California, here we come!

May 19, 2017

Hey hey!!!  So it’s been liiiiiike… two months since I went to California with my sisters.  Even still,  I wanted to share our itinerary with you guys in case any of you are looking for quick little getaway ideas!  Now we don’t know everything that California has to offer, but dangit did we have a good time! So the trip was actually a huge surprise put together by our husbands.  I know, they did gooood.  My sister Mel lives in Oklahoma and up until a couple months ago I was in Ohio and Hayley was in Utah.  Needless to say we haven’t spent much quality time together over the years.  A couple weeks before our birthdays our husbands spilled the beans on this trip they’d been planning.  And guys, they planned the entire thing!  They had our hotels, flights, tickets, car, everything was picked out and ready to go.  I’m kind of impressed and shocked to this day that it actually happened!  We have 10 kids between

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 14, 2017

This post is sponsored by Pampers, but all opinions are my own. Happy Mother’s Day!!!  I am a gigantic advocate of Mother’s Day.  Not just because I am one, or because I have a great one, but because I feel that mother’s deserve to be celebrated.  I have known some incredible women in my life and I continue to be inspired by hard working moms all around me.  Sometimes these women are not even mother’s but have nurtured my children in ways I just could not and they deserve to be celebrated.  Sometimes I’ve never even met these women but they have played such a strong role in the way I look at life.  And these women deserve to be celebrated!  Baby Bosty… Baby Savy… Baby Kai and Coopey… The first Mother’s Day I can recall was just a few months after I had delivered Boston.  My Dad held me tight and with all the authority a Father can muster he quietly whispered, “Happy Mother’s

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Easy Neighbor Gifts for Mother’s Day

May 12, 2017

Every Mother’s Day my kids make their annual macaroni craft to give me and we pass out little treats or cards to those women who have just gone the extra mile to influence our family. It’s usually on Mother’s Day that we get around to it because I’m seriously not that put together you guys, but this year the stars just aligned! So I thought I’d share our easy Mother’s Day gift idea for neighbors and friends, it really was a lot of fun to do with the kids and you can pick most everything up at the grocery store #win.

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