Fall Fashion With J Jill


If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Last fall I shared with you my favorite fall pieces from J. Jill. This fall I am at it again and am absolutely in love with their fall line. Once again, I was blown away by the level of […]

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Saving at the Pump With Shell Fuel Rewards


This year, because Silas started pre-Kindergarten at the girls’ school, I drive back and forth to school 3 times a day. It is about 15 minutes away. I also drive to youth group, soccer practice, drama club, piano lessons, and the myriad of other errands I seem to run all the live long day. I […]

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Favorite Fall Slow Cooker Recipes


Fall is the time my slow cooker starts to be on overdrive. And whenever I have dinner made by 10 in the morning it feels like nothing can possibly go wrong. Well except forgetting to plug the thing in….. 1. Loaded Slow Cooker Chili: Combining my two favorite things in fall, slow cookers and chili. I love […]

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My baby is five. And I realize that by him being five he is nowhere near my baby. But won’t he always be? Isn’t that how it works with the last kid in the family? Five is a fantastic age with boys. It is like all the things I loved about having five year old […]

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Encouraging My Girls With GoldieBlox


Last year we had a babysitter who is an engineering major at the college down the street. With under 20% of engineering students being female I was so thrilled, a few weeks later, to hear Lily express an interest in pursing engineering as a career. Now she is only 11 and this week wants to […]

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