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  • If you don’t know by now that I’m coffee obsessed, what in the world?!  It wasn’t just children and lack of sleep that turned me into an iced Americano loving fool. Although, now they are more about  necessity than fun. My coffee love started years ago. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane before we… [Continue Reading]

    My Top Amazon Picks for the Coffee Lover this Christmas
  • Are you one of those people who gets Christmas shopping done early? Or, are you like me and haven’t even started… I’m a December shopper as is. But, this year I’m especially struggling with gift ideas. My oldest just had a birthday in October, and we finally purchased him something he’d been asking for forever, The… [Continue Reading]

    Amazon Christmas Picks for the Ronan Boys
  • I have a confession… I don’t really like turkey. Although, I have had some Thanksgiving turkeys that I’ve reallg enjoyed. As a whole, I don’t love turkey meat. And, it certainly is not the star of the show for me. Stuffing and pie is where it’s at! My husband feels the same way. About turkey… [Continue Reading]

    Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Ideas
  • I’ve always followed along with the health industry trends. Since the summer before fifth grade when my mom and I walked daily and loooved us our nightly roasted veggies. Shout out mom!  From then on we’d get the healthy magazines, always looking for that magic plan that would get us to our dream bodies. We… [Continue Reading]

    Piecing My Diet Together: An Alternative To One Strict Diet
  • Self care is such a buzz word lately. And, while I totally support self-care, and that we all need it. It’s hard not to feel like it’s something I can’t do. Self care sounds like it’s got to be something big. Hair and nail appointments. Massages. I wish! But, how’s a low-budget family supposed to… [Continue Reading]

    Self Care Habits Any Mom Or Exhausted Person Can Do
  • Four years ago there were no blogs. Well, not this blog anyway. So, I never shared my first born’s birth story. But, in honor of during FOUR I thought it’d be a fun to do so now! Here’s my first born’s birth story… four years later.

    My Firstborn’s Birth Story – Four Years Later
  • Our last week, much like the first, was bus-sy. Was there even a day of rest?! I really don’t think so. This week included a few really big days. And then squeezing in final visits with friends and family. We stayed consistent with every other day between our families. And, my besties each got at… [Continue Reading]

    Ronan Roadtrip: Our Top Three Favorite Days the Second Week of Vacation
  • Meal planning stresses me out. Does it stress you out?! It’s literally a big chore you have to tackle every👏🏻single 👏🏻week! I’ve been in charge of feeding the growing Ronan clan now for five years and it hasn’t gotten any easier. I come up with different plans, and guides to follow. I am always looking… [Continue Reading]

    What’s For Dinner? What We Are Eating for the Next Two Weeks
  •   First Family Fishing Trip One of our favorite days on our road trip was the morning we took the boys fishing. Which so happened to fall on our 5th anniversary, so that day was kind of a big deal! We started our morning with our go to vacation drink iced white chocolate huckleberry americanos,… [Continue Reading]

    Ronan Roadtrip to Montana: First Family Fishing Trip
  • When we say we didn’t waste a second of vacation, we mean it. There was not a single second of down time or time spent not visiting friends and family. We had already spent time with both families in the first two hours we were there. So, instead of filling you in on every day,… [Continue Reading]

    Ronan Road Trip: Top Five Favorite Moments Our First Week Back in Montana