Holiday · Home Management

A No Stress Easter Week Countdown

There’s enough Easter tradition blog posts to send my holiday obsessed self into a tailspin, but these days after baby #2 I am aiming to simplify life a bit.  Hopefully you will find these activities and traditions are simple to plan but intentional in purpose, which is to remember the sacrifice our Savior made for…… Continue reading A No Stress Easter Week Countdown

Home Management

Our Wisconsin Dells Bucket List

The minute I found out we were moving to Minnesota I immediately hopped online and began a new Weekend Adventure Bucket List.  I now have our Minnesota Bucket list organized into local, overnight, day trip, and places to eat adventures.  I know what you’re thinking:  “Type A” much?  But I love having a list to…… Continue reading Our Wisconsin Dells Bucket List

Holiday · Home Management

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Littles

I am all about holidays at our house.  I blame my mom, our home was always decorated to the hilt to celebrate whatever holiday it happened to be.  For example, during Halloween there were little wicker witches on brooms attached to each of our ceiling fan blades.  It was awesome.  I also happen to remember…… Continue reading Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Littles

Meal Plans

January Meal Plans #2

I just briefly glanced at a headline of an online news article that was entitled, “Ways the World Got Better in 2017.”  How refreshing!  News is important.  It is important to be informed, but I have a belief that it is also just as important to be optimistic and hopeful.  There are good people in…… Continue reading January Meal Plans #2

Holiday · Meal Plans

January Meal Plans #1

Between my birthday and Christmas I was gifted three new cookbooks.  I am still over the moon about it.  When I get a new cookbook, I sit down and read it through page by page like a novel.  I just love new recipes.  The authors usually include pages and discuss topics in front or in…… Continue reading January Meal Plans #1

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Christmas Dinner Meal Plans

Things are getting out of control over here!  We are going against tradition this year and trying some new dishes for our Christmas Dinner.  Because we are having ham with some friends on Christmas Eve we decided to have ribs instead.  I was already planning on shelling out all the money for a yummy ham…… Continue reading Christmas Dinner Meal Plans

Meal Plans

Meal Plans December #2

It’s My Birthday Week! I have no shame in announcing it to the world because whether it is mine or someone else’s birthdays are just the best!  Obviously the presents and well wishes are a big bonus, but there is so much more to it than that.  My favorite thing about my birthday, or birthdays…… Continue reading Meal Plans December #2