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Jana M

Jana is wife to Greg and mom to Cambry {December 2011} and Lainey {October 2013}. She has the best job in the world as a stay at home mom. She enjoys spending time with friends, crafting, trying new recipes, taking pictures of her daughters, and working out. She and her husband also love working with the youth kids at their church. She believes you can never have too many bows or headbands for little girls. Read all about her family life over at Meet the Matterns.

Camping with Kids

This cooler weather we're having has been great for wearing cute boots and scarves, sipping on peppermint mochas, getting in the Christmas spirit, and...camping with kids. Yep, camping. It is a fun, inexpensive activity...

DIY Kids’ Halloween Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner and that means it's time to get those costumes ready. Whether you are taking the kids to a fall festival, trick-or-treating, visiting Zoo Boo, or going to any...

Pumpkin Recipe Roundup

As soon as fall hits, I am all about pumpkins. Pumpkin patches, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin scented candles, and of course - anything and everything flavored pumpkin! I have a feeling I am not alone...

2015 Houston Area Pumpkin Patches

Fall is right around the corner, and I am so excited about all the upcoming fun! One of my favorite things to do each year is to visit a Houston pumpkin patch or two. St....

Registering for Baby #2

Registering for your first baby can be completely overwhelming. There are endless options. Who knew there were 46 different kinds of pacifiers to choose from? Or bottles? Glass or plastic, straight or angled, traditional...

DIY Crib Mobiles

One of my favorite ways to add a unique and personalized touch to a baby nursery is to include a homemade crib mobile. The possibilities on Pinterest are endless and many of them are not...

Easy & Healthy Lunch Ideas For Moms

Once upon a time I ate a sandwich for lunch every single day. And of course chips and fruit because those seemed to be the 3 food groups for lunches. It may sound a...

12 Things To Do Before Your Due Date

For those expecting mommies out there, there are probably lots of things running through your mind and on your to-do list as your due date approaches. Some are necessary, some not so much. Of...

Kid Friendly Beach-Themed Cake

With summer here, hopefully you have been enjoying time with your little ones doing some extra fun things - like all of the creative ideas found on the Ultimate Summer Bucket List. And if...

How To Barely Take Care of Your Children

Recently Chelsea wrote a funny post about the man-flu. And even though as moms we don't get official sick days, we still have those days {or weeks!} where we are barely getting by but...