Front Porch Refresh – Mother’s Day Gift Edition

For Mother’s Day, my siblings and I decided to give our mom’s front porch a cute and simple little update. I have been talking with her about how I thought painting her front door would really make it pop more! Door before With their black railings, and black awnings (not pictured), I thought black was…… Continue reading Front Porch Refresh – Mother’s Day Gift Edition

Spring Planters for Front Porch

Newbie Planter I am just starting to really fall in love with plants. I have about 10 or 11 in my house, but my green thumb has never ventured to the outdoors. My mother-in-law always so graciously did this job for me every year. She is unbelievable at it so I always felt so lucky…… Continue reading Spring Planters for Front Porch

Our First Road Trip

WE ARE DRIVING! We’ve decided to head to Florida and DRIVE! For most people this isn’t a big deal, but for me it brings me loads of anxiety. Our kids are ages 4, 2, and 1 and Greg and I have zero clue how they will do. Brennan hasn’t been in the car longer than…… Continue reading Our First Road Trip

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Front Porch Refresh Mother’s Day Present – Pt. 1

Mother’s Day Present My mom does EVERYTHING for us. My siblings and I would be lost without her. With Mother’s Day coming up, my sister Eileen and I were talking about what we should get her and thought a “Front Porch Refresh” would be just the thing she would love. Picture of my family. From…… Continue reading Front Porch Refresh Mother’s Day Present – Pt. 1

Why I Started Using Oils & How You Can Get Started Too

I’ve been using Young Living Essential Oils since the Fall of 2019. I first bought them to switch out my candles. Diffusers were safer with little kids running around and also better for our health then using toxic candles. Look at how beautiful this Aria diffuser is! I quickly fell in love with diffusing! I…… Continue reading Why I Started Using Oils & How You Can Get Started Too

Uncle’s Weekend – Best 20 Year Tradition

Last Uncle’s Weekend! Theme song “Dog Days are Over” This past weekend we had our last uncle’s weekend at Saint Louis University. It’s been going on for almost 20 years and it is some of my best memories with my cousins and uncles. There are a lot of us, and if you know us, we…… Continue reading Uncle’s Weekend – Best 20 Year Tradition

Plant Tips for Newbies

I’m a Newbie Too! I need to start this off by saying that I am by no means a plant expert! I’m actually a beginner myself. I’ve owned plants for a little over a year now: I’ve lost some, but have also kept many alive for a year plus so that’s something to celebrate! Philodendron…… Continue reading Plant Tips for Newbies