One of THE most irritating things about summer in our neck of the woods is the dreaded mosquitos. We have a lovely sliver of spring when they haven’t hatched out of hiding yet, and it’s simply glorious. When they do come out though, they arise with a vengeance. Nothing is worse than being eaten alive... … Continue reading The Bug Bite Thing
The Creative Family Manifesto by Amanda Blake Soule My ⭐️ rating: 3.5/5 The Creative Family Manifesto was a very easy read. Amanda shared her thoughts and views on living a creative family life. Personally, we already do a lot of the things she talks about in this book but I think it would be a … Continue reading Book Review: The Creative Family Manifesto by Amanda Blake Soule
Let’s talk lighting. We recently moved into my childhood home and the light fixtures that were here when I was growing up were still here. It made me sad to even think about replacing them because I have a tendency to form emotional attachments to “things” but we really wanted to make this house more … Continue reading Lamp Goods Antique Milk Glass Light Fixtures
Ok— I had heard absolutely wonderful things about these PJs and OH MY, now I can see why. They’re SO cozy. They’re made from a very light and breathable fabric and they’re even temperature regulating! They are also made without harsh chemicals/dyes, like shouldn’t everything?! And in my opinion they’re super flattering! Little tip— don’t … Continue reading Cozy Earth Bamboo Pajama Set (coupon code included)
In a world that is so fast-paced, we need to let our children become bored from time to time! Boredom actually allows the brain to recover from the overstimulated world that we live in. So many parents think that it’s their responsibility to fill every moment of their child’s time with activities, extracurriculars or screens. … Continue reading Let your child get bored
I’m cheap. I love a good deal. I hate spending a ton of money if I don’t have to. If you’re like me, keep reading... Here’s what I do to afford our wooden toys— Sell things you no longer want or need. I often sell random things around the house to fund the toys we … Continue reading How to afford wooden toys on a budget
First I want to start off by saying— The influencers that speak about wooden toys like it ain’t no thaaang to acquire them, are speaking from a place of privilege. To most people, the price points are quite shocking. I’ve been there. Like why on earth are we out here buying $100+ rainbows?! There’s so … Continue reading Wooden toys, what’s the hype?