Dance recital season is upon us! My daughter has been dancing for four years now. Her favorite part of dance is the recital! Over the last few years, I’ve figured out a few tricks of the trade for dance recital preparation that have really helped us streamline the entire process. This is probably one of the busiest times of year for us, so anything that makes life easier is helpful! [Read more…]
Kids may be small, but their stuff? Not so much. We find that it’s really, really easy to get overwhelmed with clutter. Every time there is a gift giving occasion, we get bombarded with new stuff coming in. While we are grateful for the generosity our family and friends extend to us, we live in a small house. Every square inch of this place matters when it comes to space.
A few years ago, after some serious frustration from both of us, my husband and I came up with a strategy a couple of years ago that has helped us keep the clutter under control. While it can sometimes frustrate my kids, it has really helped us in so many ways!
Have you ever had one of those recipes that is perfect for nearly every situation? My version of that is this delicious Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad.
We are super excited in our house because we have a new nephew! He is so super cute and we are just enamored with him. He’s so teeny tiny and just absolutely perfect. What especially warms my heart is that my kids are over the moon about him. My daughter is the youngest in the family, and at 7, it’s been a while since there has been a baby around! [Read more…]
IknowI have mentioned this multiple times here on the blog, but yikes, my brain is FRIED. Between managing the schedule of my two kids, my husband, myself, our social lives, sports, work, etc… I feel like my brain has hit capacity 100 times over. I have quite a few systems for dumping my brain out and remembering things. For convenience purposes, though, the stock Notes app on my iPhone is a lifesaver. [Read more…]