Virgin Bloody Mary Drinks | 5 Minute Recipe

Virgin Bloody Mary Drinks | 5 Minute Recipe

Concocting virgin Bloody Mary drinks will forever remind me of summer. Before Benj and I got married, I worked in my parents’ homeschool book business. Summertime was our crazy busy season because moms were buying books for the next school year. We worked...
Salsa Fresca | A Recipe for Summertime

Salsa Fresca | A Recipe for Summertime

Once upon a time I lived in Florida. Our house was a mere 12 minutes from the beach, and it was glorious! This particular beach had a great farmer’s market that would open up on weekends. Shopping for fresh produce with a view of the ocean is about as idyllic as...
25 Free and Fun Summer Date Ideas

25 Free and Fun Summer Date Ideas

Summertime is the perfect time to try new things, to get outside, and to go adventuring! It’s also the perfect time to save money on dating. (Enter: these 25 awesome summer date ideas!) There are so many fun things you can do without spending a penny! My husband...
50 Affordable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

50 Affordable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Let’s be honest: we owe our moms an awful lot. By the time we were finally able to thank our moms for loving us the way they do, they’d already been taking care of us for years! Mother’s Day is totally appropriate, considering. But the truth is,...
4 Ingredient Strawberry Mango Slushies

4 Ingredient Strawberry Mango Slushies

These 4-ingredient strawberry-mango slushies will make your summer even brighter! Winter weather typically makes me gravitate toward warm cups of coffee in heavy mugs and steaming Earl Grey in pretty teacups. But every once in a while—usually as spring...
Jack Everett’s Home Birth Story

Jack Everett’s Home Birth Story

This is Jack Everett’s home birth story. As first-time pregnant mamas, we spend hours reading books and articles, researching, and attending birth classes. We talk with our midwives and doctors, and listen to our friends’ birth stories, trying to...