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To The Mom Next Door in the NICU

To The Mom Next Door in the NICU

          To the Mom Next Door in the NICU, I see you. I see your face filled with such worry and strength. I walk by your room in the NICU throughout each day and I see you sitting there on your […]

Cake Smash – 10 Year Old Style

Cake Smash – 10 Year Old Style

  Who doesn’t want to do a cake smash???    With all the craziness of bringing a new baby into the house, Peyton’s birthday was a wee bit brushed over. To celebrate, I decided to go and buy a bunch of different cakes and her […]

A Letter to the Girl I Was 10 Years Ago

A Letter to the Girl I Was 10 Years Ago

A Letter to the Girl I Was 10 Years Ago Dear 2007 Toni, Hello beautiful girl. My heart aches for you and what you are about to start going through, but it also is overjoyed for the happiness you will experience as well. You are […]

What NICU Nurses Want NICU Parents to Know

What NICU Nurses Want NICU Parents to Know

What NICU Nurses Want NICU Parents to Know Our Liam was born on January 4, 2018 at 34 weeks and 5 days gestation after a two week hospital stay for mama! Because of all of the complications we faced in pregnancy and his age, Liam […]

The Best Advice You’ll Read All Day About Having a C-Section!

The Best Advice You’ll Read All Day About Having a C-Section!

The Best Advice You’ll Read All Day About Having a C-Section! I’ve been a Mom for 10 years, which means that being a Mom is actually the skill I’m most experienced in if you compare it to my professional resume. My pregnancies are cray to […]

DIY: 5 Minute Baby Socks Organization Hack

DIY: 5 Minute Baby Socks Organization Hack

The Baby Sock Organization Conundrum If you’re anything like me, you have your kids mostly dressed and have 15 minutes to get to an event that’s 20 minutes away when you realize nobody has socks and shoes on. With four children, this is a time […]

2018 Family Goals & Intentions: NOT New Year’s Resolutions

2018 Family Goals & Intentions: NOT New Year’s Resolutions

  I’m a huge fan of family goals. I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions.    Any day now, I will become a mommy to four beautiful and crazy little kiddos! We set out to change our lives at the beginning of December […]

My Last Pregnancy: I’m Not Ready

My Last Pregnancy: I’m Not Ready

My Last Pregnancy is Coming to an End   I’m not ready to be done having babies. I’ve been grappling with this question for the last few months as one severe complication after the next has piled up throughout this pregnancy. Now, I’m sitting here […]

Quick Winter Craft Roundup

Quick Winter Craft Roundup

It’s time for a quick Winter Craft Roundup! Check out the awesome crafts we found on Pinterest and some of our fav sites below!!   I’m currently in the hospital because of severe complications in my pregnancy. I’ll be here until I deliver Liam, which […]

Top 20 Best Sellers: Children’s Christmas Books

Top 20 Best Sellers: Children’s Christmas Books

Top 20 Best Sellers: Children’s Christmas Books 2017 A little over a week left until Christmas morning and it’s time to make sure you’ve made your list and checked it twice! Another important part of our Christmas Bucket List is to make sure we get […]

New Year’s Eve Free Printable – 2017 Year in Review

New Year’s Eve Free Printable – 2017 Year in Review

NEW YEAR’S EVE FREE PRINTABLE ALERT!   Did someone say free New Year’s Eve printable?! 2017 has been a life changing year for us and one of my personal goals for 2018 is to be more intentional with documenting milestones and memories. To help kick […]

DIY Slime Kit

DIY Slime Kit

  DIY Slime Kits   For Christmas, Peyton & Charlotte asked for the Nickelodeon Mystical Slime Kit by CrazArt. Super cute kit, but would absolutely be gone in 1 day! In order to have enough slime for all 3 girls to play with (including a […]

What’s Under the Tree for Our 1-Year Old?

What’s Under the Tree for Our 1-Year Old?

WHAT IS THEA GETTING FOR CHRISTMAS?!   There are less than 10 days to go until Christmas!! You might be wondering what we have purchased for the girls for Christmas after checking out some of the Holiday Gift Guides that we used for ideas. I […]

What’s Under the Tree for Our 5-Year Old?

What’s Under the Tree for Our 5-Year Old?

What is Charlotte Getting for Christmas?! There are less than 10 days to go until Christmas!! You might be wondering what we have purchased for the girls for Christmas after checking out some of the Holiday Gift Guides that we used for ideas. I actually […]

What’s Under the Tree for Our 9-Year Old?

What’s Under the Tree for Our 9-Year Old?

What is Peyton Getting for Christmas?!   There are less than 10 days to go until Christmas!! You might be wondering what we have purchased for the girls for Christmas after checking out some of the Holiday Gift Guides that we used for ideas. I […]

What’s in my closet? Third Trimester Edition

What’s in my closet? Third Trimester Edition

  Third trimester. Yikes. We are getting closer and closer to our little Liam’s arrival date. This is the point in pregnancy when I pretty much want to hole up in my house and wear bed clothes all day. Since I’ve been advised to take […]

Free Printable – Christmas Light Bingo

Free Printable – Christmas Light Bingo

FREE PRINTABLE ALERT! It’s me again! I thought it would be fun to mix things up this year and turn our annual Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt into a bingo game. Over the years, we’ve gathered our favorite “Christmas Pretties” to look for and I’ve turned […]

Free Printable – Christmas Scavenger Hunt

Free Printable – Christmas Scavenger Hunt

FREE PRINTABLE ALERT! Hey there! We’ve been busy getting ready for Christmas at our house and one of our favorite activities this time of year is to do our annual Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt! Over the years, we’ve gathered our favorite “Christmas Pretties” to look […]

Top Stocking Stuffers for Mom Under $10

Top Stocking Stuffers for Mom Under $10

  Check out our quick and inexpensive finds for Mom below! All of these are Toni approved stocking stuffer ideas!! Perhaps my family will take note and consider this my wish list (besides an Instant Pot because I seriously need one in my life!). Check […]

Holiday Gift Guide for Harry Potter Fans!

Holiday Gift Guide for Harry Potter Fans!

  CHECK OUT OUR HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Harry Potter Fans below!   We just finished watching all of the Harry Potter movies with the girls and they are hooked! Travis has been reading the series to them for the past year and we were pretty […]



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