Category: Just for Mom

Where’s My Blue Flame?

Where’s My Blue Flame?

Last month, in my own personal read-a-thon of sorts, I read One Beautiful Dream.  This book by ingenious Catholic author and radio show host Jennifer Fulwiler certainly gave me a lot to think about! Now, if you follow Catholic Twitter or Instagram at all, you’ll have seen […]

June Reads: 2 of Substance & 2 of Fluff

June Reads: 2 of Substance & 2 of Fluff

*This post contains affiliate links. Click on each book title’s heading to be directed to Amazon.* I honestly can’t remember the last month that I read 4 whole books!  I think it’s pretty much a literary phenomenon, if we’re being honest.  I’m more of one […]

Giving Arbonne a Whirl

Giving Arbonne a Whirl

I’ll admit it.  I’m a bit of a serial monogamist when it comes to my skincare and makeup routines.  Every so often, I find that one amazing new product that I absolutely love and then it’s all I use for the next one to five […]

Mom Hacks: Housekeeping Edition

Mom Hacks: Housekeeping Edition

Just in time for the weekend, here’s the last in our series of amazing Mom Hacks!  Of course, you don’t have to be a mom to use this list (or the self-care list, either).  These housekeeping hacks are super handy to have around no matter […]

Mom Hacks: Kids & Family Edition

Mom Hacks: Kids & Family Edition

One of my very favorite things is to witness women helping women.  And in today’s installment of Mom Hacks, you get just that. I put out the call on Facebook for the best sanity saving hacks involving managing family life.  I wasn’t sure quite what […]

Mom Hacks: Self Care Edition!

Mom Hacks: Self Care Edition!

Let’s just keep this Mother’s Day party going all week long, shall we? Today is the first in this week-long series all about Mom Hacks. Over the past few weeks, I asked my Facebook and Instagram friends for their best hints in a few different […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Golly.  I look at that picture and how put-together we all appear and it makes me want to simultaneously laugh and cry. It makes me laugh because of how uncharacteristically serene we all seem!  Never, ever do I get all dolled up and sit sedately […]

It’s May and I’m Losing My Dang Mind

It’s May and I’m Losing My Dang Mind

I’m sitting here in my quiet kitchen.  Nobody else is home.  There’s no arguing, no begging for food, no ridiculous tween Disney show on the TV.  I’m writing and no one is bugging me. And you know what? I’d better enjoy it now, because it’s […]

80/10/10

80/10/10

(Today’s post has been pulled from some journaling I had done about 5 years ago.  For all of you still in the trenches with little ones, please know that we do remember.  We really do.  And for those of us whose kids are a bit […]

Trendsend Review #2 — Denim for Days!

Trendsend Review #2 — Denim for Days!

Well, friends, it’s that time again!  The lovely white Trendsend box has arrived at my door and my amazing husband got to work out his inner fashion photographer.  I got to try on some really cool clothes and you all now get to see them! […]