Creating Lasting Memories for your Holiday Table

I was inspired by several stories highlighted this past year about people using their tablecloths as a mural to memorialize family attendees each holiday meal. Some people created these for Christmas or New Year’s, but we decided to start it for Thanksgiving.  Here is how we started our family...

Kid’s Weekend Favorite: Easy Banana Bread

My boys typically have simple and relatively healthy requests for breakfast in the morning – oatmeal with blueberries, Cheerios with bananas, yogurt with granola, or a (whole grain) waffle with fruit. However, they have a favorite for “special occasion weekends” – banana bread. I define “special occasion weekends” as whenever...

Liebster Award 2017

What is the Liebster Award? The Liebster Award is an award that is given to new bloggers from other bloggers. It is a way for new blogs to gain a bigger audience and to get to know fellow bloggers. Blogging is HARD and having a support system of people...

What our Dog Taught our Son About Bravery and Kindness

When my husband and I met, we each brought dogs to the relationship. My husband brought Kodiak, and I brought a Boston Terrier and a mixed breed dog. My two dogs were energetic small dogs who were always trying to kiss everyone and jump on people. Kodiak would tolerate...

Practical Gifts of Comfort for the Mom-to-Be

When your best friend, or close relative announces she’s pregnant, you can show the excitement with that adorable little gift basket you saw at the baby boutique, or you can give her things that will truly make her life more comfortable as she grows a life inside her body....