Budget DIY Spring Decor (That Isn’t Tacky)

And pastels aren't usually my favorite. But this Spring is MOST needed right now. And I've been determined to add a dash of color and happy that still meets my very picky standards. Oh, hello, three new videos in one week. Life comes at you fast. I'm 34 weeks pregnant...

Spring Cleaning Motivation and Checklist

The only Spring Cleaning motivation you'll need! Download my free spring cleaning checklist for deep cleaning tasks that are organized in a way that just makes sense. None of this going room by room crap. That doesn't work for anyone. Third trimester of my...

12 Things PLUS FREE Valentine’s Day Phone Backgrounds

A very chic rocking horse draped in pearls, posing in front of our new acrylic console table! Our new furniture came in! I know it sounds immensely dumb, but I have been overanalyzing this decision forever. Furniture is...

How To Strip Your Towels

I love a gross before and after. So, when I heard about towel stripping. Part of me was looking forward to seeing just how much grime and gunk came out of our towels. And another part of me was hoping nothing came out of them at all. What have I been letting our...

Spring Decor Inspiration & Home Updates

When I think about changing up my decor for the Spring, I don't usually think about Easter decorations. I will be putting up some of those when the time comes, mostly for Annie's benefit, but Spring decor in my house isn't centered around bunnies and dyed eggs. It's...

How To Create A Valentine’s Day Occasions Basket

Happy Valentine's Day! I may be celebrating every little holiday this year (thanks to quarantine boredom and the need to entertain a two year old) but I am not the kind of person who has it in me to decorate the entire house just for Valentine's Day. It seems wasteful...

Clean & Decorate With Me: AB’s Tea For Two Birthday

I officially have a two year old! And even though her party wasn't everything I imagined it would be a year ago (my sister at I had dabbled with the idea of saving up for a band and making it an "adult party," don't judge) I was very relieved to have something a...

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...

Budget DIY Spring Decor (That Isn’t Tacky)

And pastels aren't usually my favorite. But this Spring is MOST needed right now. And I've been determined to add a dash of color and happy that still meets my very picky standards. Oh, hello, three new videos in one week. Life comes at you fast. I'm 34 weeks pregnant...

Spring Cleaning Motivation and Checklist

The only Spring Cleaning motivation you'll need! Download my free spring cleaning checklist for deep cleaning tasks that are organized in a way that just makes sense. None of this going room by room crap. That doesn't work for anyone. Third trimester of my...

How To Strip Your Towels

I love a gross before and after. So, when I heard about towel stripping. Part of me was looking forward to seeing just how much grime and gunk came out of our towels. And another part of me was hoping nothing came out of them at all. What have I been letting our...

Spring Decor Inspiration & Home Updates

When I think about changing up my decor for the Spring, I don't usually think about Easter decorations. I will be putting up some of those when the time comes, mostly for Annie's benefit, but Spring decor in my house isn't centered around bunnies and dyed eggs. It's...

How To Create A Valentine’s Day Occasions Basket

Happy Valentine's Day! I may be celebrating every little holiday this year (thanks to quarantine boredom and the need to entertain a two year old) but I am not the kind of person who has it in me to decorate the entire house just for Valentine's Day. It seems wasteful...

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...
tea for two birthday party

Clean & Decorate With Me: AB’s Tea For Two Birthday

I officially have a two year old! And even though her party wasn't everything I imagined it would be a year ago (my sister at I had dabbled with the idea of saving up for a band and making it an "adult party," don't judge) I was very relieved to have something a...

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...

12 Things PLUS FREE Valentine’s Day Phone Backgrounds

A very chic rocking horse draped in pearls, posing in front of our new acrylic console table! Our new furniture came in! I know it sounds immensely dumb, but I have been overanalyzing this decision forever. Furniture is...

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...

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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