Reviewing My Folding Treadmill PLUS Working From Home

My folding treadmill and shelf situation created an accidental standing desk, which I have very much enjoyed while working from home. I know that, in most situations, your husband getting you some kind of workout equipment is something you'd normally wince at. And if...

Valentine’s Day Clean and Decorate With Me

Every season, Annie's bedroom is my favorite room in the house. And these new pink pillows really seal the deal. Happy Valentine's Day! No one should be surprised - I put up my Christmas decorations the moment Halloween was over, and I put up Valentine's Day in...

How To Create Wire Shelf Covers – DIY Dollar Store Hack

Is it worth it? 110% yes. If you have $12 and an hour, you can do this Dollar Store kitchen hack. The wire shelves in our pantry used to drive me NUTS. Boxes were always tipping over, things would slip and fall through the cracks, and they were a real pain in the butt...

31 Things To Declutter in January 2021

It's only January 2nd and I've already knocked about five things off the list in an hour of cleaning motivation. It's totally manageable! Everyone, and I truly mean EVERYONE, wants to declutter their homes in the new year. It's just this innate thing that we humans...

Planning a Tea For Two Birthday Party

I'm having a major identity crisis over here for two reasons. 1. My firstborn is about to turn two years old. For some reason, that seems miles and miles away from one. She's not a baby anymore. And to make her seem even further away from babyhood - 2. I'm about to be...

20 Week Pregnancy Update and Baby #2 Name Reveal

Question #1: Are you having a boy or a girl? We are having another little girl! Tanner was right about this one. He was right about Annie, too, and told me so from the beginning. So, I probably should've trusted him on this one. Question #2: What did you think you...

Free Downloads: Thanksgiving & Christmas Phone Wallpaper

All pies are good pies, but I think we can all agree, apple is where it's at. And that's why I made an entire Thanksgiving iPhone wallpaper dedicated to it. I used to make these all the time, because I had the time and I really liked my phone screen to look super...

Christmas 2020 Decorations: Modern Farmhouse Style

Because I know everyone will ask, the Merry Christmas sign was from Big Lots, and it was only $14! Blew my mind. So, what did I finally decide on for Christmas 2020 decorations? I went back and forth so many times about exactly how I wanted to decorate for the most...

Reviewing My Folding Treadmill PLUS Working From Home

My folding treadmill and shelf situation created an accidental standing desk, which I have very much enjoyed while working from home. I know that, in most situations, your husband getting you some kind of workout equipment is something you'd normally wince at. And if...

Valentine’s Day Clean and Decorate With Me

Every season, Annie's bedroom is my favorite room in the house. And these new pink pillows really seal the deal. Happy Valentine's Day! No one should be surprised - I put up my Christmas decorations the moment Halloween was over, and I put up Valentine's Day in...

How To Create Wire Shelf Covers – DIY Dollar Store Hack

Is it worth it? 110% yes. If you have $12 and an hour, you can do this Dollar Store kitchen hack. The wire shelves in our pantry used to drive me NUTS. Boxes were always tipping over, things would slip and fall through the cracks, and they were a real pain in the butt...

31 Things To Declutter in January 2021

It's only January 2nd and I've already knocked about five things off the list in an hour of cleaning motivation. It's totally manageable! Everyone, and I truly mean EVERYONE, wants to declutter their homes in the new year. It's just this innate thing that we humans...

Christmas 2020 Decorations: Modern Farmhouse Style

Because I know everyone will ask, the Merry Christmas sign was from Big Lots, and it was only $14! Blew my mind. So, what did I finally decide on for Christmas 2020 decorations? I went back and forth so many times about exactly how I wanted to decorate for the most...

Holiday Prep – Cleaning Motivation To Last Til Christmas

Mildred 100% approves of the new cozies, including these super warm jersey knit sheets from Walmart. Lo and behold, there may be ONE SINGLE BENEFIT to Tanner forcing me to wait to put our holiday decorations up: I have been taking this time to give our house a...

Decorate for Halloween With Me – FREE Printables

Custom printable wall art I made for our Halloween-themed bar cart - this gold frame normally holds our wedding photo! I decorated our house for Halloween a little bit earlier this year for a couple reasons: I didn't realize that basically all of my "fall" decorations...

New YouTube Video | Major Cleaning Motivation

All of the cleaning products seen in this video (aside from the Clorox and Microban) are from Grove Collaborative. Use this discount link to get a free five piece Mrs. Meyer’s cleaning set with your first purchase. For me, cleaning is so therapeutic. We've been...

Planning a Tea For Two Birthday Party

I'm having a major identity crisis over here for two reasons. 1. My firstborn is about to turn two years old. For some reason, that seems miles and miles away from one. She's not a baby anymore. And to make her seem even further away from babyhood - 2. I'm about to be...

