Baby Sleep Update

Little Man's birthday is just two short weeks away and we have made it through the first year, sanity intact.  We've had our ups and downs with sleep over the past year but I believe we've finally settled on a routine that works (for now).  Today I want to take some time to share our [...]

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Organ Donation: A Priceless Gift

124,000. Currently, nearly 124,000 people in the United States are waiting for a life-saving transplant (Unyts).  Countless more are waiting for tissue and eye donations that would greatly improve their quality of life. Tomorrow, April 21, Unyts will be celebrating Blue & Green Day to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation.  In honor of Blue [...]

Going Green: Tips for a Chemical Free Cleaning Routine

Remember when I resolved to blog more regularly, promising no more long hiatuses?  crickets chirping... Yeah, me too.  Yet here I am, three months later, crawling out of my cave like a bear after a long winter. There is something so refreshing about the spring.  After a long, cold winter in WNY, it makes my [...]

Minimalism Update

Last week, sick of the clutter in my life, I decided to make a change.  I began the process of decluttering my home and moving towards a simpler life.  Today I’ll be sharing how things went, and what I learned in the process. Minimalism is currently very trendy (although the concept of minimalism is ages [...]

Journey to Minimalism

I have a confession to make: I. Love. Stuff. At least I used to. I loved clothes, and makeup, and jewelry; decorative pillows and pretty throw blankets. I collected picture frames, and kitchen towels, and... the list could go on. Lately, however, my love affair with "stuff" has fizzled. I find that I no longer [...]