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Preparing for a long car trip with preschoolers with FRAM Fresh Breeze®

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. ##FRAMFreshBreeze #CollectiveBias With the end of grad school comes a new job for my house and comes a new house for our family!  In three weeks, my family of four will driving almost forty hours to Oregon!  It is amazing how much goes into a cross country move with two young kids, from finding a place to live, scheduling movers, purging junk,…

Get ready for wedding season!!

Disclosure:  These save the cards were provided free from Wedding Paper Divas in exchange for a blog feature/review  All opinions expressed are honest and my own!  One of my favorite parts about the winter months is receiving "Save The Dates."  or seeing Christmas proposals,  My favorite though is learning when someone I love and adore decides to get married!  It brought me so much joy to be able to collaborate to snag my favorite graduate student's save the date cards…

Dear new mama to two kids under 2.. (or any mama, really..)

The other day I was running around my house, organizing and purging.  I ran downstairs, but was immediately stopped in my tracks.  I looked out the door and saw my boys sitting on a bench, laughing and talking. They are so independent these days, we are in an entirely new season.  Sawyer is potty trained, Liam is learning to read, and both are sleeping better.  They clean up after themselves 70% of the time, and parenting them seems to be…

Savings Sunday!

Disclaimer:  This post may contain referral or affliate links, which helps me earn free products or a small commission.  Take advantage of this Grove Collaborative deal.  Free hand soap + 10.00 credit!   10.00 in Free Credit from ThredUp.  I'm going to do another post on them this week, but I am loving the update to my wardrobe using ThredUp.   Get a 12.00 personalized beach towel from the Disney Store- I'm looking at getting my boys the Star War…

Roanoke Girls book review 

Disclaimer: I received this book in exchange for an honest review via blogging for books. All opinions expressed are my own.  Roanake girls is a masterpiece! It was such an enticing read. I loved peeling back the layers of this family and I enjoyed the suspense. I think this would be such a fun beach read this summer. Or an excellent choice for book club. It's a multidimensional book that every reader will enjoy. 

Filling your day, week, umm life with inspiration.

The farther along in my motherhood journey I get, the more I realize how desperately I need to model for my children what it means to have a cheerful heart.  I need to model for them what it is like fill your days with things that glorify God and keep you focused on living out your homemaking responsibilities without feeling like a big crab.  I am guilty of letting my expectations for the day overshadow other things, more important things.…

Moving Progress

How is it possible we are moving across the country in five weeks?! It honestly has a lot to do with how little sleep we've been getting around here, but since we got from our first trip to Oregon in August everything has just flown by.  We have tried to strike a healthy balance between memory making time, purging, packing, and life responsibilities. In this season of life, that is overwhelmingly tricky!  Some days, just getting three meals on the…