• Tips to Create A Schedule Based on Your Priorities

    “Life is chaotic.  I can’t do it all. How do I make time for the things that matter most?”  Life is too short not to do what matters most with those that matter most so today I am sharing tips to help you create a  schedule based on your priorities! We always used to go to Bishop’s Buffet with my Grandpa… [Continue Reading]

    Tips to Create A Schedule Based on Your Priorities
  • Fresh Fall Front Porch Decor

    Now that it’s fall I wanted to add some fun fall front porch decor to greet our visitors.  I spend a lot of time nurturing my ferns all summer long.  When fall hits, I am not ready to say good-bye so I decided to forego replacing my ferns for mums which saved some money and allowed me to enjoy my… [Continue Reading]

    Fresh Fall Front Porch Decor
  • Vera Ann is 7

    Today, is Vera’s 7th Birthday!  It seems like yesterday she was born!  Now she is growing up and is a beautiful young lady.  She is full of life and is our social butterfly.  She meets a friend everywhere she goes and she is always smiling and creating!  She is a ray of sunshine.  She is certainly sweet and spicy spice… [Continue Reading]

    Vera Ann is 7
  • 10 Fall Must-Haves

    It’s fall Y’all and for some reason that makes me break-out a southern accent although I have never really lived in the south.  As an adult, fall has quickly become one of my favorite seasons of the year.  I love them all but there is something so charming, quaint and I’ll say it, COZY, about fall.  Today, I am sharing… [Continue Reading]

    10 Fall Must-Haves
  • 5 Fall Wardrobe Essentials

    Today, I am so excited to have my friend Sarah, The Haute Homemaker, share with us 5 fall wardrobe essentials.  Sarah is a wardrobe consultant and fashion stylist.  She and I met while I was speaking at a MOPS group she attended.  She encourages me in our journey as bloggers and entrepreneurs!  She is an expert I turn to for… [Continue Reading]

    5 Fall Wardrobe Essentials

Solon is 9

I can’t believe another year has flown by and Solon is now 9 years old.  I remember his birth like it was yesterday but it also feels like a lifetime ago!  Solon continues to be such a sweet, kind, first-born and great leader for his sisters!  He is the most excited for our upcoming adoption and is burdened to pray…

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Simple Ways to Organize Jewelry

With the kids heading back to school, I am getting the itch to purge and organize my house.  Just me?  So, in the spirit of organizing all the things, I thought I would share with you the simple way I organize my jewelry so it stays tangle-free and I can easily see what I have.   I only keep heirlooms…

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Life Lately Volume 6

I can’t believe summer is nearly over.  I heard it said the other day that August is like the Sunday of summer!  I always call it the don’t go month of summer!  Whatever the case may be, we have been checking a few more items off our summer bucket list, enjoying lazy days at home rediscovering toys and built-in sibling…

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Create a Homework Drawer

Ready or not, back to school time is upon us!  Homework often accompanies school so I thought I would share a simple change I made that has made all the difference with homework! We affectionately refer to it as the homework drawer.  The homework drawer houses all the necessities my kids need to complete homework besides brain power and desire!…

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5 Reasons to Hire an Interior Designer

**Thank you to Suite Dreams for partnering with me on the girls’ new shared bedroom space.  All opinions are expressly my own.** I always thought hiring an interior designer was something reserved for the rich and the famous.  However, when we started the process of moving all of our kids to a new room in, I literally was paralyzed by…

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15 Back to School Money Saving Tips

Growing up my mom used to say that August was the most expensive month besides Christmas. Back to school shopping can be expensive.  However, there are ways to be purposeful with your shopping that will save your wallet big time and your sanity too!  I have rounded up my 15 best back to school money saving tips for today’s post…

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Our Adoption Story – International Adoption Process

This post is long overdue but the last several months we have been knee-deep in paperwork as we navigate the international adoption process.  Many adoptive families say there feel paper pregnant and we have definitely felt that way!  If you missed the first three adoptions posts you can read our announcement here, part 1 here and part 2 here. Today,…

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Life Lately Volume 5

Hey, don’t forget today is Amazon Prime Day.  Read my post about my top tips and wishlist here.  Life has been happening lately and I have not documented it since the last week of June so It’s about time!  Read my last life lately post here. Hold on to your seats as I share the photo overload!  Let’s get started……

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Amazon Prime Day 2018 Tips & Wishlist

  Monday is the day , Christmas in July or in other words — Amazon Prime Day 2018.  It’s the new Black Friday except you don’t have to wait in line, it’s not freezing cold and you aren’t stuffed with turkey!  Every year, Amazon ups their game.  The first year was kind of a flop but they learned their lesson…

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10 Podcasts You Need to Listen to

Are you in need of some new podcast recommendations?  Look no further, I have 10 podcasts you need to listen to.  Podcasts are a great and free way to learn about whatever you want to learn about.   I spend A LOT of time in the car (hello kid activities) so I love that podcasts can help me be purposeful…

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