How to Declutter a Bedroom

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Bedroom organization begins with decluttering! Learn how to declutter a bedroom in a few simple steps so you can organize and decorate to your heart’s content. We have a very small master bedroom so knowing how to declutter a bedroom is something I had to learn quickly! I keep tabs on it regularly and every year […]

How to Decorate Your House for Christmas with Vintage Flair

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If you missed Deanna’s Vintage Christmas Decorations for Outside, you can click the link to see what the front porch entrance of this 1920s historic home looks like. Now it’s time to step inside and learn how to decorate your house for Christmas with vintage flair! How to Decorate Your House for Christmas with Vintage […]

Vintage Christmas Decorations for Outside

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We’re back at Deanna’s house this week for a peek at her vintage Christmas home decor! There’s so much to see at her historic 1920’s home, that I’m going to break down this home tour into sections. Today let’s take a look at her vintage Christmas decorations for outside and find inspiration for our yards […]

Fall Home Tour with Thanksgiving Decor

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Last week I visited my friend Deanna (of Halloween Centerpiece fame) and was once again awed by her creativity. Her home looks like Hobby Lobby and Pinterest had a baby together; a beautiful, warm, cuddly one that sleeps through the night. What a welcoming, festive atmosphere! Let’s take a fall home tour of her dining room and […]

Was Glass Found in Huggies Baby Wipes?

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The First Huggies Parents Council I was recently invited to attend the Huggies Parents Council as a representative of Sweet T Makes Three – and you.  Mom and dad bloggers from across the country gathered with Huggies’ scientists, innovators, and engineers, as well as with renowned pediatrician Dr. Sears.  Throughout the day we were able to […]

12 Ways to Encourage Your Toddler to Read

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Do your kids like to read? Most moms hope their children will turn into bookworms. I certainly do! Cultivating a love for reading starts early so check out my guest post today at The Plus Side for 12 Ways to Encourage Your Toddler to Read.

6 Ways to Help Foster Families in your Community

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In your community, right now, perhaps within your neighborhood there are foster families. Some are obvious, resembling the United Nations, with children rotating in and out of their home. Some, like mine, are incognito. You’d never know that our lovely daughters were adopted through foster care. We fostered for almost 4 years before we adopted […]

7 Tips for Starting Preschool

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It’s hard to believe Sweet T started Kindergarten this year! She’s only a week in, and is loving her school, her teacher, and the whole experience. Attending preschool last year tremendously helped her with social skills and academics so that starting Kindergarten this year was an easy transition. Centers like La Petite Academy can help ready […]

Barnyard Bento Lunch

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I have fun memories of lunchtime in elementary school.  Relaxing with my friends and being surprised with what my mom packed me for lunch was always a highlight of the day. Now that it’s back to school season,  random little memories of school lunch are coming back to me like teachers teasing me about buying bananas […]

5 Summer Science Activities for Kids

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It’s easy to be a scientist. Just look around and ask, “Why?” Sweet T does this approximately 673 times per day, so I think a Nobel Prize might be in her future. As a science-based company, Bayer has a company wide initiative to encourage kids to learn science by doing science. It’s called Making Science Make Sense® […]