Before I became a mom, these were my private thoughts: “What does a stay at home mom (SAHM) do all day? Sure, I get that you’re really busy if you have 3, 4 or 5 kids, or even if you have two tiny kids, but what do you do all day if you only have… Continue reading “Stay at Home Mom” Debunked
One of the hardest adjustments to motherhood is that I never get a break. Sure, you get a “break” when they are sleeping, but there is always the anticipation of when they will wake up… and that could be at ANY moment. Sure, the dad helps and can give you a break at times, but… Continue reading How I Take Care of Myself (and a baby)
This subject has been really heavy on my heart the past couple of months. I’ve been trying to sort my thoughts before I go into detail with you and want to share this in a way so that anyone (mom or not a mom) can relate. So here it goes! When Lily turned 3 months… Continue reading When It Doesn’t Go Your Way
Jim and I live one mile from Whole Foods. We love Whole Foods. We love the store, the people, the food, but we also LOVE being frugal. I’ve heard so many people say that shopping at Whole Foods is using your whole paycheck and that they don’t shop there because it’s too expensive. I get… Continue reading What I Buy at Whole Foods
For my birthday my mom gifted me with a subscription to e-meals. I use the e-meals app and get 7 simple, healthy, and delicious recipes every week including a shopping list (my favorite feature!). This app makes cooking so easy! I only cook 2-3 times a week (if that) because I usually work late a… Continue reading Easy and Healthy Dinner- Taco Bowls!
Hi! I thought it would be fun to do a quick Q&A! Yesterday I posted on my Instastory to send me any questions you would like for me to answer. And it can be ANYTHING! So here are some of your questions. If this brings up any other questions or thoughts, leave them in the… Continue reading Q&A with Allison
I love getting inspiration from other bloggers and fellow instagrammers…”social media influencers” is what they are calling them now a days. I am pretty picky about who I choose to follow on instagram and what blogs I choose to read. Mainly because I try not to spend too much of my life looking at other… Continue reading My Favorite Bloggers and Instagrammers!
Okay, this is a healthy treat. You could also call it a snack because it’s not really dessert. This is the healthy version of no-bake cookies. No-bake chocolate cookies have always been my FAVORITE! My mom usually made them around Christmas time, but over the past few years, my family has changed their diet so… Continue reading My Favorite Anytime Treat
Today I am excited to have my very creative and thrifty cousin Annie guest post about her love of thrifting vintage and antiques for the home! She is also sharing some practical tips on how to thrift and the first steps to using these items you love in your home decor. First off, here is… Continue reading Vintage Vibes: My Best Tips for Decorating with Vintage Pieces!
I want to admit something to you… Since my baby bump has gone away (there’s still some flab, but it’s mostly gone), I have been thinking through where to buy new clothes because I feel like I owe it to myself for carrying and birthing a baby. I had not bought regular sized clothes in… Continue reading Why You Should Unfollow Me