Small Business Favorites

  Small Shop Favorites Small Business Small businesses are, as you may already know, privately-owned partnerships/corporations that have fewer employees and less revenue than a regular-sized business. Think of your local coffee shop, or hair salon, or downtown boutique. They’re often more friendly, more personal, and much more customer-oriented than a large business. My Passion ...

If She’s Deaf, So What?

If She’s Deaf, So What? My phone rang; I glanced down at it and sighed. Rowan’s pediatrician had been calling me with reminders to set up a second hearing screening. I’d been putting it off ever since she “failed” the first one, when she was born. I’m not a procrastinator by nature. But for this, ...

Jumbo Chocolate-Chip Muffins

Muffins are my love language. I love baking almost anything, but muffins are absolutely my go-to. They’re so flavorful, so moist, so satisfying…mmmm…my mouth is salivating as I type. In my opinion, nothing quite compares to freshly brewed coffee and an over-sized muffin. A delicious breakfast just gets me going in the morning–especially when I’ve ...

Why Reusable Swim Diapers?

Reusable Swim Diapers? I’d never have guessed that I would try reusable swim diapers. I always thought it was just so much easier to dispose of the soiled things after a day at the pool. They’re dirty and wet, so into the trash they go. No washing, no worries. Right? Well, not exactly. Disposable diapers ...

The Nuby™ 360 Sipper (Product Review)

The Nuby™ 360° Sipper (Product Review) Road Trip This summer, we aren’t traveling far; we just bought a house, got new(ish) jobs, and, of course, we’re adjusting to life with a baby. So, we’ve been opting for day trips! Shorter adventures, yet still loads of fun. Our most recent trip was to the zoo–and it was a ...

Quotes to Inspire Peace

For the Love of Quotes Some days, I search for quotes. Quotes to motivate me, inspire me, give me perspective. Some days, quotes refresh my soul like ice water refreshes my body after an exhausting run. I know I’m not the only one who adores a good quote! Why do people love them so much? ...