Sweet Maple Lane

How to Make a Mini First Aid Kit

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing a super simple and cheap DIY mini first aid kit.  You can throw it in your purse, diaper bag, or day bag if your travelling, and know you’ll be prepared in case you feel sick. I always carry this in my purse whether I’m traveling overseas or just going to the […] Read more…

Rustic Farmhouse Baskets and Bins for Organizing

Farmhouse style baskets and bins for organizing

Hi friends! Today I’ve put together a roundup up some super cute rustic farmhouse style baskets and bins for you. They are perfect for organizing any room in your house AND will add a touch of farmhouse style to your decor. There is just something about the new year that makes me want to ORGANIZE ALL […] Read more…

How to Make Everything Easier and Organize Your Life

Hi friends! I’m kicking off the new year with my best tip to make everything easier and organize your life. But first, a little story. Back in September, on a regular school morning, I was rushing around to get myself and the kids ready to get out the door and on our way.  I went […] Read more…

New Year, New Word: My Word for 2017

Hi friends!  I can’t believe this is the last day of 2016!  My 2016 was filled with so much love, joy, family, and friends and I am oh so grateful for all of it. With the new year come new year’s resolutions.  I’ve never been one for new year’s resolutions.  I’ve never even really had […] Read more…

Winter Pillow Cover Roundup

Hi friends! I hope you had a lovely Christmas, and if you have time off this week like me (#teacherperks), you’re probably cleaning up, organizing all your new stuff, and packing up all your Christmas decorations. The period after Christmas has always been the hardest for me to decorate.  The house seems a little sad […] Read more…

Winter Decor for Decorating After Christmas

Hi friends!  I hope everyone had a magical Christmas or is still enjoying a lovely Hanukkah or Kwanzaa! We had a wonderful Christmas, with still one celebration today with my in-laws.  I spent time with family, ate yummy food, and loved seeing my kids get so excited over everything this year.  Now that they’re three, they […] Read more…

Merry Christmas!

I am so very blessed this Christmas!  Thank you for reading, for commenting, and for coming with me on this journey! I hope your Christmas is filled with love, laughter, and joy.  Embrace it with a joyful heart.  Remember how lucky you are. Kiss your kids and hug your friends. Merry Christmas, friends! Read more…

Simple Christmas Traditions

Oh the magic of Christmas!  I’ve always loved the Christmas season: the lights, the carols, the treats, the decorations! And then there’s the shopping, the planning, the cleaning, the wrapping, the money, the stress, the guilt.  It’s so easy to get overwhelmed this time of year.  I know I feel the pressure of having to […] Read more…

3 Year Old Girl Gift Guide

December is here and that means gift guides!  Yesterday I shared my gift guide for 3 year old boys, and today I’m sharing one for 3 year old girls.  I have 3 year old twins, a boy and a girl, so these are real ideas from a mom with 3 year olds! Affiliate links are […] Read more…

3 Year Old Boy Gift Guide

I can’t believe it’s December!  Are you looking for gift ideas?  I put together a gift guide for 3 year old boys (aka my son’s wish list) for anyone out there shopping for a little boy this Christmas! Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  This means I may earn a small amount if you […] Read more…