great idea to help kids focus on helping others and not just presents around christmas. DIY advent calendar

DIY Advent Calendar of Giving

It is SO hard not to get caught up in giving and getting STUFF this time of year. We work hard as parents to be able to have fun and give our kids cool things but sometimes I think what they really need is the opportunity to experience giving themselves, their time, and their energy. That's why I really love the idea of Create the Good's 25 Days, 25 Ways to Give … [Read More...]


Super cute and easy square maxi skirt tutorial.

15 Minute Square Maxi Skirt Tutorial

I've been feeling SO busy lately and even though I'm tempted just to throw on yoga pants I feel so much better when I'm wearing something a little more put together. … [Read More...]


9 must read books and one to avoid like the plague

9 Must Read Books and 1 to Avoid Like the Plague

How on earth has it been SO long since I shared a What I'm Reading round up. Oh my! Luckily if you follow me on Instagram you get my weekly Reading Roll Call update … [Read More...]


20+ leftover turkey recipes. great for thanksgiving and rotisserie chickens (all fast and delicious)

20+ EASY Leftover Turkey Recipes

It's almost turkey time and as much as I love a leftover turkey sandwich I need more. We are not really leftover people in my house so if we're going to eat leftover … [Read More...]


Great list of pie recipes. They all look so good. Perfect for THanksgiving, Christmas, and Pi day

20 Must Make Pie Recipes and Block Party

I think pie might be the most perfect dessert. You can pretty much make a pie that will make anyone happy. Whether it's rich and chocolately or light and fruity pies are so diverse it's no surprise … [Read More...]