It’s the final countdown to summer! You can smell the campfires in the air, the laughter of neighbor kids playing until darkness sets in and relaxation right around the corner! So what are you doing to celebrate the start of summer vacation? I’m throwing my kids a party! Here’s why and what it entails. Now […]
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Summer is all about adventures and making memories! This is also a great time of year to make a bucket list of things you want to see and do! The kids can help make your summer bucket list as well. There is a lot of joy and satisfaction that comes with crossing items off of […]
SPRING BREAK. Such sweet words after a long Wisconsin winter. I have been spoiled to have the opportunity to go on many spring break trips in my lifetime. I have fond memories of the 20 hour car rides to Florida (seriously, I loved it!) Now, as a teacher, my own family will be going on […]
Neither one of us splurges or goes all out for Christmas, birthdays or Valentine’s Day. We get what we need all year, so we sometimes don’t exchange more than a card! If you are like me, or even if you aren’t and go big, here is a practical gift that gives all year long! Any […]
I know there are a ton of lists out there of candy-free Valentines. I was very intentional with my list – I purposely tried to pick ones that were easy to make, had a free printable attached and didn’t require 4 trips to the craft store and special tools or supplies. Because honestly, who has […]
“Something you WANT, Something you NEED, Something to WEAR, Something to READ”.
Sometimes I wish I lived many years ago, when times were just simpler (or at least they appeared to be). When life had a slower pace and the ways of the world were a bit different. Call me old-fashioned if you want to…
I don’t have a big bathroom at all. It’s not fancy. The shower head is whatever WPS installed on their energy plan visit. It’s not a walk-in or tile. I don’t even like the shower curtain anymore. But I LOVE my shower. I mean LOVE.
Can I get an Amen? I mean as moms we do it all! Right?! When we get ready to go on a vacation the standing joke at our house is that my husband just has to show up with his clothes. All other details are thought of. And this doesn’t just apply to special events like […]
Maybe I’m not the only one, but I think a lot about how things were different when I was a kid. It might because I’m in the midst of raising my own children. It might be because I miss simpler times. It might be that the world has just drastically changed. Whatever the reason, one […]