Beautiful Things

The Gift of Clean with bObi 

The Gift of Clean with bObi 

Pine needles and cookie crumbles cover the floor, something sticky spilled in the kitchen, and someone left a trail of tiny tinsel wrappers to the couch. It’s Christmastime and when you have four kids that just means messes are made with more exuberance than normal […]

Christmas 2017: Gift Guide for Moms

Christmas 2017: Gift Guide for Moms

She works long hours without any overtime, magically makes clean laundry appear in drawers and sheets on the beds. She snuggles little bodies hot with fever, and cleans up countless messes without a second thought (okay, maybe a second thought when it involves the flu). […]

Growing in Gratitude

Growing in Gratitude

Gratitude. It’s not a particularly big or long word but carries so much meaning. Gratitude is not just about saying thank you and appreciating things you receive or writing thank you notes. Yes, being grateful includes all these things and you cannot emanate gratitude without […]

Guide to Not So Common Christmas Gifts for Kids in 2017

Guide to Not So Common Christmas Gifts for Kids in 2017

Sure, you could stand in line to get your kid a hatchimal (or the 2017 equivalent) or you could think outside the box and go for something unique. Here are some of my favorite Christmas gifts of all time and where to buy them.  Before […]

Christmas 2017: Get ready to Roll

Christmas 2017: Get ready to Roll

Last week, I shared our mini blogger Christmas with you and told you that our goal this year was unplug as a family and get outside more. We started with ride on options for the 2-6 age range. But, my sweet oldest girl is getting […]

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 […]

Love Grows Roots

Love Grows Roots

As an adult, every day is like Christmas (I’m talking the part where we play Santa and stay up half the night working on making sure every perfect detail is executed magically). And, according to my UPS guy, it’s always Christmas at my house (because […]

Getting Down: Snips, Snails, & Everything Nice

Getting Down: Snips, Snails, & Everything Nice

Have you noticed this yet? I have quite a few kids running amok (er I mean carefully tended) at my house. Four to be exact. But, did you know I also have a work at home husband, homeschool, and am starting a non-profit charity (more […]

Giveaway Alert: the Must Have Summer Watch

Giveaway Alert: the Must Have Summer Watch

Giveaway: please CLICK HERE to enter to win a $100 gift certificate from Jord watches. Get a $25 credit just for entering. This is a simple giveaway name and email only, so you have nothing to lose!  I hemmed and hawed over what to get […]

Mommy Moment of Silence: We Have a WINNER

Mommy Moment of Silence: We Have a WINNER

Recently, we teamed up with CozyPhones, adult and kids headphones that are just that: cozy. We went to Instagram to find out what you would do with a moment of silence and the results were pretty consistent. Moms want a moment of quiet to drink […]