More Halloween Madness


We’ve decided to embrace Halloween this year but spend it at Disney World with my cousin’s family and the grandparents. The kids are excited about going to Disney for Halloween and are enjoying pondering what Mickey and Minnie and the other characters are going to dress up as. There was a brief moment of concern […]

What I want you to know about infertility


Although I now have FIVE children (since this post was originally written) and can thankfully put most of my infertility struggles behind me, there are some things I want you to know about infertility. Things I want to encourage you to just never, ever say to someone who is struggling with any form of infertility. […]

Mom Uniform


I recently wrote an article for Heart of the Matter Magazine that included back to school tips for homeschooling moms. One of the tips most commented on was my suggestion of creating a mom uniform. Oprah once featured a show that had hundreds of mothers wearing baggy sweat pants, oversize t-shirts and their hair twisted […]

Pumpkin Dip


Need a great snack?A friend passed this along to me about 5 years ago and we’ve been enjoying it every October since. 3/4 cups (6oz) cream cheese1/2 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup canned pumpkin2 teaspoons maple syrup1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonApple Slices Place first 3 ingredients into a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add […]

I have a confession


At the risk of everyone thinking I don’t wash my hair regularly I will tell you that I am in LOVE with dry shampoos. My favorite thus far is Psssst instant spray shampoo although it’s unscented so if you were around smokers or feel like your hair is smelling funky, this isn’t going to do […]