Simple Style with a Scarf

Simple Style with a Scarf

When it comes to getting dressed, I’m not a fashionista by any means. But I do enjoy having a bit of variety in my wardrobe (without the extra cost and clutter of more clothes), so I tend to keep my basic pieces simple and often “dress them up” with a… Read More »

Casual SAHM Outfit Ideas for Fall

Casual SAHM Outfit Ideas for Fall

As a WAHM/SAHM (work-at-home mom/stay-at-home mom), it’s easy to default to pajamas or sweats as my daily “uniform,” but that tends to set a tone of “laziness” around here, so I’ve been keeping my eyes on Pinterest, searching for casual SAHM outfit ideas for fall, and then shopping my closet,… Read More »

Busy Family: Easy Meals

Busy Family: Easy Meals | ten easy meal ideas for busy families

When you’re a busy family, easy meals are a must. I’m all about finding easy meals for dinner after a busy day of homeschooling, work, and play, and these are a few of our favorite recipes… These are a few of our busy family’s favorite easy meals to make: Slow… Read More »

Casual Mom Outfits for Fall

Casual Mom Outfits for Fall

There are several “what I wore” linkups around the blogosphere each week, and I’m joining in at What I Wore Wednesday for accountability with a weekly post of what I wore, sharing some casual mom outfits for fall. Tuesday Tuesday found me driving around town, stopping at Jenny’s piano lessons,… Read More »

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe


I’m not usually a fan of pumpkin, but this year, I’ve been loving everything pumpkin – pumpkin spice creamer in my coffee, pumpkin spice cream cheese on my bagels, pumpkin spice marshmallows, etc. – so I stocked up on canned pumpkin a few weeks ago when it was $.99/can at… Read More »

Ningxia Red Blueberry Banana Smoothie


I’ve recently started drinking 1-2 ounces of Ningxia Red on a daily basis, and I’ve noticed a definite difference in my energy levels and overall sense of well-being. While most days I drink the Ningxia Red straight, it also makes a delicious addition to my favorite smoothie drinks. Recently, I… Read More »

Avoiding My To-Do List


Laying in bed this morning, I realized that I’m in avoidance mode. I have a number of looming deadlines, and I’m beginning to feel overwhelmed by the tall task ahead of me. So I’m doing anything but the tasks that will help me to tackle my to-do list. Example #1:… Read More »