#RaceAroundAmerica with Walgreens (Or, Why My Boys Now Want a Mustang)

Big thanks to Walgreens for sponsoring this post and our super fun evening. All opinions are mine. All love of cars belongs to my boys. When you’re the mom of little boys, you quickly learn what things boys automatically consider “awesome.” The list includes trains, dinosaurs, LEGO

Preventing the Tragedy of Burnt Popcorn

Thanks to Pop Secret for sponsoring today’s burnt popcorn horror story. When I was a college dorm resident, there was no greater crime than burning popcorn. The smell stank up the whole floor, and it lingered for hours after the offense. It never failed that someone burned

Books | What I’m Reading {Summer 2014}

My reading pace has slowed a bit this summer, mainly because we’re spending more time outside playing. I usually bring a book along for our front yard adventures, but more often than not I’m breaking up fights or retrieving toys instead of reading. Nevertheless, I’ve managed to

Five on Friday | 5 Reasons I love Sundresses

Thank you to Gordmans for sponsoring today’s post! If you’ve seen me recently, you’ve probably seen me wearing a sundress. Sundresses are my go to in the summer; a great summer dress or maxi skirt is the perfect way to be comfortable and cute. And they’re so easy.

Life | You’re 5 Now

Dear Oldest Child, The day we’ve been counting down for months has come and gone, and now you are five. When I held you as a newborn, I don’t think I really believed that this day would come. Five sounds so old; I can’t call you a baby, toddler,

Five on Friday | 5 Smart Mom Tips for Dealing With Diapers

Thank you to Huggies for sponsoring today’s Five on Friday! Last December, we celebrated a big milestone in our home – no more diapers! My youngest finally started using the potty, and I am happy to save I haven’t changed a diaper in almost six months. Having