Christmas

It’s Okay To Feel Overwhelmed at Christmas

December 22, 2017

Oh, Christmas! The most wonderful time of the year! I’ve said it before — I absolutely love the way my children light up at the mere mention of Santa. All of the magic that I see through their eyes translates into the happiest of feelings for me. But there’s a side to Christmas that is […]

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Holiday Gift Guide // The Uncommon, But Awesome

December 15, 2017

We are less than 10 days away from Christmas Eve! If you’re like me, you still have a bit of holiday shopping left to do. Specifically I struggle with stocking stuffer ideas for everyone. Oh – and what to get The Most Difficult Person In The World To Shop For (aka, my husband). But thanks […]

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a Thanksgiving SURPRISE!

November 23, 2017

I’ve been keeping a HUGE secret. Like, bigger than big. And it explains everything, friends. I promise. And what better day to share it than Thanksgiving, right?! That’s right — Remy Bea will be a middle child as of June 2018! I know, I know. After Remy Bea was born in January 2016, I swore […]

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Holiday Gift Guide // For Her

November 14, 2017

I can’t believe it’s nearly here! You know what I’m talking about — the most wonderful time of the year! Ya know, Christmas hasn’t always been my favorite holiday (I’m more of a Thanksgiving gal), but having kids has changed me in that way. I absolutely love Christmas because they love it so much. And […]

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Real Talk: I despise the stomach bug.

November 7, 2017

Real Talk: Every single time I have a good grasp on life, a plan of action, and a mission, something goes terribly, terribly, and unexpectedly, wrong. I know that this phenomenon is not something that I, alone, suffer from. I mean, I know it’s just life. But, damn!, the stomach bug has the worst way […]

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“Christmas just doesn’t work out for me.”

December 27, 2016

This, my friends, is a tale of Christmas. While I watched joyous friends and acquaintances posting pictures of their Christmases on Facebook, we were knee-deep in cleaning. I mean that quite literally, as I decided to wash the carpets in our house on Christmas Day. Because, well, our Christmas didn’t work. Heck, it never seems […]

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Life Lately + A Last Minute Gift Guide //

December 22, 2016

I’ve had grand plans of all of these amazing things I want to share with you before the holidays. But, realistically, my time management has not been great lately. Combine that with a sleep regression (thanks, Remy Bea) and the stomach bug? Well, that’s a recipe for dirty dishes and takeout every night. So many-a […]

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Kringle’s Inventionasium // Christmas in Cleveland

December 13, 2016

A couple of months ago, at Ari’s fourth birthday party, my aunt brought up a local Christmas event she likes to take her kiddos to  — Kringle’s Inventionasium! And she invited us to join them. I wasn’t quite sure what this whole thing was about, but we were promised a fun, and memorable, time! Located […]

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Shop Savvy With Groupon Coupons

November 17, 2016

Well, with the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, it’s clear we are officially entering into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. And, for my family, this year will be different from every previous Christmas. See, every other year, I’ve had full-time employment. This is the very first year that I have been a half-SAHM and […]

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Easy Gift-Giving with #GrouponGoods

October 30, 2016

Back before having children I felt like my gift-giving game was on-point! I mean, I had energy to plan and prepare for birthdays, Christmas, and everything in between. Now? Now my life is full of uncertainty. I was barely able to plan and prep for my own kids birthday this year, let alone anyone else’s! […]

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