Transformation Tuesday: Making over Monday’s Junk {A Bench & A Treasure Map}

Welcome to Transformation Tuesday, a place where Monday’s junk is transformed into glammed up treasures. This week’s makeovers started with a bench and a corkboard.  If you saw these curbside, you may have decided to keep driving.  Not me!  Watch how I work my magic and transform each into works of art. I transformed this junky {Read More…}

Little Lunch Box Love Notes {FREEBIE}

For a couple of years, I’ve been writing little love notes to my Princess and leaving them in her lunch box every day.  It’s something special we do together and has become a really sweet tradition.  I like her to have a moment in the day to connect with me, even if I’m not there {Read More…}

Magical Tooth Fairy Door

Since my baby girl lost her first tooth, the magical world of tooth fairies has been a permanent fixture in our lives.  I have three more after her who will be venturing down the road of the toothless, and it is truly heartbreaking and riveting all at once.  I remember when they were babies smiling {Read More…}

Kicking and Screaming

The count down has begun.  Unlike the beginning of summer, I have made it a point not to think about our last week before school starts.  Yet here it is upon us now, filling me with dread.  I think I started counting down the days until summer probably a month and a half in advance.  {Read More…}

Summer’s End Drives Overachieving Mom to Panic

At the beginning of summer, I introduced this list, full of excitement and anticipation of all the fun and cool stuff we were going to do together.  The promise of the beginning of what seemed like a massive amount of time off was exhilarating and made me feel like I was the giddy school girl {Read More…}

Just when you think you’ve lost the war, you’ve won a battle

I’ve been working with the kids all summer on staying organized and on top of their clutter. It seems impossible, sometimes, that I am getting through on how important it is to put things away.  Driving home the idea that if they want to actually find the toys they want to play with, they need to {Read More…}

Reward Tokens for Father’s Day

By now, if you’ve read my blog you know how big I am with rewards, consequences, and loving on my babies like there’s no tomorrow.  I created generic  reward tokens with several things in mind.  I thought how great they’d be to reward the kiddos this summer for doing good deeds and other awesome behavior.  Let’s {Read More…}