Let’s face it, the holiday season is one of the most loved, joyous times of the entire year. It’s also one of the most stressful. On top of everything else moms have to do, add on Christmas shopping, cooking, baking, bringing treats to school, work, buying all the gifts, wrapping, shipping to out of town […]
Author Archive | Missy Luukkonen
I can’t help myself. I LOVE Christmas. I love the decorating, the lights, the color, the giving, everything. I think about it the entire month of October and as soon as Halloween is over, BOOM, the tress start to go up. I have some people who think it’s great and others who think it’s so […]
My family has never been big on store bought Halloween costumes. I have always felt like after the age of 5, there just were not many good options in the stores, especially for boys — and let’s be real some of those costumes are so expensive! My kids generally wanted to be something a little […]
I’ll admit, Fall is my favorite time of the year and my second favorite season to decorate for. Christmas takes the cake on that one! I have a lot of decor for each season, some I buy some I DIY! Here are my top 10 tips for fall decorating!
Is it just me or do the weeks go so much smoother when the weekly meals have been planned out and the groceries have been purchased? There is nothing worse than realizing it’s 5pm and you have no idea what to make for dinner.
Have you joined the Instant Pot community yet? I did this past winter when we were in the middle of a huge kitchen remodel. What is an Instant Pot — or IP for short? It’s a fancy new pressure cooker with a cult following that I kept hearing friends rave about. I will start by […]
It’s truly amazing to me just how resilient kids can be. When they get hurt, all they need is a band aid and they are back on their bike. When they are ill, they still want to play games and jump around while you and I just want to lay in bed and watch reality […]
I have never been much for resolutions. No one ever seems to keep them, especially me. I am all about goals. Maybe there isn’t much of a difference, but if I make it a goal I tend to be better at making it happen. In order to make that goal happen, I must be organized, […]
I had always wanted a little girl. I remember being pregnant with my first child and hoping and wishing for “it” to be a girl. My doctor didn’t believe in ultrasounds so I never had one with that pregnancy. It wasn’t even an option for me. So I had to wait. My mom bought the cutest […]
I have been running my small business for seven years in addition to taking care of my family and working a full time job. For the most part, it was all working out great. I would run my business in the evenings and weekends. Most of the time it was very do-able. Christmas was always my busiest season, […]