Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents a Book Review {and Giveaway}

If you knew everything there was to know before becoming a parent, would you still have had children? Did you hesitate before answering? I've come to the conclusion there is a reason we don't know everything ahead of time. It's an adventure, a journey! One we might choose not to take if we could see … [Read more...]

Creative Gift-Giving Just Got Easier!

Is your 'love language' gift-giving? Or does your mind go blank when it the holiday season rolls around? Do you get giddy with the anticipation of buying and wrapping and giving? Or do your eyes glaze over and you find yourself picking up those pre-wrapped, no-one-will-use-it-anyway gifts at the end … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Celebrate Spring! Lilla Rose Mystery Hostess Event

Spring is making its appearance in my neck of the woods and I don't know about you, but that makes me want to CeLeBrAtE!!!! One way we girls like to celebrate Spring is by updating our style, brightening up our colors, sprucing up with a new look. As an Independent Consultant with Lilla Rose its my … [Read more...]

Train Your Own Personal Chef with Simplified Dinners for New Cooks

  One of my goal in raising our children - sons and daughters alike - is for them to be able to fix at least three different meals and to know about cooking basics and meal planning before they leave home. As a new bride I thought I knew everything I needed to know about providing … [Read more...]

Gift-Giving 911 On The Way! #thinkingoutsidethegiftbox

What do a travel coffee mug. handwritten notes and lists, old road maps, a red dinner plate and a comic strip have in common? Christmas, of course! Thanks to my friend Lauren Lanker and her brand new ebook called Thinking Outside the Gift Box these common unimpressive items are being transformed … [Read more...]