Saturday, February 13, 2016

Last Minute Valentine's Gift Idea

I'm pulling a post from the archives to share with you a fun {last minute} Valentine's gift from baby. Originally this post was titled "Baby Footprint Valentine". Check it out by clicking on the picture below!

Happy {early} Valentine's Day! 

Friday, February 5, 2016


While I know people may be waiting to see if I'm going to announce baby #2, I hate to disappoint. Baby #2 is not in the making currently.

However, I do have an exciting announcement of another kind! Sofa Mama is growing AND changing! Since I have officially been off bed rest for almost 2.5 years, it seemed like the appropriate time for a transition. 

Stay tune over the next month as we transition to a multi-contributor blog. This also means a name change and a face lift for the content on this site. The focus will still be on motherhood, but with a new twist. 

Check back soon to find out more! 

Friday, November 20, 2015

Easy Home Updates with Rub 'n Buff

I have fallen in love with a new product to make household updates super easy. 

Meet rub 'n buff.

This stuff is so easy to use it's almost silly. Squeeze it out of the tube, rub it with your finger (or a clean cloth) on your desired item, and it dries really fast and looks amazing! Check out some of my rub 'n buff updates!  

Updated hardware on our bedroom ikea dresser.  

Hardware on my china cabinet (before was the gray...after in gold)

And the hardware on my bedside table (before and after): 

This stuff works on everything. I even did an entire black wooden picture frame. I'm sold. It's an easy and cheap update. The color seen on this page is "Grecian Gold". 

Give rub 'n buff a try and email me your before and after photos!

Saturday, October 24, 2015

In the Kitchen

After my medical therapeutic yoga training {where we talked about the impact of nutrition on our body, including muscle aches and pains} I'm re-energized to revamp our eating habits. I've been trying to do this on/off for the past 5 years, but lately I've been getting more intentional about it. 

A big part of this effort is cooking from scratch at home. My first few years of marriage I think I made marinated chicken breasts 90% of our meals...without a side. My poor husband. 

In a further effort to spice things up here are some recipes I'm hoping to try this week:

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Let me know if you decide to give any a try as well!

Check out my Pinterest page for more inspiration.