Passionate About Iowa City
and the Moms Who Live Here.

Home RSS feed for this section

Orange juice

Freshly Squeezed and Making Memories

Two years ago I made the first, and only, resolution I have ever stuck with. I was being consumed by motherhood and trying to figure out who I was. So, I decided to make a resolution that would not deprive me of anything. Instead, it would be constant reminder to create the life I wanted. […]

Continue Reading 0
img_9797

Making Magic Easy – Elf Donuts and Reindeer Food

The MAGIC of the holidays… what does that even mean?  Maybe you’re one of those people who loves to go above and beyond when it comes to making Christmas magical. Maybe you’re just trying to find easy, cheap ways to keep your kids entertained indoors. Maybe Hopefully, you are just focusing on creating memories. Either way, you’re […]

Continue Reading 0
14600967_10210185276129927_6484213610152271007_n

Introducing a New Pet to Your Family

We are happy to announce the newest member of our family! It’s a beautiful and healthy boy… with four legs, a tail, and pale beige fur. Adding another member to our large household wasn’t a decision we made lightly. After all, we already have seven humans and one dog living under our roof. But given […]

Continue Reading 0
freedom

Minimalism: How I Gave Myself More Time, Money, and a Better Life

When I moved in with my boyfriend (now husband) we combined two households of stuff.  After a couple years we got engaged, bought a home, got married, and had a baby.  That led to A LOT more stuff.  Shower gifts, wedding gifts, baby gifts galore!  On top of that there were Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, […]

Continue Reading 1
img_0180

Candy Apples | Recipe and Tips

For weeks I looked forward to taking my daughters to the apple orchard. I decided to keep it a secret until we were ready to go, so when my husband and I were getting them buckled in and told them where we were going, they were extremely excited. I expected a cool September day as […]

Continue Reading 0