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How To Niche Down Your Existing Website w/ Worksheet

Mar 31 2016

So you just realized that perhaps you’re just not niche enough. Maybe you’re struggling to capture an audience. Maybe you’re failing at…

Introducing Miss Eliana Gracelynn

Dec 08 2015

We’re so proud to introduce Miss Eliana Gracelynn. Born November 5th at 5:33pm. She weighed in at 7 lbs, 13 oz and…

Get a SIGNED Elle The Elf and The Shadow Monster Paperback Book

Nov 30 2015

Now through December 12th I am selling signed copies of my paperback book Elle The Elf and The Shadow Monster. You can…

Elf On The Shelf Birth Certificate – Printable

Nov 25 2015

I’ve gotten a couple requests for an Elf on The Shelf Birth Certificate, so here it is. You can customize this with…

A Month in The Life of An Elf: A Story

Nov 24 2015

So your kiddos have their very first elf on the shelf, but they have no idea WHAT their elf does or why.…

Elf Christmas Card Free Printable

Nov 13 2015

This adorable Merry Christmas card featuring a group of dancing elves is the perfect card for this Christmas season. Use it as:…

How to Choose a Business Name

Oct 26 2015

If you’re building an online business, it’s important to know that it’s very much like a brick and mortar store. First, you’re…

OMG. There’s a human in my guts.

Oct 19 2015

Seriously. Does it always feel this way? We’re four kids into this and every time it’s been like. O M G I…

Boo!! Printable Halloween Card

Oct 16 2015

Sometimes our friends who can’t go trick or treating need a little pick me up. This printable card is a perfect reminder…

Elle The Elf and The Shadow Monster

Sep 17 2015

Elle The Elf and The Shadow Monster – my FIRST ever published book. Can I get a WHOOP WHOOP?? Elle was born…

Pismo Beach

Sep 16 2015

Pismo Beach has become our go-to place. We have been to Pismo nearly as much as we have Yosmite and Kings Canyon…

Elle The Elf and The No Good Terrible Best Day Ever

Sep 02 2015

Elle has survived her first week as a reporter Elf, but she’s endured a monster under the bed and being dragged outside…

Are You Naughty or Nice? Tweet Elle

Aug 21 2015

The countdown to Christmas is on. I know, I know. Don’t panic. Okay, panic. For realz. If you aren’t sure where you…

When You Just. Need. To Write. ONE. More. Chapter.

Aug 16 2015

I am behind.  Like. Several WEEKS behind on my next two books launches.  I am so far behind, in fact, that I…

A Solution to the Target Gender Sign Issue.

Aug 14 2015

Let me get this straight. A lady named Ali Bechtel complained about obvious gender labeling in the store in June. Target gets…

Razor People – You’re Pregnantists. And you truck people. And you tshirt people.

Aug 13 2015

Do they make shirts with built in curb feelers for your baby bump? I don’t THINK so. I am still trying to…

Why We Love Homeschooling with K12 (and a giveaway!)

Aug 12 2015

I am a homeschool mom.  Well, partially. We began our adventures in homeschooling this February – right smack dab in the middle…

How to Contour Like A Mom

Aug 11 2015

I am huge. And pregnant. Did I mention I am huge? Yeah, well, thanks to hormones and pregnancy, I am … a…

Why We Chose Catahoula Pups

Aug 10 2015

We have two new girls on our hill. Meet Kimber and Hershey.   Hershey and Kimber are Catahoula’s. They were 10 weeks…

Thank You Card PSD File

Jul 29 2015

Say Thank You with this downloadable thank you card. Customize it with your own image and then print yourself or use your…

First Day of College Printable

Jul 26 2015

Going to college is a HUGE deal. We think you need a sign. This printable back to college sign is great for…

Back To School Printable Signs

Jul 22 2015

Our first set of back to school printables are simple and ready to go. This set includes kindergarten through sixth grade. Each…

Elle The Elf is Free This Weekend

Jul 18 2015

EAKS!!! Elle the Elf is free this weekend – until Sunday at 11:59pm. I would love for you to grab it and…

Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

Jul 18 2015

Grab this 5×7 collection of free printables to invite your favorite gals to be a part of your wedding. Attach them as…

Mom’s First Day of Kids Back To School

Jul 14 2015

The kids are headed back to school!! WHOOHOOO!!! Print off our kids first day printables and then one for yourself. We’re thinking…

Elle The Elf and The Shadow Monster Officially Launches (& a Special Offer)

Jul 13 2015

Elle the Elf and the Shadow Monster officially launches today!!  This is my first book and I am so excited that it’s finally…

Three Recipes for National Sugar Cookie Day! July 9th

Jul 09 2015

HAPPY NATIONAL SUGAR COOKIE DAY!!! Sugar cookie are a staple, must-be-able-to-make on the quick in case of: party guests life Therefore, you…

Elle The Elf Phone Wallpaper

Jul 08 2015

EAKS!! The time for launch is almost here! I wanted to celebrate by changing the wallpaper on my phone to the book…

A Latte Fun Back to School Printable

Jul 07 2015

This free back-to-school printable is perfect for your kiddos first day to school. Just get your favorite gift card and attach with…

Elle The Elf Launches July 13th!

Jul 05 2015

AH!!! Those of you who have downloaded my Elf on the Shelf printables over the last two years (over 7,000 of you!)…

America, America Printable Tee Transfer

Jun 30 2015

If you’re looking for the perfect transfer printable for the fourth, here’s our America, America printable. Just download and print on your…

American 5×7 Printable

Jun 27 2015

Are you looking for the finishing touch for your Fourth of July decor? This free 5×7 printable looks great in a white,…

Wonders of Nature Wallpaper App

Jun 24 2015

Wonders of Nature Wallpapers is an app that allows you to snag beautiful photos in six categories for use on your iphone.…

Bestest Dad Ever Printable T-Shirt Transfer

Jun 21 2015

This Bestest Dad Ever printable t-shirt transfer can be printed and ironed on to any lighter color tee. Adjust the size to…

Bonus Dad Printable Father’s Day Card

Jun 18 2015

Bonus Dad’s are important on Father’s Day and other days of the year too. This printable card is perfect for kiddos that…

No Detours About It Father’s Day Printable

Jun 17 2015

Are you looking for a last minute Father’s Day printable card for your kiddos. Check out this free printable. Perfect for kids…

7 Recipes Made With Mostly Strawberries

Jun 14 2015

I have to admit that strawberries are one of my favorite fruits – nah… foods, period. Strawberries are so refreshing, colorful and…

Happy, Happy, Happy Father’s Day Printable Card

Jun 11 2015

Are you looking for a free Father’s Day printable card? Look no more. Okay, look, because you have to download it, but…

Pismo Beach – Surfers and Sand

May 31 2015

*This post is moved over from my travel blog. I wanted to share some of our travels and my photographs on this…

It’s Not Blue

May 30 2015

Omg. It’s not blue. What do you do with something that’s not blue? After we got our ultrasound, my poor husband thought…

Survival Checklist For One Year – Printable

May 28 2015

One food and one supplies checklist for download. This supply list is a general base list for a family of 5 for…

Yearly Printables Membership

May 26 2015

My yearly printables membership is now available. For just $27 you can download all of my free and premium downloads for one…

Thanks A Latte – Free Printable Card

May 26 2015

This free printable thank you card is great for any coffee lover on your list. Print it in appreciation for a gesture…

You’re The Best : Teacher Card Printable

May 25 2015

You’re The Best. For the teacher who has every apple-related present on the market, here’s our simple “You’re The Best” free teacher…

Why Every Blogger Needs Meet Edgar

Feb 27 2015

You worked all day writing that blog post, cooking that food and photographing it, researching, editing, creating the craft, creating the video,…

They Should Be Happy You Didn’t Ship Them Glitter

Feb 13 2015

They should totally be thankful that you love them, right? I mean, you had the option to send them glitter, after all.…