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 [...]

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 Girls

Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls

Gift ideas for girls from the baby stage through pre-teen years. It's the most wonderful time of the year - where everyone makes a conscious effort to come together, consider one another above themselves, and spread joy and love even in the smallest of ways! I just love Christmas time for so many reasons, but [...]

Fish Craft for Kids

Fish Craft for Kids

Summer break was looong. I quickly ran out of fun activities and creative ideas for things to do to keep my girls - of two very different ages and sets of interests - entertained and occupied. What's a tired mom to do? Pinterest. I searched every idea for crafts for both girls ages and while [...]

The Cutest Fall Clothes for Kids + Janie and Jack

The Cutest Fall Clothes for Kids + Janie and Jack

Shop my picks for the cutest fall children's clothing from Janie and Jack!

Summer Whites + Summer Break

Summer Whites + Summer Break

I never understood the photos of moms gleefully shooing their kids off on the first day of a new school year, clad in a robe, margarita in hand. But then again, that's back when I only had one child. I get it now though! Summers with two kids are infinitely more hectic than summers with [...]

Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

It's nearly Easter and while I've yet to figure out what we're going to eat for our celebratory Easter lunch, I've got the girls' Easter baskets ready to stuff with goodies from us and their grandparents! Easter has always been a big deal in my family, as well as my husband's. Growing up, Easter was [...]

Out of Our Comfort Zone

Out of Our Comfort Zone

Lilly and I had a little adventure today. Partially fueled by a photography assignment I'm working on for school, partially fueled by my longing not to miss out on the famous D.C. cherry blossoms before we move on to the next place and mostly wanting to miss out on the swarms that will be arriving [...]