New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

When the new year rolls around, many of us take that opportunity to make changes to ourselves and our lives. We make plans to exercise more, eat healthier, stop smoking, change bad habits and start good ones. But how many of us extend those resolutions to our homes? Our homes are almost as important as… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Voluntary Insurance is Worth Having Before You Need It

Back in March 2004, my husband and I had been married for less than a year. We were still figuring out how to do the married thing and how to live with each other when the unthinkable happened: He was in a near-fatal car accident. He was riding in the backseat of a friend’s car… Continue reading Voluntary Insurance is Worth Having Before You Need It

Review: I’m a WaterWipes Convert

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. In my family, baby wipes are the Holy Grail. We use them for everything from cleaning up spills in the car to wiping down the stove and cleaning the… Continue reading Review: I’m a WaterWipes Convert

An Easy Pool Solution When You Have None

There’s not much I miss about apartment living, but there is one very important thing that my family misses tremendously when Georgia spring turns into oppressive Georgia summer: The swimming pool. We used the pool in our apartment complex regularly, because all of us love the water. These days, when we want to go swimming,… Continue reading An Easy Pool Solution When You Have None

Second Car Search: Mazda CX-5 Great for a Small Family

Disclosure: In partnership with Drive Shop Atlanta, I received a car to review for a week. All opinions contained below are my own and 100% honest. For years, my family has lived with one car. Save for a short time when my husband and I both had vehicles, we lived with just one, and we… Continue reading Second Car Search: Mazda CX-5 Great for a Small Family

Mornings with a Two-Year-Old Rebel

Baby Juliza is 2 and a half years old now. Old enough that I may have to stop referring to her as “baby” Juliza soon. You would think that sometime during that period, she would have learned how to sleep. As in all the way through the night. Not halfway. Not a quarter. But all… Continue reading Mornings with a Two-Year-Old Rebel

What’s in My Baby Bag, Toddler Edition

Breastfeeding is magical. OK. Maybe not magical. But there are quite a few perks, one of which is not having to make bottles of formula, and another of which is never having to take said bottles of formula with me when leaving the house. As a result, baby Juliza’s baby bag has always been free… Continue reading What’s in My Baby Bag, Toddler Edition