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? ...

Nursery Inspiration: Safari Neutrals

The Dream Long before I was married–or dating, for that matter–I knew I wanted to have kids. Three, five, maybe even eight? I was certain I was going to be a mom one day. For some, having a baby is a fulfilled dream; for others, it’s quite the unexpected turn of events. But either way, ...

Softest Cinnamon Rolls

Momma in the Kitchen I’m not a food-blogger, but I’m a mommy who loves to bake (and eat). In my family, I’m known for baking breakfast pastries. Muffins, coffee cakes, biscotti, you name it. Pastries are the perfect excuse for eating dessert first thing in the morning! 😉 I came across this recipe a few ...