Balancing Motherhood & Blogging

These tips will help you stay on top of everything at home and for your blog. Before you know it you'll be balancing motherhood and blogging like a pro!

About a year ago I dove headfirst into the blogging world. I gave it my all. It was new, it was fun, and quite frankly it became my obsession. I did an awful job of balancing motherhood and blogging. Things around the house lost my attention and it started to…

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6 Simple Steps to Find Happiness Every Day

Between horrible news headlines and toddler tantrums, it can be hard to find happiness every day. Here are my best tips to help you keep that optimism!

I might be one of the most optimistic people I’ve ever encountered. I always look for the bright side in every situation. However, in today’s world, it’s getting harder and harder for me to keep that optimism. It’s impossible to turn on the news (or any social media) without another…

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The Ultimate Guide to Color-Coding Your Planner

Color-coding your planner can take your organizational skills to a whole new level! Check out these great tips to get started, plus which pens are the best!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyGo2Pen #CollectiveBias One of the best things I ever did to get my life organized was getting a planner. I write down everything: to-do lists, due dates for bills, blog details, appointments, etc. I used…

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DIY Disc-Bound Sticker Book

This DIY Disc-Bound Sticker Book is so easy to make & it will get all of your stickers organized! Great gift idea for planner addicts and sticker junkies!

I have been on a sticker buying binge lately! It seems like every time I go to the store I can’t come home without more stickers and washi tape. I can’t help it – they just make my planner look so pretty! Unfortunately, my desk drawer is getting a little…

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Sharing the Love of Reading with Children

Share the love of reading with your kids this summer! Earn free books for your collection or pay it forward by donating them! #StartSchoolLikeAChampion [ad]

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg Company, J.M. Smucker Company, and The HERSHEY’S Company. All opinions are mine alone. #StartSchoolLikeAChampion #CollectiveBias Reading is one of the most important things to our family. It’s in our daily routine several times. All of my children will…

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2016 Goals Update: The Halfway Point

It's time for a midyear look at my 2016 goals! Check my progress on learning photography, growing my blog, being healthier, getting some me time, & more!

Hello there, July! I have been looking forward to you for a while! The temperatures might be climbing (most of the days in our forecast have highs in the triple digits), but that’s okay with me because spring is done! I hate spring and I’m always glad to move on…

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