12 Budget-Friendly Tips to Keep You & Your House Cool in Summer

how to keep your house cool in summer

This post is brought to you in partnership with Shafer Services Plus and may contain affiliate links Here in South Texas, figuring out how to keep your house cool in summer is a priority (especially with four kiddos and a pup!). I have the added challenge of living in a house that’s over a century […]

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Mama Life | Preparing My Daughters for Womanhood


This post has been sponsored by the Organic Initiative Corporation. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s time for a conversation I’ve never really touched on publicly in my writing: periods. My daughters are 8 and 10, and they’re slowly reaching adolescence. Aka they’ll be young ladies before I know it. I don’t know […]

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Celebrating Safer Internet Day & How to Be Internet Awesome


This post is sponsored by Google and written in partnership with Forward Influence This week, Google hosted it’s Be Internet Awesome event in celebration of Safer Internet Day. I jumped at the opportunity to attend and learn more about the efforts being made to ensure that conversations about online safety are happening not just at […]

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Taking Time for Self-Care with Caro Home

This post is sponsored by Caro Home.  We’ve all heard the clichés: if mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy; or put on your own oxygen mask first. They’re clichés for a reason, and these sayings are even more relevant during the holidays when every mother is on hyperdrive shopping for gifts, sending holiday cards, and […]

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DIY Don’t | Haircuts

In this day and age, with Pinterest and how-to videos for anything and everything under the sun, it’s easy to feel like we have to DIY all the things. But that’s where we end up with half-done and failed projects. Sometimes it’s good to do things yourself, though, and it can definitely bring a sense […]

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