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…

Mistakes We Make in Our Marriage

When getting Scarlett ready for school, I noticed August 3rd on the calendar. This marked Matt & I’s original anniversary before we were married. It has been 11 years now since we started dating. 11 years of love, fun, obstacles & a list of memories to fill up a room. I am one of the lucky ladies that get to say I met my soulmate at a very young age, but it wasn’t until a handful of years later that the stars aligned again for us to be together. Our wedding date is October 4th, which we will…