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  • Fun float away kids bookmark
    by Kate on June 12, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Looking for a last minute sentimental gift? These easy and silly bookmarks will be sure to get you off the hook for procrastinating. You and I are in the same […]

  • Summer calendar printable with bucketlist
    by Kate on June 5, 2018 at 10:00 am

    I shared this printable on Instagram and asked if anyone was interested and the answer was yes! So today I’m sharing this three-month summer calendar […]

  • How it’s going living with my in-laws
    by Kate on May 31, 2018 at 2:25 pm

    I tend to get two different reactions from people when I tell them that my Italian in-laws live in our guest house: 1) “That’s wonderful! Everyone […]

  • 3 summer wardrobe capsules
    by Kate on May 24, 2018 at 10:00 am

    There are so many great sales this weekend! I’m showing you all of my favorite finds at Old Navy, Target and World Market. My mother-in-law hasn’t […]

  • My beauty routine: Stephanie
    by Kate on May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Do you have one of those friends who always looks like she just stepped out of a salon? Her makeup is flawless and her hair has never looked better. How do […]

  • Random acts of kindness
    by Kate on May 17, 2018 at 4:29 pm

    I have had the time of my life in the last year and a half doing random acts of kindness, offering friendly smiles and small gifts. It’s like a secret […]

  • Behavior chart, consequence jar and bored jar
    by Kate on May 15, 2018 at 4:24 pm

    I have so many free printables for you today! I’m gearing up for summertime at home with three kids very close in age. I’m being proactive about […]

  • How I organize my day with kids and work
    by Kate on May 10, 2018 at 1:33 pm

    I value productivity, but I need balance too. Left to my own devices, I would never sit down, forget to eat and run full force at a project until I see its […]

  • 8 reasons you don’t go to church
    by Kate on May 8, 2018 at 3:05 pm

    Until the last few years of my life I never liked going to church. I felt I should go, but I didn’t want to. I believed in God, but wasn’t ready […]

  • Guest house tour: Furnished for $2,900
    by Kate on May 3, 2018 at 10:00 am

    One of my biggest joys in this move has been decorating the guest house! My in-laws and I did quizzes through Skype to find their style, and fortunately for me […]