At Home Teeth Whitening: Does it Work?

I have been approached a lot to try different teeth whiteners. I have always declined because I didn't want to be known as "one of those...

Our Kabook Obsession

Addison and Austin recently received these adorable Kabook book's to add to their collection! We read to the kids a lot so when these...

10 Things you don't know about me

Choosing to go on The Bachelor 10 years ago might have been the wildest thing I've ever done! Leaving my job and packing up to fly out to...

KIDBOX

Recently, the kids & I got the chance to try out KIDBOX. I love shopping for the kids so this was a no brainer. KIDBOX is a company that...

Our Seventh Wedding Anniversary

Seven years doesn't seem like a very long time. In my teens, when I was looking forward to being 21, it seemed to take forever. In my...

Welcome to Mom-ville, struggle city

Some days I am simply overwhelmed with how much pressure I put on myself to be the perfect mom. To not need help, to keep it together, to...

Addison's BIG Girl Room

Big Girl. Two words that I just didn't think would happen so quickly! I remember people telling me that it would go by fast but, I...

Stitches by Natalie

If I’m being really honest, I am not very sentimental. It’s something that I’ve always wished I was better at being as a wife and mom. My...

Jenna's Baby BOY Shower

My house is clean, the dishwasher is running, and both kids are napping. I’m sitting quietly at my desk enjoying a left over Polkatots...

My Paris Food Tour

I live for food, y’all. I love to cook good food and I love to eat good food! I will most definitely at least try something once. I also...

Baby Breez GIVEAWAY

One of the reasons I wanted to start a blog was so that I could relate with all my mommy friends. To share stories, laughs, tough days,...

Yia Yia's Famous Pastitsio

Every since I was on The Bachelor and my big fat Greek family made their dancing debut in Aunt Tina's living room, people have asked me...

Bonjour Paris

Ahhhh, Paris. I am truly grateful to be spending time in this beautiful city once again. See, the last time I was here, I was about 6...

Happy Mother's Day, y'all!

I'm sitting on a plane on my way to Paris, France. I'm two hours into my trip and sobbing like a crazy person in my seat because I...

My Go To Chicken Marinade

I go to the grocery store a minimum of 4 times a week and that's on a good week. I'm not lying. It's super annoying. Even harder with two...

Mama's Day OFF

I have to admit, when I don't get to go to work or get a break from my house and kids, I go crazy! Bless my dear husband. He must be able...

Hop in Our Bed

When Stephen and I first got married almost seven years ago, there was not a lot of spare cash flowing in! I was a struggling and...

Stuff Your Face

I love to host people at our home. I love everything about it. The food, the copious amounts of wine, the laughter, the community, the...

French Toast Eat Your Heart Out

I simply do not care how long I have lived in California, I am a southern girl at heart. I love southern chivalry, I immediately want to...

Hi! Remember Me?

Do you know the saying, “You are aging like fine wine”?! Music to my ears! This May, it will be TEN whole years since I starred on season...

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