Must have for roadtrips!

We are a two vehicle family. Neither one of our vehicles has a built-in dvd player so, because a movie or a favorite show makes road trips a better experience for the whole family, we have been rigging an old portable dvd player to a suitcase, dog cage, or head rest on long road trips.Continue reading “Must have for roadtrips!”

Fall Causebox

Causebox is committed to supporting small scale makers and artisans in an effort to end poverty while protecting the planet. Causebox is passionate about empowering women and creating opportunities for marginalized and disadvantaged populations. This is the main reason I signed up and became an annual member! The Fall Box is filled with clean beautyContinue reading “Fall Causebox”

Grove

Before the restrictions with COVID and the cleaning products disappearing from the shelves, I never would’ve thought I would subscribe to have cleaning products and household supplies sent to me. I have heard of Grove Collaborative before but it wasn’t until my friend mentioned all the cleaning supplies I couldn’t find that she was ableContinue reading “Grove”

Good Bye to the beloved Pacifier

When I found out I was pregnant, along with research, I started asking family and friends about pacifiers. I received some as gifts, a few as samples in the mail, and I bought the famous green Philips Avent Soothie. I felt I was prepared, with a range of different kinds, in the event my babyContinue reading “Good Bye to the beloved Pacifier”

My Top 5 Uses for Reusable Bags

When grocery shopping, I used to always request paper bags when available because those plastic bags are my archnemesis. A big plastic bag filled with smaller ones sits in my garage that I grab once in a while and recycle at one of my local stores. Thankfully, that big bag of plastic has been smallerContinue reading “My Top 5 Uses for Reusable Bags”

How I stay on top of cleaning

This saying could not be more accurate. I only have 1 child but I feel like I am constantly picking up something every time I turn around. This past year, we moved from a 2 story house with no storage, aside from the attic, to a 3 story house with storage available on every floor!Continue reading “How I stay on top of cleaning”

Mother’s Day

I follow Petra K. McEwan, MD* on social media. She shares different advice on motherhood, self care, and marriage. I joined her 7 Day Motherhood Challenge this Mother’s Day. Across the 7 days, she challenged participants to learn something new while taking time to truly focus on their children. Our daughter is 2 and IContinue reading “Mother’s Day”