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  • FAVORITE ART SUPPLIES and ART STATION TIPS

    One thing I’ve learned after having two kids is that “self play” is a pretty valuable trait to instill in your child. Yes, I would love to “play cars,” pretend I’m a…

  • WEEKEND FAVORITES | “ICE” EDITION

    So this weekend’s “treacherous” ice storm seemed pretty tame to me. Although we didn’t attempt to leave the house, so I don’t really know. We did lots of crafts (this stepping stone…

  • MAMA’S HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2016

    Derek has traveled a lot more this year for work. Which meant a lot less sleep for me. Which meant I wished so badly to like the taste of coffee. Which…

  • MYA SPY

    Am I lame for admitting this?: I have a coupon folder. I keep it in my car console and grab ’em as I need them. Another truth is that I seem…

  • CAMERON the EASTERN BLUEBIRD + COOL BIRD STUFF

    Mya had bird camp last week, which means they made some bird crafts, listened to bird calls, read bird books, and sang bird songs… which– for all of you who know…

  • DIY PRAYER BEADS

    It is a smidge bit ridiculous how much I love this little project. From watching Mya intricately color each wooden bead to holding the tangible finished product in my hand, it is…

  • CURRENTLY…

    We have some major catching up to do, so we’re just going to dive right in… I’m currently… All emotional about Leah’s Baptism. There are so many moments throughout my day…

  • FATHERS’ DAY GIFT GUIDE

    Derek’s headed to Colorado for a hiking trip with his brothers over Fathers’ Day weekend. I’m definitely happy that he’s finally able to get in some guy time– we all know…

  • KID DECOR: GRAPHIC ACCENT WALLS

    We’re spring cleaning over here. Mya loves cleaning and organizing (and I’m hoping this continues until… forever.) Her most recent job is going through all her little things in her room…

  • ICE CREAM THANK YOU’S (PLUS FREE PRINTABLES!)

    Growing up, one thing that my Mom always had my brother and me do was write thank you’s. Initially, I thought it was a drag because there were soooo many to write after…

  • DIY SEEK-N-FIND TUBE

    Confession: Everytime I was in the Home Depot hardware aisle, I had always wanted a reason to buy this Everbilt clear container. I was quite sure there were endless possibilities for its…

  • CURRENTLY…

    Making a “Mya Spy” (I Spy) book. The plan is to take pictures with Mya of all her favorite things and then create a book on Shutterfly. We still have more to do, but we’ve had…