Recent Posts

$25 Usborne Books Giveaway

Thank you for stopping by the Home for the Holidays giveaway hop hosted by The Anti-June Cleaver and Our Piece of Earth. We have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you a lot of fantastic of … Continue reading

Complete Complete Homeschool Weather Unit

Our complete weather unit with activities for toddlers and up. Find math, science, geography, art and more. Continue reading

Fall Fall Porch Decorating Made Easy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DamageFreeHoliday #CollectiveBias My name is Shannon and I’m addicted to burlap.  Who’s with me?!  I really love to decorate and I REALLY love to … Continue reading

3 3 Ways to Make Spelling Fun

School should be fun, especially in the beginning. Find out how we make spelling fun in three simple ways. Continue reading

Enter to Win 15mL Thieves Essential Oil

It’s that time of year again! Fall is officially in full swing and the holidays are right around the corner. That means that it’s time for the second annual Gobbling Up the Giveaways giveaway hop hosted by The Anti-June Cleaver and Our Piece of … Continue reading

Essential Oils

Summer Summer Essential Oil Diffuser Blends: My Top Five

I love my essential oil diffuser and use it a ton during the winter months.  The summer is no different.  Well, maybe a little different – we aren’t inside to enjoy it nearly as often because we are too busy … Continue reading

DIY DIY Lip Balm Recipe

I am a bit embarrassed to admit just how much lip balm I buy from the store.  I KNOW that there is stuff in it I don’t care for, but I love the stuff I use!  You know what I … Continue reading

Top Top 10 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Essential Oil is one of the most requested oils that I have.  It has such a wide variety of uses.  Here are the top 10 uses for peppermint oil.   *Some affiliate links may be included.* Cool down.  Peppermint … Continue reading

Two Two Natural Bug Off Sprays to DIY

With three small kiddos, it’s no surprise that we spend a lot of time outside playing.  These days lately have been some of my favorites – fresh air, warm sunshine and absolutely no bugs!  Unfortunately, I know that part will … Continue reading

Lice Lice Prevention Spray

I apologize in advance for you scratching your head nonstop right now.  I know, this lice subject always gets you itching.   A little over a year ago, we discovered that lice had found their way into our hair.  I … Continue reading

DIY DIY Rose Bath Salt + Valentine’s Essential Oils

Not everybody goes out on Valentine’s Day.  For many people, staying home is just as much fun as going out.  There are tons of great date night in ideas and a romantic bath is just one of them.  Today I’m … Continue reading

End End the Sleeplessness with this Nighttime Essential Oils List + 6 Bedtime Diffuser Blends

I think we all want to drift off to sleep peacefully every night as we lay our head on the pillow, but adulting is hard and some nights falling asleep is not working out.  My body says quit but my … Continue reading

Essential Essential Oils for Summertime

With summer comes scrapes, SUNSHINE, bugs and so much fun.  Our essential oils get a ton of use all summer long for so many different things.  Below you will find a list of some of the oils we use most … Continue reading

Young Living March Essential Rewards Promo

Are you in a long term relationship with essential oils?  Just getting started?  Looking to find out more information?  Check out this page on information and how to order.  We love our essential rewards, and this month, we really love … Continue reading

10 10 Ways We Use Lemon Oil

Since we have been going through the oils one by one that are part of the Young Living Premium Starter Kit, today we will tackle lemon oil.   When it comes to essential oils, everybody has their favorites, and lemon … Continue reading

Cold Cold and Flu Bomb

Thankfully the cold and flu season is  halfway over already.  I wanted to share this cold and flu recipe with you.  Hopefully, if you do get hit with something, this can help you get back in the game quickly.  When … Continue reading

10 10 Ways We Use Thieves Oil

If you have ever heard of essential oils, than chances are you have heard of Thieves oil.  Probably because this stuff is amazing!  This is the number one oil we use daily in our home.  Known for its cleansing abilities, … Continue reading

Reviews

Tiggly Tiggly Words Review + How We Homeschool

Since this is our first year homeschooling, I wanted to plan ahead of time and make it manageable and fun for us.  What exactly that would entail, I wasn’t quite sure, but I had a plan and so far, it’s … Continue reading

Why Why We Love the Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed™

I was ridiculously happy when I found out we were getting the Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed™ to review.  I HATED our current vacuum and could not wait to get it out of this house so I never had to see it … Continue reading

Quiet Quiet Time Activities with Smithsonian Readers

With three little ones and one who no longer naps, it is so hard to find quiet time.  I’ve been working on getting the kids’ quiet time bins filled and available so I don’t lose my mind.  I fill them … Continue reading

Feel Feel Beautiful While Breastfeeding : You! Lingerie Review

After breastfeeding for 5 1/2 years and counting, I’ve watched my body go through plenty of changes and I’ve watched as clothes that fit so well a month ago suddenly don’t fit at all.  The biggest culprit has been my … Continue reading

5 5 Reasons to Choose Bamboo

Are you tired of hearing me tell you about how much I love bamboo?  I can’t help it.  I really love bamboo.  Since I’ve told you a few other times about how much I love it and some of the … Continue reading

Eco-friendly baby products Give Your Baby a Greener, More Eco-Friendly Start

When I started writing my blog, I was a mom to one little girl.  We were and still are a breastfeeding, co-sleeping, cloth diapering, baby wearing family.  As a family, we already do a lot of “green” eco-friendly things that … Continue reading

Cloth Diapers

#FluffyButtsHop 4 Cloth Diaper Giveaways

Welcome to the Fluffy Butts Cloth Diapering Giveaway Hop. This Giveaway Hop is hosted by Fabulous Finds and Mama Chocolate. This Giveaway Hop features all cloth diaper themed giveaways with a value of $25 or more at each of the … Continue reading

#FluffyButtsHop 4 Cloth Diaper Giveaways

Welcome to the Fluffy Butts Cloth Diapering Giveaway Hop. This Giveaway Hop is hosted by Fabulous Finds and Mama Chocolate. This Giveaway Hop features all cloth diaper themed giveaways with a value of $25 or more at each of the … Continue reading

#FluffyButtsHop Sweet Bobbins *Review*

Say hello to one of our fabulous sponsors – Angela and Rene from  Angela was kind enough to send me a wetbag and wipes to review.  I will tell you, they are adorable!   Angela and Rene run Sweet Bobbins out … Continue reading

#FluffyButtsHop Sweet Bobbins *Review*

Say hello to one of our fabulous sponsors – Angela and Rene from  Angela was kind enough to send me a wetbag and wipes to review.  I will tell you, they are adorable!   Angela and Rene run Sweet Bobbins out … Continue reading

#FromBellyToBaby *Fuzzibunz XS review*

For somebody just getting started with cloth diapers or starting to browse before taking the plunge, one of the best places to get information and be able to compare diapers may just be a one stop shop type of store.  … Continue reading

#FromBellyToBaby *Fuzzibunz XS review*

For somebody just getting started with cloth diapers or starting to browse before taking the plunge, one of the best places to get information and be able to compare diapers may just be a one stop shop type of store.  … Continue reading