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 …

How Pinterest Ruined My Life

That’s it. I’m breaking up with Pinterest. In the beginning, it was all new and exciting and filled with hopeful promises of high class 3-course meals using just 4 easy ingredients and tutorials on how to transform my trailer into a mobile mansion with a countryside cottage feel and educational tips that guaranteed my children to be Beethoven-playing prodigies before …

4 Ways to Make Time for God When You’re a Full-Time Mom

Lately, I’ve been feeling guilty and have poured my energy into inward reflection and searching. Although this can be detrimental if the focus remains mainly on the negative, this time of speculation has drawn my insecurities and shortcomings to the surface, enabling them to be plucked from my overly-clenched palms. The biggest flaw that has seeped out into the open …