Category: Recommendations

12 Organizing Tips You Can Do in a Minute and a Half

While I’ve attempted to become more organized this year (emphasis on the word “attempted”), I’ve run across several blog posts and articles that have been helpful. I really appreciate the lists of quick cleaning jobs or organizing tasks you can do in a short amount of time, as it...

Vote for some smart kids with a cool idea

Okay, I don’t usually do this kind of thing on my blog, but I figured, hey, it’s my blog, I get to do whatever I want, right? That’s what I thought. Well, I was just so impressed with what a group of kids is doing that I had to...

Things I Love: Crocs for Back to School

Thank you to Crocs for sponsoring this blog post. Please click here to learn more about Crocs’ new Back to School line. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions expressed here are my own. It wasn’t until I attended the first Blissdom conference...

Road trips with kids (Plus win a vacation from Twizzlers)

We’re broke. I’m sure many of you can relate. But even though we can’t afford to take that trip to Jekyll Island that I so meticulously researched and planned last year and we likely won’t be able take the boys to Disney World until they have their own kids,...

A birthday party match made in heaven

Snakes and iguanas and alligators, oh my! Boy #2’s birthday was January 26, but true to my nature, I failed to schedule his party within the same week — or even month — of his birthday. Fortunately, however, it seemed to be worth the wait. His party was Sunday...

5 Reasons Mom Needs a Smart Phone for Christmas

If you ask Mom what she wants for Christmas, her initial response will likely be something like, “Oh, I don’t need anything” or, if pressed, “I’ll love anything you pick out!” Don’t buy it. What Mom really wants? A smart phone. Even if she doesn’t know that she wants...

Norah Jones “…Featuring” — A Perfect Christmas Gift

There are certain artists who seem timeless, like they could be dropped into any decade and still be relevant and true. Norah Jones is one of these. She has a voice that defies time, yet she makes every sound that passes her lips seem fresh and new. I swear,...

Gifts that give back — Heart of Haiti

As I’ve been searching the Internet and stores over the past week for the “perfect” gifts for the people on my Christmas list, I’ve found myself seeking out gifts that support a charity or cause. I mean, what’s better than giving a “double gift”? It’s a gift not only...