Category Archives: WAHM

3 Reasons I don’t go to the Nail Salon to Get My Nails Done

It was Mother’s day 2 years ago when I took my own dear mother to get a mani/pedi. I had a nursing baby I had to get back to quickly and getting away from the house was a challenge. My mom and I had an excellent time. We chatted and sat there as women scrubbed and polished our feet and hands. I paid the bill and tipped our manicurists. Almost $200 later, I walked out of the salon justifying the cost with ideas of quality time and pretty feet. After all… This was a treat. This was a gift! They…

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Giveaway: Little Sassy Crafts |Car seat Cover, Teething Necklace and Headband

  You have probably noticed all the adorably talented new (and experienced, but in this case new) mamas, who want to work from home so they can stay with their babies and they unleash this crafty amazingness that makes you never want to buy your precious baby anything from a “store” again!!! Well, today our giveaway is from 2 AMAZING  new mamas who I just love. With their tiny ones in tow they have been making the cutest baby items.  One of these sweet mama’s has decided to not purse sewing as a business which works out great for our…

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Giveaway: Homemade Baby Quilt

    My baby just turned one…my oldest will be 7 next month. Time is literally flying by and sometimes I feel like I’m missing it.  I’m not really missing anything…I wipe noses and butts and kiss every “booboo”.  I read to them and tuck them in at night and give them baths. Even though the days are sometimes SO LOOONG, the years are short.  God’s making baby # 6 in my belly right now and I’m not really good about baby books or footprints or saving favorite outfits, but this idea seems to solve all my issues!!   This…

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Giveaway : YOUNIQUE 3D MASCARA

Just joining us..Check out this post on why you should consider shopping with a small business this year!! OH MY GOSH!! I LOVE THIS MASCARA!!! Unless you are crazy cooped up mom of tiny ones, like me, you have probably heard of this amazing 3D mascara, but it’s sort of new to me and I’m in love…and  SO IS MY HUSBAND!!! I’m not even really a “make-up” girl, but this stuff is great.  In the photo below I had my BEST mascara on the left and then my lovely new Younique lady Rosana did my right eyelash for me to…

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12 Days of Christmas: Supporting Local Moms

As it’s December already and the Christmas season seems to be officially upon us, (whether we are ready or not, mind you) we think quite a bit about giving and the way we give.  This month I’m so excited to tell you The Mom I Want to Be is going to do some serious giving too!!! This month as we do our series, (that’s right!, more than one) of giveaways, I will ask you to consider supporting small businesses this year!!  Over the next 12 days I’m going to give away products from mommies who would love some of your…

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Laundry Ladies Giveaway!!!

GIVEAWAY CLOSED. WINNER TRICIA CAHOUN!! I love great ideas  and I love good business!!   In my particular season of life, laundry is in abundance.  There are 6 clothes wearing people living in our home and we all love to get dirty. This is a great recipe for laundry!! However, I’m not the biggest fan of laundry,. Well, I don’t mind it in small quantities, but anything over a load a week, isn’t my thing. (I think we are probably washing about 8 loads a week.) I love Laundry Ladies for 2 big reasons:   They link up ladies who…

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10 Tuesday | 10 Blogs/Websites Worth Visiting

    Along with Many Little Blessings (Our Tuesday link up) and The Mom I Want to Be… these are some of my favorite resources online. I go to them regularly to find tips and encouragement.     Lovely with a Side of Terrible: This is a personal blog by an exceptional writer who is a breast cancer survivor. This blog gives perspective, refreshment and humor in the midst of chaotic life. This post is a good place to start. Confessions of a Homeschooler: A very practical blog from an experienced home school mom and blogger.  She is a great…

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