Simply spectacular summers when you’re a work-at-home mom

On simply spectacular summers when you're a work-at-home mom

Every year around this time I start to see posts about embracing summer, making it magical for your kids, saying yes, and so on. And every year I’m torn between rebellion and guilt. It’s not that I disagree with this in principle (although I think our kids have a pretty magical life in general and […]

Weekend reading: May 23, 2015

Sweet Frog with this crew

From Instagram: “Sweet Frog with this crew.” I’ve been walking around with a sinus headache and itchy face for weeks now thanks to allergies that just won’t quit (and a reluctance to take any medicine while pregnant), but we headed out yesterday so Sean could go mountain biking with a friend while the kids and […]

A work update (and why I’m posting less)

Mobile office

When I first started blogging, I had a small “mommy” blog where I shared crafts, recipes, parenting tips (based on what was working for us at the moment), and lots of pictures of my kids. I later started Organizing Your Way, where I shared organizing and decluttering tips, and eventually I began working as a virtual […]

Let’s talk about stink


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine. All opinions are 100% mine. Over the years, I have made my own deodorant, used crystal deodorant and tried various natural deodorants, but each time I have a baby, I end up switching back to a conventional deodorant (sometimes even a […]

Weekend reading: May 16, 2015

It's a frog!

After almost 4 weeks away from home, I’m afraid that reentry into our normal life is going to be tough on everyone! Although we’ve still been working and homeschooling the past two weeks, the girls have spent hours and hours each day playing with friends in the neighborhood, exploring the woods and creek behind the […]