Mary-Emily Boedeker

Spring Crafts for little kids

Fun, Easy {Easter & Spring} Crafts for Little Ones

Spring is upon us, and so is Easter! Right now, I am feeling INVIGORATED by the beautiful weather and pretty trees blossoming all around. Is there anything better than going out in the morning...
stay-at-home mom

What I’ve Learned in Two Years as a Stay-at-Home Mom

It’s been two years since I packed up my desk and hugged my awesome coworkers goodbye to venture into my role as a stay-at-home mom. To be perfectly honest, that’s a title I’ve only...
two kids

From One to Two Kids :: Who Knew it Was So Emotional?

  Eight weeks ago, I became a mother of two. TWO KIDS. Plural. When people ask me how the transition is going, I say with a smile, “Ohh, it’s been an adjustment!” I always heard...
raising daughters

How I’m Learning to Embrace the {PINK} of Raising Daughters

I’ve just finished the first bit of laundry for our second baby girl, who’s expected to arrive in about a month. We all know baby clothes are WAY TOO MUCH FUN and I’m finding...

Go Learn, Go Discover, and Go Explore through Grapevine Parks & Recreation!

**This post has been sponsored by Grapevine Parks & Recreation to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** Imagine a North Texas city that simply offers a healthier, happier place to live...

5 One-Pot Meals for the Cooking Impaired

I think I’ll start by saying that I didn’t get the cooking gene—it just didn’t happen for me. Surely, I’m not the only one…complex recipes with a million and one ingredients just aren’t for...

5 Dates I’d {Love} to Go On With My Husband

Here we are: It’s almost Valentine’s Day. How’d that happen? We all know when Christmas leaves the stores, all the pink and red bags of chocolate hit the shelves! Which, honestly, I don’t exactly...

How I’ll Do More for Myself as a Mother This Year

Do you ever find yourself in a bit of a funk? Lately, I’ve been feeling somewhat swallowed up by motherhood – IT’S SO MUCH! With a 2-and-a-half-year-old and another one on the way, my...

The Only Christmas Dessert Recipe You’ll {Ever} Need

Today I’m sharing a recipe that I've been making for our family several years now and that's become an absolute staple during the holidays. It’s great for a get together and perfect for Christmas...
things to do with kids at the state fair of texas

Taking Little Ones to the State Fair :: What to Know

  Funnel cakes! Corny dogs! Fried s’mores, fried PBJ, and…fried beer and fried sweet tea? Maybe they’ve gone a little too far with those, but to each foodie their own. As much as we all...

6 Tips for Surviving Your Next Move

Raise your hand if you love moving! Me neither. My family is doing exactly that over the next month, though. On top of the move, we’re taking a two-week trip overseas between now and...

Fun Interactive Books for Your Toddler

Hands down, one of the things I’m most passionate about in motherhood, is all the BOOKS. I’m just crazy about board books and have collected quite a few for my daughter over the past...