My best friend’s “Cute as a Button” themed Baby Shower

We’ve long awaited this pregnancy and it has finally arrived, by God’s grace.  My BFF and husband probably got really tired of people asking them when they planned on having kids since everyone around them was either pregnant or had kids (including myself).  God’s plan is perfect and they are now enjoying this very precious […]

How effective is your skin care routine?

Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed with the sheer amount of beauty products out there…all claiming to make some sort of difference in your skin. Not too long ago I went to a skin care seminar sponsored & co-hosted by Plush Esthetics (www.PlushEsthetics.com) and learned quite a few things. I am always hesitant to attend these seminars because […]

Happy First Birthday to our Giant Schnauzer Broderick!

We brought home Mr. Skansen‘s Broderick Von Mises (aka Brody) when he was only 4 months old! Brody is my first pet dog so it has been quite interesting to have such a large breed in the house.  At five months we started his training at Cali K9 (www.calik9.com) because I had no idea how […]

Using social media to track your child’s milestones!

I am a busy mom of two (ages 2 & 4) and unfortunately have not made it a priority to keep my baby books updated (like most moms, from what I hear).  There are just not enough hours in the day!! Thank God for social media! Since I have my phone with me at all […]