20 Week Pregnancy Update and Baby #2 Name Reveal

Question #1: Are you having a boy or a girl? We are having another little girl! Tanner was right about this one. He was right about Annie, too, and told me so from the beginning. So, I probably should've trusted him on this one. Question #2: What did you think you...

Baby Led Weaning Meal Ideas – With No Teeth!

We spent $100 at the grocery store for two weeks worth of baby led weaning meals and plenty of leftovers! When we started introducing Annie to solids, she was somewhere around 4 to 5 months old. I had done so much research (because that's what first time mom's do)...

Annie B’s One Year Update

All of the pictures in Annie B's one year update are from our family photographer, Katie Amspacher of Sarah K. Photography. She's the best of the best! It's a cliche, I know. But I really can't believe I'm writing her one year update. I started my website when I found...

A Day In The Life of A Work From Home Mom

A rare moment of peace and quiet, since she started learning to stand and walk. And crawl at lightening speeds. How can something so small sound like a bull in a china shop while crawling? Okay, first thing's first: if you are a mom, then you work. Just wanted to put...

Christmas Gift Ideas for Toddlers 1 Year and Up

Shop more of my gift guides directly from the LIKEtoKNOW.it app by clicking the image above! AKA: What I'm getting Annie for Christmas! AB will turn one on January 22nd, but as far as gifts under 1 year go, I'm totally done spending money on them. At the end of the...

Annie B’s 9 Month Baby Update

When I pull her bink out of her mouth, she's like "no problem. That's what my bottom lip is for." Nine months in, nine months out! We survived! We are in such a great place right now and ready to share what we've learned, her regular daily schedule, and some exciting...

6 Month Baby Update & Life Lately

Happy 1/2 Birthday, Annie B! Six months has flown by. Tanner and I were just joking that we might finally be getting the hang of this thing. But she changes every day, so ask us again tomorrow.  It's been a while since I've done a baby update because it just feels...

20 Week Pregnancy Update and Baby #2 Name Reveal

Question #1: Are you having a boy or a girl? We are having another little girl! Tanner was right about this one. He was right about Annie, too, and told me so from the beginning. So, I probably should've trusted him on this one. Question #2: What did you think you...

How To Work From Home (Esp. With Kids)

OBSERVE: me, in my natural element while working from home. With yesterday's eyeliner and crazy bed head. Magically, I was still just as productive as if I had gotten dressed and ready. If not more so! Times are super weird right now. With this crazy sickness that has...

What Is Mommy Imposter Syndrome?

No two moms are exactly alike. So, it's time we learned the difference between looking for guidance and becoming a mommy imposter. When I first heard the term "imposter syndrome," I think it must have been at least two years ago. I made some assumptions about the...

A Day In The Life of A Work From Home Mom

A rare moment of peace and quiet, since she started learning to stand and walk. And crawl at lightening speeds. How can something so small sound like a bull in a china shop while crawling? Okay, first thing's first: if you are a mom, then you work. Just wanted to put...

4 Things I’m Trying To Boost My Energy in October

The exact location where I almost threw the laptop out of a coffee shop window because Mailchimp was down and I couldn't get any work done. A totally mentally stable moment! Having more energy to tackle my to do list is at the top of my to do list for October. I have...

Does Taking Supplements Actually Make a Difference?

I tried 5 different Hum Nutrition Supplements for 3 months. Here are the two I would keep taking. My Honest Review of 5 Different Hum Nutrition Supplements This post is not sponsored. I took Hum Nutrition Supplements for 3 months and stopped taking each at various...

6 Month Baby Update & Life Lately

Happy 1/2 Birthday, Annie B! Six months has flown by. Tanner and I were just joking that we might finally be getting the hang of this thing. But she changes every day, so ask us again tomorrow.  It's been a while since I've done a baby update because it just feels...

14 Week Postpartum REALNESS.

Annie B at 13 weeks old. I think that this baby update is going to be the hardest to write of every update so far. I know some days are better than others. It's a mantra I use all the time. But recently, it turned into 'some weeks are better than others,' then 'some...

Valentine’s Day Clean and Decorate With Me

Every season, Annie's bedroom is my favorite room in the house. And these new pink pillows really seal the deal. Happy Valentine's Day! No one should be surprised - I put up my Christmas decorations the moment Halloween was over, and I put up Valentine's Day in...

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31 Things To Declutter in January 2021

It's only January 2nd and I've already knocked about five things off the list in an hour of cleaning motivation. It's totally manageable! Everyone, and I truly mean EVERYONE, wants to declutter their homes in the new year. It's just this innate thing that we humans...

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