Two Big Tips for Home School Success

Two Big Tips for Home School Success

So you're homeschooling now thanks to Covid-19; don't panic! In the last week I'm sure teacher appreciation has reached astronomical heights, as now nearly every child in the United States is being home schooled. Sadly, schools and teachers had virtually no time to time to prepare for this; and neither did parents. Given the current [...]

A Long Weekend at the Museum

A Long Weekend at the Museum

The best place to park for a day at the Smithsonian museums and our favorite exhibit thus far. Over the long Valentine's day/ Presidents' Day weekend our family got out of the house for a trip to the museum. Not just any museum, the world famous Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. But first, lunch. I [...]

Patient in the Waiting

Patient in the Waiting

I am an organized person. I like to know that everything is in its place and things are moving along just as they should. I like to know whats next. I like to plan and make lists and prepare for any situation. It is completely against my nature to let go and trust that things [...]

Still Waiting

Still Waiting

It's been about a month since my last blog post but feels like so much longer. I hate that I haven't been creating anything, or sharing anything, and am especially upset that all the content I had planned for Christmas never came to fruition. Here's a little bit of why and what's currently going on. [...]

Behind the Scenes: Family Christmas Photos 2019

Behind the Scenes: Family Christmas Photos 2019

We're nearing the home stretch before the wonderful big day arrives; gift lists are all checked off, decorations adorn every corner of the house, exterior is illuminated, and Christmas greeting cards are all sent and received. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! OBSESSED. Every year I take our family Christmas card [...]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Boys

Great gift ideas for boys of all ages. Being a mother of daughters, buying gifts for boys is a bit out of my realm of understanding. So I turned to a few sources of inspiration; my brother, my husband, my own childhood growing up with a brother, and my girls' toy box. Bear with me, [...]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Ladies

Christmas Gift Ideas for Ladies

In my opinion, the easiest person to shop for is mom, wife, or any adult woman because we usually drop hints like bombs. An "accidental" text with a picture of the dream pair of designer pumps, a long pause in front of the shop window with that perfect flounced hem dress displayed prominently on the [...]