Lifestyle

  • Lifestyle

    4 Things You Should Do Every Sunday

    I just cannot believe that it’s Sunday. The weekend really flew by. The kids, Derrek and I spent the weekend with friends and also knocking out lots of random projects around our house and in the yard. Sundays are my favorite day of the week. We get to go to church (or watch a sermon from home), eat lunch outside and then I start my routine of getting organized for the week. I share about this quite often, you can get the catch up version on my stories today), because it really does change my week in a positive way. I am a mom of five children who are active…

  • Home,  Lifestyle

    How I meal prep every week to help my week flow

    I am not super organized at all.the.things but 10 years into being a mom, I have found things that benefit us and a lot of them are built habits. The saying “it takes 21 days to build a habit,” has reigned true consistently when I’ve decided to try new things and create new flows in our home. Some things just don’t work for us, but I only learned that through trial and error. A lot of structure in my life comes from organized systems.  I love my planner, calendar views in all the places, everything being in its place, and meals ready to go, but that requires backend work. Weekends…

  • Fitness,  Health,  Home,  Lifestyle

    Stretches you should try to do every morning + night!

    One of the things that I try to do every day for my health is stretch. Stretching is important.  When you take the time to stretch it helps to keep your muscles flexible, strong and working properly. For our joints to keep a range of motion, stretching is needed to maintain flexibility. When we do not do it, our muscles shorten and become tight. This is a problem when you try to use them because they are weak and not able to extend correctly. I am sure that you don’t want discomfort in your workouts or a injury during one, so let me help! You don’t have to have a lot…

  • Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Let’s Talk Hair

    Disclaimer: I do use affiliate links on my blog meaning that if you purchase anything through my affiliate links I receive a commission at no additional cost to you. My views and opinions are never swayed because of this. I only recommend products and services I love! Let’s talk hair. We all have it (well, most of us do) and it’s something that you have to maintain. I know when my hair looks good, I feel super confident. Who else has an obsession with their hair? One question that I get a lot is what styling products do I use that aren’t toxic. I didn’t realize this would have been…

  • Kids,  Lifestyle

    Nap Time Tips From A Crunchy Mom of Five

    This post is in partner with Lovevery. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please read their disclaimer page for more information. Five kids and many years of trying all the things has given me lots of insight on getting your toddlers to nap. Sometimes that nap struggle is so overwhelming and has left me feeling really confused as what to do. Why is it so hard to get a child to willingly take a nap? I can say that all of my babies were very different but there are a few common trends that I was able to see with each of them and when I focused on these…