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Summer Bucket Lists Gave Me The Best Memories With My Kids And Why You Should Do Them

Summer Bucket Lists Gave Me The Best Memories With My Kids And Why You Should Do Them

Is there really anything better than summer? Even when you’re an adult and don’t get summers off, summer is still the best because it means no stress of school, no homework, free(ish) schedules, trips to the beach, and sun-kissed legs (because, let’s face it, these […]

Hands Up If You Have An Organized ‘Fridge. Now Put Your Hands Down And Stop Lying.

Hands Up If You Have An Organized ‘Fridge. Now Put Your Hands Down And Stop Lying.

Look, I’m fine with admitting it. My refrigerator is chaos no matter what I do. I clean it out before I go food shopping and I desperately try to group like food items together in appropriate places around the refrigerator to create optimal efficiency and […]

These Healthy Alternatives To King Cake Will Save Mardi Gras!

These Healthy Alternatives To King Cake Will Save Mardi Gras!

Okay, Mardi Gras is in zero percent trouble. But, still. I know I’ve started off every week this year saying that I’m going to pull in the reigns on the junk food and yet somehow something magically pops up- holidays, birthdays, This Is Us devastation. […]

16 Awesome Podcasts For Moms

16 Awesome Podcasts For Moms

I often complain that I don’t get to read as much as I used to. But like every other mom, I have about 5.7 seconds of free time every day and reading is one of those things that lands on the “want”  side of the […]

Is There A Best Or Worst Stage Of Raising Children? The Answer Is No. So Stop Telling People There Is.

Is There A Best Or Worst Stage Of Raising Children? The Answer Is No. So Stop Telling People There Is.

Each stage of raising children is precious for its own reasons. The innocent, helpless babies who epitomize the beauty of life. The wonder of watching toddlers learn and grow. The hilarity and sweetness of pre- and grade school ages. The pride of watching teens develop […]

And Baby Makes… 5!

And Baby Makes… 5!

For those who are wondering, Jessica and her family welcomed her beautiful baby girl into the world on Monday. Mom and baby are doing well. As we wait with baited breath for Jessica to start showering us with adorable, snuggly photos, I’d like to take […]

25 Life Lessons To Remind You That Kristen Bell Is All Of Us

25 Life Lessons To Remind You That Kristen Bell Is All Of Us

There are a few life lessons I hope I’m able to instill in my daughter:

Calling All Gilmore Girls Fans: Luke’s Diner Is Now A Thing IRL

Calling All Gilmore Girls Fans: Luke’s Diner Is Now A Thing IRL

Do you love Gilmore Girls as much as I do? Of course you do. Unless, of course, you’re a sourpuss like Jess Mariano and just hate everything for the sake of hating it but I’m not talking to you, anyway, because BOOOO.

Sunday Vibes Mix, Vol. 1

Sunday Vibes Mix, Vol. 1

The last minutes of summer weather are fighting a losing battle as autumn ushers in crisp, breezy air and all of those beautiful, turning leaves. Fall is my favorite time to brunch and chill with my family, friends, and a good playlist. Here are some […]