Looking for haunted places to visit in Alabama? Check out Cry Baby Hollow in Hartselle

A Haunted Run Through Cry Baby Hollow

My running buddy who also happens to be one of Gus' teachers (and is equally patient with us both) invited me to accompany her on her morning run today. "Meet me at the Big A," Sandy said. "I've been wanting to run behind there but don't want to go by myself." Cool. It's always best to play it safe. Carry personal protection when you run and … [Read More...]


Navdy Heads-Up Display and More!

Having a nice, new car has never been a priority for me. You can take a quick look around the rest of my blog and figure out pretty quickly where I'd rather spend my vehicle budget instead, particularly while the kids are little and "we can't have nice things" anyway. While I only require that a vehicle reliably get me from point A to point B in … [Read More...]

Use blueberry Chex mix and fruity marshmallows to make this delicious unicorn puppy chow (or muddy muddies if you prefer) Perfect for a unicorn birthday party or just a fun gluten free snack for kids.

Unicorn Muddy Buddies!

Do you call them muddy buddies or puppy chow? Either way, this gluten free snack will be a hit when you bring it to your next gathering or playdate. Use blueberry Chex Mix and fruit-flavored marshmallows for a bit of a twist on this classic dessert. What's a unicorn treat without gold and sprinkles? I used both! Wilton 710-1260 Gold Pearlized … [Read More...]

Get Your Free Growth Chart from Mott’s! #WatchMeGrow

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Mott’s®. All opinions are mine alone. Despite being the pickiest eaters known to man, my kids are miraculously growing. Sweet T is in first grade and has shot up by an inch since Kindergarten. We're probably most excited about Gus' growth since he's small for his age. The pediatrician … [Read More...]

Yes, you can go horseback riding on the beach in Florida (in the panhandle too!) Check out why horseback riding on Florida beaches is something I can't wait to do again.

Horseback Riding on the Beach in Florida!

Maybe this is old news to you, but I didn't know you could go horseback riding on the beach in Florida, particularly in the panhandle. I thought for those of us in the Southeast that beach horseback riding was something limited to a cruise line shore excursion in Mexico (or maybe the Keys) or something you get to do at an all-inclusive … [Read More...]

I was a mom, but I felt like an outsider. Welcome to “The Otherhood.”

I came to motherhood a bit later than my friends. We seemed to start on the same track. We spent our early 20’s at bridal showers, dreaming of our future families and arranged marriages between our children. But, while everyone else started popping out babies left and right, I spent 7 years waiting for my motherhood journey to begin. During … [Read More...]

Break out your Instant Pot and make your ketogenic diet even simpler! 20 Instant Pot keto recipes perfect for dinner or anytime!

20 Instant Pot Keto Recipes

I love my Instant Pot and if you're a regular reader, you know it! These Instant Pot Keto Recipes will help you stick with your low carb high fat way of eating by making mealtime oh so convenient. Be sure to check out these 20 keto pressure cooker recipes too! Instant Pot Keto Recipes 1.Instant Pot Low Carb Cauliflower Soup 2.Faux … [Read More...]

Cape San Blas, Florida has so much to offer as a beach vacation destination. Check out these 5 reasons you'll love it!

Things You’ll Love About Cape San Blas!

As a family of four with two kids under the age of 7, we are always looking for great beach vacation spots. Discovering a new one feels like discovering hidden treasure. Here's why Cape San Blas made our list of great beach vacation spots.   1. Cape San Blas Beach is Dog-Friendly - We are cat people here, but we brought some dog … [Read More...]