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August 2017

Cleaning Out The Closet: Making Baby Clothes Last

*Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links & links related to my current associations, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive compensation for purchases to further my blog. Please see Disclosure page for full details.* August is coming to an end, but the summer weather is not going anywhere. This week, it is supposed to be in the high 90’s in Oregon, which is very unusual for the beginning of September. We have had a lot of hot weather here lately, so I know I am not the only one who…

Blogger Recognition Award

Happy Monday! I am holding off just one day on posting my personal blog post for the week. Why you ask? Last Sunday, I woke up to a very humbling comment & message from my blogging friend & recent collaborator Clare from The Tully Tales. She had nominated me for The Blogger Recognition Award. This is an award designed by bloggers to recognize one another in the blogging community & to share blogs they enjoy with their audience. I can’t thank Clare enough for thinking of me. It was now my honor to find bloggers just like me who…

How To Prepare A Camping Trip With a Toddler

*Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links & links related to my current associations, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive compensation for purchases to further my blog. Please see Disclosure page for full details.* We are taking our first camping trip with our toddler next weekend and I feel completely underprepared & worried. I have a week to get things together, but it takes much more planning than just a night over at Nana & Papa’s house. We haven’t camped this year yet, so this will be our first…

Featured Five: August Edition of Inspiring Bloggers

The second Monday in August is here, which means my Featured Five post has arrived! Each month, I dedicate a post to five bloggers who inspire me and share my love of parenting, motherhood & all the other topics that are important to me & my family. Blogging has been such a supportive group of people that I knew from the beginning, that this post would recognize some of those bloggers! Please welcome these blogging rock stars who have inspired me this August! Lindsey LaSuer -Everyday Above Dirt- Hey there, my name is Lindsey and I’m a fairly new…