February 14th always seems like a bright spot in the middle of the longest part of winter. Granted, chocolate, flowers, and handmade cards usually take center stage on Valentine’s Day (all things I also appreciate), but it’s nice to reach for a stack of love-centered books leading up to the middle of the shortest month.
Vacationing with kids is basically just babysitting in another city, except with more cocktails and a better view. But still, you deserve to (try to) get your chill on, Mama. Here are our favorite small-town family destinations for living like a local and enjoying some no-frills R&R. Read More “Small-Town Vacation Spots”
It sounds a lot like a mythical fruit that you’d find in an enchanted forest. But elderberries are real, and they might as well be magical. They have anti-aging properties, so we’ll def be eating them by the handful. If your tastes are more refined than ours, we’ve got you covered with some yummy recipes: Read More “What’s an Elderberry?”
Do you ever look at your kid and think, why are you so obsessed with me? Our little ones love to copy all that we do, especially when it comes to our… unbecoming habits. *sigh* If only we could get them to model our love of broccoli like they do our (accidental) use of colorful language.
It’s December 23rd. You swore to yourself that you’d start your shopping earlier this year. But as always, pumpkin pie turned into fruitcake before you even had time to digest your Thanksgiving dinner. You are not alone, here’s our guide for last-minute shoppers feverishly searching for the perfect gift.
The holiday season is just around the corner, and with it comes the dilemma of choosing and buying gifts for your loved ones. Not everyone can afford to buy gifts for all their closest family and friends. It could be that money is tight this year, or it’s only that you have more urgent financial needs.
One of my favorite parts about the holidays is that you get cards in the mail, instead of just bills and promotional catalogs. There’s nothing quite like seeing messages from friends and family, near and far. But what do you do with all those cards after the holidays are over?
From the cocktail connoisseur to the Pinterest-crazed recipe tester, we all have that one (or maybe a few) foodie friends. They’re notorious for hosting jaw-dropping dinner parties and knowing exactly where to find the area’s best tex-mex fare. Here are some culinary-inspired gift ideas that are sure to “wow” the grub-lovers in your life.
I’m not sure about you guys, but I love crafting at Christmas time! However, things can get hectic, so I’m always on the lookout for fun and easy projects that also serve a purpose. That’s why I created these fun gift pouches! They’re perfect for packing up small gifts or cookie mixes, plus they’re reusable! Can’t beat being cute AND eco-friendly. With just a little bit of paint and some creativity, you’ll have a unique set of gift pouches for friends and family. You can even get the kids involved- they’re THAT easy!
‘Tis the season to be jolly! But let’s be honest, ’tis also the season to rely on your morning cup of coffee to function. With the holidays already demanding lots of your time and energy, the idea of wrestling a toddler into dress clothes for a poised family photo probably seems
downright insane daunting. Don’t give up on this year’s holiday cards just yet! Here are our best tips for painless, DIY family holiday photos. Read More “How to Take Last-Minute Photos for Holiday Cards”