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 […]