Month: May 2017

What to Do With All the Art Projects?!

What to Do With All the Art Projects?!

Drowning in Art Moms!!  What do we even do with all of the precious masterpieces our kiddos bring home from school?  If your kids are anything like mine, they bring home these amazing wonders of paper, paint, and glue and expect you to keep them […]

A Florida Mom’s Summertime Prayer

A Florida Mom’s Summertime Prayer

I took my four kids and my second son’s best friend (who I usually refer to as my extra 5th bonus kid) to our local beach hangout this morning.  While they were all playing and I was kicking back in my blue beach chair, I […]

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 2}

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 2}

So, you’ve got a bunch of kids and you could really use a vacation?  And you mean you want to care for your marriage and go it alone with your spouse?  Good for you!!!  I’m so proud of  you! Now, if you follow along here […]

Friday Five, vol. 2 & 3

Friday Five, vol. 2 & 3

Hey, y’all!  So, yeah.  Two weeks ago, I started this Friday Five thing and thought it would be a super fun addition to the blog. Then I went on vacation. So, this week’s Instagram roundup will cover not just one week, but two!  Lucky you!! […]

Flying Solo & Keeping the Faith

Flying Solo & Keeping the Faith

The kids and I were sitting down to dinner after a phenomenally long day.  In the previous 24 hours, the school year had ended, our dishwasher had broken, and the hard-to-reach fluorescent light bulbs in the laundry room had burned out.  Thunderstorms and tornado warnings had […]

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just FYI…this post contains affiliate links.  If you buy anything after clicking through from here, I earn a few cents.  Thanks! Toffee.  Chocolate chips.  Cookies. Y’all.  You’re welcome. Everyone needs a good chocolate chip cookie in their life and this is the one my family […]

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 1}

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 1}

Holy Moses.  Greg and I just got back from a whirlwind trip up to Chicago and St. Louis.  We combined a little “us time” with a little “family time” and we did it without our kids in tow.  And you know what? It. Was. Fabulous.  […]

Boring Dining Room to GREAT Kids’ Room!

Boring Dining Room to GREAT Kids’ Room!

Otherwise known as… We Finally Use that Room in Our House Now! Just FYI…this post contains affiliate links.  If you buy anything after clicking through from here, I earn a few cents.  Thanks! We have lived in our house for almost six and a half […]

So Many Mamas to Love!

So Many Mamas to Love!

Happy Mother’s Day from me and my brood!! “Mothers are not the nameless, faceless stereotypes who appear once a year on a greeting card with their virtues set to prose, but women who have been dealt a hand for life and play each card one […]

Friday Five, vol. 1

Friday Five, vol. 1

Okey doke, kids. This’ll be fun. Every Friday, I’ll take 5 minutes and do a quick take of 5 fun/interesting/mundane things that happened over the previous week. Most of these will come from Instagram. If you want to join in the fun, follow me @bethwilliby. […]