Resting Mom Face is Real Y’all

I’d like to get a little personal today, I am going to open up with something that has been kept between my husband and me for a few years. The decision to share this information with you was not a hard one, it was time to share this and hope that I can help at …

4 Things I Learned When My Son’s School Went Into a Lockdown

  When I read the words that my son’s elementary school was on lockdown my heart started beating both faster and slower in the same moment. As I picked up my phone to call my husband, I received the automated alert from the school. Three schools in the area where taking the safety of their …

Not sorry, another challenge

By: Lauren Redfern Have you ever gone through your day saying sorry to random people in Target, the grocery store, coworkers, or even your spouse and children? This past winter, I was perusing my favorite sections at my local Target, when I realized I had profusely apologized to nearly ten random strangers throughout the store. …

Now I’m a Believer [lip sense review]

This is a sponsored post. I received free product to use and test. But as always, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. For more legal information, legal.  Just as my 5 year old has started to question the validity of the statement ‘I have eyes in the back of my head’ I …

Branding 101; make it pretty

You don’t need a degree in graphic design to sell yourself After coming up with a niche, name and slogan, I think picking my logo and branding my site was the most fun for me.  I have always had an appreciation for creative things and I finally got a chance to go whatever direction I …

Tale of the multi-tasking mom and the journey to a whiter smile

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. Opinions of brand/product(s) are those of the writer of this post. I did receive free product but was not compensated with money. Read more about our policies here. I have never been a coffee drinker, and in the past few months I have only slowly become a wine drinker. I never …

Self Hosted 101; HOSTest with the MOSTest

The who, how and what the hell of starting and building a self-hosted site   When I started my blog, I started a free blog at WordPress.com, now pay attention to what comes after the dot because it makes a huge different. Starting with WordPress.com (FREE) allowed me to make sure I was serious about …

Defining your niche; what are you all about

Your niche, your focus. This, IMO, was the HARDEST part about starting a blog. I knew I wanted to write about the things that mattered most to me, but would someone else (besides my mom) really want to read it? The answer is yes. There will always be someone out there to read what you …