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Skincare Products We Use and Love

Skincare Products We Use and Love

Hello Everyone! Aside from food, skincare products are a very popular question on NTK and this post has been a long time coming. I am so excited to have finally written it! It is lengthy, but I hope it is also thorough! I ask that […]

SOME GOOD QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE MAKING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

SOME GOOD QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE MAKING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Hello friends! Do you like New Year’s Resolutions? I know they can get a lot of flack…why wait till January? Why feel like you need to change? Why make these grand goals you won’t be able to keep? I know there are some haters, but […]

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

This is one of my favorite bagged salads to get from Costco. It’s a very large bag, which should surprise no one, because: COSTCO. It reminds me of my beloved Trader Joe’s Cruciferous Mix, except with more of everything! I always make this dressing with […]

The Twelve {Food Gifts} of Christmas

The Twelve {Food Gifts} of Christmas

Hello Friends! I posted these last year and they were such a hit I thought it would be fun to do it again. I am putting them all in one blog post so it is easy for you to reference. The Holiday season is busy […]

Simple Free Advent Activity for Kids (and something for the mamas too!)

Simple Free Advent Activity for Kids (and something for the mamas too!)

ADVENT FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE We did this with JR when he was really little and he loved it. It was simple enough for him to understand (he was 2.5 at the time) and allowed him to get excited for Christmas while also beginning to […]

The NTK Super Practical Gift Guide

The NTK Super Practical Gift Guide

Hello everyone! I know that there are so many gift guides out there. And many of them are awesome! I looked at one Buzzfeed put out and was inspired by it.  When it comes to giving and receiving gifts, I am a very practical person. […]

Decorating for Christmas with Little People {Pt 2}: Making merry without feeling like you live in a museum

Decorating for Christmas with Little People {Pt 2}: Making merry without feeling like you live in a museum

Hello and welcome back to my little series on Decorating for Christmas with Little People. These posts have come to fruition in real time in my actual life in my actual house. Nothing is staged; this is how I am actually decorating. I am just […]

Decorating for Christmas with Little People {Pt. 1}: Quiet the House

Decorating for Christmas with Little People {Pt. 1}: Quiet the House

The glorious holiday season is upon us, and I want to confess something to you. I don’t really love decorating for Christmas. I do in theory, of course. But the actual decorating of all the things with small children underfoot: not for me. I find […]

The Thermostat {Part 2}

The Thermostat {Part 2}

A few weeks back I talked about being a thermostat verses a thermometer and I thought I would give you two big ways I set the temperature in our home. These are both mostly for me. But that’s sort of the point, seeing as I’m the […]

The Thermostat

The Thermostat

For some reason, I have not been able to get the idea of a thermostat out of my head. In particular, when it comes to mothering.         Nate has been out of town since Thursday and if I am honest, I spent […]