Books & Reading
Save $1000 in 100 Days Challenge
Personal Finance + Frugality
Homemaking + House Projects
Buying a Home, Home Ownership, Milestones, Our Home

All Moved In! {+ What I Love Most About Our New House}

Well, we survived our second move of the year (and hopefully our last move for a good, long while!). And, in all actuality, it really went as smoothly as a move can go, honestly — we had a lot of help on both ends, everything fit into the moving van and other vehicles (unlike last …

5 Things, Life Hack, Loving and Learning Lately

Replicating Swig Drinks at Home (+4 Other Things I’ve Learned Recently)

I promise I haven’t meant to fall off the end of the earth lately — it’s just that apparently getting ready to move, trying to do a bajillion house updates, and taking care of the three kiddos (especially during the week when my husband is staying away from us because he’s still working at the …

Products and Books I'm Enjoying in January 2021
Book Recommendations, Loving and Learning Lately, Products I Love

Loving and Learning Lately {30}

Welcome to Round 30 of this little series I started of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately! Here you’ll find everything from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge …

Homeschooling, Motherhood

What I’ve Learned From Homeschooling (+ Why We’re Calling It Quits)

I’ve officially been homeschooling my oldest (who’s in kindergarten) for more than one school term (almost a trimester at this point!), and I’ve gotta say, I’ve learned a LOT. By and large, it’s been a very positive experience for both me and for my daughter Raven, but we have officially decided to call it quits …

Goals, Monthly Recap

We Have a Moving Day Scheduled! {November Goals + October Goals Recap}

Unless you count all the mask-wearing and the fact that Halloween parties were staggered with who was coming when, this last month was the most “normal”-feeling of any month since March, at least as far as what we did as a family. There was a trip to the pumpkin patch, trick-or-treating (albeit a socially-distanced version), …

Activities for Kids October 2020
Book Recommendations, Kids, Products I Love, What the Kids Have Been Loving Lately

What the Kids Have Been Loving Lately // Vol. III

Welcome to Volume III of this series that details all of the books, products, activities, and more that me and the kiddos have enjoyed doing together lately. This particular edition is heavier on the Halloween stuff, but there are things that can be enjoyed year-round here, too! (For past editions of this series, click HERE.) …

Products and Books I'm Enjoying in January 2021
Loving and Learning Lately, Products I Love

Loving and Learning Lately {29}

Welcome to Round 29 of this little series I started of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately! Here you’ll find everything from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge …