DIY Wall Art

I fell in love with a couple of whimsical maps of Paris and Rome from Rifle Paper Co. a couple of years ago, but didn’t love the price tag for one, let alone two prints + the frames I’d need to hang them. When I came across the calendar that included these two (plus more!) on sale for half off, I pounced.  Continue reading

This is two

… in a nutshell.

Sophia: “I can do it! I can do it!”
Me: “What can you do, Sophie?”
Sophia: “No.”

momlyf3

It seems that every day, I have a moment where I pause for a second and realize that I’m such a mom. I’ve always been a typical bossy, mother-hen type of oldest child, (as my brother reminded me every time he sarcastically called me ‘Mom’ since we were little kids), but now it’s really sinking in. I sometimes wonder exactly how I got to this point in my life. I’m not complaining–just a bit surprised sometimes at how I actually spend my days. Continue reading

Healthy Eating with Kids

I’m always on the hunt for new kid-friendly, inexpensive, yet healthy snacks for my children. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll probably never be one of those Pinterest moms you’ll see creating art out of food that kids will destroy in 5 seconds (let’s be real). However, I have found ways beyond simply serving Lunchables to my kids every day. Chobani asked me to share some healthy eating tips that work for us, so here’s what I’ve got: Continue reading