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Mother’s Day Wish List: 25 Gift Ideas for Every Budget

This post contains affiliate links. Mother’s Day is around the corner and I am already getting requests from the kids, from my mom and from the hubster for a complete...

Date Night in Lafayette Village: Driftwood Southern Kitchen

Last week we happily accepted an invitation to check out Driftwood Southern Kitchen for a date night in North Raleigh. Driftwood Southern is a restaurant featuring one of my favorite...

A Girls’ Trip to the Art of Living Retreat

Two weeks ago I spent the entire weekend at The Art of Living Retreat in the breathtaking mountains of Boone, NC. My girlfriend had invited me on a girls’ trip...

Monday Musings

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” — Author Unknown Today I’m gathering together all of the well loved Lonely Planet travel guide books from my bookcase...

A Monday Night Date Night at The Cowfish Raleigh

We usually save date nights for the weekend but we decided to change it up a bit this week and have dinner and drinks out at a local favorite, The...

10 Ways I Feel Loved- A Stepmom’s Thoughts

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s time to reflect on all things love! As a stepmom (or bonus mom), being a new addition to your stepchild’s life can bring on some...

Academy Award Nominees 2019: An Audiobook Roundup

This post contains affiliate links. If you make purchases through these links, I get some spare change for my tea fund at no extra charge for you. Thank you for...

Monday Musings

“Co-Parenting is NOT a competition. It’s a collaboration of two homes working together in the best interest of the child at heart.” -unknown...

Mama Kondo: My Take on the “Tidying Up” Craze

It seems Marie Kondo is everywhere these days. Every social media account and online magazine is referencing her Netflix show, “Tidying Up”, in which she enters cluttered families’ homes and...