Halloween Movies

We love a good themed family movie night, Halloween movies included--but let's just say none of us are big fans of scary movies...especially if those movies mean nightmares and kids standing at the foot of our beds at 3am, amiright?! So, after watching WAAAAY too many trailers and stopping way too many movies 20 minutes [...]

Halloween S’mores with Boden

Halloween S’mores with Boden

As soon as I saw these cute little ghost-shaped peeps at the store I KNEW we had to make some ghost s'mores to celebrate it (finally!) being October. And, want to know the best part about making s'mores in Texas in early October? You don't even need a heat source...the sun will provide that for [...]

Monthly Book Nooks

Your "landing spot" for ALL Monthly Book Nook posts, to date!   Book Nook themes, ideas, and LINKS by month: January 2018 | 2019 ( themes: new beginnings, kindness, acceptance) February (themes: Valentines, President's Day, Black History Month) March (themes: St. Patricks' Day, rainbows, luck, spring) April-May (themes: spring, Easter, new life, gardening, nature) Graduation [...]

Favorite Christmas Pjs!

Favorite Christmas Pjs!

Pour the hot coco and put on your favorite Holiday movie....it's Christmas Jammie time, people!!! Christmas pjs are my absolute FAVORITE and I've rounded up some of the sets I'm loving this year! Why now? It's only mid-November! Well, because just like with popular gifts, some of these pjs will sell out...and if you want [...]

Q’s Room Makeover

Q’s Room Makeover

The decision to give Q's room "a little facelift" started with my ridiculous desire to wallpaper every room in the house. Add in recent discussions we were having about switching out her queen bed for two twins and the decision to redo the ENTIRE room was basically made FOR us. Me. It was definitely all [...]

Master Makeover

Master Makeover

I know I said I'd post this ages ago, but...life. Anyways, when we moved into our house we did the kids' rooms and the living spaces first and just kinda left our bedroom hanging until recently. We didn't do much to the bedroom, aside from a few new pieces of furniture, but we did gut [...]

Glamp Out

Glamp Out

This is an oldie but a goodie- posted on my old blog back in February 2016. I thought I'd transfer it over bc it's one of my favs! So, I don't camp. I'm not a camper. I don't enjoy it, never have. For one thing- I don't really enjoy most critters and the thought of [...]

Nursery Sneak Peek

  When Ryan and I first met, about 15 years ago (holy crap!) we were attending college in Southern California. I was a fresh "New Jersey transplant" and he was the epitome of a California surfer boy, through-and-through. He wore Rainbow sandals exclusively and surfed in lieu of going to the gym. One would almost [...]