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#MommyConRoadtrip Blog Edition

#MommyConRoadtrip Blog Edition

The #MommyConRoadtrip took place in early June through the woods of Michigan, rural Ohio with stops in various small towns across the two states. Our main goal was to find venues for 2015 in the metropolitan areas, but with a family wedding, and four kids between Laney and myself, we wanted to spice things up […]

8,000 FAN GIVEAWAY!!!

8,000 FAN GIVEAWAY!!!

We’re so excited to reach 8,000 fans on Facebook we decided to have an amazing giveaway. This isn’t just any old giveaway, your writers have picked the best of the best working-at-home-mom vendors to partake! I’ll be honest here- I wish I could enter and win allllll the prizes! The Sweet Sugar Beet This  sweet […]

Quinoa Burgers with “Fancy Sauce”

Quinoa Burgers with “Fancy Sauce”

Since becoming vegetarian I realllyyy miss burgers. Especially during grill season. I found a recipe for cheesy quinoa burgers on Pinterest and modified the recipe slightly. The results are amazing. The sauce is pretty good too. Anything sauce that required more than like 3 ingredients I consider fancy—hence the name “fancy sauce” 😉 The burgers […]

My Annoyance with the Vaccine Debate.

My Annoyance with the Vaccine Debate.

Rude vaccine debates have been all over lately and they are driving me crazy. Let me start off with saying this is an OPINION piece, not scientific based, although I will tell you about a neutral book I have enjoyed at the end. Also there will be strong language. And I’m annoyed.  So you have […]

Cutting Myself Some Slack

Cutting Myself Some Slack

I am beyond exhausted, like the last few weeks of non-stop doing and travelling all came crashing down on me this week. I had lunch with a friend and could barely form conversation even though I kept one child from terrorizing a restaurant without any meltdowns and the other from losing her mind exhausted, hungry, […]

Gemma Sparrow’s Birth Story

Gemma Sparrow’s Birth Story

I woke up Friday Morning July 15, with the urge to transform my downstairs into a full service home office. Sure, I was a stay at home mom who only used my computer for Pinterest, but to my pregnant brain this made total sense. So off to Ikea I went, just one day shy of […]

Amnesia

Amnesia

I walk into her room and she arches her back, pushes away from me protesting in short squeaks of dissent, “I am not tired!” she screams at me without words. I wrap her blanket around her shoulders and a yawn over takes her body, she rubs her face against my chest, her last ditch effort […]