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My Farm to Table Football Dinner Party with COCA-COLA® ZERO SUGAR!

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and the Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #TailgateRefreshed #CollectiveBias This summer has been such a special one for our little family!  We celebrated summer end's this weekend, and enjoyed reminiscing on our adventures thus far.  Our family moved from Indiana to Oregon in May, and it has been such an adventurous summer in our new state.  We have completely fallen in love with this place, catching our own…

What I’m Wearing This Weekend (Okay, All Fall.)

Disclosure: I received this pieces from Pink Blush to write this blog post.  All opinions expressed are my own.   If you can't tell, I have fallen madly in love with Pink Blush.  I've been building my entire wardrobe around their fun pieces.  I like to keep a pretty time capsule wardrobe.  I love to fill my closet with items that transition from fall to summer to winter with boots to spring with a cardigan.  This is why I adore this…

Everything is awesome: Liam Turns Five at Bricks & Minifigs Beaverton!

Disclosure: I want to just share that I've had some amazing sponsors for this birthday party. Bricks and Minifigs provided the venue, decorations provided by Oriental Trading, and cake toppers by Fancy Top Cupcake. All opinions expressed are my own, and I only work with brands I love on this blog. As most of you know, my son turned five on August 31st. We had an awesome birthday party for him September 2nd, and I'm just now getting a chance…

So, you want your kids to love science?

Disclosure:  I received these toys from Oriental Trading to conduct this blog post.  All opinions expressed are mine, and I only work with companies I love on this blog. Every year I find that school is slightly more competitive, parents starting their kids younger and younger in rigorous academic programs, and forgetting the value of ole fashioned play.  I read a book a while back called, The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need From Adults.  I found…

Stop the crazy: read, make your mornings easier.

Disclosure: Grey Bee Kids graciously gifted me some baskets to conduct this article.  As always, all opinions expressed are my own. I cannot believe our summer is ending this week!  It has been a summer for the record books, since last day of preschool in April we have: had a parent finish grad school, moved across the country, went the pool 230 time, attended 43 spin classes, went to an amusement park, used a ton of sidewalk chalk, visited a…

Labor Day Is Over: What To Wear To Feel Confident All Autumn!

Disclosure: I received these dresses from Pink Blush in exchange for an honest review.  I only represent companies I love and adore on this site, and as always all opinions expressed are my own! It is officially September, which is my seasonal benchmark for fall.  It doesn't feel like fall, whatsoever with these almost 100 degree temperatures, but whatever.  I'm beginning the transition to my fall wardrobe and these two dresses I was able to secure from Pink Blush are…

Eliminating distractions in your motherhood + a journey..

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” -Zig Zaglar  Every now and then, as a PASSIONATE stay at home mother, I just feel like I'm spinning my wheels.  Going all day and getting to the end wondering if I truly reached my potential.  Laying in bed beating myself up for ignoring a dirty toilet just ONE. MORE. DAY. I feel since we moved to Oregon, I've been distracted and my focus…

Overflowing with gratitude: a thank you to my readers

Hopefully, you were able to catch my live post on Friday where I shared briefly what this post would entail. Just me, intentionally carving out time to pour my heart into writing a post of gratitude for my incredible readers. Several months ago, the boys and I went to the library and borrowed  another Elephant and Piggie book.  The final installment of one of our favorite book series, a saga of an elephant named Gerald and his pig best friend,…