• Simple Rhubarb Pecan Crisp Recipe

    Growing up at the lake, we inherited a huge rhubarb plant when we bought our family cabin.  Every summer passers-by would knock on our door and ask if they could harvest some stalks for their own rhubarb crisp desserts.  My mom was not a fan of rhubarb so she always was happy to share with the strangers. It wasn’t until… [Continue Reading]

    Simple Rhubarb Pecan Crisp Recipe
  • Best Affordable Shorts for Mom

    Summer is here and that means the kids are out of school and it’s time for adventure.  We might be headed to the park, the zoo, vacation or just running carpool to the various camps and clinics.  It’s hot and humid in the midwest so as much as I love a good pair of jeans, it’s just too hot if… [Continue Reading]

    Best Affordable Shorts for Mom
  • Life Lately Volume 2

      Wow!  What a busy couple of weeks we have had around here. If you missed my post about how this time of year makes me feel a little bit like a headless chicken, you can read that here.  We have 8 days of school left and we are all ready for summer.  The weather has us itching for pool… [Continue Reading]

    Life Lately Volume 2
  • How to Overcome Body Image When Shopping

    With the changing seasons, many of us are stepping into our closets and realizing we need a few new pieces to update our wardrobes. I’ll be honest, my favorite season to shop for is winter. I can pile on the layers, cover any problem areas, and still feel like a million bucks! Iowa summers mean humidity which does not pair… [Continue Reading]

    How to Overcome Body Image When Shopping
  • 6 Ways to Survive the End of the School Year

    It’s almost the end of another school year and it makes me think of a story my grandma used to tell me as a little girl. She used to go get some chickens from the farm, come home and chop their heads off so they could prepare them to eat.  She said they would run around the backyard like crazy.… [Continue Reading]

    6 Ways to Survive the End of the School Year

Simple Rhubarb Pecan Crisp Recipe

Growing up at the lake, we inherited a huge rhubarb plant when we bought our family cabin.  Every summer passers-by would knock on our door and ask if they could harvest some stalks for their own rhubarb crisp desserts.  My mom was not a fan of rhubarb so she always was happy to share with the strangers. It wasn’t until…

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Best Affordable Shorts for Mom

Summer is here and that means the kids are out of school and it’s time for adventure.  We might be headed to the park, the zoo, vacation or just running carpool to the various camps and clinics.  It’s hot and humid in the midwest so as much as I love a good pair of jeans, it’s just too hot if…

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Life Lately Volume 2

  Wow!  What a busy couple of weeks we have had around here. If you missed my post about how this time of year makes me feel a little bit like a headless chicken, you can read that here.  We have 8 days of school left and we are all ready for summer.  The weather has us itching for pool…

Read the Post

How to Overcome Body Image When Shopping

With the changing seasons, many of us are stepping into our closets and realizing we need a few new pieces to update our wardrobes. I’ll be honest, my favorite season to shop for is winter. I can pile on the layers, cover any problem areas, and still feel like a million bucks! Iowa summers mean humidity which does not pair…

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6 Ways to Survive the End of the School Year

It’s almost the end of another school year and it makes me think of a story my grandma used to tell me as a little girl. She used to go get some chickens from the farm, come home and chop their heads off so they could prepare them to eat.  She said they would run around the backyard like crazy….

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10 Things Motherhood Has Taught Me

I dreamed of becoming a mom my whole life.  One of my favorite pastimes well beyond when it was socially acceptable was to play babies.  I loved to stroll my dolls around.  I watch my own daughters lovingly dote on their baby dolls as well.  Motherhood has been the best gift and the hardest assignment I have ever had. It…

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Spring Nail Polish Swap

Is there anything better than a little happy mail? When I see the UPS truck in the neighborhood, I always hope he will stop by with something fun.  So, when I heard about this fun nail polish swap, I was all in.  I never use to paint my nails because it would chip.  I would never have time to touch…

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4 Reasons to Stop Sideline Coaching

  It was his first time up to bat in Single A little league.  My heart was racing and I wrung my hands together hoping he would at least make contact with the ball.  He wanted a hit so bad.  Strike One.  Darn it, ok two more chances.  I cupped my hands over my mouth and shouted, you can do…

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Life Lately Volume 1

This time of year is absolutely crazy.  Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week and I am the committee chair so that coupled with my live event next Saturday, I have tried to stay on top of my to-do list!  We have lots of fun end-of-year activities as well as all the usual things as well.  I am trying something new…

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Mother’s Day Gifts That Mean the Most

On Mother’s Day last year, I heard whispers and bounding feet as they headed down to the kitchen to concoct some sort of yummy breakfast.  It was no surprise, as the kids the night before told me under no uncertain terms to not get out of bed.  When my husband, opened the door I was greeted with the biggest grins and…

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