Come In, We’re Awesome :: Halloween Crafts

Chalk Couture, Crafting, Crafty Mama, DIY

Whew, I’m finally getting back into the swing of things! I usually finish Halloween crafts and decorating by now. But I actually just started! After going back and forth between a few different themes, I ultimately decided to go with a simple black and white theme. For this project, I decided to get a little […]

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Lashify Lash Extensions :: Product Review

Beauty, Mom Life, Product Review

Disclaimer: I am in no way associated with the product or brand, nor am I a certified expert in Lashify Lash Extensions or the like. This is strictly my personal, consumer review. I’ve had lash extensions before – which I love – but I just couldn’t keep up with the 1.5 – 2 hour appointments […]

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Chalk Couture, Crafty Mama, Mom Life

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and this particular transfer immediately caught my eye on launch day. I mean, who doesn’t love an awesome Wife/Mom/Boss?! I am so blessed to have so many inspirational women in my life. Now, more than ever, are we feeling the pressures of having to be all the things, and do […]

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My Redeemer Liveth

Chalk Couture, Crafty Mama, DIY

A little bit of a late blog post, but I love the “My Redeemer Liveth” message in this design. I did post a picture of the finished piece on my Instagram on Easter since it was very fitting for an Easter celebration. Note, I used a non-Chalk Couture surface, so I put a little bit […]

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Choose Happy

Chalk Couture, Crafty Mama, DIY

Here is a quick video of me making a Lumbar Pillowcase using the Choose Happy transfer! Instead of using my typical color palette, I decided to play around with colors! It was really fun to make and I absolutely love the message in this transfer! Chalk Couture products used: Lumbar Pillowcase (12″ x 24″) Choose […]

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The Joys (and not-so-joys) of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding, Mom Life

Let’s talk the B word for a minute. No, not that B word, the other one. Breastfeeding. Unfortunately, there is such a stigma around it that it sometimes feels like it’s a bad word. I’m lucky to not have been a direct victim of the ever-so-popular term “shaming,” but regardless of that, especially with my […]

September 10, 2018

The Other Side II

Mom Life

April 24, 2018. Surgery Day. Nerves and excitement all rolled into one emotion as we headed to the hospital early that morning. Max was going to have surgery to get her ostomy taken down. It came quickly and slowly all at the same time. The thought of another surgery was scary, but also exciting that […]

June 1, 2018

A New Adventure

Chalk Couture, Crafting, DIY, Mompreneur

Ever since I started crafting I always kept an idea in the back of my mind that it would be really cool to make some money out of it one day. Yes, I have a full time job and a family to take care of, but I have been hopeful that something would eventually come […]

April 23, 2018


Crafting, Planners

I’ve been a planner girl for as long as I could remember, but it wasn’t until just recently — maybe the last four or five years — that it seems like it became “cool” again. The struggle of finding printable inserts, project planners, dashboards, dividers, notepads and stickers is a thing of the past and […]

April 17, 2018