Father’s Day Gift Guide

I've got you covered for the best gifts for your baby daddy in this Father's Day gift guide!!! Grand Pro Tennis Sneaker - Cognac | Ice Mule Cooler-Large | Ice Mule Mini Cooler  Polo Men's Black Cologne | Grand Pro Tennis Sneakers - Black  | Apple Wireless Air Pods |...

Motherhood is a Marathon

I've been thinking a lot about motherhood. Perhaps because it's Mother's Day. Perhaps because lately, motherhood has absolutely been kicking my bootie. If we're keeping it real, because that's what I do, I just spent a solid fifteen minutes bawling my eyes out on my...

CC and Mike’s Family Favorite Things 2017

I am so excited to share CC and Mikes Family Favorite Things for 2017. I have had so many people message me and ask me for teen gift ideas or gift ideas for their husbands. I have already shared some gift guides (Gifts and Stocking Stuffers under $25, Holiday Gift...

Why My Kids Don’t Have Social Media

I'm ready to talk about why my kids don't have social media. Now first of all, let me get something out of the way. This is a zero judgment post. You go ahead and raise your kids the way you want to and I'll do the same. I do, however, look around and find myself in...

My Journey to Becoming a Young Adult Author

    "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one single step." - Lao Tzao You know what I've realized recently? I'm great at taking the first step. It comes naturally to me, if I'm being honest. Starting is my specialty, I would say, and I'm never short...

My Definition of Success

I've been struggling this week. And when I say I've been struggling, I mean—I started ugly crying in the car in the middle of a torrential downpour while listening to a Miley Cyrus song—kind of struggling. My daughter probably thought I was crazy when she told me she...

The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

Last Friday, one of my best girls and I shrugged off all our responsibilities — you know, like seven kids between the two of us and a million job responsibilities and without a doubt, a ridiculous amount of unfolded laundry we should've been attending to — and headed...

CC and Mike – OUR STORY

I've been thinking a lot about fairytales lately. More specifically, I've been thinking about how there's really no such thing as a fairytale, if there's not a villain.  Cinderella had the wicked stepmother and evil sisters who made her life a living hell;  Sleeping...

Remembering Mandy

I remember the first time I met Mandy Ferguson Kraft as if it was yesterday. But then again, I imagine anyone who has ever met her would say the exact same thing. Mandy was someone you noticed.  Sure, she was gorgeous with her dark skin and dark hair and those long,...