Green Wood Floor Cleaner and a Giveaway too

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Please note: I received a review product in exchange for my honest opinion. While I was so excited to buy our family home, I think there have been some feelings of inadequacy on my part. I use to be really bad at housework really good at depression. I could find a ton of reasons why it really didn't matter to keep things tidy. I was really good at hiding and keeping myself busy helping other people. In all honesty, I just didn't have the energy or desire to keep up with the housework. I have been working really hard to make myself realize that housework isn't about how others see my house but more about making me (and my family) know that it shows that we matter too. I have come such a long way on my journey beyond depression. Sometimes just creating lots of to-do lists can help keep me accountable whether I feel up to it or not. Only a former therapist can analyze housework like that so let's just move on.! Sometimes we just need to find a product that can help make our life easier … [Read more...]

Garden Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce

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Garden season is my favorite! I feel bad I have been gardening and preparing our new home more than blogging. Trust me though that I am preparing for some amazing new adventures and topics that I can’t wait to share with you. If you missed my moving announcement, we moved in February. This move isn’t… [READ MORE]

Southwest Family Roadtrip Day #1: Winsor Trail

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we are on a mission to help our kids see all that is out there beyond the midwest. Don’t get me wrong I love the midwest. We have traveled all around it and while we planned on moving to the pacific northwest someday our dreams have changed. This summer we took our boys on a journey that would end with the Grand Canyon. I hope you follow along as we go from Santa Fe to Petrified Forest to the Grand Canyon and everything in between!

“Made Better By our Stories” {Prim Goods}

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Please note: I received review products in exchange for my honest content. The overall theme of Great Contradictions is inside and out healthy living. For that reason, I was especially excited to work with Prim Goods since they have a similar philosophy. Brands that help resonate my true passion really make this job worthwhile. But it’s… [READ MORE]

DIY Vanilla Mint Body Scrub

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This year I will probably sound like a broken record. This is the year of taking care of ourselves. This is the year to pamper ourselves. I don’t know what your situation is but odds are likely you need some pampering. Do you have a hectic schedule these days? Try this DIY vanilla mint body… [READ MORE]

Lego Valentines {Free Printable}

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{Please note: This is not a sponsored post. However there are affiliate links} This week is Valentine’s Day! I like to let my kids do their own thing. Despite having all boys they all have their own likes and hobbies. However Legos definitely play a role during their days. If your kids love Legos like… [READ MORE]