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  • Ultimate Guide to the Most Affordable Family Pajama Sets

    Ultimate Guide to the Most Affordable Family Pajama Sets

    November 21, 2017

    Now that our family of six is complete, and my kids are little enough to still think matching mom and dad is awesome, I've ordered us some matching family pajamas. You guys do not even understand how long I've been wanting these! Especially for us to match. I've seen some ...more

  • Best Board Game Gifts for Elementary School Kids

    Best Board Game Gifts for Elementary School Kids

    November 20, 2017

    With the holidays around the corner, I'm sure a lot of you are looking for some board games that also promote learning! Here are a few that are tried and true that my young kids love!Favorite Board Games as Presents and Gifts for the Holidays Qwirkle. It takes a little bit ...more

  • Favorite Frosted and Flocked Holiday Christmas Wreaths

    Favorite Frosted and Flocked Holiday Christmas Wreaths

    November 17, 2017

    Christmas is just around the corner, so you better believe I already have a home decor theme for my humble abode this season! As you may already  know, I'm in love with neutrals and anything white. It just so happens that this Christmas season, I'm doing it all frosted and ...more

  • 5 Awesome Cozy Winter Bed Ideas

    5 Awesome Cozy Winter Bed Ideas

    November 13, 2017

    With the fall breeze transitioning possibly into small flurries around November, it is definitely time to get your bed as comfortable and cozy as possible. And if your state participates in Daylight Savings Time, it is coming to an end. This means that it is darker longer and sooner! All ...more

  • English Landing Parkville Family Photography | Puglisi Family

    English Landing Parkville Family Photography | Puglisi Family

    November 9, 2017

    Lainey and Joe invited me again this year to do their annual family photos in the gorgeous English Landing area of Parkville! Remember their session last year on the boat?I excitedly obliged because their extended family was also going to be there!I love capturing the love of the grandparents and ...more

  • My Favorite Picks from Target Hearth and Hand Home Collection LIne

    My Favorite Picks from Target Hearth and Hand Home Collection LIne

    November 6, 2017

    As if you guys don't already know, Joanna and Chip Gaines introduced a collection to Target called Hearth and Hand Home Collection. I feel like the collection inspires a little mid-mod and farmhouse style together.These pieces are selling out super fast (and it was just released this Sunday)! You might ...more

  • DIY Fire Truck Costume Out of Boxes

    DIY Fire Truck Costume Out of Boxes

    November 1, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #nothinglikeahug #CollectiveBiasMy kids LOVE everything to do with crafts and dressing up. While Halloween has just passed, it doesn't mean that they can't wear the costumes around the house throughout the year.Out of ...more

  • Easy Chicken Artichoke Bake Casserole on a Weeknight

    Easy Chicken Artichoke Bake Casserole on a Weeknight

    October 11, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ExperienceScrubDots #CollectiveBiasWeeknights get kind of crazy for me. Between juggling picking them up from school, attending extracurricular activities after school and dinner time, my goal is to make a homemade dinner as easy ...more

  • Cheese Curds - Yes, It's a National Holiday

    Cheese Curds - Yes, It's a National Holiday

    October 11, 2017

    As a reward for being on their best behavior this week, I took our kids on a little outing to Culvers to try some of their renowned cheese curds. Let me tell you - these ooey-gooey curds did not disappoint.My kids and I became smitten with these bite-sized chunks of ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Five

    Aubrey Turns Five

    July 17, 2017

    Auberino is turning five. I cannot believe our middle child is becoming a Kindergartner this year.A few things about Aubrey we wanted to note:She loves wearing dresses. She came out of her shell this year when it comes to soccer. It seemed like she came out of the gates ...more

  • Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    July 16, 2017

    I am so in love with Lorelei's photos by Anne-Marie Photography (a Kansas City newborn photographer). While I am a newborn photographer, sometimes I just prefer paying for services with others! I LOVED working with Anne-Marie - her studio was absolutely amazing. She is a true baby whisperer - I ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • Conrad Turns Two

    Conrad Turns Two

    June 14, 2017

    Oh boy, Conrad! You have turned the big TWO!I cannot believe that this video was only taken a year ago!You've grown up so fast this year. I'm not sure where to even begin with telling you about your year!A few weeks ago, your dad converted your crib into a toddler ...more

  • Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    April 20, 2017

    For those that are trying to make their way into blogging as a business, I'm sharing with you my favorite places for free and paid education. I started my blog in 2009 as a fun and creative outlet, but didn't really turn it into a business venture until late 2014. ...more

