• How To RESET Summer Break Screen Time With Kids
    Parenting

    How To RESET Summer Break Screen Time With Kids

    When we were kids, we weren’t attached to screens and we stayed outside until the street lights came on. We really didn’t have decent internet til my mid-teens. Whatever happen to those times, getting the kids to play outside is like treating to make a plea deal with a judge. With 3 of 4 kids only being here over summer break, I try to focus on the kids. We try to do at least 1-2 crafts & recipes to share on the blog a month. The kids loving doing stuff for the blog, which is pretty amazing if you ask me. Before you start, consider using the practices “procedural justice.”…

  • Easy Homemade Glazed Donuts | #NationalDonutDay
    Food & Drinks

    Easy Homemade Glazed Donuts | #NationalDonutDay

    Did you know that June 7th is National Donut Day? Well, it is and it’s one of my favorite days, because why not, donuts are amazing! I’m all for supporting local businesses, we have a few favorite donut shops around town that are worth checking out if you’re ever around Burlington, NC. We have Tasty Bakery which is found in downtown Graham, which is a town favorite to say the least. Daily Donuts which is also located in Graham, another favorite of the household. Then lastly we got NC Donuts located in Mebane, NC, which is roughly a 15 minute drive from where we live. Now if you want to…

  • Beauty & Fashion

    My Thoughts On Smile Brilliant’s Teeth Whitening Kit

    DISCLOSURE: I received this product complimentary from Smile Brilliant in exchange for a review of their product.  As always, all content and opinions are entirely my own and 100% honest.  I would never recommend or review something I wouldn’t personally use or buy myself. When I was contacted by Smile Brilliant to try their teeth whitening kit, I was over the moon to try it. I for one am always not comfortable with my smile for a number of reasons. Them being an off yellow tint would be one of the major things that bug me about my smile, I don’t like to smile often because of it. I have…

  • Beauty & Fashion

    JORD Wood Watches Review + Giveaway

    I’ve partnered with Jord Wood Watches for this honest review + giveaway. When JORD wood watches reached out to me weeks ago to collaborate, I was totally excited because these watches are beautiful. After choosing my favorite style from the options they gave me and providing my wrist measurements, I couldn’t wait to open up the box once my watch arrived. All of the JORD watches come in a wooden embossed JORD logo box hugging a pillow to keep them in place which protects and stores the watch while you’re not wearing it. I decided to go with the dark sandalwood & emerald from the Frankie Series for $189 at…

  • How to Build Healthy Relationships with Vulnerability
    Life

    How Vulnerability Can Build Healthy Relationships

    It’s crazy the things you learn after a divorce are some of the same issues that lead to your divorce. I learned things, even 4 years after the fact that would of came in handy back then. Like how vulnerability can build healthy relationships. Today we learned how to have healthy relationships with friends, coworkers, and even your partners. Have you ever been struggling with something personal and then you go to church and that same thing is the topic. We started a new series today about how it’s complicated & how to build healthy relationships in your life. We are all battling something no one knows anything about. We…

  • Bright Cellars is $60 a month plus $8 in shipping for a total of $68. For $68 you get 4 bottles of wine delivered to your doorstep.
    Food & Drinks

    It’s Spring Break, So Wine Not Open A Bottle From Bright Cellars

    This is a sponsored by Bright Cellars & this post may contain referral/affiliate links. I shouldn’t have to say this, because you have to be at least 21 years old before you can purchase this Bright Cellars subscription box. You will have to provide a valid ID when your box is shipped to your house. Who doesn’t love a bottle of wine after a long day? I don’t know about you, but yes please. I actually used to hate win, just past me the whiskey and call it a day. But I really love trying new wines and trying new things as a whole. I’ve never had a glass of…