Things I Love : October, 2014
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Crap. October is over. That means that the holidays are right around the corner. Life is just moving way too fast. I’m going to make every effort to slow it down a little bit and actually enjoy the holidays this year. But for now, here is what I loved during the month of October: Good…

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New Music Mondays Dinner Time Playlists
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It is finally happening.  My son is taking an interest in music.  Better music.  He has always loved music but as of late, we’ve been forced to listen to novelty songs and One Direction.  Non-stop.  And his preference for Radio Disney left me and my ears wanting more.  A month ago I subtly suggested we…

Choosing a Rug with your Spouse
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*This is part one of a two-part post series I am doing for Flor Modular Carpet Tiles.  All opinions and arguments are mine. You may remember that I got a new dining room rug not too long ago.  It is from Flor and we LOVE it!  The colors make me SO happy and it really…

Getting a Modern Look in a Traditional Space
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*This post is sponsored by Sauder. All opinions and tips are my own. My husband and I have really been discussing our home design aesthetic lately. We are currently giving our living room a makeover. But the process can be a long and difficult task when you are short on money and long on individual…

Healthier Snack Ideas for Kids
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I decided to sit my kids down the other day to see if I could figure out some healthier snacking options for them.  I started off by asking them what their favorite junk foods are.  My oldest said, “the middle of those chocolate sandwich cookies, chocolate caramel pretzel granola bars, lattes (He’s joking, he’s never…

#HonestTurns2 with a Party
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It was a cold, rainy night.  The idea of heading up to Los Angeles for an event in this kind of weather normally would have taken me too far out of my comfort zone (freeway driving, rain, I couldn’t wear my pajamas) and I would have flaked out.  But the event was for The Honest…

Setting Goals for 2014
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I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions.  But this year I have decided that I need to set some goals for myself and for this blog.  I won’t put you to sleep with all the boring behind-the-scenes stuff that I want to do.  But I think that if I put these out there for the world…