4 Common Mistakes Parents With Young Children Make

Defeat. Never has the impact of this word struck me as forcefully as it did when I found myself recently staring into the mirror… or maybe it wasn’t exactly a mirror…more like a miniature version of myself… one of my children to be 100% accurate. But it might as well have been a mirror. The words, “Are you kidding me?!” …

10 Reasons Why Fall Is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Thank you to the various shops for the complimentary items.  As always all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Fall, Autumn, Harvest—no matter how you say it, this time of the year is sincerely scrumptious. The rich hues of reds, oranges, browns, and golds and the savory scents of pumpkin spice and apple cinnamon make my heart go pitter …

What Mom Really Wants for Her Birthday

Thank you to the various shops for the complimentary items.  As always all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. There comes a time when birthdays just aren’t the same as they once were… and that time is called motherhood. Let’s face it. Nobody else is scouring Pinterest to plan the perfect birthday bash for us. Oh no. We sure …

To the Mama Who Can’t Fix It All

I am a “fixer,” as are you, Mama. We are the booboo-bandagers, the household organizers, the finders of the lost pacis, baby dolls, keys, basically EVERYTHING under the sun. They lose it, and we find it. Isn’t that how the world turns? We were made to fix it all… or at least that’s how it feels most days. And when …

8 Must-Haves for the Ultimate Girl’s Trip (For Moms!)

Thank you to the following restaurants, World of Coca-Cola, and the various shops for the complimentary meals, tickets, and items.  As always all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. When you’re a mom, getting away with girlfriends is a rarity. But recently I packed a bag and headed to spend time with a few of my fabulous blogger friends …

21 Items You Need to Pack for Your Next Cruise

Thank you to the following shops/brands and Royal Caribbean for the items mentioned in this post.  As always all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Ten years ago, I said “I do” and was whisked away on my very first cruise experience with my husband for our honeymoon. We cruised with Royal Caribbean to the Bahamas and had the …

How to Survive Post-Vacation Blues

There’s no place like home. Maybe you get the warm fuzzies when hearing, reading, or experiencing these five words. Most people do. But right now, that quote isn’t exactly my motto of the day. I am undeniably suffering from the post-mom-vacation hangover. I feel guilt and sadness—guilt because, quite frankly, being home stinks at the moment… literally and figuratively (there …

Best Places to Eat in Atlanta

Thank you to the following restaurants for the complimentary meals.  As always all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. What’s the best part of any vacation? The food. Obviously. Whether you are planning a romantic get-a-way for you and your love or you are off to unwind with your best gal pals, I have found a few of the …