March 17, 2016

  This week was National Pi Day! To celebrate the day the girls and I decided to make mini apple pies. Pie Crust Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 6 tbsp cold butter 4 tbsp cold water Instructions Mix together the flour and salt in bowl Cut in the butter with a fork until… Read More

  “Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.” -Mandy Hale Hello friends! This link party was created as a way to create some inspiration and happiness as we begin our week. It can be hard to find the happiness… Read More

  I am so excited to bring you this collaboration with Faith Clark! Faith blogs over at http:/ where she writes about motherhood, children’s fashion, personal life moments. We joined together to share how we created a Bachelor viewing party every Monday!! Enjoy!!!! ~ Kristen ~  I am part of Bachelor nation. I admit it…. Read More

I met Alison, owner of PetitMail,  a few months back on Instagram. She was looking for preschool aged children to join a pen pal experiment. I thought this would be a perfect opportunity for Madelyn to connect with another child the old fashion way! Not often do my children receive mail so this was a… Read More

March 1, 2016

A year ago I entered a search on Instagram for a shop called The Sweet Potatoe. I was not sure what it all entailed and was pretty positive we would not get chosen. To my surprise Madelyn was picked to represent this shop. We have now represented the Sweet Potatoe for over a year. It… Read More

February 9, 2016

I love making handmade gifts. I am always looking for fun and easy gifts that can be made for my friends and family. Recently I decided to make homemade refrigerator magnets. My sister is a huge fan of Robin Williams. She has been since she was nine years old and watched Patch Adams for the… Read More

I am a person that absolutely dislikes change. Actually I would more accurately use the words despise, hate, abhor. This does not just go for negative change but even positive change. I do not like my world picked at, reexamined, shattered. No matter good or bad I begin to feel the anxiety rise, my heart… Read More

December 31, 2015

This year I have learned a lot about photography. For most of the year I perfected photography using my iphone. It was not until October that I got a beautiful canon camera. It was like starting all over again. I have so much to learn and I am far from where I want to be… Read More