Carrie is a Baton Rouge native. She is married to her favorite adventuring partner, Joseph, who she met in 2012. Together, they have two strong-willed and fun-loving daughters. She was a stay at home mom for 3 years before going to work part time as a preschool teacher’s assistant. Carrie has an associates in Environmental Science and is passionate about recycling and up-cycling. When she has the time, she enjoys reading mystery and thriller books, crafting, and playing games. She loves going on dates with her husband, especially when they are new adventures.

Books for Talking To Your Children About Racism, Inclusion, and Empathy

I can't stand when people say their kids "don't see color" ... that is a privilege my children will never have. My oldest daughter has noticed and been voicing her observations since she was...

Shopping Local for Mother’s Day

I don't know about y'all, but my days are running together because of the stay at home orders. I only know when it's Sunday because my church notifies me to come watch them on...

Starting a Book Club :: One More Way to Have a GNO

I started a book club last summer. I had wanted to be in a book club since college, but finally decided it was a good time to take the plunge. The only problem was,...

Ways to Calm an Anxious Momma’s Mind

In these uncertain and scary times, it is important to keep a check on our mental health as parents. Check on your friends but don’t forget to check in on yourself. Put down your...

Her First Heartbreak

February 13, 2020 - a day I won't soon forget. This day was the first time my 3-year-old's precious little heart was broken. Lillian, who we lovingly call 'Lilly bug,' couldn't wait to show...

3 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

I don’t know about your kids, but mine wake up starving. Maybe it's because they refused to eat the healthy and delicious dinner I made the night before? Maybe they are secretly out fighting...

You Don’t Have to Save Everything

My dad passed away two years ago. After a lot of encouragement, my mom is finally downsizing to a smaller home. Which means going back in time and going through my childhood. I'll just...

The Experience Wallet

I keep seeing posts about not giving toys for holidays. Instead, gifting experiences. Can I please tell you... I AM HERE FOR IT! Our house feels like it is bursting at the seams with...

Hosting a Holiday Tea Party

My little girls LOVE tea parties. They hold pretend tea parties a few times a week. They love them so much, that they have possed with their tea set in at least two birthday...