What I Wish I Would Have Known About My Birth Control Options


I vividly remember my first appointment with an OBGYN. We were discussing birth control and she handed me a pamphlet with a range of options. We discussed the benefits and risks of each one and I landed on a basic birth control pill. It seemed simple enough, take one each day at the same time […]

Building a House with Pinterest – Laundry Room Edition

Laundry Room

Welcome to week 4 of our Building a House with Pinterest series. Last week was all about the playroom and this week we are focusing on the laundry room. I have to say that the laundry room is my least favorite room to hang out in because nothing fun is going on in there. With […]

Easter Dinner Side Dishes

Photo Source: My Recipes

Easter is right around the corner, so today we’ve got food on the brain. Whether or not you’re making an Easter ham, these side dishes are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table. Mashed Potatoes From The Pioneer Woman. It’s not dinner without mashed potatoes as a side dish. Buttery, creamy, and […]

The Boston Marathon


  Natasha is a proud mom of Gabriel (who she also calls G), a 5 year old hero (who is a patient at the Dana Farber Jimmy Fund Clinic and so far winning his tough fight against leukemia), and Mary, his 1 year old adorable sidekick. Her days are filled with ups and downs, but […]

Outdoor Family Activities For This Spring/Summer


It’s spring, which means the sun is shining, and the weather is heating up! It’s the perfect time to put on your sandals and get your whole family outdoors for some fun activities. If you’re having a hard time thinking of what to do, fear not, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites. – […]

Dear Minecraft…


Dear Minecraft, I’m sorry to have to write this letter, especially after my note to the Claw Machine a few years ago, but a few things need to be said. After months and months, I cannot ignore it any longer. I’m a mother and I’m concerned with your overpowering influence over my kids. They are […]

Preschool At Home Ideas

Mother and Daughter Reading Together

My son is about to turn three so we have started thinking about whether or not preschool is right for him or not. Besides looking into different schools, I’ve really been trying to incorporate some preschool activities into our daily life. Preschool at home is easy and can be fun! Even the mess is a […]

Building a House with Pinterest – Playroom Edition

Craft Room

Welcome to week 3 of our Building a House with Pinterest series! Last week was all about the family room and the week before was the kitchen. This week we are focusing on the playroom. Yes, my new house will have a dedicated playroom/bonus room and I’m super excited about it. We had a playroom […]

50 Baby Names Inspired By Disney


If I was a betting mama, I’d say we might see a spike of little girls named Elsa in the coming year; maybe even little boys named Sven or Kristoff. As with most celebrities (and I think many Disney characters fall into that category), the general population trends after them. And with good reason! Especially […]

Thrifting in a Technology World


When I started thrifting years ago Goodwill and garage sales were the token venues for deals. Goodwill for those who liked a set price and garage sales for the negotiators. Then the internet arrived on our doorstep and slowly but surely, the world of thrifting began to change. Now, no matter what you’re looking for, […]