6 Lessons I’ve Learned About Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the kitchen

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. Since I talked a little bit about our new “assigned meal prep days” in Monday’s post, this seemed like an appropriate follow-up! Our girls are constantly asking to help in the kitchen, and—if I’m honest—I still cringe a little […]

Beating financial stress and gaining a life well spent

Beating financial stress and gaining a life well spent

Over 70% of Americans are financially stressed. 12% of Americans skip going to the doctor because of financial concerns. 80% of people admitted that their personal finances keep them awake at night. 21% of couples who rate their financial stress as at least “somewhat high” are arguing more. 32% of adults say their finances keep […]

7 things that are saving my life right now

7 things that are saving my life right now

I’m linking up with Modern Mrs. Darcy to share the things that are saving my life right now.  Even though I truly do love these days with littles in the house again, it’s definitely not the easiest stage of life as we balance the needs of our big girls, Sean starting a new business, homeschooling, and […]

Weekend reading: January 30, 2016

Road trip!

From Instagram:We did it! Skiing all day yesterday and we still managed to get packed and out the door {of a semi-clean house} for CC this afternoon and then the drive to NC afterward. {With six kids, one dog and two fish!} My parents are moving back to Florida next week, and while we’re super […]

Easy Hillshire Farm® Naturals waffle pockets


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hillshire Farm®. All opinions are entirely my own. After years of wishing for a Belgian waffle maker that would make more substantial waffles than the one I got at my bridal shower, I finally put it on this year’s Christmas list. {Although I know […]