  • Ultimate Guide to the Most Affordable Family Pajama Sets

    Ultimate Guide to the Most Affordable Family Pajama Sets

    November 21, 2017

    Now that our family of six is complete, and my kids are little enough to still think matching mom and dad is awesome, I've ordered us some matching family pajamas. You guys do not even understand how long I've been wanting these! Especially for us to match. I've seen some ...more

  • Best Board Game Gifts for Elementary School Kids

    Best Board Game Gifts for Elementary School Kids

    November 20, 2017

    With the holidays around the corner, I'm sure a lot of you are looking for some board games that also promote learning! Here are a few that are tried and true that my young kids love!Favorite Board Games as Presents and Gifts for the Holidays Qwirkle. It takes a little bit ...more

  • Favorite Frosted and Flocked Holiday Christmas Wreaths

    Favorite Frosted and Flocked Holiday Christmas Wreaths

    November 17, 2017

    Christmas is just around the corner, so you better believe I already have a home decor theme for my humble abode this season! As you may already  know, I'm in love with neutrals and anything white. It just so happens that this Christmas season, I'm doing it all frosted and ...more

  • 5 Awesome Cozy Winter Bed Ideas

    5 Awesome Cozy Winter Bed Ideas

    November 13, 2017

    With the fall breeze transitioning possibly into small flurries around November, it is definitely time to get your bed as comfortable and cozy as possible. And if your state participates in Daylight Savings Time, it is coming to an end. This means that it is darker longer and sooner! All ...more

  • English Landing Parkville Family Photography | Puglisi Family

    English Landing Parkville Family Photography | Puglisi Family

    November 9, 2017

    Lainey and Joe invited me again this year to do their annual family photos in the gorgeous English Landing area of Parkville! Remember their session last year on the boat?I excitedly obliged because their extended family was also going to be there!I love capturing the love of the grandparents and ...more

  • My Favorite Picks from Target Hearth and Hand Home Collection LIne

    My Favorite Picks from Target Hearth and Hand Home Collection LIne

    November 6, 2017

    As if you guys don't already know, Joanna and Chip Gaines introduced a collection to Target called Hearth and Hand Home Collection. I feel like the collection inspires a little mid-mod and farmhouse style together.These pieces are selling out super fast (and it was just released this Sunday)! You might ...more

  • DIY Fire Truck Costume Out of Boxes

    DIY Fire Truck Costume Out of Boxes

    November 1, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #nothinglikeahug #CollectiveBiasMy kids LOVE everything to do with crafts and dressing up. While Halloween has just passed, it doesn't mean that they can't wear the costumes around the house throughout the year.Out of ...more

  • Easy Chicken Artichoke Bake Casserole on a Weeknight

    Easy Chicken Artichoke Bake Casserole on a Weeknight

    October 11, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ExperienceScrubDots #CollectiveBiasWeeknights get kind of crazy for me. Between juggling picking them up from school, attending extracurricular activities after school and dinner time, my goal is to make a homemade dinner as easy ...more

  • Cheese Curds - Yes, It's a National Holiday

    Cheese Curds - Yes, It's a National Holiday

    October 11, 2017

    As a reward for being on their best behavior this week, I took our kids on a little outing to Culvers to try some of their renowned cheese curds. Let me tell you - these ooey-gooey curds did not disappoint.My kids and I became smitten with these bite-sized chunks of ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Five

    Aubrey Turns Five

    July 17, 2017

    Auberino is turning five. I cannot believe our middle child is becoming a Kindergartner this year.A few things about Aubrey we wanted to note:She loves wearing dresses. She came out of her shell this year when it comes to soccer. It seemed like she came out of the gates ...more

  • Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    July 16, 2017

    I am so in love with Lorelei's photos by Anne-Marie Photography (a Kansas City newborn photographer). While I am a newborn photographer, sometimes I just prefer paying for services with others! I LOVED working with Anne-Marie - her studio was absolutely amazing. She is a true baby whisperer - I ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • Conrad Turns Two

    Conrad Turns Two

    June 14, 2017

    Oh boy, Conrad! You have turned the big TWO!I cannot believe that this video was only taken a year ago!You've grown up so fast this year. I'm not sure where to even begin with telling you about your year!A few weeks ago, your dad converted your crib into a toddler ...more

  • Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    April 20, 2017

    For those that are trying to make their way into blogging as a business, I'm sharing with you my favorite places for free and paid education. I started my blog in 2009 as a fun and creative outlet, but didn't really turn it into a business venture until late 2014. ...more

