8 Things to Consider When Planning Your Wedding Day (From a Former Wedding Photographer)

Before I had kids, I did a lot of photography and would usually shoot at least 3 weddings per summer. Over the years, I've met many couples who regretted wedding day choices or had logistics issues on their wedding day. I thought it may be helpful to share things I've learned from my own wedding and from others over the years. I don't shoot weddings anymore (the time commitment is just too difficult) but I saw many things that I think could be helpful when planning your own wedding day!Things Read more [...]

Help Kids Make Positive Choices with Goodtimer + a Giveaway

Thanks to Goodtimer for sending me product in exchange for this post. As always, all opinions are my own.How is winter treating your family? While the first couple of months went really well for us, January has been wearing on all of our moods. The kids are going stir crazy because it's been so cold outside, and both my husband and I have felt ourselves short-tempered. None of us WANT to be in bad moods, but sometimes we all need to be reminded to keep a positive attitude, right? That's where Read more [...]

Improve Air Quality with the Airfree Babyair + a Giveaway

Thanks to Airfree for sending me the Babyair. As always, all opinions are my own.This past year, our daughter went from cosleeping in our room to her own bedroom. Since she's always had trouble with fitful sleeping, we put an Airfree Air Purifier in her bedroom and have had great success! Not only did her nosebleeds completely resolve, she's had more restful sleep since we added the purifier to her bedroom. Recently, I learned that Airfree released a purifier called Babyair and I knew it would Read more [...]

Llama Naturals Organic Vitamins for Kids and Adults + a Giveaway

Thanks to Llama Naturals for sending me these vitamins. As always, all opinions are my own.When it comes to winter in Minnesota, I will do everything in my power to keep our kids (and myself!) healthy. For us, one of the biggest factors in health is watching what we put into our bodies in terms of food and supplements. That can be hard over the holidays, because people basically shove sweets into our kids' mouths at every turn! We try to eat fresh fruits and vegetables for every meal, but just Read more [...]

Somers Family MustKetch Condiments Giveaway

Thanks to the Somers Family for sending me this set. As always, all opinions are my own.Do you have any late holiday gatherings this year? We typically celebrate right on Christmas Day with my family, but I know many of our friends will be celebrating into January with various sets of parents and grandparents. If you're looking for a great stocking stuffer or gift for the foodie in your life, you'll have to see the Somers Family MustKetch condiments!MustKetch Original MustKetch Original Read more [...]