6 Things We Learned About Party Planning with Family

By | June 13th, 2017|Featured Guests, Fun, Lifestyle|

My sister and I survived two family parties in two weeks! After deciding not to kill each other, we sat down and came up with six things we learned from party [...]

DIY Wall Mounted Rack

By | April 14th, 2017|Featured Guests, Home Care|

If you've ever rented a living space, you may be familiar with the limited options for utilizing wall space. Our rental contract prohibits holes in the wall, so it challenged me [...]

Fashion Feature: Cynthia Chavez with Ruby Blleu

By | March 1st, 2017|Fashion, Fashion, Featured Guests|

When you're a mama of five kids, you've got to be somewhat creative...groceries, playdates, bedtime, and sometimes clothes. Hand-me-downs, yard sales, and thrift stores are huge budget-savers! That's where this mama [...]

How to Recycle Your Christmas Cards

By | December 26th, 2016|Seasonal|

I love to wake up every morning, walk into the kitchen to make coffee, and stare at my clothesline of Christmas Cards. And every morning I feel bad for not pulling [...]

Making Time for Myself: One Mama’s Journey to Fit

By | November 23rd, 2016|Featured Guests, Fitness, Self Evaluation|

Growing up, I didn’t know what it really meant to be healthy. I only knew that being active in sports was good enough for me and my siblings. Fall was soccer [...]

DIY – Upholstered Piano Bench

By | November 21st, 2016|Home Care|

I love a good deal, but I love even more when I find things for free. Where we live, people place their unwanted household items out on the sidewalk in front [...]

Home Décor for a Not-So-Scary Halloween

By | October 15th, 2016|Seasonal|

I love the fall. Even though in my neck of the woods there are no visible signs of the seasons changing, I like to pretend I can see leaves falling, and [...]

Cultivating a Heart of Worship

By | October 5th, 2016|Christianity, Foundations, Parenting|

When the kids were about three and four, and just beginning to watch movies, I was excited to show them the Disney films I had grown up watching. In the car, we would [...]

Fluffing the Nest: Making Your Home a Place of Rest

By | September 29th, 2016|Foundations, Home Care|

I had this idea a few months ago to write about the importance of creating a calming atmosphere in one’s home. At the time, we were living in a dark apartment [...]

DIY Home: Rustic Dining Table

By | September 9th, 2016|Home Care|

Living in Hawaii, we make friends with folks who will most likely end up moving back to one of the mainland states. That is how we acquired this beautiful dining room [...]