to kick of December then by making gingerbread houses! If you’re starting from scratch like I did for my house, you’ll need to buy a box graham crackers and an obnoxious amount of candy that you would never otherwise eat. I also…

  • 13 Days of Thankful (Week 2)

    Day 8 The weekends! I am so thankful for weekends. I work full time all week, so the time that I have to spend with my family is something I always look forward to. The days go by so slow, but the years go by too…

  • 13 Days of Thankful (Week 1)

    Day 1 is dedicated to my world, my heart, my everything. My daughter. She is the absolute most important person in my life and what I am most thankful for. The love I have for her is beyond measure. Some days, I think my heart…