A Classic Southern Summer Wedding Appetizer

A few years ago, one of my very best friends was married at an old plantation in south Georgia.  The wedding was everything a southern summer wedding should be.  Hot, loud, fun, full of family – and most of all – loaded with fabulous food.   Along with a few of my fellow bridesmaids, we […]

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Gwinnett Gems

Toddler-Friendly Parks: Discovering Gwinnett’s Hidden Gem

Daily outdoor play is an absolute must for our very active toddler. And because we’re always up for an adventure, this summer we’re seeking out the best toddler-friendly parks and playgrounds Gwinnett County has to offer. When it comes to “kid tested, mom approved” parks, Gwinnett County’s definitely got it going on. Our fun-filled park […]

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No such thing as Balance

There is No Such Thing as Balance

We’ve been lied to. We’ve been told over and over again that our work life and our home life should have balance. This is impossible, people. There is no such thing as having everything in your life perfectly balanced. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, work-at-home mom, or work-outside-the-home mom, we’ve been trying […]

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Smoke & Mirrors

Sometimes around late afternoon, usually after a surprisingly uneventful family outing, I’ll look at my babies playing together kindly. I’ll observe as they gesture comically to one another and discuss really “important” things amongst themselves; their murmured chatter and secretive giggling a soft hum creating a personal soundtrack to my day’s end. I’ll smile and watch […]

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