Thank You to the World’s Best Parents

Thank You to the World’s Best Parents

To my parents on their anniversary Thank you for loving me enough to be a parent, when what I thought I needed was a friend. Thank you for always pushing me to be my best but for loving me no matter what. Thank you for telling me “no” sometimes, even though I didn’t understand why […]

Christmas 2017 Bucket List

Christmas 2017 Bucket List

We had so much fun crossing things off of our Fall Bucket List that we decided to make it a seasonal thing! This time we just made a running list because there was so much overlap. We’ll be sharing lots of posts about these activities–check back at this post for more details throughout the month! […]

My Postpartum Rollercoaster

My Postpartum Rollercoaster

I really don’t like rollercoasters. The amusement park kind or the hypothetical kind. I am so fine, happier even, being the “stuff holder” and waiting for everyone to enjoy their ride. That is my happy place. But you can’t be your own “stuff holder”. When your emotions are going nutso, who holds your stuff while […]

Refresh Your Fall Day 7: Go outside today!

Refresh Your Fall Day 7: Go outside today!

Refresh your Fall by refreshing your soul–go outside today! If getting outside frequently isn’t a challenge for you then we want you to just enjoy your great habit today. Please let us know your tips for enjoying the wonders Nature has to offer! But if spending time outside is a challenge I hope this helps! Consider the […]

Recent Show Reviews: 2017 Edition

Recent Show Reviews: 2017 Edition

Looking for a new series to binge on? We’ve reviewed some of the most recent shows out there for you! We rated each show out of 5 stars, and included the current IMDB ratings as well. Happy show hunting! Brand New Series 2017   The Good Doctor (2017-) 8.6 IMDB Season 1 Premiered Sept 25 […]

Enjoying General Conference with Kids

Enjoying General Conference with Kids

**General Conference is a special meeting in our church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) that is held twice a year in Utah and broadcast throughout the world. Leaders of the Church share messages for both members and non-members. If you’d like to check it out, all are welcome to listen at lds.org. […]

Local Outing Ideas For Young Families

Local Outing Ideas For Young Families

It’s incredible to see a child’s joy over little things, like sprinkles on ice cream or pine cones. Going on mini-adventures with my girls has helped me bond with them and learn to enjoy the little things more. Going out with kids isn’t always easy, but it IS possible! There are many places and activities […]

Wolf’ems: A Campfire Treat

Wolf’ems: A Campfire Treat

I had no idea what Wolf’ems (also called “woof’ems”) were until just a few years ago, when my sister-in-law’s new family served the treat at her beautiful beach-side wedding reception. I heard the name comes from the fact that the treats are so good that you just wolf’em down! Wolf’ems are campfire biscuit cups that […]

Frozen Birthday Party

Frozen Birthday Party

Our sister, Makayla, returned home from her LDS mission in Argentina, and we just had to see her after those 18 months away! We went back to our beloved Missouri to spend time with her and other family members. In addition to celebrating Makayla’s homecoming, two of our little nieces were sad that their cousins […]