• We had a recent very cold weekend, and I was doing my best to keep the toddler entertained indoors. While he napped on Sunday afternoon, I made a quick trip to our craft store to restock white card stock. (I ran out in another card project I did recently.) I’ve done some searching for plaster… [Continue Reading]

    Toddler Hand Print Turkey Art Project #12projects12months
  • On Friday, I brought you a look at the Biltmore tree raising…and today, in joint efforts with Susanna over at Zealous Mom, you have a chance to attend Christmas at Biltmore…for free! Better yet, we’re giving away two sets of tickets. Christmas at Biltmore began Friday and continues through January 3, 2015. The house is… [Continue Reading]

    Christmas at Biltmore giveaway! #ChristmasAtBiltmore @BiltmoreEstate
  • This weekend was peak leaf color in areas around Asheville (I think farther north, the leaves peaked around a week or two ago.) It’s always fun to watch the stages of the colors. My in-laws were in town, so we decided to head out to the Blue Ridge Parkway to see what we could find.… [Continue Reading]

    Peak color on the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • (In full disclosure, I am an affiliate for KidsLink. I’m not being compensated for this review, but if you download the app and use the code listed below, I may receive some payment. All opinions are my own. Want more explanation? Read my disclosure.) Last year, I met the folks from KidsLink at Type-A Parent… [Continue Reading]

    Keep your child’s info handy (and safe!) with KidsLink app! @KidsLinkApp
  • The Oscars are just around the corner (March 2!), and this is an event that is bigger than the big football game (that shall not be named) in our house. We’ve held an Oscars party for the past 5 years, and we’ve gotten a little more creative with every year. (And this year, we have… [Continue Reading]

    Oscars party tips and ideas

Friday 5…let’s get excited! #Friday5 #NaBloPoMo

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It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done a proper Friday 5 post and linked up with EmmyMom, but here I am! 1. I ran 2.25 miles on the treadmill on Wednesday. That’s the furthest I’ve run in weeks. I hate being sick, but also being injured because of a stupid fall. My knee is […]

So many options for great holiday cards

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I’m generally just now thinking of our holiday cards. In fact, we didn’t have our family photos taken until this week last year. I ordered our cards in early December, and just barely got them out for Christmas. They almost became New Year’s cards (which would have been fine, I guess.) This year is completely […]

Toddler Hand Print Turkey Art Project #12projects12months

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We had a recent very cold weekend, and I was doing my best to keep the toddler entertained indoors. While he napped on Sunday afternoon, I made a quick trip to our craft store to restock white card stock. (I ran out in another card project I did recently.) I’ve done some searching for plaster […]

Find the perfect gift this season with @ModCloth #spon

**This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. ‘Tis the season for gifting! And ModCloth wants to help you find the perfect presents for everyone on your list with their 2014 Holiday Gift Gift. Shop using their handy categories, or check out presents […]