99 ways you could celebrate the National Park Service’s 99th birthday #FindYourPark


We are lucky enough to live in the Shenandoah Valley, a beautiful little spot buried in the mountains, surrounded by National Forests. From the time that my husband and I met almost 15 years ago, we’ve been hiking and camping in these woods. I hold our local National Forests dear to my heart. On August… 

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How to save big on your favorite books


I haven’t yet made the official announcement yet, but here it is: we’ve decided to enroll Colette in for real kindergarten. I was a bit [extremely] hesitant at first, but it’s actually been a lot of fun starting the process. Have you started back to school shopping yet? We’ve been looking for the right backpacks, lunchboxes– you know, all the right supplies.

Hands-on-Prints Books


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received books to facilitate my review.   We’re halfway through May and just a few weeks away from school ending, but homeschool is on my mind more than ever as I watch all of my daughter’s friends enroll for the… 

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