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Five Tips For Teaching Kids To Declutter

In Motherhood, Parentingby Jen11 Comments

I firmly believe in the power of feng shui and how items are placed and oriented in a room work towards controlling the energy in that room. If you have too much stuff, I believe your aura gets cluttered, and the energy flow in that room gets stifled. As adults, we mostly understand this. Even if we don’t always practice …

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All That Glitters: The Paris Edition

In Motherhood, Travelby Jen10 Comments

I was recently talking with a relative who had visited Paris and was less than entranced with the day-time version of the  Eiffel Tower. I asked him if he had seen it at night, because that makes all of the difference. It glitters, it sparkles and makes your heart swoon. Before we get there though, let me start at the …

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Five Tips For Parenting Teen Boys

In Motherhood, Parentingby Jen10 Comments

Back in 2014 when this blog was brand new I wrote a post with 7 Tips For Raising A Son. My son was around 9 at the time and flash forward to 5+ years later, that smiling little guy is now a smiling, handsome, and very tall 15 year old. Caleb is one of those rare souls who people instantly …

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Why We Love Knott’s Berry Farm

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews, Travelby Jen6 Comments

I received complimentary tickets to Knott’s Berry Farm in order to facilitate this post. No other compensation was received. All opinions are my own. When my mom was a young girl growing up during pre-WWII days she had once visited Knott’s Berry Farm, and at the time her family didn’t have the funds to stop and taste the world-renowned fried …