motherhood, Pregnancy

Why You Need to Make Time for Mom Friends

Ever since getting married, my husband and I have moved a lot. Seven times in nine years to be exact. When you’re moving that often (always for jobs, no, not military) it becomes hard to mentally wrap your head around putting down roots. Pre-kids I had made a couple friends who were co-workers, but after having my son we knew…

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homemaking

Top 10 Must-Haves in the Kitchen

Thursday is upon us again, so you know what time it is! 10 Things on Thursdays continues this week with my must-haves in the kitchen. As a stay-at-home-mom, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, either cleaning it, cooking in it, or organizing it. (That last one is happening less and less unfortunately) So today I’ve assembled my…

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homemaking

My First Crack at Freezer Meals

I’ve been reading about the benefits of freezer meals for a couple years now, but haven’t given it an honest chance until this week. Today I’m defrosting & cooking for the first time, so I’ll be updating this post over time to let you know how they all taste! [This post contains affiliate links, read more in my disclosures here.]…

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Recipes

Cookie Recipe Round-Up

There are several television shows I’ve watched so many times that they’re memorized, but just as funny, just as good, every time. Friends is one of those shows for me. And every time I watch the episode where Monica wants to be “the mom who bakes the BEST chocolate chip cookies” I have to MAKE ALL THE COOKIES. The power…

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motherhood, Pregnancy

Ultimate Diaper Bag Packing Guide

First of all, can we get an amen for how far diaper bags have come? It’s 2017 and no longer are we relegated to cheap nylon and pastels. Unless of course nylon and pastels are your thing, then well, party on. But I’ll take a tote-turned-diaper-bag any day of the week over the bags of yesteryear. [This post contains affiliate…

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