An Open Letter To My Sister

An Open Letter To My Sister

Dear Sister,  Do you know how many countless times I have been asked “Are you a Crouch girl?” Do you know how many times I have been called Maegan? Or Makayla? Not only by strangers but even by our parents! There was always a list of names shouted before they got to mine: Madison. Number […]

Avatar: The Last Airbender Party Ideas

Avatar: The Last Airbender Party Ideas

**Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a small commission based on your purchases at no extra cost to you. My family watched the Avatar series when I was expecting my son, and we wore Avatar costumes on the Halloween after he was born. He was the most adorable little Aang […]

Star Wars Party Ideas

Star Wars Party Ideas

Star Wars Parties are our jam. We are mega-Star Wars fans in the Crouch family. I think we’ve had three Star-Wars themed birthday parties in the past two years, and May the Fourth is a true holiday around here. These epic Star Wars party ideas are perfect for a birthday party for any age, a […]

Easter in Quarantine: How to Pull it Off

Easter in Quarantine: How to Pull it Off

Hey y’all. Easter is this weekend. A time of year usually spent in beautiful new spring dresses and suits, hunting for eggs filled with treats in the grass of a large lawn. This year, that looks a little bit different. So what can we do to still make Easter fun? Here are some classic Easter […]

Airplane-Themed Baby Shower Ideas

Airplane-Themed Baby Shower Ideas

I recently had the privilege of throwing a baby shower for my sister-in-law, Cami. Choosing a theme was the easy part- my nephew’s name will be Jett, so an airplane theme was the obvious choice. Boy, did everything turn out cute! I can’t wait to show you what I did with the help of my […]

Big Hero 6 Birthday Party Ideas

Big Hero 6 Birthday Party Ideas

My family is big on themed parties, and we love to throw fun but affordable ones. My daughter’s top two Disney movies are The Little Mermaid and Big Hero 6, and she wanted them to be party themes. So we threw a Little Mermaid party for her last year, and saved the Big Hero 6 […]

Owl Themed Birthday Party

Owl Themed Birthday Party

This is Rosa, the little pink owl that has been attached to my daughter’s side for two years now. Rosa was the center of my daughter’s birthday party this year. I wasn’t sure how we would pull off a cute party with me being only three weeks post C-section (Thank goodness my angel mom was […]

Lasagna Roll-Ups

Lasagna Roll-Ups

Lasagna Roll-Ups are a great twist on the classic homemade lasagna we all love. Made with the same ingredients, it’s a recipe your family will be asking for over and over! I made lasagna roll-ups as a “fancy dinner” for my parents when I was in high school. I was so proud of it because […]

Tater Tot Casserole

Tater Tot Casserole

Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner that is both fast and delicious! This recipe only calls for FOUR ingredients- perfect for a busy week-night meal. The tater tots make it a very kid-friendly dish, while also sneaking in some vegetables and protein. #yousneakymom Tater Tot Casserole is a staple for many of us here […]

Big Brother/ Big Sister Gift Ideas

Big Brother/ Big Sister Gift Ideas

A new baby is a sweet, huge change for a family! We are preparing to introduce a little boy to the world, and I want my other kids to feel special and included on the day their brother arrives. So I am in the process of making Big Sister gifts! This time, our Big Sister […]

Yes, My Kids Have A Schedule

Yes, My Kids Have A Schedule

Yes, my kids have a schedule. And it has made me a nicer mom. And a better mom for that matter. Now there are clear expectations and there’s not as much whining and complaining. Our whole day down to the minute is not scheduled! That sounds like too much stress for my kind of mothering […]

My Story of Finding My Birth Mother

My Story of Finding My Birth Mother

I am adopted. I have always known that. I have always loved it. I have always been so incredibly grateful for my birth mother who loved me enough to place me in another woman’s arms so that I could be raised in a complete family. That incredible, wonderful woman has always *ALWAYS* held a special […]