Easter is my favorite holiday. Celebrating Christ’s resurrection, time with family and friends, blooms, floral dresses, egg hunts and bunnnies! Yes please. And it comes without the pressure of some holidays. (I’m talking to you, Christmas.) This year I wanted to have a banner that said “He is risen,” but I couldn’t find something that… Read More Simple and cheap Easter decoration ideas
I’ve wanted to do a plant wall in this bathroom for about two years and it’s finally done! I have been eyeing beautiful plant walls on Pinterest, plotting and planning for this blank wall in our master bathroom. It has artificial and real plants. Here’s how I did it and where I got the plants: Step… Read More Plant wall in the bathroom
We have chosen to focus on experiences instead of presents for our kids’ birthdays. That means that the build up is for the trip of their choice, instead of gifts. We plan it, anticipate it and focus on that. In this post I’m also letting you in on why we do it this way, how much… Read More How we do birthdays a little differently
It’s ironic that I, of all people, would write a post on prayer. My prayer life isn’t where it should be. My fear of praying in public is a work in progress. And I’ll be honest with you, prayer has largely been a vague mystery to me. But despite all of this, God is calling… Read More Does prayer make a difference?
Here’s a video glimpse inside our daily life — complete with a 4 a.m. wakeup call, a frog in the house, crying (mostly from the kids), fighting and cuddles. I did miss the part when Adriano spilled his entire glass of milk on me, but managed to fit a few tips and recipes in there. If you’re… Read More VIDEO: A day in the life of a stay-at-home mom
I am a stay-at-home-mom and also work from home. Marcello does all his office work here as well. For awhile our house looked like a daycare blew up, but because we eat, sleep, play and work all in this one space, we had to simplify and get organized! On top of spending loads of time at home,… Read More How I organize my house with kids
Our laundry area is simple and white, nothing remarkable really. I keep thinking I will do something to give it a pop — a stencil, wallpaper, I’m just not sure. But what it does have is a God story. Our old washer and dryer were space-rocket loud, moldy and involved in a potty training accident (like… Read More Laundry room makeover