The Art of Sarah Jane Studios

How cute is this embroidery pattern from Sara Jane Studios? I haven’t cross-stitched anything since I was a kid, but this definitely has me wanting to break out my embroidery thread again! I discovered Sarah Jane through BSchool, and she has a gorgeous website and Etsy shop. Plus, she’s running a sale right now:...

FREE Books for Better Living

This is so cool, I just had to share with you guys. I just found out about Books for Better Living Live—for two weeks, you get free access to lessons from 14 of the world’s best gurus for better living, like Danielle LaPorte, Deepak Chopra, Gabrielle Bernstein and a whole lot more. Here’s what...

Tutus, Bugs and Strategies for a Streamlined Morning Routine

Tutus, Bugs and Strategies for a Streamlined Morning Routine

I’d love for you to welcome my friend Megan Flatt, who writes about creating your own Mama Revival on her site MeganFlatt.com. Today, she’s sharing tips for creating streamlining your morning routine with kids in tow! Today was my 2-year-old daughter’s first ballet class.  It was adorable.  She floated like a bubble and hopped...

A New Stage of Healthy

A New Stage of Healthy

Good Monday morning! It’s time for a fresh start, friends, and a random Monday morning in March seems as good a time as any, don’t you think? Did you make any New Year’s resolutions about your health or diet? How’s that going for ya?  No, don’t look at me like that.  I’m not judging!...

Are You a Foodie?

I’ve written before about what *I* think makes a foodie, but I found this really interesting article last week about what marketers and people in the “food technology” business think a foodie is.  See if this sounds like you: According to Packaged Facts, based on Experian Simmons consumer survey data, 19.5% of the adult...

Start Planning Your Garden with These Tools

Start Planning Your Garden with These Tools

As I write this, it’s snowing outside.  Sitting here at my kitchen table, I can see my little garden outside, all snowy and white. But inside, on my computer, my garden is bursting with peas and carrots, tomatoes and tomatillos, zucchini, eggplant, and strawberries.  I’ve been using the free website, SmartGardener.com, to plan my...

70 At Home Date Night Ideas {on the CHEAP}

Since having a baby, my husband and I have fallen into that trap of spending less and less time alone together.  It’s awfully easy when you’ve got a kiddo that you both want to spend time with, and when you’re both tired at the end of the day.  It doesn’t make things any easier that...