10 Back to School Ideas


Can you believe summer is almost done?! For some of you, school has already started and for others it will begin sooner than you know it! School for us starts on August 8th, and I will have a 3rd grader and a Kindergartner- I can't believe it! I have … [Read more...]

Our Happy Family


After 8 days in the NICU, we were able to bring Mason home yesterday and we couldn't be happier! Thanks for all your kind words and thoughts and prayers for my family during this time- I truly feel so blessed! … [Read more...]

Please meet my little guy…

mason announcement

I'm excited to announce the birth of my sweet little guy, Mason. He decided not to wait til his due date and came last Wednesday, July 13th. Due to the fact that he was 6 weeks early and his lungs are premature, he is in the NICU working hard and … [Read more...]

Yard Work for a Neighbor in Need

summer of service

Hello Everyone! I am Caley from HowDoesShe.com We are excited to be a part of Steph's "Summer of Service" this year! What a wonderful idea she's come up with! Service really is important. It's a selfless act to help others that eventually lifts … [Read more...]

Goodies for the Homeless

summer of service

hey friends! i am lindsey of the pleated poppy. thank you steph for including me with this amazing bunch of bloggers for the summer of service! in our town we have a pretty good sized homeless community. most are asking for money, some food, and … [Read more...]

Photography with Jessica – Lenses


Last time I introduced you to a couple of great DSLR's and I just know you've been waiting on the edge of your seat┬áthe entire┬ámonth to learn all about which lenses are right for you! There are basically three main classifications of lenses, and … [Read more...]