Reducing Single-Use Plastics with Brita

As a family, we’re doing our part to reduce single-use plastics. My kids are the future and I want them to experience a happy, healthy planet. The only way that’s possible is if we all make small changes. Because at the rate we’re going, we’ll have more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050. Isn’t that a scary thought? The good news is, with … Continue reading Reducing Single-Use Plastics with Brita

How to Stay Positive: 4 Smart Habits That Will Change Your Life

This post is sponsored by Keurig and The Original Donut Shop.  As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Staying positive isn’t always easy, especially in challenging or stressful situations. But the great thing about positivity is that it’s 100% in your own control. While you obviously cannot control everything that happens in your life, you can absolutely control how you react to each and every … Continue reading How to Stay Positive: 4 Smart Habits That Will Change Your Life

How I Avoid Social Media Comparison

It’s absolutely true what they say about comparison. Not only does it steal your joy, but it gets you into a mindset that’s just not conducive to anything positive. When you compare yourself, your view becomes distorted. You diminish your own value and disconnect yourself from your own life and everything in it. Yet, we all do it. Why? The tendency to compare ourselves to others … Continue reading How I Avoid Social Media Comparison

5 Productive Ways to Start Your Day

The way you start your morning sets the tone for the entire day – both positively and productively.  When I had my marketing job, I felt like our mornings were so chaotic. We’d be rushing to get ready, rushing to make the kids breakfast, rushing to get them ready and then rushing everyone out the door. Now that I’m home with the kids, our mornings … Continue reading 5 Productive Ways to Start Your Day

A Meaningful Christmas with James Avery

The holidays are a busy time for everyone, but they may very well be the busiest for mothers. After all, we are the ones who put those coveted Christmas lists together, purchase most if not all of the presents, wrap them, hide the special ones from Santa (then have to remember where we put them on Christmas Eve), schedule Christmas photos, order Christmas cards, mail … Continue reading A Meaningful Christmas with James Avery

Getting Organized with The Container Store

The last few weeks have been equal parts chaotic and productive at our house. As we prepare to become a family of five, one of the biggest things on our to-do list is getting our house organized. Thankfully, a new store just so happened to open in Oklahoma City last weekend and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The Container Store was my happy place … Continue reading Getting Organized with The Container Store