School lunch item review + Week 1 (2014/15) Bentos.

Happy Friday. It’s been a busy week around here. The first week of school is officially completed and all the kids are talking about is sleeping in over the weekend. I would like to say that I am in 100% agreement with their weekend plans. I’m pooped and ready for some quiet time and a…

10 DIY Lifehacks for Home.

Happy Friday! Who couldn’t stand a little more ease around the homestead 🙂 Here are some great home decor ideas that solve pesky problems or just seem really fun. I think I’m gonna start with the paper towel idea. I love the thought of getting rid of those fake drawers in the kitchen. LOL! I…

5 Quick Lifehacks!

It’s Friday and we’ve had fun together all week! 🙂 I was talking to a friend this week who shared with me her newest obsession with “Lifehacks”. She was so cute as she explained how much fun she was having reading posts about little things that could make life a bit more seamless. Well, in…

The 15 minute rule.

There are times when, in my imagination, this is how I deal with a junky house! Sigh… Okay let’s set my humor aside and get down ta bidniz! We’ve never met anyone who didn’t want a tidy home. However we’ve met droves of people, our selves included, who find this to be a difficult task…

Two steps to better interact with and understand your kids.

Hey you!! I am sure your week has been awesome so here’s the topic for the day: Two steps to understanding your kids a little better. I’m a mom of two boys, 8 and 9 years old. They are only 14 months apart in age and they have two completely different personalities. Not to mention…

Simple guide for boiling an egg to the perfect finish.

Good day beautiful! Here’s a simple but profoundly useful chart for timing your egg boiling. Our family eats approximately three cartons of eggs a week. Insane, I know. Now that the Mr. and I are changing our eating plan to include more protein and working out the egg to person ration just skyrocketed. Having a…

Yumminess. Pumpkin soup and Rosemary steak dip sandwiches.

Hi guys, How are you today? I’m hungry. I should have eaten breakfast! LOL. So last night was the first chilly autumn evening of the season and I decided that soup and sandwiches were in order. So I made pumpkin soup, which if you follow the blog, you know I adore! The sandwiches were rosemary…

My lil’ Vaca

Hi Darlings! It’s been a phenomenal week and I am going to tell you why! I had a lil’, tiny, mini, much needed, unexpected(!!!!) vacation. It was lovely. I went to South Carolina. It was refreshing and refueling. I was invited to attend an #IAmWoman conference and it was great. I heard so many wonderful…

A list for recovering people pleasers.

Hi guys! This is the second part of our chat on People Pleasing. This post contains a list of statements, affirmations and people pleasing indicators that I think are super helpful for recovering people pleasers. I think this list is phenomenal and I really want to jump right in but I recognize, as a recovering…

What us people pleasers need in this life!

Hello Urban Mamma! Happy new year!!!!! Today is Rosh Hashanah- Jewish New Year. Apples and honey for everyone!! 🙂 The kids are out of school and we have a lot planned but before all that gets going I wanted to share my New Year’s resolution: I resolve to stop people pleasing! Oh Honey (and apples),…

Oohhh, I love your lashes!! Tutorial

Hi ladies, I don’t normally wear false lashes but I decided to throw em’ on and feel glamorous for a few days. Here’s a tutorial on how I apply them. I always use individual lashes with the knot if I want to have them in for a few days. I use strips for a one…

September Bento photo challenge.

Look what I found while wandering around Instagram! A Bento Photo challenge!! I’m so excited about this. I can’t promise to do them all but a few are just too nice to pass up. #24! #7!! You should join me! 🙂