• A Day in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

    If you’ve been following us for a while, you know that we are constantly on the move as we follow my husband around the country for his career. (You can read about our unconventional life here.) Today, my kiddo and I decided to venture to Rutherfordton, North Carolina to check out what this small town has to offer. We had a blast exploring and, believe it or not, I am pretty sure her favorite part was visit the Chamber of Commerce and looking at all of the pamphlets filled with things to do! We started the day off at Norris Public…

  • We Unplugged and Floated Down the River

    I’m sure I’m not alone when I say it is so hard to unplug. From electronics, from social media, from your laundry list of tasks that feel like they need to be completed right. this. moment. Sometimes it’s hard to…

  • DIY Puffy Sidewalk Chalk Paint

    As summer continues on, we are discovering more ways to take our play outdoors. This puffy sidewalk chalk paint was easy and fun to make. My daughter had a blast drawing creations.     What you need: Flour Water Food…

  • Red, White, & Blue Deviled Eggs

    A few years ago my family got a kick out of my dying the eggs pastel colors for Easter. This year, I decided to revive that project and do red, white, and blue deviled eggs! They are super easy to…

  • Mouthwatering Mushroom Chicken in the Instant Pot

    It has been so insanely hot here in Western North Carolina lately that I have been trying to utilize my Instant Pot more frequently. Here’s a simple dish that takes no time to make. Your family will love it! Ingredients:…

  • Easy DIY Popsicle Stick Bird Feeder

    Ever since my daughter was a toddler, we have enjoyed feeding the birds and identifying the types in whatever area of the country we are in. Our favorite birds are the Downy Woodpecker and Mourning Dove. We love going to…

  • 3-Ingredient Edible Play Dough

    If your home is similar to mine, slime is 100% banned indoors. It’s nearly impossible to get out of clothing, hair, and everything in between. I was super excited to discover this 3-ingredient edible play dough recipe that my daughter…

  • Super Easy Bubble Solution

    Summertime means lots of outdoor play. My daughter loves to run in her Little Tikes Beach Ball Sprinkler, swim in the pool, dig in the dirt, and most of all, play with bubbles. This simple bubble recipe using ingredients commonly…

  • Tantalizingly delicious Coffee Cake

    Tantalizingly Delicious Coffee Cake

    If you haven’t figured it out already, here at Coffee. Mom. Repeat. we really like our coffee. But, coffee isn’t complete with a little treat to go with it! This coffee cake is simple to whip up and your guests…

  • I Don’t Have A “Mom Tribe”

    My calendar consists of scheduled bills and doctors appointments. There’s never a “girls night” or a reminder to meet so-and-so for coffee on Thursday morning. There are no playdates or babysitting trade-offs so I can date my spouse or go…

  • Easy Caprese Bites with A Balsamic Drizzle

    Springtime generally signals the beginning of cookout season and I’m always looking for dishes to bring along that are outside of your traditional potato salad, baked beans, and macaroni salad. These Caprese bites are very simple to prepare and offer…