I love books, I have always loved books and when I had my son I vowed to instill in him the same love of reading that I had growing up. For me it started at an early age. My grandmother would get me books as gifts for nearly every occasion. It created this fondness for […]
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Who doesn’t love a date night? While it’s certainly fun to get some time away from the grind of everyday life with kiddos, I would argue it’s 100 percent necessary. Kids will suck every last drop of your life force if you give them the opportunity, and I’m a big believer in filling your own […]
By all accounts, I should be a “Pinterest Mom.” My craft room — actually my office, since I run a business making items for other people — is chock full of almost every tool I’d need to accomplish all of the amazing crafts I’ve pinned to my Pinterest boards. The problem isn’t my skill level, […]
1) When the doorbell rings and you don’t answer. Maybe it’s your neighbor, maybe it’s the UPS man…but these days, it could also be a serial killer. Or one of those pesky home siding solicitors. So, yeah, it’s totally ok if you don’t answer your door. If people want to see you badly enough, they […]
Zap those winter blues by staying busy! Here is our February round up of our favorite family events right here in Indianapolis and surrounding areas! February 1 – February 3 A Raisin in the Sun – Indiana Repertory Theatre – 8 p.m. After years in a crowded, run-down, inner-city apartment, the Younger family dreams […]
Moms really do know best; and one thing we know for sure is how busy we are and how much seemingly gets piled on each day, with each child, with each task at home and/or work, with each self-improvement goal, with each line of the ever-expanding to-do list. I bet if you closed your eyes […]
It’s a new year and I’m sure many of you (myself included) have set goals or resolutions for 2018. These could be focused around your career, fitness, finances, attitude, etc. But how many of us will actually reach those goals? Let’s talk about goal setting and how to take action Brain Dump Write down all […]
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I’m gonna lose friends for this, but omgilovethecold. And you can, too. No, seriously- you can have fun (with your kids) in the cold weather. I mean, what’s not to love? I love wearing a furry-hooded parka, I love Sorels, I love snow, soup, hot glogg, and who can resist well-placed Frozen references. As our […]
Winter is in full effect! Here is our January round up of our favorite family events right here in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. January 1 – January 15 Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure – Indianapolis – Eiteljorg Museum – 10 a.m. One of Indianapolis’ most popular family holiday traditions returns. Be one of the […]
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Disclosure: This post is part of a partnership with Indy Ballet. Experience the magic of one of the best Indianapolis holiday traditions when the Indianapolis School of Ballet and Indianapolis Ballet partner to present the 11th annual production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, presented by Community Health Network. This year’s performance will feature nearly 90 cast members […]
Winter is here but let’s not get those blues! We have some things you can do with our family this winter season. Check out this round up of winter fun in Hamilton County thanks to our friends at Visit Hamilton County! Holiday shows at the Palladium in Carmel What better way to celebrate the […]
A Naive Beginning When my oldest was almost three I excitedly added Elf on the Shelf to our family traditions. I couldn’t find ideas on Pinterest fast enough. My husband and I planned and put the scenarios together each night. It became a mini-date each night for us that we truly got a kick out […]