6 Reasons to Give it to Goodwill

April 7, 2014

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Goodwill. All love for donating and thoughts are my own. It’s spring, which means it’s a great time for cleaning and clearing out some clutter. A few weekends ago I did the big let’s see what fits afternoon with the kids, trying on clothes from last summer and new […]

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Free Easter Printable

April 4, 2014

I am excited to start offering free printables here on The Mom Creative, created by amazing women. This month, I wanted to offer an Easter printable. Something simple that you could download, print and hang in your home as a reminder of Christ rising for us. I think this is perfect, both for Easter and […]

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DaySpring Exclusive Sale: 4 Days Only

April 3, 2014

Every year on the Mom Creative, we shop big in spring. We buy for our Easter table. For Mother’s Day. For teachers. For our gift stash. And this year, I am thrilled to share something I have never offered for this exclusive sale before (affiliate links used). This Redeemed Vintage Glass Vase is regularly $16.99, […]

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March Reading Update

April 2, 2014

February was such a busy month that it wasn’t worth me posting a reading update, but I am happy to share my February AND March reads today. Though it is just three books, it is three AWESOME books. I’ve had a streak of great luck in the fiction department, so if you are a fiction […]

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Project Life Tuesday: Project Life Baby Album (April Link-Up)

April 1, 2014

Welcome to Project Life Tuesday 2014 If you are new to The Mom Creative, welcome. I hope you will stay awhile. I’m Jessica – wife to Matthew, mom to Elias, a silly and spirited five-year-old, and Adeline, a spunky two-year-old. I’m also a marketing professional, savvy deal finder, photo lover and memory keeper trying to […]

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Bathroom Remodel: All the Products

March 31, 2014

This is the second in a two-part series about our bathroom remodel. Read part one. When I set out to remodel our bathroom, I had no idea how difficult making all the selections would be. I should have known. I read lots of design blogs (The Nester, Inspired Room and Vintage Revivals are my favorites.) […]

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Bathroom Remodel Inspiration: Before & After

March 28, 2014

When we bought our house, we knew that it was going to need a lot of work. Almost every room had wallpaper, dated gold fixtures and ugliness. But with both of us working more than full-time and having two small children, we also knew things weren’t going to happen overnight. This bathroom review is six […]

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Five on Friday

March 28, 2014

Happy Friday! Here are a five links for you to enjoy today – from encouragement to shopping, I have you covered. Encouraging: Today I’m over on (in)courage sharing how speaking kind words has impacted me and those around me. Join the conversation? Mothering: Ann’s “The Secret You Have to Know About You & That Thing […]

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A Photograph is a Biography of a Moment

March 27, 2014

So many of us here love to take photos. This story of a man who documented his wife’s story through their 60+ year marriage is simply beautiful. A must-watch today. Have the tissues nearby. I love what he says, “A photograph is a biography of a moment.” So true. His words reminded of so many […]

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Recipe: Easy Raspberry Lemonade Punch

March 26, 2014

For our party this weekend, I made my mom’s raspberry lemonade punch. I remember being so excited when I was a child whenever my mom made it for a party. Now it is a favorite of mine to serve. It is super easy to make – just lemonade, sprite, sherbert and frozen berries. You can’t […]

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