FRIDAY FAVORITES

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. It’s been a hot minute, guys. Life was a bit hectic since putting our house up on the market. And now that we are under contract and just waiting till closing date, I have a bit of time to sit and relax (HA!) and share…

OUR NEW JOURNEY

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. When we purchased our first home together 10 years ago, we were just a young couple starting out. Without the Obama First Time Homeowner’s bill, I don’t think we could have done it. We never imagined that we could have any children of our own…

3 PROJECTS TO JUMPSTART YOUR SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. I’m not really sure how it all began… I think one day I started to notice how much garbage we accumulated. Every day we had to take out the large black garbage bag to the green garbage bin. I wondered how we filled it up…

EMILY IS 6 MONTHS

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. I can’t recall how my other kiddos took teething, but I know that Emily’s phase to push out that single bottom tooth was hell. She cried and screamed for a day and I felt so helpless and just wanted to cry with her. She is…

BOOK REVIEW – “BRANDON MAKES JIAO ZI” BY EUGENIA CHU

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. When a friend messaged me about reviewing multicultural books for a great diversity program, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. When it comes to adding books to our library, I’ve become selective over the past few years because 1. I have no room for a…

2019 ONE-WORD GOAL AND RESOLUTIONS

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. It’s already the second week into the new year and I have not written anything yet about my goals for 2019, but I have good reason to! I have a ton I want to accomplish this year since my goal last year was just to…

THIS SEASON OF MY MOTHERHOOD JOURNEY

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. Last night while I was out running errands, I bumped into a lady I used to work with for what seemed like so many years ago. She walked into Gap while I was walking out with my daughter, Ruby, and she was so perfect! She…

WHY I’M CHOOSING TO HAVE A SMALL FAMILY

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. Emily entered our lives this July and made us a family of six. Many of you are reading this and thinking, “A family of six is NOT a small family.” and I totally agree. Nowadays, a couple choosing to have more than 2 kids is…

MOLLY AND THE HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, TERRIBLE TWOS

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. For some, the “Terrible Twos” don’t hit until they actually turn two years of age. For my kids, they always start a bit earlier than that. Molly officially turns 18 months today and she’s been “terrible” for the past month. When Emily was born in…

5 SIMPLE TIPS FOR COORDINATING A FAMILY PHOTO WARDROBE

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. When it comes to family photos, finding outfits to wear can be just as challenging as finding the right photographer. Remember when your mom made you and your sisters wear the same floral lace dress? Gone are the days of match-matchy. It can seem overwhelming…