Life · Mothers Day Grief: My Miscarriage

Life After Miscarriage

A few months ago I suffered a miscarriage that completely took me by suprise. I thought about keeping the details of my miscarriage private but decided to share it during Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month for several reasons. First, I am 1 in 4 women who have gone through this. It is important that… Continue reading Life After Miscarriage

Boys Fashion · Uncategorized

How To Thrift Shop For Kids Like A PRO

My boys, especially my toddler out grow their clothes very quickly. For the baby, he has been having growth spurts about every three months, so I am needing to buy him an entire new wardrobe that often. Especially here in New England, where there are drastic changes in weather, by the time they can wear something… Continue reading How To Thrift Shop For Kids Like A PRO

Rehab Home

Lighting Up An Old, Dark Home

Finding and fixing our first home has been a very long and tiring process. As soon as I entered to see the house for the very first time, after seeing dozens, I saw something I had not seen in all the others. This house, although old and super outdated, was open concept and had big windows surrounding the entire home. We often… Continue reading Lighting Up An Old, Dark Home

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

DIY The Flash Theme Birthday Party

This post contains affiliated links. This past weekend we celebrated my son's 5th birthday with a Flash themed party. The party was held outdoors, and despite the terrible weather just hours before the event, forcing me to change the time of the event several times, the sun finally came out and the day could not… Continue reading DIY The Flash Theme Birthday Party

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

How To Make Your Parties Visually Appealing

One of my favorite things about throwing kids parties is being able to get creative and decorate. I always aim to make the decorations colorful and as themed specific as possible. It is all about making things look as visually appealing as possible. How do I accomplish this? SPRAY PAINT! That's right, if I can… Continue reading How To Make Your Parties Visually Appealing

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

Little Known Ways To Provide Party Entertainment On A Budget!

Birthday party entertainment can really make a party memorable for both the kids and the adults. There are so many options now, from bounce houses to magicians, face painters, balloon artists, clowns, I mean the list just goes on and on. I always aim to have between 1-3 types of entertainment for the children, but it can… Continue reading Little Known Ways To Provide Party Entertainment On A Budget!

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

Eye-Catching Cakes That Won’t Break The Piggy Bank!

I love big detailed cakes for my boy's birthday parties. I feel that the cake can really make a difference in the decor of a party. I also know that big, themed, detailed cakes can be very expensive. When I first started throwing parties, my cakes would range between $100-$200. For a kid's birthday cake,… Continue reading Eye-Catching Cakes That Won’t Break The Piggy Bank!

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

How To Save Time And Money On Party Invitations

My oldest son's 5th birthday is less than a week away and I've been busy getting ready for it all. With 5 years of personal party planning, I've picked up a few tricks that I wanted to share with other parents who may be planning their children's birthday party. The first tip is using PDF invitations… Continue reading How To Save Time And Money On Party Invitations