It’s Time for Me to Be the Good

It’s Time for Me to Be the Good

I received this shirt to review from Cents of Style. This post contains affiliate links. As my son was turning eleven years old and getting ready to graduate from elementary school this spring, I wrote a little letter to him about being the good this world needs right...
My Favorite 2017 Fourth of July Finds!

My Favorite 2017 Fourth of July Finds!

This post contains items I received to review from The Modest Mammoth and Cents of Style. I am an ambassador for PRO Compression. This post also contains affiliate links. You know I like to go all out for the holidays and the Fourth of July is no exception! Every...
USA All the Way!

USA All the Way!

I received these shirts to review from Cents of Style. This post contains affiliate links. One of my favorite things about the summer is the Fourth of July – the lake, the family fun, the fireworks! Our Fourth of July celebrations usually include a trip to my...

My Grandma Mac

My Grandma Mac, my last living grandparent, passed away at the age of 88 this past Sunday. My oldest son and I visited her just a week before her passing. She had had a stroke the previous week, and likely another one just that morning, so she wasn’t completely...
Straight Outta the Midwest

Straight Outta the Midwest

I received these items to review from Sweet P + Fi. I’m a Midwestern girl. I was born and raised in South Dakota. I came to Nebraska for college, met my husband, got married, and started our family. All in the Midwest. We love to travel all over the place, but I...
Pineapple Love

Pineapple Love

I received this blanket to review. This post contains affiliate links. I have a long-standing love affair with pineapples. I just can’t get enough of them. While I do love how they taste, I’m talking more about what the pineapple represents. Many cultures...
Taking Aventura to Washington, D.C.!

Taking Aventura to Washington, D.C.!

I am an Aventura Ambassador and received the featured clothing to review on my blog. All opinions are 100% my own. We took a fabulous family trip to Washington, D.C. a few weeks ago and I have several posts in process to tell you all about it, but today I want to talk...
Getting Ready for Summer with Glow by Nature Made®

Getting Ready for Summer with Glow by Nature Made®

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Summer has just snuck right up on me! The kids are just a few weeks away from being out of school and are already making...
Dear Son, Be The Good

Dear Son, Be The Good

I received this shirt to review from Cents of Style. This post contains affiliate links. Dear Son, Yesterday you turned 11 years old. That just seems so impossible and so wonderful to me at the same time. You are my firstborn, the one who made me a mama, my mini-me in...
Supporting Your Kids During Standardized Tests

Supporting Your Kids During Standardized Tests

Oh, boy – it’s standardized testing time. Is it for your kids, too? Our school puts a big emphasis on standardized tests, but they also do so much to ensure kids are prepared for them. While it’s a big deal, my kids have felt pretty calm and relaxed...