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Major Toy Declutter and Simplicity Parenting

Major Toy Declutter and Simplicity Parenting

  From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I started gobbling up any kind of information I could find on pregnancy, birth, early childhood, and child development. In stressful times, consuming information really helped me calm down. I knew if I reached the […]

My Favorite Beauty Hacks

My Favorite Beauty Hacks

    It’s no secret I love all things makeup and skincare. I use right around 10 skincare products a day and nearly 20 makeup products on a non-lazy day. It’s such a fun hobby! That being said, I also like to take a few […]

How I Learned To Love Cleaning

How I Learned To Love Cleaning

  I’m going to be honest here: I love cleaning! I know that might sound crazy to some people. Like, really? Cleaning? But yes, I do love cleaning. And not just the by-product: a clean house. The process is totally meditative for me. It’s only […]

What’s in My Beach Bag

What’s in My Beach Bag

    Summer is finally here! I’ve been waiting for this summer for a long time. My son is now fourteen months old, so he’s just the right age for playing in the surf and sand. We took him to the shore last year, but […]

On The Menu: Brunch Frittata Muffins

On The Menu: Brunch Frittata Muffins

      For the past two years, my little family and our friends’ family have gotten together to watch the F1 Grand Prix in Monaco for “Monaco and Mimosas,” a celebration of all things bubbly and delicious. We like to make a fun brunch […]

Quick Five Product Makeup Look When You’re Short On Time

Quick Five Product Makeup Look When You’re Short On Time

  On days like today, I have a million and one things to do and just zero time to complete them all. I have to take my dog to the vet for a minor procedure, ship a huge package at the UPS store, go grocery […]

Out and About: Bentonville, Arkansas

Out and About: Bentonville, Arkansas

    I haven’t done a travel post in FOREVER! I really like compiling all my travel memories to a blog post so I can look back at them in the future. It’s such a fun way to relive a great vacation.     Last […]

DIY: Road Trip Play Tray

DIY: Road Trip Play Tray

    If you’re wondering what I’ve been up to lately & why I haven’t been posting, it’s because my little family was on an eight day road trip to Arkansas so my husband could meet his buddies for some mountain biking. One of the […]

On The Menu: Apple Chia Banana Baby Food Breakfast Muffins

On The Menu: Apple Chia Banana Baby Food Breakfast Muffins

    I guess it’s recipe week here on microliving! I just made this recipe this morning and had to share. My little guy loved them, and I think they’re tasty and filling too.   I was talking to a friend yesterday about some of […]

On The Menu: Japanese Omurice

On The Menu: Japanese Omurice

    I told you last week that I would lighten things up around here and give everyone a break from my pretty long-winded posts of late. What better way to keep my word than by sharing a short and sweet recipe? I hope you […]