All this blog’s posts about my sweet family.

Beauty and the Beast Sneak Peak

by jessicaturner on January 8, 2017

One of the first movies that I remember seeing in the theaters is Beauty and the Beast. I fell in love with Belle instantly. Like her, my nose was always in a book. I loved the music. The magic of the castle. Everything. I would even ask my mom to style my hair in two […]


Major American Girl Movie Sale

by jessicaturner on December 3, 2016

When I was a little girl, I collected everything American Girl. It’s amazing to see how much the product line has expanded. Today you can take advantage of a major deal on this American Girl 4 Movie Collection today on Amazon. Right now you can buy this movie collection on DVD for just $9.96 + FREE […]


It’s Surgery Day

by jessicaturner on December 2, 2016

Today is my big surgery. I posted a little update on Facebook before heading back to pre-op and wanted to share it here. I have no make-up on, am in my pajamas and get totally raw (yes, I cried a little). Thank you for all your prayers and encouragement.Here’s to less back pain and migraines!


Simple Morning Craft for Kids

by jessicaturner on November 30, 2016

This post is sponsored by Bounty and Disney. With my surgery in just two days, I have been working hard to bring the magic of Christmas to our home a bit early since I won’t be my normal self this December. I’ve always been mesmerized by paper snowflakes, so one morning this week the big […]


Get It Now: 50% off Instant Pot

by jessicaturner on November 25, 2016

Yesterday Amazon had the smaller Instant Pot on sale, but today they have the big one marked 50% off! This is the one I have and I think every kitchen in America needs it. Regularly $129.95, you can get it for $68.95 RIGHT NOW. Go to Amazon right away and get this amazing deal. It’s […]


Advent Resources for You and Your Family

by jessicaturner on November 25, 2016

December 1 and the start of Advent is less than a week away. I’ve rounded up my favorite Advent resources for you to enjoy. Order them today so that you get them by next week. Remember, if you are placing an order on Amazon, use the code HOLIDAYBOOK to get $10 off a $25 book […]

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God Bless My Grandma: A Eulogy

by jessicaturner on November 21, 2016

The past week has been a blur. My mom visited my grandma at her assisted living community on Monday and said that she didn’t seem herself and wasn’t feeling well. Wednesday morning I received a text message that they were taking her to the hospital. That night my dad called to say that they didn’t know […]


Free Mrs. Meyer’s Holiday Products

by jessicaturner on November 10, 2016

It’s November, which means  the holidays are upon us. I’m not going to lie. I have been listening to Christmas music for a few weeks, and we are totally putting our tree up this weekend (mostly because my surgery is December 2, but partly because I’m SOOOO excited.) This season brings so much goodness, doesn’t […]


The Sweetest Circus Baby Shower

by jessicaturner on November 7, 2016

This spring I hosted a circus baby shower for my colleague and friend Nina. She was expecting her first baby, a little girl and our office wanted to celebrate the blessing. You might remember that I hosted a circus shower for my sister three years ago.  I kept a lot of the decorations, but did […]


Tips for Saving Money with a Vacation Rental

by jessicaturner on November 4, 2016

At the beginning of October, we went to the Smoky Mountains for a long weekend at the start of fall break. A few days later, Matthew left for a 10-day trip to Jordan, so we really wanted to get some quality family time together. We were joined by our friend Alyson (her husband couldn’t make […]