  • Ultimate Guide to the Most Affordable Family Pajama Sets

    Ultimate Guide to the Most Affordable Family Pajama Sets

    November 21, 2017

    Now that our family of six is complete, and my kids are little enough to still think matching mom and dad is awesome, I've ordered us some matching family pajamas. You guys do not even understand how long I've been wanting these! Especially for us to match. I've seen some ...more

  • Best Board Game Gifts for Elementary School Kids

    Best Board Game Gifts for Elementary School Kids

    November 20, 2017

    With the holidays around the corner, I'm sure a lot of you are looking for some board games that also promote learning! Here are a few that are tried and true that my young kids love!Favorite Board Games as Presents and Gifts for the Holidays Qwirkle. It takes a little bit ...more

  • Favorite Frosted and Flocked Holiday Christmas Wreaths

    Favorite Frosted and Flocked Holiday Christmas Wreaths

    November 17, 2017

    Christmas is just around the corner, so you better believe I already have a home decor theme for my humble abode this season! As you may already  know, I'm in love with neutrals and anything white. It just so happens that this Christmas season, I'm doing it all frosted and ...more

  • 5 Awesome Cozy Winter Bed Ideas

    5 Awesome Cozy Winter Bed Ideas

    November 13, 2017

    With the fall breeze transitioning possibly into small flurries around November, it is definitely time to get your bed as comfortable and cozy as possible. And if your state participates in Daylight Savings Time, it is coming to an end. This means that it is darker longer and sooner! All ...more

  • English Landing Parkville Family Photography | Puglisi Family

    English Landing Parkville Family Photography | Puglisi Family

    November 9, 2017

    Lainey and Joe invited me again this year to do their annual family photos in the gorgeous English Landing area of Parkville! Remember their session last year on the boat?I excitedly obliged because their extended family was also going to be there!I love capturing the love of the grandparents and ...more

  • My Favorite Picks from Target Hearth and Hand Home Collection LIne

    My Favorite Picks from Target Hearth and Hand Home Collection LIne

    November 6, 2017

    As if you guys don't already know, Joanna and Chip Gaines introduced a collection to Target called Hearth and Hand Home Collection. I feel like the collection inspires a little mid-mod and farmhouse style together.These pieces are selling out super fast (and it was just released this Sunday)! You might ...more

  • DIY Fire Truck Costume Out of Boxes

    DIY Fire Truck Costume Out of Boxes

    November 1, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #nothinglikeahug #CollectiveBiasMy kids LOVE everything to do with crafts and dressing up. While Halloween has just passed, it doesn't mean that they can't wear the costumes around the house throughout the year.Out of ...more

  • Easy Chicken Artichoke Bake Casserole on a Weeknight

    Easy Chicken Artichoke Bake Casserole on a Weeknight

    October 11, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ExperienceScrubDots #CollectiveBiasWeeknights get kind of crazy for me. Between juggling picking them up from school, attending extracurricular activities after school and dinner time, my goal is to make a homemade dinner as easy ...more

  • Cheese Curds - Yes, It's a National Holiday

    Cheese Curds - Yes, It's a National Holiday

    October 11, 2017

    As a reward for being on their best behavior this week, I took our kids on a little outing to Culvers to try some of their renowned cheese curds. Let me tell you - these ooey-gooey curds did not disappoint.My kids and I became smitten with these bite-sized chunks of ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Five

    Aubrey Turns Five

    July 17, 2017

    Auberino is turning five. I cannot believe our middle child is becoming a Kindergartner this year.A few things about Aubrey we wanted to note:She loves wearing dresses. She came out of her shell this year when it comes to soccer. It seemed like she came out of the gates ...more

  • Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    July 16, 2017

    I am so in love with Lorelei's photos by Anne-Marie Photography (a Kansas City newborn photographer). While I am a newborn photographer, sometimes I just prefer paying for services with others! I LOVED working with Anne-Marie - her studio was absolutely amazing. She is a true baby whisperer - I ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • Conrad Turns Two

    Conrad Turns Two

    June 14, 2017

    Oh boy, Conrad! You have turned the big TWO!I cannot believe that this video was only taken a year ago!You've grown up so fast this year. I'm not sure where to even begin with telling you about your year!A few weeks ago, your dad converted your crib into a toddler ...more

  • Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    April 20, 2017

    For those that are trying to make their way into blogging as a business, I'm sharing with you my favorite places for free and paid education. I started my blog in 2009 as a fun and creative outlet, but didn't really turn it into a business venture until late 2014. ...more