Home

Mommy Misconceptions

Having kids there are so many things that we think we know, and it gets annoying to hear the repetitive information like, "diapers are expensive," or "you won't be able to do *blank* anymore." Perhaps the best advice, though, comes in the form of eye rolls and chuckles. You know, when you tell a seasoned [...]

Hand Painted Mugs

Hand Painted Mugs

I have been holding onto these little mugs for seven years and just couldn't figure out what they might be good for since I prefer really large cups of coffee. So they've moved around with us as we've made our way from place to place and in cleaning out the back of the cupboard the [...]

Vegan Hot Cocoa Cookies

Vegan Hot Cocoa Cookies

Sweet, delicious, chocolate indulgence. Who said vegans can't have cookies? Baking has always been a fun experiment for me. I love to try substituting all kinds of ingredients, playing with different combinations of mix-ins, and obviously recreating old favorites into vegan-friendly deliciousness. Ingredients: 1 cup vegan butter (Earth Balance Organic). 1 cup brown sugar. 1/2 [...]

Sunday Funnies

One of my favorite things about parenting is watching my kids try to get away with things but having no clue how suspicious they're acting. You know, they get the giggles and start pointing the finger at each other but no one has any idea who actually committed the crime?  My oldest is guilty of [...]

Helicoptermom

The helicoptermom. She can't leave her kids be. She's always lurking, lingering, watching them, playing along on the playground. What an absolute--ly good mother. I just realized recently how much the term "helicopter parent" infuriates me. Are we really at a point in society where we shame parents for paying attention and staying involved? But [...]

Painted Rocks

Painted Rocks

When I was younger my mom set up this crafting table in our garage one summer for my friends and me to do all kinds of things and one of the crafts that we did an awful lot of that year was painting rocks. Fast forward to 2018, and everyone is painting rocks and leaving [...]

Positivity Planner

Positivity Planner

Color me guilty I can be quite the bitter Betty somedays. A real negative Nancy. Even the occasional Debbie downer. I hate it but when I find myself stuck in a funk it can be really difficult to knock myself out of it. Please tell me I'm not the only one. The worst part for [...]