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Apple Park Kids Brings Nature to Life

Apple Park Kids Brings Nature to Life

Guest post by A, age 9 Apple Park Kids brings nature and animals to babies and children. Apple Park Kids has a lot of great things like backpacks and lunchboxes. They also carry stuffed toys like dogs, cats, and all sorts of animals.  My favorite […]

Fall Style Watch: Of Lace and Velvet

Fall Style Watch: Of Lace and Velvet

I’m not going to say this is my favorite trend because I’m pretty sure I start 90% of my fashion posts that way. So, instead I’m just going to say, velvet is hot right now and I’m not sad about that. By the way, the […]

Let Imagination Grow with Fewer Toys

Let Imagination Grow with Fewer Toys

Love what you see? ENTER HERE to win a wooden block bundle from Cubbie Lee Toys.  It’s that time of year again. The time when the most obnoxious toys come out to play. I hate toys that make noise. There are gentle musical toys and […]

I Feel Like a Woman: Four Steps to a Smooth Shave

I Feel Like a Woman: Four Steps to a Smooth Shave

Knock me over with a feather. No, not because I feel like a woman but because the product insiting such a feeling was made for a man. It’s no secret that I enjoy collaborating with brands. It’s a fun way to try a new product […]

Sugar, Sugar: Switch It Out

Sugar, Sugar: Switch It Out

 Forget the costumes, that’s what halloween is all about: sugar and more sugar. We’re not strict about sugar in our house. In fact, I have a whole stash of fruit snacks and lollipops. But, you know what I hate? A whole bag full of […]

Festive Fun at Cox Farm’s Fall Festival

Festive Fun at Cox Farm’s Fall Festival

***Skip to the bottom of this post for my quick tips to beat the crowds and get the most bang for your buck at Cox Farms!*** Walk through a mist of bubbles and enter the Fall wonderland that overtakes Cox Farms every year. Ride down […]

Fall 5×5: Stepping from Summer into Fall 

Fall 5×5: Stepping from Summer into Fall 

What’s a 5×5 all about? See my first 5×5 challenge here. And, follow ups here and here. With that out of the way, let’s dive right in. If you thought I was abandoning my minimalist wardrobe goals just because seasons changed, you’re wrong. And, though […]

Best Ways to Celebrate Autumn in Virginia

Best Ways to Celebrate Autumn in Virginia

Fashion first. Top c/o Pink Blush. See below for more details. I’ve lived in Virginia all my life but I don’t think Fall became my favorite season until I moved out to the Shenandoah Valley. The colors, the crisp mountain air, the tastes (apples, and […]

I don’t know how you do it all?!

I don’t know how you do it all?!

I don’t. People say this to me all the time. And, the quick easy answer is I just don’t. I don’t do it all. I may run a blog, homeschool, and organize my home. But, I don’t do it all. Sometimes we do 4 lessons […]

Explore the Senses and Deepen Your Faith

Explore the Senses and Deepen Your Faith

Not to be repetitive I’m going to skip the part where I go on about how we never have time for date nights- well at least not romantic ones. I waxed on about that here so we can just skip it and get to the […]