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This post is sponsored by Hy-Vee but all content and opinions are my own. HONEY MAID and the HONEY MAID design are registered trademarks of Mondelez International group, used under license Hey mamas! We made our first trip to Vala's pumpkin patch this week, so we're officially in full on pumpkin mode around here! We… Continue Reading →

This post is sponsored by buybuy BABY, a brand I love. All opinions here are my own. Read on to see how an awesome buybuy BABY find sparked an idea for the perfect Father's Day craft! Make Father's Day extra special with this adorable spinner craft! Remember the Skinnamarink song? I love you in the morning [...]

Testy, Trying, and TWO

This post was developed in partnership with Similac. All opinions are my own. My sweet Everly had a birthday last month, and my oh my, that girl is acting every bit like the two-year-old she is! I wouldn't call the two's terrible.... but I would call them trying... or testy ;) It's a battle of the [...]

My Rocking Chair

This past weekend I was invited to speak at a Mother's Day charity event. The Mother Knows Best event consisted of a group of local writers reading essays on the topic of motherhood. Thanks to my friend Jen for snapping a photo! It was a really fun evening full of hilarious and heartwarming stories. Today, [...]

These adorable DIY felt flower and bug straw toppers are the perfect kid's activity for your summer picnic!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlueLizardSummer #CollectiveBias We've officially seen the return of the sun here in Nebraska, and this mama couldn't be more excited about spending the next few months OUTSIDE with my girls! Crafting is something we enjoy year-round, but I [...]

This post is sponsored by Stonyfield through my partnership with the YoGetters program - we love our Stonyfield yogurt :) Sometimes dressing for mom life can be difficult. And honestly, with two little ladies to chase, comfort is my main concern these days! prAna was kind enough to send me one of their amazing Cali [...]

Easy Preschool Teacher Appreciation Card: Have you preschooler make this easy DIY to show how much they appreciate their teacher! The design and saying are a cute play on the shapes our little ones learn during their preschool year! "It takes a BIG heart to shape little minds!"

Show a special teacher in your life just how much they mean to you with this easy DIY preschool teacher appreciation card! It's perfect for preschool and kindergarten kiddos who are learning their shapes! It's Eleanor's first year of preschool, which means we're coming up on our very first teacher appreciation week! And boy have [...]

This post is sponsored by Stonyfield through my partnership with the YoGetters program! Yesterday, the girls and I loaded up for a picnic lunch at the zoo right after preschool. I took a bit of a risk daring to skip Everly's nap, but it ended up being well worth it! I'm guessing this will be [...]

Babyproof your home in style with The Stair Barrier

This post is sponsored by The Stair Barrier. As always, all opinions are my own.  Before I had kids of my own, there was one thing I completely underestimated: babyproofing.  It wasn't long before I came to the realization that my children must have some sort of superpowers: elastic arms, rocket speed, and the ability [...]

Personalized Mother's Day Gift: Photo Mat Craft

Looking for a personalized Mother's Day craft to gift to a special mom? I have the perfect gift idea to display her child's artwork + a photo of mom's favorite little artist :) There is no cuter face than that of her child's Nobody in the world creates better artwork than her child So a Mother's [...]

OshKosh B'gosh little girl spring dress

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B'gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Ok mamas, who else just LOVES Easter?! Everything it signifies makes me happy - a rebirth, a fresh start, and yes, hunting for eggs doesn't hurt either ;) I picked up the girls' Easter outfits at [...]

Three Ways We Use The Original Learning Tower (each and every day)

This post was sponsored by Little Partners. All opinions are my own :) Out of all of the "kid" products we use in our house on a daily basis, our Little Partners Original Learning Tower ranks right up there with the dollhouse and snack basket (and that's saying something)! Although we have an official "storage" spot for [...]

5 Steps to Healing My Diastasis Recti

Today I wanted to share about the 5 steps I needed to take to truly heal my diastasis recti. I'm not going to share a technical "how to," as that's best left to the experts. But I feel as though these 5 steps are just as valuable! If you've been following along for awhile, you [...]

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