Making Memories with Cohas Chalk Art Milestone Boards

Scroll through Facebook on the first day of school or major holiday and you can't miss the kids holding up their milestone boards. Cohas.com, a small family-owned company that makes chalk art milestone boards and matching wall decals, sent us a few boards and decals to try out. I expect I'll be using these well-made … Continue reading Making Memories with Cohas Chalk Art Milestone Boards

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Keeping in Touch During Deployment with the Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Frame

My husband is currently deployed, and now that we have a son, I'm always trying to think of ways to keep him a part of our daily lives. The Nixplay Seed Cloud Digital Photo Frame is helping me do that by making "new photos from daddy" a fun part of our day. Nixplay sent me … Continue reading Keeping in Touch During Deployment with the Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Frame

Deflecto’s School’s Out, Craft’s In Party

If you read my blog, you might have noticed I like to get organized. I make lists, I collect calendars and planners, and I love arranging things neatly in little storage containers. I find putting things in order soothing. So when Tryazon presented the opportunity to throw a little party to show off Deflecto's line … Continue reading Deflecto’s School’s Out, Craft’s In Party

How to Drink Wine Like a Mother

It's no secret moms like wine. I liked wine way before becoming a mom, I just feel it calling to me a little more now when the evening rolls around and it's been a long day of nonstop "Mommy, Mommy, Mommy." I guess it seems just a little more acceptable than knocking back a few … Continue reading How to Drink Wine Like a Mother

Yard to Table, Why I love Having a Garden

I planted my very first garden when I was six, in the Florida sand in the little area between our townhouse and the next. I planted peas and was excited to see them grow and produce pods. I was so excited to actually grow my own food that I popped those few peas out of the … Continue reading Yard to Table, Why I love Having a Garden

How to Make the Bed with a Toddler in 6 Easy Steps

Today we'll be covering one of life's great mysteries- how to make the bed with a toddler around. A very interested toddler who may or may not be making lumps all up in your covers. Here's how to do it in 6 easy steps! 1) Pick out your sheets and prepare. California Design Den sent … Continue reading How to Make the Bed with a Toddler in 6 Easy Steps

My Chaotic Attempts at Organization – with One Year Update

Moms are busy on multiple levels. You are not just in charge of you. You have to know the schedule for the whole household and make sure everyone else knows what's going on, and then make sure everything is accomplished as scheduled. Good thing I'm obsessed with getting organized! Day planners, calendars and lists actually … Continue reading My Chaotic Attempts at Organization – with One Year Update

I Got a Felt Letter Board, Now What?

When I first saw bloggers posting about upping their Insta-game with a felt letter board, I didn't really get it. And then when I saw it, I was like, well now I have to have it! It's a framed felt board with little slots to stick in letters and numbers. The more I looked, the … Continue reading I Got a Felt Letter Board, Now What?

Notice the Baby Sleeping Sign! Go Away or Suffer the Consequences

Although the real sentiment here is "Ring the bell, I break your face," this is a much nicer way of putting things. My Baby Sleeping wooden sign upgrade from GiftedOccasion.com looks so much better than my old hand written sign I used to tape to the door. This one is a 3-D wooden design cut … Continue reading Notice the Baby Sleeping Sign! Go Away or Suffer the Consequences

Artificial Bonsai, the Tiny Tree for Busy Lives

Back in college I had two pets- an orange tabby cat named Worm, and a bonsai tree. Sometimes I think that tree required more attention then the cat. Seriously, when I went away for a weekend I put out food and water for the cat but had a friend come over to water the bonsai … Continue reading Artificial Bonsai, the Tiny Tree for Busy Lives