Family

4 Reasons Why I Won’t Have a Gender Reveal Party

Sometimes I am so out of the loop with trends that I kind of feel like an alien. That’s how it is with gender reveal parties. . .  and Pinterest. But that’s a whole other post. I see all the elaborate and clever reveals going on around me and on social media, but I’ve never… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why I Won’t Have a Gender Reveal Party

Family

Baby #3 Arriving September 2018

Friends, you know how I have been vaguely (ha!) alluding to not feeling well and just resting my tail off over the last few months? Well I’m just shy of being 12 weeks pregnant with our baby caboose.  A very exciting reason to be sick for 2 months straight! So that’s why I haven’t been… Continue reading Baby #3 Arriving September 2018

Week in Review

Week in Review 7/28/17

I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series, Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours.   1) What’s gotten my attention this week? Art via text. My sister sent this to me, and it kind of made my day.  The… Continue reading Week in Review 7/28/17

Family

Remind me not to do THIS again.

Do you ever bite off more than you can chew? And then do it again? I am a full time working mom. Every so often I get this idea in my head that I can do some sort of side gig for extra money. Here’s how that has worked out and what I’ve learned. My… Continue reading Remind me not to do THIS again.

Food

An Ode to Aldi (And 4 Recipes with Aldi Ingredients)

  An Ode to Aldi Oh Aldi how I love you, And your bare bones, no frills inside. There’s no flashy eye candy Causing my kids to ask for things as we go by. Oh Aldi how I love you, And how it’s no big deal To bring a quarter for the cart So I… Continue reading An Ode to Aldi (And 4 Recipes with Aldi Ingredients)

Family

My kids are allowed screen time, and that’s okay.

A few things happened all in the same week that made me decide I want to share my perspective on screen time. A delivery guy at work stopped me to tell me he sure hopes I don’t let me kids use screens. Side note: I work in an office, not around kids. I’m not sure… Continue reading My kids are allowed screen time, and that’s okay.

Other good stuff · Work Related

3 Job Search Tips for Moms Returning to the Workforce

I recently made an industry change in my career but previously had worked in hiring and recruiting departments for 8 years. I have seen countless applications, resumes, interviews and job placements. During that time I encountered many people re-entering the workforce, including moms. Job searching in and of itself can be a time consuming and extensive process.… Continue reading 3 Job Search Tips for Moms Returning to the Workforce