Our longest trip to Michigan yet and this one is definitely full of adventure! We’re only in week one of our “escape” and we have already hit a lot of great Michigan Must sees! Scroll to the bottom to see the Vlog!!! Just the kids and I took off from our home in Virginia Beach… Continue reading Michigan Vacation – Week One
Now that restrictions are lifting in our state, we couldn’t wait to get together with all of our friends!! Cambri’s birthday is still two weeks away, but we’re heading to Michigan and wanted to see all of our friends before we left. Here’s the details of our Post-Corona Birthday Party! Details At the entry, we… Continue reading Post-Corona Quarantine Birthday Party
It was just another session with my counselor, and I had a break through. You see, my whole life I have struggled with the thought that I am not good enough. Something happened in my mid-20's, though I'm not quite sure what it was, that changed that perspective. I realized I was good enough, and… Continue reading 50+ Birth Affirmations I Used Through Pregnancy + Childbirth
Perfectly curated baby registries mean nothing if the products don't actually work or are a waste of time, space and money. As a third time mom, while I am no expert, I have a pretty good idea of the best tools out there to make mama's life easier! Now that we have made it through… Continue reading Products You Will Actually Use in the Fourth Trimester
They may be the luckiest grandmas out there!!! When baby Madeline was born in May, she joined her big cousin Roelyn who is only 2.5 months older than her!! And we all live together: Matt, Amber, Cambri, Porter, Roelyn, Chloe and Madeline. Grandma Roxanne and Great Grandma Penelope Drive from Michigan to Virginia Beach to… Continue reading Grandmas get Baby Snuggles TIMES TWO!!
I made this for my baby to use as she grows and explores, but my 4 and 5 year old couldn't keep their hands off of it! After seeing so many super cute ideas on Pinterest, I have always wanted to make my own busy board for my kids. I've looked into it multiple times,… Continue reading DIY Busy Board
Roelyn is three months old and growing before our eyes!! Surprisingly, time during quarantine is flying by. Family Favorites Our favorite things about Roelyn this month: Porter likes when she digs in his shirt. Cambri likes when she smiles and laughs. Mom's favorite thing is talking with Roelyn and seeing her smile back. Even when… Continue reading Roelyn Three-Month-Old Update
A new hairdo, four lost teeth and a new YouTube channel, Cambri felt like it was time for a new room, too. I can’t blame the girl. Her old layout was cramped and not visually appealing. It wasn’t the type of room you just wanted to hang out in. To maximize the space, we got… Continue reading Quarantine Project: Cambri’s Bedroom Redo!
So you’ve walked before on the beautiful paved trail through the Japanese garden, but have you ever hiked the secret trail? At the back of the park behind a pavilion, you will find a dirt path into the trees and it’s definitely worth the adventure! Trail Conditions Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020, Time: 3:00pm, Weather:… Continue reading Red Wing Park Family Hike
One of Cambri's favorite parts about being a big sister again is our new bedtime routine. She reads Roelyn and me a story. Then she gets all the baby snuggles and back scratches while I read them a story. Then she gives Roelyn a kiss and drifts off to sleep. It's so sweet! Baby books… Continue reading Our Favorite Baby Books