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9 healthy habits for families who want to be more active

9 healthy habits for families who want to be more active

I get it, being healthy is hard – but during the holidays especially? Forget it! There are three months of the year dedicated to delicious pies, homemade candy and sweets and tasty cakes. Let’s not even mention all of the extra carbs and holiday food. […]

7 Quotes on Goodness That Will Make You Think

7 Quotes on Goodness That Will Make You Think

We did a lot of talking this weekend about goodness, good·ness ˈɡo͝odnəs/ noun 1. the quality of being good, in particular. virtue; moral excellence. noun: goodness “a belief in the basic goodness of mankind” synonyms: virtue, good, righteousness, morality, integrity, rectitude; the beneficial or nourishing […]

How to get started riding bikes as a family

How to get started riding bikes as a family

Today’s post is sponsored by Febreze In-Wash Odor Eliminator. Thank you for supporting the brands that help keep KSW going. Care to try it? Use this coupon on your next purchase of Febreze In-Wash Odor Eliminator. I’ve dreamed of having a family that rode bikes together […]

Playground Workout for Moms: 8 Exercises You Can Do While They Play

Playground Workout for Moms: 8 Exercises You Can Do While They Play

So excited to introduce you to personal trainer and pro photographer Stephanie Smith for today’s total body playground workout, she’s about to rock your world. As a mom of young kids, it is so tough to find time to work out. Let me tell you, I […]

A colorful way to display all those LEGO minifigures!

A colorful way to display all those LEGO minifigures!

You’ll love this kid-approved afternoon craft project from Design Improvised,  such a sweet way to store and display all those LEGO minifigures! Do you have a LEGO obsessed kiddo at home? Or maybe one that has figurines of their favorite characters all over the house? […]

Decorating Kids Rooms With Art

Decorating Kids Rooms With Art

There’s no denying it, my daughter LOVES art. She is happiest when she is creating and because she shares a bedroom with her two brothers (for the moment), it was very important to make her corner of the room all her own. Using her own […]

Try this: Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

Try this: Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

Guess who popped in for breakfast this morning. Hint, his last name is berry and it’s been a LONG, LONG winter since he was on sale like this. We couldn’t resist ourselves – I’ve been grabbing up berries like they are going out of business […]

Photography Tips: Capturing Love On Your Phone

Photography Tips: Capturing Love On Your Phone

Love is warm, Love is tender, Love is deep, Love is kind, Love is sharing, Love is hard to hold on to. Love is a feeling; an intense emotion; something we cannot grasp or even touch – so how on earth do we capture it […]

Healthy Breakfast: Black Rice Porridge

Healthy Breakfast: Black Rice Porridge

I always feel like eating a nutritious breakfast sets me down the right road for making smart food choices throughout the day. We have a few staples that we rely on (steel cut oats, granola and plain yogurt with fruit, avocado toast), but sometimes we […]

Mini Resolutions: Small Steps Towards A Better Year

Mini Resolutions: Small Steps Towards A Better Year

Hi guys! I’m Jessica. I write and take photos for One Simple Thing, a blog that tells my story as a mom who is learning to cook, trying to simplify, and slowing down to really enjoy life – one simple thing at a time. So let’s […]