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Color Him Happy

Color Him Happy

For those of you who know this Little Man, you’ll know he’s not always the happiest baby on the block. Maybe he is happy … who knows, but he sure has his father’s way of showing it. For the majority of the time, its all […]

Parenting Fail: The Family Photos that Weren’t

Parenting Fail: The Family Photos that Weren’t

A handful of you probably remember that whirlwind cross country road trip my family took back in September, a select few of you might know we were in my baby sister’s absolutely gorgeous wedding and maybe one or two of you know we also went […]

The best 8 dollars I ever spent

The best 8 dollars I ever spent

Birthday week was quite the whirlwind around here. There were monster cakes, lunch dates, popsicles and concerts in the park and one very special trip to Sea World San Antonio’s Bay of Play. But like most childhood discoveries, the best things are usually not something […]

There goes my baby …

There goes my baby …

I’m pathetic I know. Sitting up, staring at the clock, listening to the seconds tick by, watching as midnight grow ever so closer … haunted by the fact that when I wake in the morning all of my babies will be, well, no longer babies. […]

Celebrate Earth Day Everyday

Celebrate Earth Day Everyday

We spend a lot of time teaching our children the difference between right and wrong and how to take care of a home but there’s one area I believe we could all focus a little more attention on. How to care for the planet. Teaching […]

The secret to a great playroom

The secret to a great playroom

Psst, want me to let you in on a little secret? Alright, it’s actually a HUGE secret. And just might be the key to your happiness when it comes to corralling all of the things your little ones seem to accumulate and creating a play space […]

Playroom Inspiration

Playroom Inspiration

Our playroom is the first room you see when you enter our home. To represent us better as a family, it needs to be tidy (at least some of the time), welcoming and above all ORGANIZED! I’m one of those “every type of toy has a […]

Life is more important than fear

Life is more important than fear

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. ~ Ambrose Redmoon My mind has always been a basket of dreams. Dreams so big that stretch so wide, no one person could ever fulfill them […]

Everything is better with ruffles

Everything is better with ruffles

My pal Kellie is hosting a Spring Fling on her site every Wednesday in March, I just couldn’t let the whole month pass me by without joining in on some of the fun. You’re supposed to feature something you’ve done to spruce up your place […]

Clutter Tip of The Week: Raid Your Pantry

Clutter Tip of The Week: Raid Your Pantry

Yippee! I finally feel myself getting back in to the swing of this decluttering thing, Want to know what got me back on track? You did! Jen & Samantha got me started and then I ran in to a whole new bunch of ladies starting […]